Leigh Whannell is an Australian screenwriter, producer, and actor, best known for his work on the Saw franchise.

Leigh Whannell is an Australian screenwriter, producer, and actor, best known for his work on the Saw franchise.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1977-01-17

Place of Birth Melbourne, Australia

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Aquaman as Cargo Pilot
2018 Insidious: The Last Key as Specs
2017 78/52 as Himself
2017 Keep Watching as Matt
2017 The Bye Bye Man as Larry Redmon
2015 Lavalantula as Director
2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 as Specs
2014 Cooties as Doug
2014 The Mule as Gavin
2013 Insidious: Chapter 2 as Specs
2013 The Pardon as Clement Moss
2013 Crush as David
2010 Insidious as Specs
2010 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole as Jatt (voice)
2008 Doggie Heaven
2008 Not Quite Hollywood
2008 Dying Breed as Matt
2007 30 Even Scarier Movie Moments (2 episodes) as Himself
2007 Death Sentence as Spink
2006 Saw III as Adam
2004 Saw as Adam Faulkner-Stanheight
2004 One Perfect Day as Chris
2003 The Matrix Reloaded as Axel
2003 Saw as David
2002 The PhanDom Menace as Himself
2000 Stygian as Clown / Punk Kid
1994 Blue Heelers (2 episodes)


Escape from New York Screenplay
2018 Upgrade Writer
2018 Home Shopper Story
2018 Insidious: The Last Key Writer
2017 Jigsaw Original Story
2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 Characters Writer
2014 Cooties Writer Story
2014 The Mule Screenplay
2013 Insidious: Chapter 2 Characters Story Screenplay
2010 Insidious Writer
2007 Dead Silence Writer
2006 Saw III Screenplay
2005 Saw II Screenplay
2005 Saw Rebirth Writer
2004 Saw Story Writer
2003 Saw Screenplay


2018 Upgrade Executive Producer
2018 Insidious: The Last Key Producer
2017 Jigsaw Executive Producer
2014 Cooties Executive Producer
2010 Saw 3D Executive Producer
2007 Saw IV Executive Producer
2005 Saw II Executive Producer


2020 The Invisible Man Director
2018 Upgrade Director
2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 Director


2017 Jigsaw Creator
2015 Game Changer: The Legacy of Saw Thanks

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