Taika Waititi

Actor | Director | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
What We Do in the Shadows (2014) | Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) | Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 59 wins & 24 nominations More »
AKA 
T. Cohen | Taika Cohen | Count Viago
BORN 
Aug 16, 1975 (age 42)
HEIGHT 
6' 0½" (1.84m)

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Projects in Development (5 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Paranormal UnitParanormal Unit (TV Series) Writer (creator), Writer , Executive Producer  Less 2017– 
Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Thor: RagnarokThor: Ragnarok Korg (voice), Director (directed by)  Less 2017 $180MM $253MM / —
  • Primary photo for Team Thor: Part 2Team Thor: Part 2 (Video) Director  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for StrayStray The Producer Wishes To Thank  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for MoanaMoana Thanks  Less 2016 $150MM $249MM / $643MM
  • Primary photo for Doctor StrangeDoctor Strange Director (mid-credit sequence) (uncredited)  Less 2016 $165MM $233MM / $678MM
  • Primary photo for Team ThorTeam Thor (Video) Director, Writer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Hunt for the WilderpeopleHunt for the Wilderpeople Minister, Director, Producer, Writer ("The Trifecta") (as T. Waititi), Writer (screenplay)  Less 2016 $5.2MM / $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for What We Do in the ShadowsWhat We Do in the Shadows Viago, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2014 $1.6MM $3.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The CaptainThe Captain (Short) The Captain, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Green LanternGreen Lantern Tom Kalmaku  Less 2011 $200MM $117MM / $220MM
  • Primary photo for 42 One Dream Rush42 One Dream Rush (Short) Director  Less 2010 $1MM
  • Primary photo for BoyBoy Alamein, Director, Writer  Less 2010 $255K / —
  • Primary photo for The Strength of WaterThe Strength of Water Script Consultant (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Down by the RiversideDown by the Riverside Special Thanks (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2007 NZD 8K
  • Primary photo for Eagle vs SharkEagle vs Shark Gordon, Casting Director, Director, Writer (story), Writer  Less 2007 $222K / —
  • Primary photo for Wild Tigers I Have KnownWild Tigers I Have Known Thanks (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2006 $50K $10K / —
  • Primary photo for Tama tuTama tu (Short) Director, Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some VampiresWhat We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires (Short) Viago (as Count Viago), Director, Executive Producer (as T. Cohen), Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Futile AttractionFutile Attraction Waiter (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2004 NZD 30K
  • Primary photo for Toy BoyToy Boy (Short) Jack Hammer (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Heinous CrimeHeinous Crime (Short) Judge, Defendant, Lawyer, Defendant, Jury member (as Taika Cohen), Director (as Taika Cohen), Producer (as Taika Cohen), Writer (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Two Cars, One NightTwo Cars, One Night (Short) Director, Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Tongan NinjaTongan Ninja Graham (voice) (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for John & PogoJohn & Pogo (Short) Director (as Taika Cohen), Writer (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for TurangawaewaeTurangawaewae (Short) Vietnam Soldier (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for SnakeskinSnakeskin Nelson (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for A New Way HomeA New Way Home (Short) Max (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for ScarfiesScarfies Alex (as Taika Cohen)  Less 1999
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Brown EyeBrown Eye (TV Series) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The InbetweenersThe Inbetweeners (TV Series) Consulting Producer ( 11 episodes, 2012 ) , Director ( 5 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 12
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  • Primary photo for Super CitySuper City (TV Series) Director ( 6 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 6
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  • Primary photo for RadiradirahRadiradirah (TV Series) Various ( 8 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 8
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  • Primary photo for The Jaquie Brown DiariesThe Jaquie Brown Diaries (TV Series) Friendly Gypsy ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Flight of the ConchordsFlight of the Conchords (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 2007–2009 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2007–2009 ) , Gypsy Kings Fan ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007–2009 4
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  • Primary photo for FreakyFreaky (TV Series) Cleaner (Cleaner story) ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for RevelationsRevelations (TV Series) Ali ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Mended Sole (Jan 5, 2003) Ali (as Taika Cohen)  Less
  • Primary photo for The StripThe Strip (TV Series) Mostin ( 13 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002 13
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Self (10 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Made in HollywoodMade in Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself - Green Room ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Marvel Studios Phase 3 Exclusive LookMarvel Studios Phase 3 Exclusive Look (Video) Himself - Director, Thor: Ragnarok  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for 15th Annual VES Awards15th Annual VES Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Poi EPoi E Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Live@SundanceLive@Sundance (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Fabulous Picture ShowThe Fabulous Picture Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Good News WeekGood News Week (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Living RoomThe Living Room (TV Series) Himself  Less 2003–2005
  • Primary photo for Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!!Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!! Frodo Baggins (as Taika Cohen)  Less 2004
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Gruen XLGruen XL (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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