Darren Lynn Bousman

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Birthday
11, 1979
Birthplace
Kansas
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Kansas

About

Known best for directing the second, third, and fourth installments of the Saw horror films, this filmmaker also directed such thrillers and musical horror movies as, respectively, 11-11-11 and Repo! The Genetic Opera.

Before Fame

After studying film at Full Sail University in Florida, he showed a screenplay titled The Desperate to several Hollywood executives. Saw producer Gregg Hoffman liked the script and made it the basis for Saw II, which Bousman was tasked with directing.

Trivia

He directed a 2008 episode of the NBC series Fear Itself.

Family Life

He grew up in Overland Park, Kansas, as the son of Lynn and Nancy Bousman. He married Laura Bosserman in early 2010.

Associated With

He wrote the screenplay for and directed The Barrens, a 2012 film starring Mia Kirshner.