Edgar Wright

Director, Writer, Actor

Director, Writer, Actor


Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is best known for his comedic Three Flavours Cornetto film trilogy consisting of Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013), made with recurrent collaborators Simon Pegg, Nira Park and Nick Frost. He also collaborated ...
Birth date
1974-04-18
Awards
14 wins & 34 nominations.
Height
5' 7" (1.7 m)

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorUntitled Sparks Documentary
(Documentary) (post-production)
DirectorLast Night in Soho
(post-production)
2021
DirectorBeck: Colors
(Video short)
2018
DirectorBaby Driver
(directed by)
2017
DirectorPharrell Williams: Gust of Wind
(Video short)
2014
DirectorThe World's End2013
DirectorScott Pilgrim vs. the World
(directed by)
2010
DirectorDon't
(Short)
2007
DirectorGrindhouse
(fake trailer segment "Don't")
2007
DirectorHot Fuzz2007
DirectorFun Dead
(Video short)
2004
DirectorStraight 8
(TV Movie)
2004
DirectorFunky Pete
(Video short)
2004
DirectorThe Man Who Would Be Shaun
(Video short)
2004
DirectorShaun of the Dead2004
DirectorMint Royale: Blue Song
(Video short)
2002
DirectorSpaced
(TV Series) (14 episodes) - Leaves (2001) - Dissolution (2001) - Gone (2001) - Help (2001) - Mettle (2001) Show all 14 episodes
1999-2001
DirectorThe Bluetones: Keep the Home Fires Burning
(Video short)
2000
DirectorSir Bernard's Stately Homes
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Stebson Towers (1999) - Kendall Park (1999) - Bronson House (1999) - Yates Castle (1999) - Browning Abbey (1999) Show all 6 episodes
1999
DirectorMurder Most Horrid
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Confessions of a Murderer (1999)
1999
DirectorFrench and Saunders
(TV Series) (film segment director - 1 episode) - Titanic (1998) ... (film segment director)
1998
DirectorAlexei Sayle's Merry-Go-Round
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1998) - Episode #1.5 (1998) - Episode #1.4 (1998) - Episode #1.3 (1998) - Episode #1.2 (1998) Show all 6 episodes
1998
DirectorIs It Bill Bailey?
(TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1998) - Episode #1.5 (1998) - Episode #1.4 (1998) - Episode #1.3 (1998) - Episode #1.2 (1998) Show all 6 episodes
1998
DirectorAsylum
(TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1996) - Episode #1.5 (1996) - Episode #1.4 (1996) - Episode #1.3 (1996) - Episode #1.2 (1996) Show all 6 episodes
1996
DirectorMash and Peas
(TV Series) (9 episodes) - Kids TV (1996) - Late Night TV (1996) - Strange Phenomenons (1996) - Gaz Stop! (1996) - Gary British (1996) Show all 9 episodes
1996
DirectorA Fistful of Fingers1995
DirectorDead Right
(Short)
1993
RoleTitleYear
WriterShadows
(post-production)
WriterLast Night in Soho
(screenplay) (post-production)
2021
WriterBaby Driver
(written by)
2017
WriterAnt-Man
(screenplay by) / (story by)
2015
WriterThe World's End
(written by)
2013
WriterThe Adventures of Tintin
(screenplay by)
2011
WriterScott Pilgrim vs. the World
(screenplay)
2010
WriterSpaced
(TV Movie) (creator)
2008
WriterDon't
(Short)
2007
WriterGrindhouse
(written by - fake trailer segment "Don't")
2007
WriterHot Fuzz
(written by)
2007
WriterFun Dead
(Video short) (concept)
2004
WriterStraight 8
(TV Movie)
2004
WriterEdgar & Simon's Flip Chart
(Video documentary short)
2004
WriterFunky Pete
(Video short)
2004
WriterPlot Holes: How Did Ed Get from the Cellar to the Shed?
(Video documentary short)
2004
WriterPlot Holes: What Happened to Dianne When She Left the Winchester?
(Video documentary short)
2004
WriterPlot Holes: What Happened to Shaun When He Ran Off?
(Video documentary short)
2004
WriterSimon's Cam
(Video documentary short)
2004
WriterThe Man Who Would Be Shaun
(Video short)
2004
WriterShaun of the Dead
(written by)
2004
WriterAlexei Sayle's Merry-Go-Round
(TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1998) ... (writer) - Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (writer) - Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (writer) - Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (writer) - Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (writer) Show all 6 episodes
1998
WriterAsylum
(TV Mini-Series) (written by - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1996) ... (written by) - Episode #1.5 (1996) ... (written by) - Episode #1.4 (1996) ... (written by) - Episode #1.3 (1996) ... (written by) - Episode #1.2 (1996) ... (written by) Show all 6 episodes
1996
WriterA Fistful of Fingers1995
WriterDead Right
(Short)
1993
RoleTitleYear
ActorScott Pilgrim vs. the World Water Crisis
(Video) Scene Headings
2020
ActorDuckTales
(TV Series) Alistair Boorswan - The Duck Knight Returns! (2019) ... Alistair Boorswan (voice)
2019
ActorStar Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
Resistance Trooper (uncredited)
2017
ActorTour de Pharmacy
(TV Short) Commentator
2017
ActorSing
Additional Voices (voice)
2016
ActorThe World's End
Voice of construction worker (uncredited)
2013
ActorHot Fuzz
Shelf Stacker / Voice of Dave (uncredited)
2007
ActorSon of Rambow
Metal Work Teacher
2007
ActorLand of the Dead
Photo Booth Zombie
2005
ActorThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Deep Thought Technician (uncredited)
2005
ActorLook Around You
(TV Series) Scientist / Eddie Yorque / Technician / ... - Live Final (2005) ... Eddie Yorque - Computers (2005) ... Technician - Sport (2005) ... Floor manager (uncredited) - The Brain (2002) ... Scientist - Ghosts (2002) ... Scientist Show all 7 episodes
2002-2005
ActorShaun of the Dead
Rabid Monkeys Newsreader / Prat-falling Zombie / Italian Restaurant Voice (uncredited)
2004
ActorCalcium
(Short) Scientist
2001
ActorSpaced
(TV Series) Sounds of Despair tape / Man on Tube Next to Daisy / First Sleeping Ex-flatmate - Leaves (2001) ... Sounds of Despair tape (voice, uncredited) - Gone (2001) ... Man on Tube Next to Daisy (uncredited) - Beginnings (1999) ... First Sleeping Ex-flatmate (uncredited)
1999-2001
ActorA Fistful of Fingers
Cheesy Voiceover Artist / Two Bit Farmer Cameo
1995
ActorDead Right
(Short) The Director (uncredited)
1993
RoleTitleYear
ProducerLast Night in Soho
(producer) (post-production)
2021
ProducerBaby Driver
(executive producer)
2017
ProducerAnt-Man
(executive producer)
2015
ProducerCompleting the Golden Mile: The Making of 'World's End'
(Video documentary) (producer)
2013
ProducerThe World's End
(executive producer)
2013
ProducerSightseers
(executive producer)
2012
ProducerAttack the Block
(executive producer)
2011
ProducerThe Making of 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'
(Video documentary) (producer)
2010
ProducerScott Pilgrim vs. the World
(producer - produced by)
2010
ProducerEdgar & Simon's Flip Chart
(Video documentary short) (producer)
2004
ProducerPlot Holes: How Did Ed Get from the Cellar to the Shed?
(Video documentary short) (producer)
2004
ProducerPlot Holes: What Happened to Dianne When She Left the Winchester?
(Video documentary short) (producer)
2004
ProducerPlot Holes: What Happened to Shaun When He Ran Off?
(Video documentary short) (producer)
2004
ProducerThe Mighty Boosh
(TV Series) (associate producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2003) ... (associate producer)
2003
ProducerDead Right
(Short) (producer)
1993
RoleTitleYear
EditorSpaced
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Dissolution (2001) - Gone (2001) - Help (2001) - Back (2001)
2001
EditorDead Right
(Short)
1993
RoleTitleYear
Art departmentVery Important Pennis
(TV Series) (titles - 3 episodes) - Very Important Pennis: Part 3 (1997) ... (titles - uncredited) - Very Important Pennis: Part 2 (1996) ... (titles) - Very Important Pennis: Part 1 (1996) ... (titles)
1996-1997
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewDeath Stranding
(Video Game) (3D scan model: Thomas Southerland)
2019
Miscellaneous CrewSing
(additional voices)
2016
Miscellaneous CrewHot Shots
(TV Mini-Series) (production assistant)
1994
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorVery Important Pennis
(TV Series) (second unit director - 1 episode) - Very Important Pennis: Part 3 (1997) ... (second unit director)
1997
RoleTitleYear
Script and Continuity DepartmentPaul
(script editor - uncredited)
2011
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackHot Fuzz
(performer: "Happy Birthday")
2007
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe Lighthouse
(special thanks)
2019/I
ThanksThe Superhuman Everyman: Edgar Wright on Jackie Chan
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2019
ThanksParadise Hills
(the director wishes to thank)
2019
ThanksSuspiria
(the director wishes to thank)
2018/I
ThanksDagger
(Short) (thanks)
2018
ThanksThe Long-Winded Attempt at an Essay
(Short) (very special thanks)
2018
ThanksThe Shape of Water
(the producers wish to thank)
2017
ThanksKuso
(special thanks)
2017
ThanksThe Burgling
(Short) (thanks)
2016
ThanksPrevenge
(special thanks)
2016
ThanksBarney
(Short) (special thanks)
2014
ThanksMarvel Studios: Assembling a Universe
(TV Short documentary) (thanks)
2014
ThanksNosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk
(special thanks)
2014
ThanksCheat Day
(Short) (special thanks)
2012
ThanksPaul
(special thanks)
2011
ThanksScott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game
(Video Game) (special thanks)
2010
ThanksReiki
(special thanks: for the inspiration)
2009
ThanksA Bad Day
(Short) (grateful thanks)
2009
ThanksHostel: Part II
(special thanks)
2007
RoleTitleYear
SelfEli Roth's History of Horror
(TV Series documentary) Self - Monsters (2020) ... Self - Ghost Stories (2018) ... Self - Killer Creatures (2018) ... Self - Slashers Part 1 (2018) ... Self - Zombies (2018) ... Self
2018-2020
SelfLife Cinematic
(TV Series documentary) Self - Interviewee - Edgar Wright (2020) ... Self - Interviewee
2020
SelfThe Movies
(TV Series documentary) Self - Director, Shaun of the Dead / Director, Baby Driver / Self - Director, Hot Fuzz / ... - The Golden Age (2019) ... Self - Director, Shaun of the Dead - The Sixties (2019) ... Self - Director, Shaun of the Dead / Director, Baby Driver - The Seventies (2019) ... Self - Director, Shaun of the Dead - The 2000s to Today (2019) ... Self - Director, Shaun of the Dead - The Nineties (2019) ... Self - Director, Hot Fuzz Show all 6 episodes
2019
SelfThe Superhuman Everyman: Edgar Wright on Jackie Chan
(Video documentary short) Self
2019
SelfFriedkin Uncut
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfThe British Academy Britannia Awards
(TV Special) Self - presenter
2017
SelfTalkhouse Podcast
(TV Series) Self - Jackie Chan with Edgar Wright (2017) ... Self (voice)
2017
Self74th Venice Film Festival Awards Ceremony
(TV Special) Self - Jury Member
2017
SelfDías de cine
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 6 July 2017 (2017) ... Self - Interviewee
2017
SelfMade in Hollywood
(TV Series) Self - The House/Baby Driver/Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story/The Little Hours (2017) ... Self - Episode #8.40 (2013) ... Self - Episode #5.33 (2010) ... Self
2010-2017
SelfLate Night with Seth Meyers
(TV Series) Self - Sean 'Diddy' Combs/Hilary Duff/Edgar Wright/Sam Fogarino (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfReel Junkie
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 28 June 2017 (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfSunday Brunch
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #6.19 (2017) ... Self - Guest
2017
SelfThe Late Late Show with James Corden
(TV Series) Self - Fred Armisen/Tituss Burgess/Edgar Wright/Gavin DeGraw (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfBritain's Best Loved Sitcoms
(TV Series documentary) Self - Director, Spaced - Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Self - Director, Spaced
2015
SelfThe Chris Gethard Show
(TV Series) Self - Five Word Life Story (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfTCM Guest Programmer
(TV Series) Self - Edgar Wright (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfLennon or McCartney
(Documentary short) Self
2014
SelfFrom Borehamwood to Hollywood: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Elstree
(Documentary) Self
2014
SelfOut of Print
(Documentary) Self
2014/I
SelfMarvel Studios: Assembling a Universe
(TV Short documentary) Self (uncredited)
2014
SelfCompleting the Golden Mile: The Making of 'World's End'
(Video documentary) Self
2013
SelfME1 TV talks To... The World's End Cast
(Video short) Self
2013
SelfChris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling
(TV Series) Self - Nerdist vs. Cornetto Trilogy (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfSuperheroes: From Page to Screen
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2013
SelfWeekend Ticket
(TV Series short) Self - Episode #1.24 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfSidewalks Entertainment
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Simon, Nick & Edgar (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013
SelfThe World's End: Filmmaker Q&A
(Video short) Self
2013
SelfUp Close with Carrie Keagan
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 22 August 2013 (2013) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 30 July 2007 (2007) ... Self - Guest
2007-2013
SelfClick
(TV Series documentary) Self - Movie Director - Episode dated 28 April 2012 (2012) ... Self - Movie Director
2012
SelfFilm 2017
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 29 February 2012 (2012) ... Self - Episode dated 29 January 2007 (2007) ... Self
2007-2012
SelfMSN Exclusives
(TV Series) Self (2013)
2012
SelfThe Big Picture
(TV Series) Self - Writer - November 2011 (2011) ... Self - Writer
2011
SelfComic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
(Documentary) Self
2011
SelfThe 2011 Comedy Awards
(TV Special) Self
2011
SelfThe Making of 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'
(Video documentary) Self
2010
SelfJanela Indiscreta
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.42 (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfLast Call with Carson Daly
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 10 November 2010 (2010) ... Self - Guest
2010
SelfThe Hour
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #7.34 (2010) ... Self - Guest
2010
SelfScott Pilgrim vs. The World vs. Funny or Die
(Video short) Self
2010
SelfBreakfast
(TV Series) Self - Director - Episode dated 18 August 2010 (2010) ... Self - Director
2010
SelfProject: Comic-Con
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Day 3: July 23rd (2010) ... Self - Interviewee
2010
SelfShootout
(TV Series) Self - Comic-Con 2008: Part I (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfComic-Con '08 Live
(TV Special) Self
2008
SelfEigo de shabera-night
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 23 June 2008 (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfEmpire Movie Awards 2008
(TV Special) Self
2008
SelfOne by One We Will Take You: The Untold Saga of the Evil Dead
(Video) Self
2007
SelfSuck My Geek!
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2007
Self'Hot Fuzz': The Fuzzball Rally
(Video documentary) Self
2007
Self07 Spaceys
(TV Movie) Self
2007
SelfTrailers from Hell
(TV Series) Self
2007
SelfPerfect Night In
(TV Series documentary) Self - Frost and Pegg's Perfect Night In (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfIn Bed with Carrie
(TV Series) Self - Edgar Wright (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfThe World's Greatest Comedy Characters
(TV Special documentary) Self
2007
SelfHot Fuzz Special
(TV Short documentary) Self
2007
SelfThe Comedy Map of Britain
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfGreatest Ever Comedy Movies
(TV Special) Self
2006
SelfHalloween: 25 Years of Terror
(Video documentary) Self
2006
SelfThe Ultimate Sitcom
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2006
SelfThe 50 Greatest Comedy Films
(TV Special) Self
2006
SelfWhen Shaun Met George
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfThe Perfect Scary Movie
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
Self05 Spaceys
(TV Special) Self
2005
SelfBubba Ho-Tep: UK Premiere Screening and Q & A with Don Coscarelli
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfShaun of the Dead: EPK Featurette
(Video documentary short) Self
2004
SelfSkip to the End
(Video documentary) Self
2004
SelfMondo Thingo
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.33 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfEdgar & Simon's Flip Chart
(Video documentary short) Self
2004
SelfLucy's Cam
(Video documentary short) Self
2004
SelfSimon's Cam
(Video documentary short) Self
2004
SelfPreview with Katy Manning
(TV Series) Self
2001
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageCinemassacre's Monster Madness
(TV Series documentary) Photo Booth Zombie - Land of the Dead (2013) ... Photo Booth Zombie
2013