Birth Place Matching "Auckland, New Zealand" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Smokin' Aces
Martin Henderson was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He began acting when he was thirteen, appearing in Strangers (1989), a local television production. He attended Westlake Boys High School and Birkenhead Primary. He first became a star in his home country, when he starred in the series, Shortland ...
3. Lucy Lawless
Actress | Xena: Warrior Princess
New Zealand icon Lucy Lawless is most known for her role as "Xena the Warrior Princess". Lucy is married to producer Rob Tapert (Robert Gerard Tapert) and resides in New Zealand. They have two sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert, who were both born in New Zealand. Lucy also has a ...
5. Rose McIver
Actress | The Lovely Bones
Rose McIver is an actress from New Zealand. She is the daughter of John George Whitfield "Mac" McIver and Ann "Annie" Coney. Her father is a professional photographer, while her mother is an artist. Rose has an older brother, musician Paul McIver.
When only 2-years-old, McIver started appearing in ...
6. Zoë Bell
Stunts | Grindhouse
As an established and extremely talented stunt double and actress, Zoe Bell has made a name for herself through her unparalleled dedication, skills, and focus.
Zoe Bell was born on Waiheke Island, New Zealand, to Tish, a nurse, and Andrew Bell, a doctor. She has a background in gymnastics and martial...
7. Jay Ryan
Actor | It Chapter Two
Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Jay made the move across to Australia at the age of 19 to take on the role of Jack Scully in Network Ten's long running series, "Neighbours" and as Seaman Billy 'Spider' Webb in the Nine Network's "Sea Patrol". He has also appeared in "Young Hercules", "Xena: Warrior ...
Dean O'Gorman was born on December 1, 1976 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) and Trumbo (2015). He has been married to Sarah Wilson since January 8, 2016.
9. Gina Bellman
Actress | Coupling
Gina Bellman was born on July 10, 1966 in Auckland, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Coupling (2000), Leverage (2008) and Jekyll (2007). She has been married to Zaab Sethna since September 2013. They have one child. She was previously married to Lucho Brieva.
10. Danielle Cormack
Actress | Wentworth
Danielle Cormack is an award-winning actress who has an extensive career in film, theatre and television. After a vast career in New Zealand, she quickly came to prominence in Australia with her powerhouse performances in television series: Wentworth (2013), Rake (2010) and Underbelly (2008): Razor...
11. Peta Murgatroyd
Actress | Faith, Hope & Love
Peta Murgatroyd was born on July 14, 1986 in Auckland, New Zealand as Peta Jane Murgatroyd. She is an actress, known for Faith, Hope & Love (2019), Living on the Fringe and Why Women Kill (2019). She has been married to Maksim Chmerkovskiy since July 8, 2017. They have one child.
12. Rachel House
Actress | Moana
Rachel was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1971 and raised by her adoptive Scottish immigrant parents John and Sheila House. She grew up in Kamo, Whangarei in the area known as Northland or Tai Tokerau at the top of the North Island. She is of Maori (Ngati Mutunga and Ngai Tahu) and European/...
13. Bruce Spence
Actor | Mad Max 2
Bruce Spence was born on September 17, 1945 in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). He has been married to Jenny since September 16, 1973. They ...
14. Callan Mulvey
Callan Mulvey is one of Australia's leading actors. Callan is best known for his leading roles in the television series Rush, Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms and Underbelly, as well as Darren Ashton's feature film Thunderstruck. Callan first graced Australian screens in the hugely successful series ...
15. Grant Bowler
Actor | Atlas Shrugged: Part I
Grant Bowler can be seen as the male lead, 'Nolan', in Syfy's Defiance, which returned for its second season, June 2014. Bowler in his recent hiatus shot four movies back-to-back including the psychological action film, "Swelter", alongside Jean Claude Van Damme & Alfred Molina, Sci-Fi thriller "...
Actress | Superman III
Pamela Stephenson was born on December 4, 1949 in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand as Pamela Helen Stephenson. She is an actress, known for Superman III (1983), History of the World: Part I (1981) and Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979). She has been married to Billy Connolly since December 20, 1989. ...
17. Emma Lahana
Actress | Afterparty
Emma Kate Lahana was born in Auckland, New Zealand on 27 June 1984. She became involved in the arts at a very young age doing ballet and broadened her dancing to jazz, tap and modern styles. She also learnt to play the violin but once in high school became involved in drama as well as singing. It ...
18. Lawrence Makoare
Lawrence Makoare was born on March 20, 1968 in Bastion Point, Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Die Another Day (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).
19. Aaron Jeffery
Actor | McLeod's Daughters
Aaron Jeffery is a New Zealand/Australian actor and voice over artist who was born in 1970 in Auckland New Zealand. Aaron is a NIDA graduate. Jeffery is best known for his roles on Underbelly Files: Chopper (2018) , Neighbours (1985), Outrageous Fortune (2005) and for his roles on Australian award ...
20. Kevin Smith
Actor | Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
He was born in Auckland, New Zealand and spent his early childhood there. His family moved to the small rural town of Timaru in New Zealand's South Island when he was 11. During high school, he began playing in rock-and-roll bands, but never aspired to a career as an actor. He had a passion for ...
21. Lisa Chappell
Actress | McLeod's Daughters
Grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. After playing the spoilt brat, "Chelsea", on the New Zealand TV series, Gloss (1987), she moved to Sydney to complete the Journey. She then won the role of "Claire McLeod" on McLeod's Daughters (2001). After three years, she decided it was time for a change and was...
23. Olivia Tennet
Actress | The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Born and raised in New Zealand, Olivia has been a performer from a young age. Following in her sister's footsteps, she began learning tap dancing at four years old and eventually stumbled into acting three years later. Over the years, she appeared in both guest and supporting roles in various local...
24. Chris Rankin
Christopher William Rankin lived with his parents in his native New Zealand until age 6 when they moved back to England.
He found his love for acting at the age of 11, at Northgate High School in Norfolk, as a member of the Youth Theatre Company of Dereham Operatic Society. While in school, Chris ...
25. John Tui
Actor | Battleship
John Tui was born on June 11, 1975 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Battleship (2012), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). He has been married to Liyah since January 28, 2002. They have three children.
26. Joel Tobeck
Actor | 30 Days of Night
Born into an acting family in Auckland, New Zealand, Joel made his first stage appearance with his mother, Liddy Holloway, at age 5. With his solid grounding in theatre, he has appeared in many stage productions, covering all genres from Shakespeare to Musical Theatre. His nearly two dozen film ...
Actress | Deathgasm
Kimberley Crossman was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Crossman started dancing at the age of 3 and started auditioning while she was in high school. She quickly landed a series regular role on a New Zealand soap opera, Shortland Street. Kimberley Crossman now lives and works in Los Angeles focusing...
28. Lisa Harrow
Actress | The Final Conflict
Intelligent and luminous red-haired Lisa Harrow was born in Auckland, New Zealand, on August 25, 1943. A scholarship from the New Zealand Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council is what sent Lisa studying abroad. Accepted by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, she later was invited to become a ...
29. Dwayne Cameron
Actor | 211
Dwayne Cameron was born October 28 1981 in Auckland New Zealand. Age ten his father was killed when he was hit by a train. Landed his first role opposite William Shatner. Starred in Disturbing the Peace (2020) with Guy Pearce, with Nicolas Cage in 211 (2018) and in Roger Donaldson's McLaren (2017)....
30. Andrew Adamson
Writer | Shrek 2
Andrew Adamson was born on December 1, 1966 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a producer and writer, known for Shrek 2 (2004), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and Shrek (2001). He has been married to Gyulnara Karaeva since January 16, 2016. He was previously ...
32. Jay Laga'aia
Jay Laga'aia was born on September 10, 1963 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Daybreakers (2009). He has been married to Sandra Jane since August 16, 1990. They ...
33. Kieren Hutchison
Actor | One Tree Hill
Kieren Hutchison was born on October 9, 1974 in Auckland, New Zealand as Kieren Robert Hutchison. He is an actor and director, known for One Tree Hill (2003), The Legend of William Tell (1998) and Flower Girl (2009). He has been married to Nicole Tubiola since August 10, 2003.
34. Beth Allen
Actress | The Tribe
Beth Allen has been acting since 1993. She was a member of the PAS Children's Theatre and appeared in Pinnochio and Hairy Maclary at Auckland's Aotea Centre. She has been in several television commercials, had a guest role as Eva in the television drama 'Riding High' and played Young Julie in the ...
35. Harry Sinclair
Harry Sinclair was born in 1959 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a director and writer, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Topless Women Talk About Their Lives (1997) and Dead Alive (1992). He has been married to Rebecca Kirshner since December 5, 2008.
37. Madeleine Sami
Actress | Super City
Madeleine has written, directed and starred in upcoming movie 'The Breaker Upperers' produced by Taika Waititi's company, Piki Films. Its about two women who make a living breaking unhappy couples up.
Madeleine has created, co-written and starred in two seasons of critically acclaimed New Zealand ...
Soundtrack | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Born on November 7, 1996, Lorde (Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor) is a singer/songwriter born in the Auckland suburb of Takapuna and raised in neighboring Devonport, New Zealand. She is of Irish and Croatian descent. She became an international crossover hit in 2013 with her debut studio album, ...
Actor | Zoolander 2
Born in Auckland and grew up in Hastings, New Zealand.
With Maori heritage from his father's side of the family, with both Ngapuhi and Waikato tribal affiliations.
Graduate of Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School (1992-1993).
Having worked on stage between 1994-2001, his theatre credits include roles...
Actress | Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Angela was born in Auckland, New Zealand but her father's early success in business meant she traveled extensively when she young. By the age of 11, she had lived in Ft. Lauderdale, Los Angeles, London and Sydney and had spent six months in India with her mother and older sister. Her family ...
47. Shara Connolly
Actress | Made Vicious
Shara Connolly is an New Zealand born film, television and theatre actress.
Shara's screen career began at the age of 13 when she was cast in a small role in Disney's Eddies Million Dollar Cook Off (2003). Since then, she has acted extensively in New Zealand and international productions such as The...
48. Elizabeth Felker
Actress | Eric Hanged Himself
Elizabeth Dowden was born in Auckland, New Zealand. She grew up on Waiheke Island until she was 6 years old, when her parents moved back to the city she began taking dance lessons which led her to becoming a competitive ballet dancer by the age of 9. She booked her first commercial at age 10 for an...
49. Toni Rossall
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
is a New Zealand-born Australian professional wrestler, best known by her ring name as Toni Storm. She is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) performing on its NXT UK brand. Prior to joining the WWE, Storm wrestled nearly ten years on the independent circuit, beginning in her ...
50. Claire Chitham
Actress | Fresh Eggs
Claire Margaret Chitham is a New Zealand television actress. Claire rose to fame as Waverley Harrison (née Wilson) in the New Zealand TV show Shortland Street, from 1994-5 and 1997-2005 and Aurora Bay in Outrageous Fortune from 2006-2007.
Her first television role was a guest appearance in The New ...