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Neill Blomkamp


Neill Blomkamp was born on September 17, 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a director and writer, known for District 9 (2009), Elysium (2013) and Chappie (2015). He is married to Terri Tatchell. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

District 9
District 9 Director
(2009)
Elysium
Elysium Director
(2013)
Chappie
Chappie Director
(2015)
Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1 Visual Effects
(1997)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (11 credits)
 2016/VI The Escape (Short)
 2015 Chappie
 2013/I Elysium
 2009 District 9
 2008/I Crossing the Line (Short) (additional director)
 2007 Halo: Landfall (Short)
 2006 Tempbot (Short)
 2006/IV Yellow (Short)
 2005 Alive in Joburg (Short)
 2004 Tetra Vaal (Short)
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Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (29 credits)

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Other Works:

Edwin and the Pressure "let's dance" video See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

Johannesburg is weird, because half of it is like Los Angeles. It feels like just wealthy parts of L.A. But half of it is severe slummy, something like Rio De Janiero or something. So it's kind of weird, because it's both happening at the same time. See more »

Trivia:

(May 10, 2010) Merited a position in Time magazine's - The 100 Most Influential People in the World ("Artists" category) - with an homage contributed by Ridley Scott. See more »

Trademark:

Cinéma vérité technique See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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