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Neill Blomkamp


Neill Blomkamp was born on September 17, 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is known for his work on District 9 (2009), Elysium (2013) and Stargate SG-1 (1997). He is married to Terri Tatchell. They have one child. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Chappie
 2013/I Elysium
 2009 District 9
 2008/I Crossing the Line (Short) (additional director)
 2006 Tempbot (Short)
 2006 Alive in Joburg (Short)
 2006 Adicolor Yellow (Short)
 2004 Tetra Vaal (Short)
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Edwin and the Pressure "let's dance" video See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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The concept of even having fans is still kind of weird to me. I really just feel like a filmmaker that is only just finding my foot in and is beginning to participate in Hollywood and making films. So the idea of any kind of fandom or people that are waiting for something that I may release is very distant in my mind. 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 »

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Blending naturalistic and photo-realistic computer-generated effects See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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Neill Blomkamp says: Alien 5 "it's officially my next film" ! rockillers
MAKE THE ALIEN MOVIE!!!!!!! dlumyoung
Alien: Isolation. I hope some inspiration is taken from this. mr_mark276
another guy with no Experience making movies want to make THE MOVIE??? anatyy-238-977543
Dear Neill, please make a D9 sequel missheatherness
I hope he comes back to the Halo movie. dlumyoung
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