Gavin Hood - Famous Screenwriter

Gavin Hood Net Worth


Gavin Hood is a famous South African filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, and actor with a net worth of $25 million. He gained recognition for his Academy Award-winning film Tsotsi and has directed several successful movies such as Rendition, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and Eye in the Sky.

Key facts:

  • Gavin Hood is a South African filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, and actor.
  • He won an Academy Award for the film Tsotsi, which also received nominations for a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award.
  • Hood directed notable movies such as Rendition (2007), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Eye in the Sky (2015), Ender's Game (2013), and Official Secrets (2019).
  • He wrote, directed, and produced his feature film directorial debut, A Reasonable Man, in 1999.
  • Gavin Hood has a diverse portfolio encompassing various genres and has showcased his talent both behind and in front of the camera.

Basic Information About Gavin Hood

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Directors
ProfessionsActor, Screenwriter, Film Director, Television Producer
Net worth$25,000,000
Date of birth1963-05-12 (61 years old)
Place of birthJohannesburg
NationalitySouth Africa
SpouseJanine Eser - (1994 - 2004)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Gavin Hood win?


Golden Globe

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Gavin Hood awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Lost Weekend Award - Best Ensemble CastWinnerOfficial Secrets2019
Art Cinema Award - Best FeatureNomineeOfficial Secrets2019
Audience Award - Best Narrative FeatureWinnerOfficial Secrets2019
Golden Space Needle Award - Best FilmNomineeOfficial Secrets2019
Audience Award - Best Foreign FictionWinnerOfficial Secrets2019
Audience Award - Best Narrative FeatureNomineeEye in the Sky2016
Mill Valley Film Festival Award - Best Narrative FeatureWinnerRendition2007

Gavin Hood roles

Movie / Series Role
X-Men Origins: WolverineDirector
Ender's GameDirector
Ender's GameWriter
Ender's GameGiant
Official SecretsDirector
Official SecretsWriter
Eye in the SkyDirector
Eye in the SkyLieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh
Stargate SG-1Colonel Alexi Vaselov 1 episode, 2004

Interesting Facts about Gavin Hood

  1. A former lawyer, he studied film at the University of California,and began his screen career as an actor. In 2000, he replaced the ill Polish director Maciej Dutkiewicz, who was shooting W pustyni i w puszczy (2001) (aka "In Desert and Wilderness") in South Africa.
  2. Took film classes at the UCLA Extension.
  3. His screenplay for "A Reasonable Man" was a semifinalist script in both the 1993 and 1994 Academy Nicholl Fellowships. He directed, produced, and starred in the film which was released in 1999.

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