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Lee Tamahori


Beginning as a commercial artist and photographer, he joined the New Zealand film industry in the late 1970s as a boom operator. He became an assistant director a decade later. Making international award-winning commercials for 10 years, he has also directed several TV series. His first feature film, Once Were Warriors (1994), won the PEN First ... See full bio »

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Known For

Die Another Day
Die Another Day Director
(2002)
Next
Next Director
(2007)
Along Came a Spider
(2001)
The Edge
The Edge Director
(1997)

Filmography

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 2016 The Patriarch
 2007 Next
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1997 The Edge
 1990-1992 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Silent Towns (1992)
- The Long Rain (1992)
- Usher II (1990)
 1989 Thunderbox (Short)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (10 credits)
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Personal Quote:

Sex should not be in the movies and should be in the home, and violence should be in the movies and not in the home.

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Past jobs have included: commercial artist, photographer, boom operator, and assistant director See more »

Trademark:

Progresses the film through fast-paced visuals

Star Sign:

Taurus

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