• SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    191cm
    HAIR:
    black
    EYES:
    brown
  • Zak Enayat
    BACKGROUND
    Zak has been established as one of New Zealand’s premier Middle Eastern actors. Born in Wellington and of Afghani descent, Zak graduated from NASDA in 2014, and has since featured on stage and screen in an extensive range of work including Kiwi feature film Dead as well as TVNZ web-series I Date Rejects.

  • FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2018
  • DEAD
  • Khalid Kattan
  • Felicity Limited
  • Hayden Weal

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2022
  • ABANDONMENT ISSUES
  • Ghoster
  • TVNZ
  • Johnny Barker
  • 2017
  • JONO & BEN
  • Various
  • Media Works
  • Joseph Moore

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2020
  • MARYAM
  • Afsheen
  • Doug Brooks
  • 2019
  • LIKE EVERYBODY'S WATCHING
  • Lucas
  • Chillbox Limited
  • Tom Sainsbury
  • 2018
  • PEPTOK
  • Amos Prattingfield
  • Chillbox Limited
  • Tom Sainsbury
  • 2017
  • THE WAITING ROOM
  • Erez
  • Craig Gainsborough
  • Ghazaleh Goldbaksh

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2021
  • LET'S GET LOCO
  • Ricky
  • Q Theatre
  • Eli Matthewson
  • 2021
  • GAYS IN SPACE
  • Brahim
  • Q Theatre
  • Tom Sainsbury
  • 2021
  • SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE
  • Paul
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Cassandra Tse
  • 2020
  • PLAY
  • Dan/Donnie
  • Q Theatre
  • Tom Sainsbury
  • 2019
  • THERE SHE IS
  • Boy/Her
  • Zak Enayat & Cuetone Media
  • Thomas Sainsbury
  • 2019
  • STATUS
  • Nathan
  • New Zealand Aids Foundation
  • Thomas Sainsbury
  • 2019
  • KARAOKE BOIZ
  • Baby
  • Cuetone Media
  • Thomas Sainsbury
  • 2019
  • TOP TOWN
  • Performer
  • Dynamotion
  • Lara Liew & Tom Sainsbury
  • 2019
  • SICKO
  • Francis
  • Sicko Productions
  • Matthew Baker
  • 2018
  • WHOLE
  • D
  • Q Loft
  • Matt Baker
  • 2018
  • GAYS IN SPACE
  • Eduardo
  • Auckland Pride Festival / Q Loft
  • Thomas Sainsbury
  • 2018
  • POOL (NO WATER)
  • Ensemble
  • Basement Theatre
  • Amber Liberte
  • 2018
  • MONSTER MASH
  • Teen Wolf
  • Dynamotion
  • Thomas Sainsbury & Lara Liew
  • 2017
  • PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON
  • Peter Yarrow, King, Pirate, First Mate
  • Tim Bray Productions
  • Tim Bray
  • 2017
  • JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
  • Jack
  • Court Theatre
  • Dan Bain
  • 2017
  • BUSKER'S BURLESQUE - JETT ADORE
  • Butterfly
  • World Busker's Festival
  • Jett Adore
  • 2017
  • INFECTIOUS
  • Gonorrhoea/Doctor
  • Basement Theatre
  • Thomas Sainsbury
  • 2017
  • MRS WISHY WASHY
  • Mr. Wishy Washy
  • Tim Bray Productions
  • Tim Bray
  • 2017
  • LIKE SEX
  • James
  • Exposed Theatre
  • Chye-Ling Huang
  • 2017
  • THE GREAT PIRATICAL RUMBUSTIFICATION
  • Terrible Crabmeat
  • Tim Bray Productions
  • Tim Bray
  • 2017
  • D.I.S.C.O.
  • Faheed Shaheed
  • Dynamotion
  • Thomas Sainsbury & Lara Liew
  • 2016
  • HUNGOVER
  • Will
  • Basement Theatre
  • Hamish McGregor
  • 2016
  • COMMANDER CLAIRE AND THE PIRATES OF PROVENCE (NZ Tour)
  • Captain Langois
  • The Royal New Zealand Navy
  • Mark Hadlow
  • 2016
  • THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
  • Scarecrow
  • Courth Theatre
  • Daniel Penally
  • 2015
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
  • Jack Worthing
  • New Zealand Playhouse (Australia National Tour)
  • Dan Bain
  • 2015
  • JACK FLASH AND THE JUMPING BEANSTALK
  • Jack Flash
  • New Zealand Playhouse (Australia National Tour)
  • Greg Cooper
  • 2014
  • SPRING AWAKENING
  • Hanschen Rilow
  • NASDA/Court Theatre
  • Stephen Robertson
  • 2014
  • THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
  • Egeon, Nell, Pinch, Second Merchant
  • NASDA
  • Stephanie McKellar-Smith
  • 2013
  • ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
  • Agwe
  • NASDA
  • Stephanie McKellar-Smith
  • 2013
  • HAIR
  • LeRoy, Ensemble
  • NASDA
  • Stephen Robertson
  • 2013
  • PORNOGRAPHY
  • Jason
  • NASDA
  • Tony McCaffrey
  • 2012
  • ANNY BOLEYN
  • Henry Barrow
  • NASDA
  • Stephanie McKellar-Smith

  • VOICE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2020
  • PROMISED LAND (Scratch Track Demo)
  • Leo
  • Promised Land Entertainment Ltd
  • Chaz Harris

  • WEB SERIES
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2020
  • I DATE REJECTS
  • Sage
  • TVNZ On Demand
  • Paula Whetu Jones
  • 2019
  • LIFE IS EASY
  • Uber Eats Guy
  • Us People Productions
  • Amanda Tito & Christopher Stratton
  • 2016
  • SUI GENERIS
  • Michael
  • Roberto Nascimento


  • TRAINING
  • 2020 - Advanced Screen Acting Course with Miranda Harcourt, Sara Wiseman, Jennifer Ward-Lealand
  • 2020 - American Accent Training with Jim McLarty
  • 2015 - Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Music Theatre) - National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts
  • 2017 - Undiscovered Country Acting Intensive - Shane Bosher

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • ACCENTS: British RP, East London, Cockney, British Northern, Mid-Atlantic, US General, American Southern, New York, Australian, French, Scottish, Irish, Italian, Russian, German, Swedish, Afghan, Turkish, Iranian, Arabic
  • DANCE: Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary
  • SINGING: Musical Theatre Baritone (F2-G4)
  • Restricted Driver's License
  • LANGUAGES: Basic Afghani Farsi