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James Wan

Film Director / Screenwriter / Writer / Film Producer / Executive Producer | * 02/27/1977 (42) | Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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James Wan (born 26 February 1977) is a Malaysian-born Australian film director, screenwriter and producer known for directing the horror film Saw (2004) and creating Billy the Puppet. He also directed Dead Silence and Death Sentence (both 2007), Insidious (2010), The Conjuring and Insidious: Chapter 2 (both 2013), Furious 7 (2015), The Conjuring 2 (2016) and Aquaman (2018). Furious 7 and Aquaman each grossed over $1 billion, making Wan the... ()
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James Wan is a Malaysian-born Australian producer, screenwriter, and film director of Chinese heritage. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw and creating Billy the puppet. He also directed Dead Silence, Death Sentence and Insidious.

Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Thriller | Mystery

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Movies with James Wan as Actor(3)

as Theater Director2015 Insidious: Chapter 3
as himself2006 Hitchcocked!

TV Shows/Series with James Wan as Actor(1)

Movies with James Wan as Crew(54)

Directing/Director2022 Aquaman 2
Production/Producer2021 Mortal Kombat
Production/Producer2020 The Conjuring 3
Production/Producer2020 Untitled The Nun Sequel
Production/Producer2020 Lights Out 2
Production/Producer2019 There's Someone Inside Your House
Production/Producer2019 The Crooked Man
Writing/Story2019 The Crooked Man
Production/Producer2019 Annabelle Comes Home
Directing/Director2019 Malignant
Production/Producer2019 Malignant
Writing/Story2019 Malignant
Writing/Screenplay2019 Malignant
Production/Producer2019 The Curse of La Llorona
Production/Producer2019 Smart House
Production/Producer2019 M3GAN
Writing/Story2019 Malignant Man
Crew/Creator2019 Malignant Man
Production/Producer2018 Insidious: The Last Key
Production/Producer2018 The Nun
Writing/Story2018 The Nun
Directing/Director2018 Aquaman
Writing/Story2018 Aquaman
Crew/Creator2017 Jigsaw
Production/Executive Producer2017 Jigsaw
Writing/Original Story2017 Jigsaw
Production/Producer2017 Annabelle: Creation
Directing/Director2016 The Conjuring 2
Writing/Writer2016 The Conjuring 2
Production/Producer2016 The Conjuring 2
Production/Producer2016 Lights Out
Directing/Director2015 Furious 7
Production/Producer2015 Demonic
Production/Producer2015 Insidious: Chapter 3
Production/Producer2014 Annabelle
Directing/Director2013 The Conjuring
Directing/Director2013 Insidious: Chapter 2
Writing/Story2013 Insidious: Chapter 2
Production/Executive Producer2010 Saw 3D
Directing/Director2010 Insidious
Editing/Editor2010 Insidious
Directing/Director2008 Doggie Heaven
Directing/Director2007 Death Sentence
Directing/Director2007 Dead Silence
Writing/Writer2007 Dead Silence
Production/Executive Producer2007 Saw IV
Production/Executive Producer2005 Saw II
Writing/Writer2005 Saw Rebirth
Directing/Director2004 Saw
Writing/Story2004 Saw
Directing/Director2003 Saw
Editing/Editor2003 Saw
Directing/Director2000 Stygian
Writing/Screenplay2000 Stygian

TV Shows/Series with James Wan as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Swamp Thing
Directing/Director2016 MacGyver

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: James Wen
Citizenship: Australia, Malaysia
Born: Sunday, 02/27 1977 (February) in Kuching (current age: 42 years + 235 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: RMIT University, Lake Tuggeranong College
Other names for James Wan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"제임스 완"
James Wan frequently works together with these people:
Leigh Whannell (32x, Crew)
Joseph Bishara (17x, Crew)
Peter Safran (11x, Crew)
Patrick Wilson (9x, Actor)
Charlie Clouser (9x, Crew)
Gary Dauberman (8x, Crew)
Walter Hamada (8x, Crew)
Oren Koules (8x, Crew)
Michael Clear (7x, Crew)
Mark Verheiden (3x, Crew)
David Slack (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2848, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/16/2019