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Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's prestigious Media ... See full bio »

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Saw Adam Faulkner-Stanheight
(2004)
Upgrade Writer
(2018)
Insidious Specs
(2010)
(2015)

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 2018 Aquaman
Cargo Pilot
 2017 Keep Watching
Matt
 2017 The Bye Bye Man
Larry Redmon
 2015 Lavalantula (TV Movie)
Director
 2015 Insidious: Chapter 3
Specs
 2014 The Mule
Gavin Alastair Ellis
 2014 Cooties
Doug
 2013 Insidious: Spectral Sightings (TV Series short)
Specs
- Part 3 (2013) ... Specs
- Part 2 (2013) ... Specs
- Part 1 (2013) ... Specs
 2013 Insidious: Chapter 2
Specs
 2013 Raze
Elevator Guard
 2013 The Pardon
Clement Moss
 2013/II Crush
David
 2012 The Debt Collector (Short)
Donovan
 2010/I Insidious
Specs
 2009/III The Last Supper (Short)
Philip
 2008 Doggie Heaven (Video short)
Neil
 2008 Dying Breed
Matt
 2007 Death Sentence
Spink
 2006 Saw III
Adam
 2006 The Scott Tibbs Documentary (Video short)
Adam
 2005 Saw II
Adam Stanheight (voice, uncredited)
 2004 One Perfect Day
Chris
 2004 Saw
Adam Faulkner-Stanheight
 2003 Saw (Short)
David
 2003 Razor Eaters
Nick D.
 2003 Enter the Matrix (Video Game)
Axel (voice, as Leigh Whannel)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded
Axel (as Leigh Whannel)
 2003 The Referees (Short)
Footy Mate
 2000 Stygian
Clown / Punk Kid
 1999-2000 Blue Heelers (TV Series)
Jared Ryan
- Fair Go (2000) ... Jared Ryan
- The Deepest Cut (1999) ... Jared Ryan
 1996 Neighbours (TV Series)
Stuart Maughan
- Episode #1.2572 (1996) ... Stuart Maughan
- Episode #1.2571 (1996) ... Stuart Maughan
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Alternate Names:

Leigh Whannel

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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I've been writing stories since I was a kid, and James and I had been talking about wanting to make a film for many years before this. Even though we wrote the film as a means to an end, so that James would have something to direct and I could have something to act in, it wasn't a slough for me to get through it because I love writing. It took me a long time only because I felt like it was all or... See more »

Trivia:

He is allergic to gluten. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with James Wan

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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