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Age: 54, born 12 May 1963

Country of origin: South Africa

Height: 6' 1"


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Description: Gavin Hood graduated with a degree in law in South Africa, then worked briefly as an actor before heading to the U.S. to study screenwriting and directing at the University of California in Los Angeles. In 1993, he won a Diane Thomas Screenwriting Award for his first screenplay, A Reasonable Man, which was inspired by a case of ritual murder. Judges included Steven Spielberg, Michael Douglas and Kathleen Kennedy. After completing his studies, Hood returned to South Africa, where he got his first writing and directing work making educational dramas for the new Department of Health, which was just beginning to feel the impact o ... (more)
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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
6.3
2844 Watched
2. Ender's Game (2013)
Rating:
6.4
490 Watched
3. Rendition (2007)
Rating:
6.5
347 Watched
4. Tsotsi (2005)
Rating:
7
187 Watched
5. Eye in the Sky (2015)
Rating:
7.3
85 Watched




TV

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1. Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Rating:
7
941 Watched
Rating:
6.4
43 Watched
3. HBO First Look (1992)
Rating:
7.9
12 Watched
Rating:
6.4
11 Watched
Rating:
8.3
4 Watched




Movies written by

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Top rated
Most recent
1. Ender's Game (2013)
Rating:
6.4
490 Watched
2. Tsotsi (2005)
Rating:
7
187 Watched
Rating:
5.4
12 Watched
4. The Storekeeper (1998)
Rating:
8
1 want to see




Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Ender's Game (2013)
Rating:
6.4
490 Watched
2. Eye in the Sky (2015)
Rating:
7.3
85 Watched
3. In Enemy Hands (2004)
Rating:
6.2
25 Watched
Rating:
3.1
14 Watched
Rating:
7
10 Watched




TV directed by

1. Breakout Kings (2011)
Rating:
7
76 Watched
2. Tough Trade (2010)
0 want to see





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