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James Wan (I)


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

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8 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Aquaman (rumored) (announced)
 2015 Furious Seven
 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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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

When we handed in our first cut, the Sundance version, we were essentially told the film was too intense. Really? I'm going to be penalized for doing what I'm supposed to do as a director? I think they have a problem with the 'tone' as well. How do you cut 'tone'? How do you censor 'tone'? See more »

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

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Frequently works with Leigh Whannell See more »

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