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Leigh Whannell (born January 17, 1977) is an Australian screenwriter, producer, director, and actor. He is best known for writing films directed by his friend James Wan, including Saw (2004), Dead Silence (2007), Insidious (2010), and Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013).

Horror Film Appearances Edit

Year Film Role Notes
2003 Saw David Short Film
2004 Saw Adam Stanheight also writer
2005 Saw II uncredited, archive sound, writer, producer
2006 Saw III also writer and producer
2007 Saw IV executive producer
Dead Silence writer
2008 Saw V executive producer
2008 Dying Bread Matt
2009 Saw VI executive producer
2010 Saw 3D: The Final Chapter Adam Stanheight uncredited, archive footage, executive producer
2011 Insidious Specs Writer
2013 Insidious: Chapter 2 Writer
2014 Cooties Doug writer, executive producer
2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 Specs Directorial debut, writer
2017 The Bye Bye Man Larry
Keep Watching Matt
Jigsaw (film) executive producer
2018 Insidious: The Last Key Specs writer, executive producer
2020 The Invisible Man Director, writer
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