Pete Smith
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HEIGHT:
180cm
HAIR:
black
EYES:
brown

BACKGROUND
Pete is one of New Zealand's most well-known and respected Maori actors. He has been working in the industry as an actor, writer, producer, director and voice artist for over 20 years. Pete helped set up the production company Puriri Films, where works as a producer, director, writer and presenter.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
G.O.F.T.A. - Best supporting Actor in a Feature Film - Api in the QUIET EARTH
1996 NZ Film & Television Award - Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film- FLIGHT OF THE ALBATROSS
2006 Best Supporting Actor in Television Drama - for Chris Johnstone in THE MARKET
YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE COMPANY/VENUE DIRECTOR

FILM
2006THE TATTOOISTTaxi DriverThe Tattooist LtdPeter Burger
2006HUGH AND HEKEHekeOut of Order FilmsReston Griffiths
2003SPOOKEDTruck DriverSilverscreen FilmsGeoff Murphy
2003THE LORD OF THE RINGSHero OrcThree Foot SixPeter Jackson
2002THE LEGEND OF JOHNNY LINGOScary ChiefThe Stable 2002
1998WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTEDApemanSouth Pacific PicturesIan Mune
1997THE BOYSAbboArena FilmsRowan Woods
1997FLIGHT OF THE ALBATROSSLeadingTop Shelf Productions
ONCE WERE WARRIORSDooleyCommunicadoLee Tamihori
RAPA NUILong Ear PriestKevin Costner Productions US
THE PIANOHone - Support roleJane Campion
CRUSHHorseAlison McLean
ANGEL IN THE GREENRamon (Principal role)C.B.S.
CANDY REGENTAGClayton (Principal Role)Australian Comedy/Horror
THE QUIET EARTHApi

TELEVISION
2005THE MARKET - Core CastChris JohnstoneIsola ProductionsRene Naufahu
2004MATAKU "Prisoner"Ngamanu4 Wind FilmsMichael Bennett
2001SPIN DOCTORSDunnComedia PicturesTony Holden
2001MATAKU "Te Raukura"Pahi NgariSouth Pacific Pictures
1999SHORTLAND STREETTe hamua WhaiaSouth Pacific Pictures
1998GREENSTONEWahana - core characterCommunicado
1998HEI KONEI RALeadTahi Film & TV
1995LETTER TO BLANCHYGeust LeadIsambard
1995A QUESTION OF JUSTICEDavid TamihereBryan Bruce ProductionsBryan Bruce
1995PLAINCLOTHES (26 Eps)Oscar Kingi - core castSouth Pacific Pictures
1995HIGH TIDEMexicanStraight Throw USA
1995MARLIN BAY IIIMatiu Burrows - core castSouth Pacific Pictures
MARLIN BAY IIMatiu Burrows - core castSouth Pacific Pictures
MORE ISSUESSkits for Several EpsIsambard
THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK STALLIONPark Ranger - 7 Eps
ISSUESSkitsIsambard
BILLY T. JAMES SHOWGuest - 2 EpsIsambard
OPODan
RAIDERS OF THE SOUTH SEASGeorgeCanadian
MAORI MYTHS AND LEGENDSPresenterTV 3
EELFather
HEROESChurchill - principal role
GOLDPitaSouth Pacific Pictures
MARLIN BAY IMatiu Burrows - core castSouth Pacific Pictures
ERNST DIFFENBACHAngry Maori

THEATRE
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO TANETuDon Selwyn
TREAT IT RIGHTPitaCathy Denford
MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL3rd TempterRoger McGill
MERCHANT OF VENICEShylockDon Selwyn
TE WHAI AODon Selwyn

VOICE
NZ FOREST PRODUCTSRadio Commercial
BILLY T. JAMES SHOWCaller
R.N.Z. EARS programme for ChildrenStory Teller

TV COMMERCIALS ~ click to view

RELEVANT SKILLS
SEMI FLUENT IN MAORI, MEXICAN-AMERICAN ACCENT, EXPERIENCED HORSE MAN, RUGBY, LEAGUE, TENNIS, POOL

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