Person Details

Birthday: 1977-01-17 02:26:58

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Melbourne, Australia

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Movie Involvements: 73

TV Involvements: 0


Most Famous Work

Biography

Leigh Whannell (born January 17, 1977) is an Australian screenwriter, producer, director and actor who has primarily worked in the horror genre. He is best known for co-creating the "Saw" and "Insidious" franchises with James Wan.

Most Famous Work

Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Average
6

Spiral: From the Book of Saw

(2021) Executive Producer
Insidious
Average
7

Insidious

(2010) Writer
Insidious: Chapter 2
Average
7

Insidious: Chapter 2

(2013) Characters
Saw
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7

Saw

(2004) Story
Insidious: The Last Key
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6

Insidious: The Last Key

(2018) Writer
Insidious: Chapter 3
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6

Insidious: Chapter 3

(2015) Characters
Saw II
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7

Saw II

(2005) Screenplay
Dead Silence
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6

Dead Silence

(2007) Writer

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2018 Cargo Pilot
Specs
2017 Self
Matt
Larry Redmon
2015 Himself
Darren
Specs
2014 Doug
Gavin Ellis
2013 Specs
Security Guard
Clement Moss
David
2012 Donovan
2011 Larry
2010 Adam Stanheight (archive footage) (uncredited)
Specs
Jatt (voice)
2009 Phillip
2008 Neil
Self
Matt
2007 Himself
Spink
Self
2006 Adam Stanheight
2005 Adam Stanheight (voice) (uncredited)
2004 Adam Faulkner-Stanheight
Chris
2003 Axel
David
2002 Himself
2000 Clown / Punk Kid
1993 N/A
Guy (archive footage) (uncredited)
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2023 Producer
2021 Executive Producer
2020 Executive Producer
2018 Executive Producer
Producer
2017 Executive Producer
2014 Executive Producer
2010 Executive Producer
2009 Executive Producer
2008 Executive Producer
2007 Executive Producer
2006 Executive Producer
2005 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Directing

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2017 Creator
2015 Thanks
Year Role Movie/Tv

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