Denis Villeneuve is a French-Canadian film director and writer. He is a three-time winner of the Genie Award for Best Direction, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2010 and Incendies in 2011. Internationally, he is best known for his crime-thriller films, including Prisoners (2013) and Sicario (2015), and the critically acclaimed science fiction drama Arrival (2016), the latter of which received 8 Academy Award nominations, including for Best Picture and Best Director.
Born on: 3 October, 1967
Born in: Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
Height: 5' 11¾"