Biography

Gavin Hood (born 12 May 1963) is a South African filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and actor, best known for writing and directing the Academy Award-winning Foreign Language Film Tsotsi (2005). He is the director of the 20th Century Fox film X-Men Origins: Wolverine, released on 1 May 2009. He is currently working on a film about the 1925 serum run to Nome of Alaska and Balto, the sled dog that became a celebrity because of the run. Called Kings of the Trail. Film released in 2012.

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Gavin Hood (born 12 May 1963) is a South African filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and actor, best known for writing and directing the Academy Award-winning Foreign Language Film Tsotsi (2005). He is the director of the 20th Century Fox film X-Men Origins: Wolverine, released on 1 May 2009. He is currently working on a film about the 1925 serum run to Nome of Alaska and Balto, the sled dog that became a celebrity because of the run. Called Kings of the Trail. Film released in 2012.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Gavin Hood, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1963-05-12

Place of Birth Johannesburg, South Africa

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Eye in the Sky as Lieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh
2005 In Enemy Hands as Achilles Captain
2004 King Solomon's Mines (2 episodes) as Bruce McNabb
1999 Traitor's Heart as Roberts
1999 Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target as Sparks
1999 A Reasonable Man as Sean Raine
1998 Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday as Sparks
1997 Stargate SG-1 (1 episode) as Colonel Alexi Vaselov
1996 Live Wire: Human Time Bomb as Mike
1994 Project Shadowchaser II as Tieg
1991 Curse III: Blood Sacrifice as Robert

Directing

2019 Official Secrets Director
2015 Eye in the Sky Director
2013 Ender's Game Director
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Director
2007 Rendition Director
2005 Tsotsi Director
2001 In Desert and Wilderness Director
1999 A Reasonable Man Director
1998 The Storekeeper Director

Writing

2019 Official Secrets Screenplay
2013 Ender's Game Screenplay
2005 Tsotsi Writer
2001 In Desert and Wilderness Writer
1999 A Reasonable Man Writer
1998 The Storekeeper Writer

Production

1998 The Storekeeper Producer

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