Joseph Hill “Joss” Whedon was born in New York in 1964 and is a third-generation television writer. He is known best for Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly. He went on to direct the film The Avengers and its sequel, The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Whedon is married to architect Kai Cole. They live in Los Angeles and have two children. He is known as a workaholic. Many actors love him, but a few reportedly do not.