Paul Haggis


Paul Haggis Bio

Who is Paul Haggis

Paul Haggis is a Canadian screenwriter, director and producer. He is mainly known as producer and screenwriter of Best Picture Oscar winners, Crash and Million Dollar Baby. He is also known for film such as Quantum of Solace, Third Person etc.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in London, Ontario to Mary Yvonne and Edward H. Haggis. He studied at St. Thomas More Elementary School. He then studied at H.B. Beal Secondary School after being inspired by Jean-Luc Godard and Alfred Hitchcock.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Paul Edward Haggis. His net worth is estimated to be $50 million. He belongs to white ethnic background holding Canadian nationality. He follows Catholic religion. He is bald. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Personal Life

His first wife's name is Diane Christine Gettas. In 1997 he got married to Deborah Rennard. There is no any sign of separation or divorce. He has four children named Katy Elizabeth, Alissa Sullivan, James Haggis and Lauren Kilvington.


In 2006 he won Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, Independent Spirit Award, Writers Guild of America Award, BAFTA Award and David di Donatello Award. He also won Satellite Award, Black Movie Award and London Film Critics Circle Award.


There was a controversial moment when he said his movie Crash shouldn’t have won Oscar as he said the film was not great.