Paul Haggis

Canadian screenwriter, producer, and director

Paul Edward Haggis (born March 10, 1953) is a Canadian screenwriter, movie producer, and movie director. He is best known as screenwriter and producer for the Best Picture Oscar winners: Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Crash (2005). He also directed the James Bond movies Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008).

Paul Haggis
Paul Haggis, Canadian Film Centre, 2013-cropped.jpg
Haggis in November 2013
Born (1953-03-10) March 10, 1953 (age 69)[1]
OccupationScreenwriter, producer, director
Years active1975–present
Diane Christine Gettas
(m. 1977; div. 1994)

Deborah Rennard
(m. 1997; div. 2016)

Haggis was sued for an alleged sexual assault claim in New York City in 2013.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Turner Classic Movies staff (2009). "Biography for Paul Haggis". Turner Classic Movies. Time Warner. Archived from the original on October 19, 2010. Retrieved October 27, 2009.
  2. Marsh, Julia (2017-12-16). "Paul Haggis suing NYC publicist over sex assault claims". Page Six. Retrieved 2019-10-17.