Jeffrey Jacob "J.J." Abrams
Job(s) Executive Producer
Date of Birth June 27, 1966
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
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Jeffrey Jacob Abrams is a television and film screenwriter, director, producer, actor and composer, and the executive producer on Person of Interest.

He is known for his creations of television series Felicity, Alias, Lost and Fringe. His cinematic produced, directorial and/or written works include Mission: Impossible III, Star Trek, Cloverfield and Super 8. Abrams serves as an executive producer on Person of Interest, and produces the show along with his production company, Bad Robot Productions.



  • Taking Care of Business (1990) (writer)
  • Regarding Henry (1991) (writer, co-producer)
  • Forever Young (1992) (writer, executive producer)
  • The Pallbearer (1996) (producer)
  • Gone Fishin (1997) (co-writer)
  • Armageddon (1998) (writer)
  • The Suburbans (1999) (producer)
  • Joy Ride (2001) (writer, producer)
  • Mission: Impossible III (2006) (director, co-writer)
  • Cloverfield (2008) (producer)
  • Star Trek (2009) (director, producer)
  • Morning Glory (2010) (producer)
  • Super 8 (2011) (director, writer, producer)
  • Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (writer, producer)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) (director, writer, producer)


  • Felicity (1998–2002) (co-creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Alias (2001–2006) (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Lost (2004) (Executive Producer, co-creator, writer)
  • The Office (2005–2011) (guest director)
  • What About Brian (2006–2007) (executive producer)
  • Six Degrees (2006–2007) (executive producer)
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2006) (guest director)
  • Fringe (2008–present) (co-creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Anatomy of Hope (2009) (executive producer, writer)
  • Undercovers (2010) (co-creator, executive producer, writer)
  • Person of Interest (2011) (co-creator, executive producer, writer)
  • Alcatraz (co-creator)
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