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

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 2013 The Conjuring
 2010/I Insidious
 2008 Doggie Heaven (Video short)
 2007 Dead Silence
 2004 Saw
 2003 Saw (Short)
 2000 Stygian
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5' 6" (1.68 m)
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We think craft is important, and the irony has always been that horror may be disregarded by critics, but often they are the best-made movies you're going to find in terms of craft. You can't scare people if they see the seams. See more »

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Comes from Melbourne, Australia. See more »

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Best horror director EVER! karynancruz13
Leaving Horror for FF7? marypmoser
Anyone know how to contact him or Leigh? Pete_Venkman
Any new projects? Theshape13
Why didnt Wan do Saw 2? jonnykay
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