Paul Haggis

Canadian screenwriter, producer, and director
Paul Edward Haggis moved to Los Angeles, California in 1975 to begin a career
in the entertainment industry. Haggis began to work as a writer for several
popular television programs, including: The Love Boat, One Day at a Time,
Diff'rent Strokes, and the program that earned him his first credit as producer
- The Facts of Life.

Haggis gained recognition in the film
industry for his work on the Academy Award winning film Million Dollar Baby
(2004). Next, Haggis wrote and directed the Academy Award winning feature film
Crash (2004) which received two Academy Awards; Best Motion Picture of the Year,
and Best Writing, Original Screenplay, in addition to four other Academy
Award nominations. This critically acclaimed film was his first experience as
director of a major feature film. Due to his work on Million Dollar Baby and
Crash Haggis became the first consecutive Best Picture Oscar-winner two years
in a row.

Haggis is married to Deborah Rennard, has 3
children and divides his time between his Los Angeles and New York residences.

 
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Paul Haggis

Birthdate: 10th March, 1953
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada

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