Joe Wright (born 1972) is a three time BAFTA-winning, Golden Globe-nominated English film director best known for 2005's Pride and Prejudice and 2007's Atonement.
Wright was born in London, where his parents founded the Little Angel Theatre, a puppet theatre in Islington.
Wright always had an interest in the arts, especially painting. He would also make films on his Super 8 camera as well as spend time in the evenings acting in a drama club. Being dyslexic, he left school without any GCSEs.