Taika Waititi
Taika Waititi
Taika David Cohen ONZM (born 16 August 1975), known professionally as Taika Waititi, 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.
Known For Directing
Most Rating 29.965
Birthday 1975-08-16
Place of Birth Wellington, New Zealand
Also Known As Taika David Cohen, 타이카 와이티티,
The Captain
2013

The Captain

What We Do in the Shadows
2014

What We Do in the Shadows

Save Ralph
2021

Save Ralph

Inside Jojo Rabbit
2020

Inside Jojo Rabbit

Scarfies
1999

Scarfies

What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires
2005

What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires

Toy Boy
2004

Toy Boy

Boy
2010

Boy

Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss
2020

Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss

Jojo Rabbit
2019

Jojo Rabbit

A New Way Home
2001

A New Way Home

Lightyear
2022

Lightyear

Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!!
2004

Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!!

Thor: Love and Thunder
2022

Thor: Love and Thunder

Poi E: The Story of Our Song
2016

Poi E: The Story of Our Song

Free Guy
2021

Free Guy

Green Lantern
2011

Green Lantern

Eagle vs Shark
2007

Eagle vs Shark

Tongan Ninja
2002

Tongan Ninja

Snakeskin
2001

Snakeskin

Shrimp
2018

Shrimp

Futile Attraction
2005

Futile Attraction

Thor: Ragnarok
2017

Thor: Ragnarok

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
2021

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Hunt for the Wilderpeople
2016

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

42 One Dream Rush
2010

42 One Dream Rush

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen
2019

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

The Suicide Squad
2021

The Suicide Squad

Avengers: Endgame
2019

Avengers: Endgame

Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee
2019

Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee