Cliff Curtis

Actor / Producer

Cliff Curtis's (Ngāti Haiti, Ngāti Rongomai) credits include The Meg, Fear the Walking Dead, Dark Horse, Whale Rider and Training Day, as well as his upcoming role as Tonowari in all four Avatar films, to be rolled out after 2020.  Curtis also recently executive produced the documentary of his mentor Merata Mita - Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen (Chelsea Winstanley - Producer, Heperi Mita - Director).  In 1988 Merata was the first Māori woman to write and direct a narrative feature — Mauri.

Cliff Curtis will deliver this year's NZ On Air John O’Shea Memorial Address.

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