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Edgar Wright


Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is best known for his comedic Three Flavours Cornetto film trilogy consisting of Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013), made with recurrent collaborators Simon Pegg, Nira Park and Nick Frost. He also collaborated ... See full bio »

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13 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shaun of the Dead
(2004)
Baby Driver
Baby Driver Director
(2017)
The World's End
The World's End Director
(2013)

Filmography

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 2019 Shadows (announced)
 2018 Beck: Colors (Video short)
 2017 Baby Driver (directed by)
 2007 Grindhouse (fake trailer segment "Don't")
 2007 Hot Fuzz
 2004 Fun Dead (Video short)
 2004 Straight 8 (TV Movie)
 2004 Funky Pete (Video short)
 2004 The Man Who Would Be Shaun (Video short)
 2002 Mint Royale: Blue Song (Video short)
 1999-2001 Spaced (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Leaves (2001)
- Dissolution (2001)
- Gone (2001)
- Help (2001)
- Mettle (2001)
 1999 Sir Bernard's Stately Homes (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Stebson Towers (1999)
- Kendall Park (1999)
- Bronson House (1999)
- Yates Castle (1999)
- Browning Abbey (1999)
 1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 French and Saunders (TV Series) (film segment director - 1 episode)
- Titanic (1998) ... (film segment director)
 1998 Alexei Sayle's Merry-Go-Round (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1998)
- Episode #1.5 (1998)
- Episode #1.4 (1998)
- Episode #1.3 (1998)
- Episode #1.2 (1998)
 1998 Is It Bill Bailey? (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1998)
- Episode #1.5 (1998)
- Episode #1.4 (1998)
- Episode #1.3 (1998)
- Episode #1.2 (1998)
 1996 Asylum (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1996)
- Episode #1.5 (1996)
- Episode #1.4 (1996)
- Episode #1.3 (1996)
- Episode #1.2 (1996)
 1996 Mash and Peas (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Kids TV (1996)
- Late Night TV (1996)
- Gaz Stop! (1996)
- Gary British (1996)
 1993 Dead Right (Short)
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Other Works:

Contributor ("Edgar Wright's Top Ten 'Ouch! I'm sorry, but That Has Got to Hurt!' Moments in Horror Films, plus One Very Honorable Mention" list) to The Book of Lists: Horror by Scott Bradley, Amy Wallace, and Del Howison (HarperCollins, 2008) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Edgar Wright Here Wright Now

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

If you ever watch police chases on, like, helicopter cams, they very quickly become nightmarish when you start to see the police coming in from the edge of the frame. I always find that terrifying. See more »

Trivia:

Asked Simon Pegg to turn down a role in Dog Soldiers (2002), as Wright wanted Pegg's first role in a horror film to be in Shaun of the Dead (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Often casts Bill Nighy, Rafe Spall and Paddy Considine See more »

Nickname:

Eball

Star Sign:

Aries

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