Taika Waititi, in full Taika David Waititi, additionally known as Taika David Cohen

born August 16, 1975, Raukokore, New Zealand

New Zealand comedian, director, writer, and actor

who was once recognised for his anarchic sensibility and eye for the absurd as nicely as for a usually humane and type worldview.

Waititi was once the son of a Māori father who was once an artist

mom of by and large Russian Jewish descent who labored as a teacher.

The couple divorced when he was once a younger child

he grew up in most cases with his mom in Wellington, New Zealand

with many visits to his father’s domestic in Raukokore

Waititi acquired his secondary schooling from Onslow College in the Wellington suburb of Johnsonville.