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Joss Whedon

Occupation: Screenwriter/Director

Nationality: American

Born: June 23, 1964 (50)

Known for his work in television, Whedon is the creator and head writer of critically acclaimed cult hits Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly. He reunited with Buffy writer Drew Goddard again in 2012 for the horror-comedy Cabin In The Woods.

In 2010, it was announced he was to direct Marvel's The Avengers (Avengers Assemble in some countries). The film features heroes from past blockbusters such as Iron Man, Captain America and Thor reuniting to face an enemy much larger than before.
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