Alexandre Aja

Born in August 7th, 1978

From Paris, France

Alexandre Aja Biography

Alexandre Jouan-Arcady (born August 7, 1978, in Paris, France), known professionally as Alexandre Aja, is a writer-director who has worked primarily in the horror genre, beginning with his acclaimed French-language breakthrough film "High Tension" (2003) before making the transition to American films with his remake of Wes Craven's "The Hills Have Eyes" (2006).

He has gone on to direct other notable genre films such as "Piranha 3D" (2010), "Horns" (2013) and "Crawl" (2019). He is the son of French-Algerian filmmaker Alexandre Arcady.