Gavin Hood

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Gavin Hood
Gavin Hood.jpg
Born Gavin Hood
(1963-05-12) May 12, 1963 (age 55)
Johannesburg, Gauteng
South Africa
Occupation
  • Filmmaker
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Actor
  • Producer
Years active 1989 - to date
Notable work Tsotsi
Spouse(s) Nerissa Black

Gavin Hood (12 May 1963) is a South African filmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He wrote the screenplay and directed the Academy Award winning 2005 South African film, Tsotsi. Gavin Hood also directed the Hollywood blockbuster X-Men Origins: Wolverine.