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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 »

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 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)
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Other Works:

Directed the music video for Charlotte Hatherley's 'Bastardo'; featuring David Walliams, Julia Davies, Lucy Davies, Lauren Laverne, Alice Lowe and Simon Pegg. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Edgar Wright Here Wright Now

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

In terms of, like, the homaging and spoofing and stuff, I mean, obviously...it's weird 'cause, like, I mean, there are homages and there are kind of, like, skits on things, but I think the sensory joke with Spaced (1999) and the reason that I think it kinda has a charm to it.... It's kinda the point of it is not so much that, 'Hey, let's do, like, a five minute rip on The Matrix (1999), it's -- ... See more »

Trivia:

According to the June 2007 issue of Empire magazine, the films that most influenced Wright were Raising Arizona (1987), Run Lola Run (1998) ("Run Lola Run"), Dirty Harry (1971), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Hard Boiled (1992) ("Hard Boiled"), The Evil Dead (1981), and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) ("The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"). See more »

Trademark:

His characters often share his love of action movies and video games See more »

Nickname:

Eball

Star Sign:

Aries

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