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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
Giant
 2004 King Solomon's Mines (TV Movie)
Bruce McNabb
 2004 In Enemy Hands
Achilles Captain
 1999 Traitor's Heart
Roberts
 1999 A Reasonable Man
Sean Raine
 1998 Beings
US Doctor
 1995 Live Wire 2: Human Timebomb (Video)
Mike
 1995 Kickboxer 5
German Champion
 1991 American Kickboxer
Ken
 1989 The Game (TV Series)
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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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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