Taika Waititi
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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.

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The Captain

Character : The Captain

What We Do in the Shadows

Character : Viago

Save Ralph

Character : Ralph (voice)


Inside Jojo Rabbit

Character : Self


Character : Alex

What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires

Character : Viago

Toy Boy

Character : Jack Hammer

Heinous Crime

Character : No character defined


Character : Alamein

Deadpool and Korg React

Character : Korg / Antwan Hovachelik (uncredited)

Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss

Character : Storsh

Jojo Rabbit

Character : Adolf Hitler

A New Way Home

Character : Max


Character : Mo Morrison (voice)

Thor: Love and Thunder

Character : Korg / Old Kronan God (voice)

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

Character : Himself/Frodo Baggins

Poi E: The Story of Our Song

Character : Himself

Free Guy

Character : Antwan Hovachelik

Green Lantern

Character : Tom Kalmaku

Eagle vs Shark

Character : Gordon

Tongan Ninja

Character : Graham (voice)


Character : Nelson


Character : Bartender

Futile Attraction

Character : Waiter

Thor: Ragnarok

Character : Korg / Surtur / Hulk (mo-cap)

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Character : Max Kase

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Character : Minister

42 One Dream Rush

Character : No character defined

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

Character : Self

The Suicide Squad

Character : Ratcatcher

Avengers: Endgame

Character : Korg (voice)

Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee

Character : Self (archive footage)

Taika Waititi Tv Credits

All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks

Character : Narrator

What We Do in the Shadows

Character : Viago Von Dorna Schmarten Scheden Heimburg

Year of the Rabbit

Character : Musician

The Mandalorian

Character : IG-11 (voice)

Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

Character : Self

The Oscars

Character : Self

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Character : Self

Flight of the Conchords

Character : Gypsy Kings Fan


Character : Various

Russo Bros. Pizza Film School

Character : No character defined

Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian

Character : Self - Director & Voice of IG-11

Rick and Morty

Character : Glootie (voice)

Our Flag Means Death

Character : Edward Teach / Blackbeard

RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under

Character : Self - Special Guest

What If...?

Character : Korg (voice)

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Character : Self

That's My Jam

Character : Self - Guest

The Strip

Character : Mostin

Home Movie: The Princess Bride

Character : Westley

The Strip (NZ)

Character : Mostin

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Character : Self