Paul Haggis Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Paul Haggis Biography
  • Name: Paul Haggis
  • Age: 65 years old
  • Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
  • Occupation: Screenwriter
  • Net Worth: US $70 Million
  • Status: Alive

Paul Haggis is a Canadian screenwriter, film director and producer. He won Academy Awards for best picture for the films Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Crash (2004). His film credits include Flags of Our Fathers (2006), Casino Royale (2006) and The Next Three Days (2010). He’s worked on TV shows like ‘Due South’, ‘Family Law’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’. Paul Edward Haggis was born on March 10, 1953 in London, Canada. His parents are Mary Yvonne Metcalf and Ted Haggis. He has two sisters, Kathy and Jo. Haggis attended H. B. Beal Secondary School. He studied cinematography at Fanshawe College.

Haggis drew early inspiration from Alfred Hitchcock and Jean-Luc Godard. He began his career as a screenwriter for television shows in the 1970s. His early credits include Heathcliff, The Love Boat, Diff’rent Strokes, One Day at a Time, and The Facts of Life. Haggis served as producer, writer and director for the ABC series Thirtysomething (1987-88). He created the crime series ‘Due South’ for CTV and CBS. It ran for 4 seasons from April 1994 to March 1999. The series won two Emmy Awards, including one for outstanding drama series. Haggis co-created the CBS series Walker, Texas Ranger (1993-2001) and Family Law (1999-2002). His television credits also include City, EZ Streets, The Black Donnellys, and Show Me a Hero.

Haggis’ directorial debut was the drama, Red Hot (1993). His first big project was Clint Eastwood‘s Million Dollar Baby (2004). He wrote the film’s screenplay and served as a producer. ‘Million Dollar Baby’ won 4 Oscars, including for best picture. Haggis won two more Oscars for the drama film, Crash (2004). It was dubbed the best film of 2005 by American critic Roger Ebert. Haggis directed the films In the Valley of Elah (2007) starring Tommy Lee Jones, The Next Three Days (2010) starring Russell Crowe, and Third Person (2013) starring Liam Neeson. He co-wrote screenplays for films like The Last Kiss (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008).

Paul Haggis is 6ft tall and he’s of Scottish and English descent. His net worth is estimated at $70 million. He currently resides in Santa Monica, California. Haggis was married to ‘Diana Gettas’ from 1977 to 1997. They have three children, Lauren, Katy and Alissa. His second marriage was to actress ‘Deborah Rennard’. They wed in 1997 and welcomed a son, James, in 1998. Haggis identifies as an atheist. He was active in the Church of Scientology for more than 30 years. He parted ways with the organization in late 2009.

On January 5, 2018, Haggis was accused by several women of sexual misconduct including two rapes. The alleged assaults took place between 1996 and 2015. His accusers include Haleigh Breest among others.

Paul Haggis Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Paul Haggis Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Paul Edward Haggis
  • Birthday: March 10, 1953
  • How Old : Age: 65 years old
  • Place of Birth: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
  • Occupation: Screenwriter, Film Director, Film Producer
  • Years Active: 1975-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $70 Million
  • Marriage(s): Diane Christine Gettas, Deborah Rennard
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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