Paul Haggis
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Paul Edward Haggis aka Paul Haggis is a film producer, director, and writer based in America. He is best known for his work as a screenwriter in the movie Million Dollar Baby and Crash released in 2004 and 2005 respectively. He is also a writer of the 2022 TV series Walker. 

What Is The Age Of Paul Haggis?

Paul Haggis was born in a Catholic family on March 10, 1953, in London, Ontario, Canada. As of 2022, Paul is 69 years old. He belongs to Canadian nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He follows the Catholic religion. His father is Ted Haggis while his mother’s name is Mary Yvonne. His parents are the owner of The Gallery Theatre located in London. Hence, seeing them he developed his passion for theatrical work. Similarly, he has two sisters. Their names are Jo Haggis and Kathy Haggis. His younger sister Jo Haggis works in the film industry as a film editor. 

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Similarly, Paul Haggis completed his high school education at H.B. Beal Secondary school. After that, he enrolled at Fanshawe College where he studied cinematography. However, didn’t complete his undergraduate school and began assisting his father at The Gallery Theatre. After that, he relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of working as a screenwriter in the American film industry.

What Is The Professional Career Of Paul Haggis?

Paul Haggis started his professional career as a writer in 1980. In 1980, he serves as the screenwriter of three TV series called Plastic Man, Ri¢hie Ri¢h, and Heathcliff. A year after he wrote one episode of the TV series The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang and The Love Boat. He is also a producer and writer of the Who's the Boss? TV series. As a screenwriter, he has written several movies and TV shows like Ghost of a Chance, Walker, Texas Ranger, The Black Donnellys, In The Valley Of Elah, Walker, The Black Donnellys, Due South, etc.

Paul Haggis attending award ceremony

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Similarly, his works as a director include movies and TV series like Show Me a Hero, The Black Donnellys, Crash, You Take the Kids, etc. He has moreover produced 25 movies like 5B, Shelter, Third Person, The Next Three Days, Letters from Iwo Jima, Family Law, and many more. In the same manner, he was nominated and has won various awards in his filmography career. He has won two Academy Awards and two Emmy Awards. His contribution to the 1994 -1999 TV series Due South as a producer and writer has earned him seven Gemini Awards. Apart from this, he was also a member of the Church of Scientology and was there for 35 years. He left the organization in October 2009. 

Who Is The Wife Of Paul Haggis?

According to the wiki, as of 2022 Paul Haggis is a divorced man. He was once married to Diana Christine Gettas. Diane Christine Gettas was his first wife who was a nurse. They got married on April 9, 1977. For the first few years of their marriage, everything went smoothly, but as time went on, Diane Christine Gettas and Paul Haggis began to fight frequently. The couple finally came to the conclusion that they can’t live under the same roof and filed for divorce in 1997. They stayed together for 20 years.

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Following his split from Diane, Paul again fell in love with another woman named Deborah Rennard. Deborah Rennard is an American actress, producer, and writer. Paul married Deborah on 21 June 1997, the same year that he divorced Diana. However, his second marriage also did not work out. He and Deborah divorced each other in 2016. Moreover, Paul has admitted to cheating on Deborah and asked his ex-wife to forgive his behaviour. At the same time, he also denied all the allegations that he raped his former publicist.

How Many Children Does Paul Haggis Have?

Paul Haggis is a father of four children. He shares three beautiful daughters with his first ex-wife Diana Christine Gettas. The name of his daughters is Alissa, Katy, and Lauren. After Paul and Diane divorced each other, Diana wanted to have full custody of their daughters. However, she lost the court case and she had to let go of her daughters. Alissa, Katy, and Lauren were still young at that time. Similarly, Paul shares one son with his second ex-wife Deborah Rennard. Their son’s name is James Haggis.

Paul Haggis daughter Katy Haggis

Rumors and Accusations

Paul Haggis has been accused of sexual misconduct. In December 2017, Haleigh Breest sued Paul Haggis regarding an alleged event from 2013. At first, Paul refuses to admit the sexual misconduct charge and claims that it was either fabricated to get him to pay a large payment or as a result of his long separation from Scientology. The case was abandoned for a while. Later on June 19, 2022, police broke into his Italy house and arrested him for further investigation regarding the case. However, a New York jury found Paul Haggis accountable for the rape of Haleigh Breest on November 10, 2022, and they demanded that he pay Breest at least $7.5 million. He has been the headline of many news channels. 

What Is The Net Worth Of Paul Haggis?

Paul Haggis has a total net worth of $60 Million. He is a producer, writer, and director of a film by profession and earns money through his profession. Similarly, he is active on Instagram and Twitter. His Instagram account is private and has 13.1 K followers. There are 18.3 K followers on his Twitter account.

What Is The Height Of Paul Haggis?

Paul Haggis is a tall man. His height is 5 feet 11 inches. His body weight is 75 kg. He has hazel green eyes and brown hair. 

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