J.J. Abrams Overview

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Born: June 27, 1966

Born in New York, J.J. Abrams was raised in Los Angeles. When his grandfather took him on a tour of Universal Studios at the age of eight, he found himself swept up in the magic of movie making. He borrowed his father's Super 8mm camera and began making his own films. Some even made it to student festivals, where he won several awards. While attending Sarah Lawrence College, Abrams sold his first screenplay, Taking Care of Business (1990), a comedy starring Jim Belushi. His next film,... See All


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