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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)

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  Knight Rider (producer) (announced)
  The Crooked Man (producer) (announced)
  The Nun 2 (producer) (announced)
  The Tommyknockers (producer) (announced)
  Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (filming)
- Episode #1.1 ... (executive producer)
 2022 Salem's Lot (producer) (filming)
  M3GAN (producer) (post-production)
 2022 Archive 81 (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 ... (executive producer)
 2021 Aquaman: King of Atlantis (TV Mini Series short) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Chapter Three: Tidal Shift (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter Two: Primordeus (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter One: Dead Sea (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 I Know What You Did Last Summer (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- It's Thursday (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 There's Someone Inside Your House (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2021/I Malignant (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2021 The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2021 Spiral (executive producer)
 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 - produced by, 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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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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Star Sign:

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