Fiona Samuel
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HEIGHT:
160cm
HAIR:
brown
EYES:
green

BACKGROUND
Fiona is an actor, writer and director. She trained at the New Zealand Drama School, and has been working freelance since 1981.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
2006 writer best drama script - "GIRL IN WOODS" for INTERROGATION.
2009 Nominated Best Director and Writer for PIECE OF MY HEART at Qantas Film & Television Awards.
2012 Arts Foundation Women in Film Laureate
2012 NZTV Awards Best Director – Drama/ Comedy for Bliss – The Beginning of Katherine Mansfield.
YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE COMPANY/VENUE DIRECTOR

FILM
STROKEDorothyMeridian Films
LEMMING AIDRaewynKeir Films
FOOTROT FLATSCheeky Hobson/Magpie/ Pongo Voices

TELEVISION
2008LIFE'S A RIOTIrish Constables WifeRiot ProductionsIan Mune
2006RUDE AWAKENINGSBonnieMF FilmsGarth Maxwell
2001DISCOVERY CHANNELSaraKeith Hunter
2001GOOEY DUCKDr BlenkinFrame Up FilmsMichael Hurst
2000JACK OF ALL TRADESPacific Renaissance USA
2000THE MARCHING GIRLSGleniceT.V.N.Z.
2000SEEKERSRainT.V.N.Z.
2000ROCHEMarciaT.V.N.Z.
2000OVER THE WALL AND OUTPresenterT.V.N.Z.
CASUALTIES OF PEACESusanT.V.N.Z.
CLOSE TO HOMESandyT.V.N.Z.

THEATRE
2003THE WORLDS WIFEVariousInternational Festival TourMiranda Harcourt
2001TAKE A CHANCE ON MEFleurAuckland Theatre CompanyJanice Finn
SOCIAL CLIMBERSEmilyAuckland Theatre Company
DANCING AT LUGHNASARoseAuckland Theatre Company
LASHINGS OF WHIPPED CREAMOne Woman ShowNational Tour - A Session with a Teenage Dominatrix
TWELFTH NIGHTViolaWatershed Theatre, Auckland
THREE SISTERSNatashaTaki Rua/Depot Theatre, Wgtn
ORACLES AND MIRACLESGinnieNational Tour
CRIMES OF THE HEARTBabeCirca Theatre, Wellington
TRAFFORD TANZITanziDownstage Theatre, Wgtn
LES LIASONS DANGEREUSESMadame de TorvalCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
THE POHUTUKAWA TREESylvia AtkinsonDownstage Theatre, Wgtn
FRONTWOMENTillyTaki Rua/Depot Theatre, Wgtn
FOOTROT FLATSJess/PongoCirca Theatre, Wellington
ACCIDENTAL PHANTASIESHugh HefnerTaki Rua/Depot Theatre, Wgtn
OBJECTION OVERRULEDCourt RegistrarCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
COVERBOYSamTaki Rua/Depot Theatre, Wgtn
ABIGAIL'S PARTYAngelaCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
STAGGERCarolCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
AUTOMATIC PILOTCharlieFortune Theatre, Dunedin
LOVED ONESAlexTaki Rua/Depot Theatre, Wgtn

NON-BROADCASTING
ASTHMATracking down the TriggersMarmalade
IRD INTERVIEW TECHNIQUESWhanau Support
FAMILY FRIENDLY WORKPLACESLegal Resources
SAINT JOHNSLegal Resources

OTHER
FROM 'ERE TO 'EREActor/SingerAustralia (Winner Fringe FirstSydney Festival
BABES IN THE MOODActor/SingerNationwide tour

TV COMMERCIALS ~ click to view

TRAINING
Toi Whakaari, The New Zealand Drama School

RELEVANT SKILLS
RADIO Book readings of Oracles and Miracles, Memory and Unlawful Entry. Numerous lead roles in radio drama and many short story readings. Played numerous roles in Don't Touch that Dial, Mobil award-winning comedy

Ph. +64 9 3789016  |  Kathryn kathryn@kractors.co.nz  |  Ascia: ascia@kractors.co.nz