Leigh Whannell

Movie Actor

Birthday January 17, 1977

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Melbourne, Australia

Age 47 years old

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Horror film veteran who wrote, produced, and starred in the first three Saw films. He gained additional fame for his role in the 2004 film Dead Silence. He is also recognized for his role as Specks in the Insidious film franchise.  

Before Fame

He started his entertainment career as a teen reporter on the Australian series ABC's Recovery. 


In 1996, he had a recurring role in the Australian soap opera Neighbours

Family Life

He married Corbett Tuck in 2009. In March of 2013 they welcomed their first child, a daughter named Sabine Silver.

Associated With

He had a supporting role opposite Lucas Till in the 2013 thriller Crush.