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Gavin Hood was born on May 12, 1963 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an actor and producer, known for Ender's Game (2013), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and Eye in the Sky (2015). He was previously married to Janine Eser. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 26 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Ender's Game
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky Lieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh
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 2013 Ender's Game
 2004 In Enemy Hands
Achilles Captain
 2004 King Solomon's Mines (TV Mini-Series)
Bruce McNabb
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Bruce McNabb
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Bruce McNabb
 1999 Traitor's Heart
John Roberts
 1999 A Reasonable Man
Sean Raine
 1998 The Fairy King of Ar
US Doctor
 1995 Live Wire 2: Human Timebomb (Video)
 1995 The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (Video)
German Champion
 1993 The Game (TV Series)
- Episode #3.13 (1993)
- Episode #3.12 (1993)
- Episode #3.11 (1993)
- Episode #3.10 (1993)
- Episode #3.9 (1993)
 1991 American Kickboxer
Ken Holligan
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His screenplay for "A Reasonable Man" was a semifinalist script in both the 1993 and 1994 Academy Nicholl Fellowships. He directed, produced, and starred in the film which was released in 1999. See more »

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