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Taika Waititi

Taika David Cohen (born 16 August 1975), known professionally as Taika Waititi, is a New Zealand filmmaker and actor. He is the recipient of an Academy Award as well as two further nominations. His feature films Boy (2010) and Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) have each been the top-grossing New Zealand film, with the latter still holding that title as of April 2020. He co-directed and starred in the horror comedy film What We Do in the Shadows (2014) with Jemaine Clement. Waititi's most recent directing credits include the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and the satirical black comedy film Jojo Rabbit (2019), the latter of which he also wrote and starred in as Adolf Hitler. Jojo Rabbit earned critical praise, receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture and winning Waititi the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Description above from the Wikipedia article Taika Waititi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Aug 16, 1975 In Wellington, New Zealand
Movie/TV Credits:
36
First Appeared:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Thor: Love and Thunder 2022-04-28
Known For
Poster of Jojo Rabbit
Poster of Thor: Ragnarok
Poster of Green Lantern
Poster of Radiradirah
Filmography
Movie Thor: Love and Thunder Korg 2022-04-28
Movie The Suicide Squad Ratcatcher 2021-07-30
Movie Free Guy Antoine 2021-08-12
Movie Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss Storsh 2020-03-06
Series Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian Self - Director & Voice of IG-11 2020-05-04
Movie James and the Giant Peach, with Taika and Friends Himself 2020-05-18
Series Russo Bros. Pizza Film School Unknown 2020-06-26
Series Home Movie: The Princess Bride 2020-06-29
Series What We Do in the Shadows Viago Von Dorna Schmarten Scheden Heimburg 2019-03-27
Movie Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen Self 2019-01-28
Movie Avengers: Endgame Korg (voice) 2019-04-24
Series The Mandalorian IG-11 (voice) 2019-11-12
Series Year of the Rabbit Musician 2019-06-10
Movie Jojo Rabbit Adolf Hitler 2019-10-18
Series All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks Narrator 2018-05-31
Movie Shrimp Bartender 2018-09-22
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Korg / Surtur / Hulk (mo-cap) 2017-10-25
Movie Hunt for the Wilderpeople Minister 2016-03-31
Movie Poi E: The Story of Our Song Himself 2016-08-04
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Movie What We Do in the Shadows Viago 2014-06-19
Movie The Captain The Captain 2013-08-08
Movie Green Lantern Tom Kalmaku 2011-06-16
Movie Boy Alamein 2010-02-14
Series Radiradirah Various 2010-05-21
Movie Eagle vs Shark Gordon 2007-07-15
Series Flight of the Conchords Gypsy Kings Fan (uncredited) 2007-06-17
Movie What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires Viago 2005-01-01
Movie Futile Attraction Waiter 2005-04-16
Movie Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!! Himself/Frodo Baggins 2004-07-23
Movie Tongan Ninja Graham (voice) 2002-11-08
Movie A New Way Home Max 2001-01-01
Movie Snakeskin Nelson 2001-10-01
Movie Scarfies Alex 1999-08-05
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Series The Oscars Self - Best Adapted Screenplay winner 1953-03-18