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James Wan (born 26 February 1977) is an Australian film producer, screenwriter and film director of Malaysian Chinese descent. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw (2004) and creating Billy the puppet. Wan has also directed Dead Silence (2007), Death Sentence (2007), Insidious (2010), The Conjuring (2013) and Furious 7 (2015). ... See full bio »

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The Conjuring 2 Producer
(2016)
Saw Director
(2004)
Furious 7 Director
(2015)
Aquaman Director
(2018)

Filmography

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 2021 Aquaman: King of Atlantis (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  Knight Rider (producer) (announced)
  The Crooked Man (producer) (announced)
  The Nun 2 (producer) (announced)
  The Tommyknockers (producer) (announced)
  Dylan Dog (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  M3GAN (producer) (pre-production)
  Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2022 Aquaman 2 (producer) (pre-production)
 2018 The Magic Order (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... (executive producer)
  Archive 81 (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 ... (executive producer)
 2021/I Malignant (producer - p.g.a.) (completed)
 2021 The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (producer - p.g.a.) (completed)
 2021 Spiral (executive producer) (completed)
 2016-2021 MacGyver (TV Series) (executive producer - 95 episodes)
- Abduction + Memory + Time + Fireworks + Dispersal (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Royalty + Marriage + Vivaah Sanskar + Zinc + Henna (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Mortal Kombat (producer)
 2019 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Loose Ends (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Anatomy Lesson (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Long Walk Home (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Brilliant Disguise (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Price You Pay (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Annabelle Comes Home (producer - p.g.a.)
 2019 The Curse of la Llorona (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2018 The Nun (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2018 Insidious: The Last Key (producer - produced by)
 2017/I Jigsaw (executive producer)
 2017 Annabelle: Creation (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2016/II Lights Out (producer)
 2016 The Conjuring 2 (producer)
 2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 (producer)
 2015 Demonic (producer)
 2014/I Annabelle (producer)
 2010 Saw: 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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Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Not many people realize this, but I'm a really squeamish guy. When I watch other horror films that are really over-the-top with their blood and guts, I cannot watch it. So if my threshold to something on-screen is at that level, you can imagine how my threshold is to all the pain and suffering that is happening in the real world. See more »

Trivia:

From Melbourne, Australia, Wan and his family moved to Perth, Australia, when he was seven years old. Wan attended the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. See more »

Trademark:

His characters are often ordinary people forced into horrible situations, such as parents trying to protect or save their children See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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