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Taika Waititi
AUG 16, 1975 • 46
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Taika David Cohen ONZM (born 16 August 1975), known professionally as Taika Waititi /ˈtaɪkə waɪˈtiːti/ (About this soundlisten),[1] is a New Zealand film and television director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and comedian. He is the recipient of an Academy Award, BAFTA Award and a Grammy Award, and has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards. His feature films Boy (2010) and Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) have each been the top-grossing New Zealand film.

Waititi's 2004 short film Two Cars, One Night earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Live Action Short Film. He co-directed and starred in the horror comedy film What We Do in the Shadows (2014) with Jemaine Clement, which was adapted into a television series of the same name (2019–present). The series has been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. His most recent directing credits include the superhero film Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and the black comedy film Jojo Rabbit (2019), the latter of which he also wrote and starred in as an "imaginary Hitler". Jojo Rabbit received six Academy Award nominations and won for Best Adapted Screenplay. Furthermore, Waititi earned a Grammy Award for producing the film's soundtrack. In addition to directing an episode of the television series The Mandalorian (2019–present), he also voices the character IG-11, for which he garnered a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance.

Also In:
The Oscars
Self
All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks
Narrator
Our Flag Means Death
Blackbeard
What If...?
Korg
Rick and Morty
Glootie (voice)
What We Do in the Shadows
Viago Von Dorna Schmarten Scheden Heimburg
What If...?
Korg (voice)
The Mandalorian
IG-11 (voice)
Flight of the Conchords
Gypsy Kings Fan (uncredited)
Avengers: Endgame
Korg (voice)
Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian
Self - Director & Voice of IG-11
What If...?
Korg (voice)
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
Max Kase
Thor: Ragnarok
Korg / Surtur / Hulk (mo-cap)
Thor: Love and Thunder
Korg
Production Credits:
Our Flag Means Death
Executive Producer
Team Darryl
Director
Flight of the Conchords
Director
What We Do in the Shadows
Original Film Writer
Reservation Dogs
Writer
Thor: Love and Thunder
Director
What We Do in the Shadows
Director
Thor: Love and Thunder
Writer
Team Thor: Part 2
Director
The Mandalorian
Director
Team Thor
Writer
What We Do in the Shadows
Executive Producer
Reservation Dogs
Executive Producer
Moana
Thanks
Thor: Ragnarok
Director
Team Thor
Director

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