Born in 1963 in Cornwall, England, James Marsh is a filmmaker celebrated for his award-winning documentaries and feature films. He gained fame with Man on Wire (2008), an Oscar-winning documentary about Philippe Petit's daring tightrope walk between the Twin Towers. Marsh's versatility extends to feature films, with The Theory of Everything (2014) earning wide acclaim and an Oscar for Eddie Redmayne's portrayal of Stephen Hawking. His storytelling prowess and diverse cinematic contributions have solidified his reputation as a standout filmmaker.