Edgar Wright Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Edgar Wright Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight63 kg
Date of BirthApril 18, 1974
Zodiac SignAries
Eye ColorLight Brown

Edgar Wright is an English director, screenwriter, and producer who is renowned for fast-paced and satirical films that feature extensive usage of Steadicam tracking shots, dolly zooms, and editing that includes quick transitions, whip-pans, and wipes. He came into the spotlight in the UK when he directed the sitcom Spaced (1999–2001). He has written and directed films such as A Fistful of Fingers (1995), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), The World’s End (2013), and Baby Driver (2017). Edgar had also written the scripts for the 2011 animated film The Adventures of Tintin and the 2015 superhero film Ant-Man. Additionally, he has served as a producer or an executive producer on most of these films and has made uncredited cameo appearances in almost all his films.

Born Name

Edgar Howard Wright

Nick Name

Eball, Edgar Wright Here Wright Now

Edgar Wright as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Edgar Wright as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Edgar Wright / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Poole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Edgar had attended The Blue School, Wells in Somerset from 1985 to 1992. From 1992 to 1994, he studied at the Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design (now known as Arts University Bournemouth) and graduated with a National Diploma in audio-visual design.

Occupation

Director, Screenwriter, Producer

Edgar Wright as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Edgar Wright as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Edgar Wright / Instagram)

Family

  • Siblings – Oscar Wright (Comic Book Artist, Designer, Animation Artist)
  • Others – Howard Edmondson (Maternal Grandfather), Margaret Elizabeth Recardo (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Edgar has dated –

  1. Charlotte Hatherley – Edgar had dated English singer and songwriter Charlotte Hatherley in the 2000s. He had also directed the music videos for 2 of her songs – Summer (2004) and Bastardo (2005).
  2. Anna Kendrick (2009-2013)
  3. In a March 2020 interview, he had revealed that he was dating a Swedish girl but did not reveal her name.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English and distant Sephardi Jewish descent.

Edgar Wright as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020
Edgar Wright as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020 (Edgar Wright / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Slender frame
  • Deadpan humor
  • Center-parted, neck-length hair
  • Sports a trimmed beard

Edgar Wright Favorite Things

  • Music Bands – Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
  • MoviesThe Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Dirty Harry (1971), An American Werewolf in London (1981), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Evil Dead (1981), Evil Dead II (1987), Raising Arizona (1987), Hard Boiled (1992), Run Lola Run (1998)
  • Movie Genres – Action, Horror
  • Movie Directors – Tony Scott, Walter Hill, Michael Mann, Clint Eastwood, Wes Anderson

SourceWikipedia, IMDb

Edgar Wright as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019
Edgar Wright as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019 (Edgar Wright / Instagram)

Edgar Wright Facts

  1. Other than films, TV series, and short films, Edgar has directed several music videos for songs such as The Bluetones’ Keep the Home Fires Burning (2000), The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster’s Psychosis Safari (2002), Mint Royale’s Blue Song (2002), Pharrell WilliamsGust of Wind (2014), and Beck Hansen’s Colors (2018).
  2. For the 2004 horror comedy film Shaun of the Dead, he won the ‘Best Screenplay’ award at both the British Independent Film Awards and the Bram Stoker Awards. For the 2010 action comedy film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, he won the ‘Best Director’ award at the 2011 Empire Awards.
  3. He was due to direct the 2015 MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) superhero film Ant-Man but abandoned the venture citing creative differences.
  4. In June 2018, the Arts University Bournemouth, where he had studied from 1992 to 1994, awarded him an honorary fellowship.

Featured Image by Edgar Wright / Instagram

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