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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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 2016/II 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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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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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 »


Attended the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology along with close friend Leigh Whannell See more »


Frequently works with Leigh Whannell See more »

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