Joss Whedon

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Joss Whedon
Joss Whedon
Birth name Joseph Hill Whedon
Born June 23, 1964 in New York, New York, USA
Notable Shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Awards

Joss Whedon is an American writer and producer who helmed several influential science-fiction and fantasy series throughout the 1990s. Among his biggest accomplishments is the Buffy franchise, which would go on to spawn a spin-off and a widespread cult fanbase.

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Roles

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Buffy the Vampire Slayer News Caster 1x08 - I Robot, You Jane April 28, 1997
Angel Numfar 2x21 - Through the Looking Glass May 14, 2001
Firefly Man at Funeral 1x12 - The Message UNAIRED (2002)
Biography Himself 17x01 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer May 14, 2003
Veronica Mars Douglas 2x06 - Rat Saw God November 9, 2005
Robot Chicken Himself 3x03 - Rabbits on a Rollercoaster August 26, 2007

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Sunday Morning Shootout Show 8 August 7, 2005
Rove Live Show 632 September 13, 2005
Magacine 10/21/05 October 21, 2005
The Filme Programme Show 55 December 29, 2005
HypaSpace Show 596 May 15, 2006

Producer

Series Produced

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
Parenthood (1990) 1990 –1991 Co-Producer 1
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1996 –2003 Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Angel 1999 –2004 Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5
Firefly 2002 Executive Producer 1
Dollhouse 2009 –2010 Executive Producer 1 2
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2013 –  Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5

Writer

Series Created

Series Premiere Date Creation Credit
Buffy the Vampire Slayer March 10, 1997 Creator
Angel October 5, 1999 Co-Creator
Firefly September 20, 2002 Creator
Dollhouse February 13, 2009 Creator
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. September 24, 2013 Co-Creator

Episodes Written

Series Episode Airdate
Roseanne 2x02 - The Little Sister September 19, 1989
Roseanne 2x04 - Somebody Stole My Gal October 3, 1989
Roseanne 2x10 - Brain-Dead Poets Society November 28, 1989
Roseanne 2x13 - Chicken Hearts January 2, 1990
Roseanne 2x16 - Born to Be Wild January 30, 1990
Roseanne 2x17 - Hair February 6, 1990
Roseanne 2x23 - Fathers and Daughters May 1, 1990
Parenthood (1990) 1x07 - Small Surprises November 3, 1990
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 0x00 - Original Pilot Unaired (1996)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1x01 - Welcome to the Hellmouth (1) March 10, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1x02 - The Harvest (2) March 10, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1x10 - Nightmares May 12, 1997 (story)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1x11 - Out of Mind, Out of Sight May 19, 1997 (story)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1x12 - Prophecy Girl June 2, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x01 - When She Was Bad September 15, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x03 - School Hard September 29, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x07 - Lie to Me November 3, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x11 - Ted December 8, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x14 - Innocence (2) January 20, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x21 - Becoming (1) May 12, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x22 - Becoming (2) May 19, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x01 - Anne September 29, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x10 - Amends December 15, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x16 - Doppelgangland February 23, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x21 - Graduation Day (1) May 18, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x22 - Graduation Day (2) July 13, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 4x01 - The Freshman October 5, 1999
Angel 1x01 - City Of October 5, 1999
Angel 1x04 - I Fall to Pieces October 26, 1999 (story)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 4x10 - Hush December 14, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 4x16 - Who Are You? (2) February 29, 2000
Angel 1x19 - Sanctuary May 2, 2000
Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Restless 4x22
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 5x06 - Family November 7, 2000
Angel 2x13 - Happy Anniversary February 6, 2001 (story)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 5x16 - The Body February 27, 2001
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 5x22 - The Gift May 22, 2001
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 6x07 - Once More, With Feeling November 6, 2001
Angel 3x13 - Waiting in the Wings February 4, 2002
Firefly 1x02 - The Train Job September 20, 2002
Firefly 1x06 - Our Mrs. Reynolds October 4, 2002
Angel 4x06 - Spin the Bottle November 10, 2002
Firefly 1x14 - Objects in Space December 13, 2002
Firefly 1x01 - Serenity December 20, 2002
Firefly 1x12 - The Message Unaired (2002)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 7x22 - Chosen May 20, 2003
Angel 5x01 - Conviction October 1, 2003
Angel 5x14 - Smile Time February 18, 2004 (story)
Angel 5x15 - A Hole in the World February 25, 2004
Angel 5x22 - Not Fade Away May 19, 2004
Dollhouse 1x01 - Ghost February 13, 2009
Dollhouse 1x06 - Man on the Street March 20, 2009
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1x01 - Pilot September 24, 2013

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Written

Title Airdate Series/Banner
Buffy the Vampire Slayer July 31, 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Serenity (movie) September 30, 2005 Firefly

Director

Episodes Directed

Series Episode Airdate
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 0x00 - Original Pilot Unaired (1996)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1x12 - Prophecy Girl June 2, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x01 - When She Was Bad September 15, 1997
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x14 - Innocence (2) January 20, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x21 - Becoming (1) May 12, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2x22 - Becoming (2) May 19, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x01 - Anne September 29, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x10 - Amends December 15, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x16 - Doppelgangland February 23, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x21 - Graduation Day (1) May 18, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3x22 - Graduation Day (2) July 13, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 4x01 - The Freshman October 5, 1999
Angel 1x01 - City Of October 5, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 4x10 - Hush December 14, 1999
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 4x16 - Who Are You? (2) February 29, 2000
Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Restless 4x22
Angel 2x04 - Untouched October 17, 2000
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 5x06 - Family November 7, 2000
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 5x16 - The Body February 27, 2001
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 5x22 - The Gift May 22, 2001
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 6x07 - Once More, With Feeling November 6, 2001
Angel 3x13 - Waiting in the Wings February 4, 2002
Firefly 1x02 - The Train Job September 20, 2002
Angel 4x06 - Spin the Bottle November 10, 2002
Firefly 1x14 - Objects in Space December 13, 2002
Firefly 1x01 - Serenity December 20, 2002
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 7x22 - Chosen May 20, 2003
Angel 5x01 - Conviction October 1, 2003
Angel 5x15 - A Hole in the World February 25, 2004
The Office (USA) 3x17 - Business School February 15, 2007
The Office (USA) 4x06 - Branch Wars November 1, 2007
Dollhouse 1x01 - Ghost February 13, 2009
Glee 1x19 - Dream On May 18, 2010

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Directed

Title Airdate Series/Banner
Serenity (movie) September 30, 2005 Firefly

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

(1 Nomination)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (2000)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 4x10 - Hush

Other Awards

Trivia

  • Along with his various television shows, Whedon has also written several comic books including Fray, Astonishing X-Men and Serenity. He also contributed pin-up art of Emily the Strange for the Dark Horse Twenty Years issue.