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James Wan (born 27 February 1977) is an Australian film producer, screenwriter and film director of Malaysian Chinese descent. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw (2004) and creating Billy the puppet. Wan has also directed Dead Silence (2007), Death Sentence (2007), Insidious (2010), The Conjuring (2013) and Furious 7 (2015). ... See full bio »

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Known For

Saw
Saw Writer
(2004)
The Conjuring 2
The Conjuring 2 Producer
(2016)
Insidious: Chapter 2
(2013)
The Conjuring
The Conjuring Director
(2013)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (17 credits)
 2017 Saw: Legacy (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2017 Insidious: Chapter 4 (producer) (announced)
 2017 Annabelle 2 (producer) (filming)
 2016 MacGyver (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Rising (2016) ... (executive producer)
  Mortal Kombat (producer) (announced)
  The Nun (executive producer) / (producer) (announced)
 2016/II Lights Out (producer)
 2016 The Conjuring 2 (producer)
 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)
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Director (13 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 (11 credits)
Show Show Self (22 credits)

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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 »

Trivia:

Met fellow collaborator and friend Leigh Whannell at film school in Australia. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Leigh Whannell See more »

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