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James Wan was born on February 26, 1977 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. He is a producer and writer, known for Saw (2004), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) and Furious 7 (2015). See full bio »

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 2016/II Lights Out (producer) (completed)
 2016 The Conjuring 2 (producer) (post-production)
  Mortal Kombat (producer) (announced)
  Saw: Legacy (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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Show Show Self (21 credits)

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Member of the unofficial "Splat Pack," a term coined by film historian Alan Jones in Total Film magazine for the modern wave of directors making brutally violent horror films. The other "Splat Pack" members are Alexandre Aja, Darren Lynn Bousman, Neil Marshall, Greg McLean, Eli Roth, Leigh Whannell & Rob Zombie. See more »

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Best horror director EVER! karynancruz13
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