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Joe Wright
Director • Executive Producer
Born: August 25, 1972 in London, England, United Kingdom
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Best known for making films like Pride & Prejudice (2005), Hanna (2011) and Pan (2015), Joe Wright is an English film director. Born in London to John and Lyndie Wright the founders of Little Angel Theatre, a puppet theatre, Wright was fascinated with arts, especially painting, right from a very young age. Having started his career by working at his parents puppet theatre company, he took classes at the Anna Scher Theatre School and also acted professionally on stage.

Having left his parent`s company, he went to study art foundation course at the Camberwell College of Arts and alter pursed a degree in fines arts from the Central St Martins College. In his last years of college, he received a scholarship to make a short film for the BBC, which was not was an immense hit but also won him several awards. Following the success of his maiden short film, Wright was offered to write the script for the TV series, Nature Boy, which he accepted.

After working in the TV industry for a brief period, Wight`s career took a major leap when he made his directorial debut with the British-American romantic drama film Pride & Prejudice. The movie went on to become a massive hit both commercially and critically as well as won many awards. The movie won Wright his first Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best New Filmmaker. His other notable film credits include Atonement (2007), Hanna (2011), Pan (2015) and Darkest Hour (2018), a British war drama starring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James and Ronald Pickup. In 2021, he directed the psychological thriller movie The Woman In The Window, starring Amy Adams, Wyatt Russell and Gary Oldman in central roles.
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