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Paul W.S. Anderson

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 03/04/1965 (55) | Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK
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Paul William Scott Anderson (born 4 March 1965) is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who regularly works in science fiction films and video game adaptations. Anderson made his feature film debut with the British independent film Shopping (1994), and found commercial success with his second film, the Hollywood-produced Mortal Kombat (1995), based on the first couple of video games of the same name by Midway Games. Today, he is best known as the creative voice behind the Resident Evil film series (2002–2016), which stars his eventual wife Milla Jovovich, and is based on the Capcom video game series of the same name. The series consists of six films, of which Anderson directed four, that have collectively grossed over $1 billion worldwide, making it the most commercially successful video game adaptation to this date. Other notable films of Anderson's are Event Horizon (1997), an initial critical and commercial disappointment that found renewed apprec... ()
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Paul William Scott Anderson (born 4 March 1965), also known as Paul WS Anderson or Paul Anderson, is an English film director who regularly works in science fiction movies and video game adaptations.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Science Fiction | Horror

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Movies with Paul W.S. Anderson as Actor(4)

TV Shows/Series with Paul W.S. Anderson as Actor(1)

as Guest Judge2011 Face Off

Movies with Paul W.S. Anderson as Crew(44)

Directing/Director2021 Monster Hunter
Writing/Screenplay2021 Monster Hunter
Production/Executive Producer2020 Here Are the Young Men
Production/Producer2018 Death Race: Beyond Anarchy
Writing/Story2018 Death Race: Beyond Anarchy
Directing/Director2016 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Production/Producer2016 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Directing/Director2014 Pompeii
Production/Producer2014 Pompeii
Production/Producer2013 Death Race: Inferno
Writing/Story2013 Death Race: Inferno
Directing/Director2012 Resident Evil: Retribution
Production/Producer2012 Resident Evil: Retribution
Writing/Writer2012 Resident Evil: Retribution
Directing/Director2011 The Three Musketeers
Production/Producer2011 The Three Musketeers
Directing/Director2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife
Production/Producer2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife
Writing/Screenplay2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife
Production/Producer2010 Death Race 2
Production/Producer2009 Pandorum
Directing/Director2008 Death Race
Production/Producer2008 Death Race
Writing/Screenstory2008 Death Race
Writing/Screenplay2008 Death Race
Production/Producer2007 Resident Evil: Extinction
Writing/Screenplay2007 Resident Evil: Extinction
Production/Producer2006 DOA: Dead or Alive
Production/Producer2005 The Dark
Production/Producer2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Writing/Screenplay2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Directing/Director2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator
Writing/Screenplay2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator
Directing/Director2002 Resident Evil
Production/Producer2002 Resident Evil
Writing/Screenplay2002 Resident Evil
Directing/Director2000 The Sight
Writing/Writer2000 The Sight
Directing/Director1998 Soldier
Directing/Director1997 Event Horizon
Directing/Director1995 Mortal Kombat
Directing/Director1994 Shopping
Writing/Writer1994 Shopping

Full Name: Paul W. S. Anderson
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 03/04 1965 (March) in Wallsend (current age: 55 years + 203 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Warwick
Member of: Writers Guild of America West, Directors Guild of America
Spouses (current/former): Milla Jovovich
Children: Dashiel Edan Anderson, Ever Anderson
Other names for Paul W.S. Anderson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Paul William Scott Anderson"
"Paul W. S. Anderson"
Paul W.S. Anderson frequently works together with these people:
Jeremy Bolt (19x, Crew)
Jason Isaacs (15x, Actor)
Robert Kulzer (10x, Crew)
Milla Jovovich (9x, Actress)
Dennis Berardi (8x, Crew)
Colin Salmon (7x, Actor)
Martin Crewes (7x, Actor)
Steve Baine (7x, Crew)
Jill Purdy (7x, Crew)
Suzanne M. Smith (6x, Crew)
Kevon Ward (1x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2387, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/07/2020