STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 55 this week

Edgar Wright


Edgar Wright was born on April 18, 1974 in Poole, Dorset, England as Edgar Howard Wright. He is a director and writer, known for Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007) and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010). See full bio »

Comic-Con 2016 on IMDb

Miss out on Comic-Con? Relive all the action at Comic-Con with IMDb's Comic-Con 2016 Guide. Check out our video interviews, panel coverage, galleries, and more.

Visit our Comic-Con 2016 Guide

Edgar Wright on Twitter

Amazon Pilot Season

Want to help choose the next great Amazon Original comedy series? Stream and review now during Amazon Pilot Season.

Stream and review now

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 28 Sep 2010
 
a list of 41 people
created 01 Aug 2011
 
a list of 34 people
created 09 Mar 2014
 
a list of 32 people
created 16 Dec 2014
 
a list of 37 people
created 23 Apr 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Edgar Wright's work have you seen?

User Polls

9 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shaun of the Dead
(2004)
Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz Director
(2007)
The World's End
The World's End Director
(2013)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (20 credits)
 2007 Grindhouse (fake trailer segment "Don't")
 2007 Hot Fuzz
 2004 Fun Dead (Video short)
 2004 Straight 8 (TV Movie)
 2004 Funky Pete (Video short)
 2004 The Man Who Would Be Shaun (Video short)
 1999-2001 Spaced (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Leaves (2001)
- Dissolution (2001)
- Gone (2001)
- Help (2001)
- Mettle (2001)
 1999 Sir Bernard's Stately Homes (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Stebson Towers (1999)
- Kendall Park (1999)
- Bronson House (1999)
- Yates Castle (1999)
- Browning Abbey (1999)
 1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 French and Saunders (TV Series) (film segment director - 1 episode)
- Titanic (1998) ... (film segment director)
 1998 Alexei Sayle's Merry-Go-Round (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1998)
- Episode #1.5 (1998)
- Episode #1.4 (1998)
- Episode #1.3 (1998)
- Episode #1.2 (1998)
 1998 Is It Bill Bailey? (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1998)
- Episode #1.5 (1998)
- Episode #1.4 (1998)
- Episode #1.3 (1998)
- Episode #1.2 (1998)
 1996 Asylum (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1996)
- Episode #1.5 (1996)
- Episode #1.4 (1996)
- Episode #1.3 (1996)
- Episode #1.2 (1996)
 1996 Mash and Peas (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Kids TV (1996)
- Late Night TV (1996)
- Gaz Stop! (1996)
- Gary British (1996)
 1993 Dead Right (Short)
Show Show Writer (22 credits)
Show Show Actor (11 credits)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (53 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the video for "Bastardo" by Charlotte Hatherley [2005]. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »


Alternate Names:

Edgar Wright Here Wright Now

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think it's good to have pressure on yourself. The worst crime is to get kind of really complacent. Me and Simon worked really hard on the script and we kind of beat ourselves up and we're very kind of hypercritical, and so it's good to have pressure. I mean it was weird in terms of when we made Shaun of the Dead (2004). There wasn't really that much expectation about us making a film. There was... See more »

Trivia:

Brother Oscar Wright is an artist. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost See more »

Nickname:

Eball

Star Sign:

Aries

Message Boards

Recent Posts
he is like british quentin tarantino jost-gasper
The Best Brit Director today? mitchyd11
Should E.W. and S.P. wright another movie together? dreamhunter695
Edgar Wright VS Jude Apatow erosz_0507
Inspiration for 'Don't' Jimmytheskeleton
Aussie fan of Spaced Bradley-drake
Discuss Edgar Wright on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page