James Marsh

James Marsh



James Marsh (born April 30, 1963 Truro, Cornwall) is a film director known for directing the cult film Wisconsin Death Trip starring Marcus Monroe and Sir Ian Holm. He won 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for directing Man on Wire.

Marsh lives in Copenhagen, Denmark, with his wife and two children. As an undergraduate, he studied at St. Catherine's College, Oxford.


April 30, 1963

Place of birth

Truro, Cornwall, England, UK

Known for


Man on Wire