- Date of Birth:
- March 4, 1973
- 6' 0"
Len Wiseman (born March 4, 1973 in Fremont, CA) is an American film and TV director, producer and screenwriter. He started out as a prop assistant on megahit blockbusters like 1996’s Independence Day and 1998’s Godzilla. He then moved on to direct videos for Megadeath, En Vogue and Rufus Wainwright. He got his big break in 2003 when he co-created and directed the vampires vs. werewolves blockbuster Underworld starring future wife Kate Beckinsale. He went on to direct its 2006 sequel and produce three more movies in the franchise. In 2007 he directed Bruce Willis in the four installment of the Die Hard series, Live Free or Die Hard, and the 2012 reboot of Total Recall. Len also directed the pilots for the TV series Hawaii Five-O, Sleepy Hollow and Lucifer, all of which were picked up for regular series orders.
Best Known For:
Len is best known as a film director and for being married to actress Kate Beckinsale.
Len was born and raised in Fremont, CA and graduated from American High School. He went on to study film at De Anza College in the Bay Area. He married a kindergarten teacher named Dana but divorced her in 2003 and a year later married Kate in a Bel Air, CA ceremony. The couple separated in Nov. 2015 and Len filed for divorce on Oct. 25, 2016.