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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 Tsotsi (2005). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 26 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Ender's Game
 2004 King Solomon's Mines (TV Movie)
Bruce McNabb
 2004 In Enemy Hands
Achilles Captain
 1999 Traitor's Heart
John Roberts
 1999 A Reasonable Man
Sean Raine
 1998 Beings
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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A former lawyer, he studied film at the University of California,and began his screen career as an actor. In 2000, he replaced the ill Polish director Maciej Dutkiewicz, who was shooting In Desert and Wilderness (2001) (aka "In Desert and Wilderness") in South Africa. See more »

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