Taika also known as Taika Cohen, is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter, actor, and comedian. His feature films Boy (2010) and Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) have each been the top-grossing New Zealand film. He has also co-directed the 2014 horror comedy film What We Do in the Shadows with Jemaine Clement, which brought him further critical acclaim and recognition. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his 2004 short film Two Cars, One Night. Waititi later directed the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Thor: Ragnarok (2017), which received acclaim.
Born on: 16 July, 1975
Born in: Wellington, New Zealand.