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

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8 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Aquaman (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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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 »

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

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Backwards tracking shot See more »

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Best horror director EVER! karynancruz13
Leaving Horror for FF7? marypmoser
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Anyone know how to contact him or Leigh? Pete_Venkman
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Why didnt Wan do Saw 2? jonnykay
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