James Wan

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James Wan
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Wan at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con.
Born (1977-02-26) 26 February 1977 (age 42)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
NationalityAustralian
Occupation
  • Movie director
  • screenwriter
  • movie producer
Years active1999–present

James Wan (born 27 February 1977) is an Australian movie producer, screenwriter and movie director. He is best known for directing the horror movie Saw (2004) and creating Billy the Puppet. He also directed the movies Dead Silence (2007), Death Sentence (2007), Insidious (2010), The Conjuring (2013), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), Furious 7 (2015), The Conjuring 2 (2016) and Aquaman (2019).

Wan and Leigh Whannell also served as executive producers for the Saw franchise with the movies Saw II, Saw III, Saw IV, Saw V, Saw VI, Saw 3D: The Final Chapter, Annabelle: Creation and Jigsaw. He also served as a producer for the horror movie The Curse of La Llorona (2019).

Wan was born in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia to parents of Chinese ancestry. He and his family moved to Perth, Western Australia when he was seven, and later Melbourne, Victoria.[1]

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  1. "Raw speed and emotion: James Wan on Furious 7". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2 April 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2015.

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