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Taika David Waititi (Cohen), ONZM

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Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
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Occupation: filmmaker and actor
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Taika Waititi

Taika David Cohen (born 16 August 1975), known professionally as Taika Waititi (/ˈtaɪkə waɪˈtiːti/ (About this soundlisten)),[1] 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.[2][3][4] 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.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taika_Waititi


of Te Whānau-ā-Apanui decent

Taika Waititi (born 16 August 1975), also known as Taika Cohen, is a New Zealand-born film director, writer, painter, comedian and actor named as one of Variety's "ten new directors to watch" in 2007.

His 2010 film Boy has done very well in New Zealand, eclipsing several records, and will be released in at least seven cities in the U.S. beginning 2 March 2012. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his 2003 short film Two Cars, One Night.

Taika Waititi’s films have earned an international following. His much-lauded short film, Two Cars, One Night, was Oscar-nominated in 2005. His subsequent short Tama Tū and debut feature Eagle vs Shark showcased his trademark deadpan humour and startling visuals.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taika_Waititi

Taika Waititi is of Te-Whānau-ā-Apanui descent and hails from the Raukokore region of the East Coast. He grew up on the East Coast and in Wellington, and attended Victoria University as an arts student.

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Taika Waititi's Timeline

1975
August 16, 1975
Wellington, New Zealand