Taika Waititi

1975 - Today

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Taika David Cohen (born 16 August 1975), known professionally as Taika Waititi (listen), is a New Zealand film and television director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and comedian. He is a recipient of an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Grammy Award, and nominations 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taika Waititi has received more than 16,040,960 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Taika Waititi is the 2,582nd most popular actor (up from 4,628th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from New Zealand (up from 55th in 2019) and the 9th most popular New Zealander Actor.

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  • 61.89

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  • 35

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  • 3.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Taika Waititi ranks 2,582 out of 10,030Before him are Patti LuPone, Helena Modjeska, Terrence Howard, Vilma Bánky, Zeppo Marx, and Ian Bannen. After him are Angélica María, Henry Irving, Brooke Adams, Stella Stevens, Corbin Bleu, and Madhubala.

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Among people born in 1975, Taika Waititi ranks 51Before him are José Manuel Pinto, İlhan Mansız, Cécile de France, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Míchel Salgado, and Jamie Oliver. After him are Daron Malakian, Natalie Imbruglia, Igor Dodon, Denys Shmyhal, Marc-Vivien Foé, and Michael Bublé.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Taika Waititi ranks 29 out of 206Before him are Nancy Wake (1912), Patsy Reddy (1954), Peter Snell (1938), Cliff Curtis (1968), Andrew Niccol (1964), and Helen Clark (1950). After him are Roy Kerr (1934), Rosé (1997), Jacinda Ardern (1980), William Phillips (1914), Wynton Rufer (1962), and Clive Revill (1930).

Among ACTORS In New Zealand

Among actors born in New Zealand, Taika Waititi ranks 9Before him are Alan Dale (1947), Bruce Spence (1945), Karl Urban (1972), Manu Bennett (1969), Marton Csokas (1966), and Cliff Curtis (1968). After him are Clive Revill (1930), Temuera Morrison (1960), Kevin Smith (1963), Rupert Julian (1879), Martin Henderson (1974), and Peter Hambleton (1960).

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