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James Wan was born on February 26, 1977 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. He is a producer and director, known for Saw (2004), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) and The Conjuring (2013). See full bio »

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8 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  Lights Out (producer) (filming)
  Mortal Kombat (producer) (announced)
  Saw VIII (executive producer) (announced)
 2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 (producer)
 2015 Demonic (producer)
 2014/I Annabelle (producer)
 2010 Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (executive producer)
 2009 Saw VI (executive producer)
 2008 Saw V (executive producer)
 2007 Saw IV (executive producer)
 2006 Saw III (executive producer)
 2005 Saw II (executive producer)
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Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Editor (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (10 credits)
Show Show Self (13 credits)

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I can't point anything specific out, but I'm a big David Lynch fan, he's a big influence on Saw, and another director I truly admire as well, is an Italian, Dario Argento? These two guys have a big impact on us, Deep Red, Lost Highway. See more »

Trivia:

His father passed away when he was 14 years of age. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Leigh Whannell See more »

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Pisces

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Best horror director EVER! karynancruz13
Leaving Horror for FF7? marypmoser
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Anyone know how to contact him or Leigh? Pete_Venkman
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Why didnt Wan do Saw 2? jonnykay
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