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Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi

  • Born on
    • August 16th, 1975
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.

Filmography

Acting (18 Credits)

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2022Thor: Love and Thunder as Korg
2021Save Ralph as Ralph (voice)
2021Free Guy as Antoine
2021The Suicide Squad as Ratcatcher
2020Home Movie: The Princess Bride
2019Jojo Rabbit as Adolf Hitler
2019Avengers: Endgame as Korg (voice)
2018Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss as Storsh
2018All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks as Narrator
2017Thor: Ragnarok as Korg / Surtur / Hulk (mo-cap)
2016Hunt for the Wilderpeople as Minister
2014What We Do in the Shadows as Viago
2011Green Lantern as Tom Kalmaku
2010Boy as Alamein
2007Eagle vs Shark as Gordon
2005What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires as Viago
2002Tongan Ninja as Graham (voice)
1999Scarfies as Alex

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