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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) (post-production)
  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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Not many people realize this, but I'm a really squeamish guy. When I watch other horror films that are really over-the-top with their blood and guts, I cannot watch it. So if my threshold to something on-screen is at that level, you can imagine how my threshold is to all the pain and suffering that is happening in the real world. See more »


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