Actor | Writer | Producer
His father is of Maori descent, with a distant French-Canadian line. Taika's mother is of one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry, from her own paternal grandfather, along with Irish, Scottish, and English.
I never wanted to be a filmmaker. I still, sometimes, think I got sidetracked by this, like this is a tangent. My main thing was painting; I was just going to do that.
Often plays a role in his movies.
Taika David Waititi
Wellington, New Zealand
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