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Gavin Hood was born on May 12, 1963 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an actor and producer, known for Tsotsi (2005), A Reasonable Man (1999) 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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Tsotsi Director
A Reasonable Man
A Reasonable Man Sean Raine
Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky Lieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh
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 2015 Eye in the Sky
Lieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh
 2013 Ender's Game
 2004 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Colonel Alexi Vaselov
- Lockdown (2004) ... Colonel Alexi Vaselov
 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 Beings
US Doctor
 1997 Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (TV Movie)
 1996 Rhodes (TV Mini-Series)
Frank Johnson
- Upsetting the Apple Cart (1996) ... Frank Johnson
- Land, Gold and Loot (1996) ... Frank Johnson
- The Chameleon and the Fly (1996) ... Frank Johnson
- The Price of My Blood (1996) ... Frank Johnson
 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
 1991 The Sheltering Desert
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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 W pustyni i w puszczy (2001) (aka "In Desert and Wilderness") in South Africa. See more »

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