Biography: At the age of four, Leigh had already developed an obsession with telling stories. At the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's prestigious Media Arts course, where he met fellow filmmaker James Wan. In his second year of college, he played the role of 'film guy' on a Saturday morning TV called Recovery. After graduating from college, Leigh became 'host' or 'presenter' on Australian TV, while making some plans with James Wan to finally fulfill his dream of making a film. One night he called James Wan and said he wanted to make a film and they would have to pay for it themselves. Saw was born.