Edgar Wright


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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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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
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15 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Baby Driver Director
(2017)
(2004)
The World's End Director
(2013)

Filmography

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 2021 Last Night in Soho (directed by)
 2021 The Sparks Brothers (Documentary)
 2018 Beck: Colors (Video short)
 2017 Baby Driver (directed by)
 2014 Pharrell Williams: Gust of Wind (Video short)
 2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (directed by)
 2007 Don't (Short)
 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 Mini 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 Mini 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:

Directed the video for The Bluetones' 'Keep The Home Fires Burning' (2000). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Edgar Wright Here Wright Now

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Parents:

Leslie

Relatives:

Oscar Wright (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I think it's good to have pressure on yourself. The worst crime is to get kind of really complacent. Me and Simon worked really hard on the script and we kind of beat ourselves up and we're very kind of hypercritical, and so it's good to have pressure. I mean it was weird in terms of when we made Shaun of the Dead (2004). There wasn't really that much expectation about us making a film. There was... See more »

Trivia:

Is a huge fan of George A. Romero's zombie films, and his film Shaun of the Dead (2004) is filled with references to them. He also made a cameo appearance (along with star and co-writer of Shaun of the Dead (2004) Simon Pegg) in George A. Romero's fourth zombie picture, Land of the Dead (2005). See more »

Trademark:

Frequent and effective use of foreshadowing See more »

Nickname:

Eball

Star Sign:

Aries

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