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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 Hot Fuzz (2007), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010). See full bio »

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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

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 2019/I Shadows (announced)
 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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Contributor ("Edgar Wright's Top Ten 'Ouch! I'm sorry, but That Has Got to Hurt!' Moments in Horror Films, plus One Very Honorable Mention" list) to The Book of Lists: Horror by Scott Bradley, Amy Wallace, and Del Howison (HarperCollins, 2008) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Edgar Wright Here Wright Now

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 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:

Is a huge fan of George A. Romero's zombie films, and his film Shaun of the Dead (2004) is filled with references to them. He also made a cameo appearance (along with star and co-writer of Shaun of the Dead (2004) Simon Pegg) in George A. Romero's fourth zombie picture, Land of the Dead (2005). See more »

Trademark:

Repeated lines or snippets of dialogue for comedic effect See more »

Nickname:

Eball

Star Sign:

Aries

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