Ben Baker

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

180 cm

Age Range

47–60

Ethnicity

Samoan

Career Highlights

Ben is as Samoan-New Zealand actor, who has worked across film, television and theatre. His feature film credits include roles in Samoan comedy Sione’s Wedding, drama film Matariki, and more recently, The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire and Faith. Ben has also appeared as a core cast member in television series Karaoke High and Orange Roughies.

Short Film.

2020Blue SmokeFetu (Guest)Dir. Ivan Barge
2003My GardenerSecurity Guard (Guest)Best Friends Productions
Dir. Various

Feature Film.

2019The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of FaithViliami 'Sione' Paletu'a (Support)Kolipoki Pictures
Dir. Mitch Davis
2009MatarikiRick's Dad (Support)Filmwork (Matariki) Ltd
Dir. Michael Bennett
2005Sione's WeddingLakopo (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Chris Graham
2001The Extreme TeamEric Blenhein (Support)E Team Productions
Dir. Leslie Libman

Television.

2007Karaoke High - Series 1Sione Faiva (Core)TVNZ
Dir. Mike Smith
2006Orange Roughies - Series 1Colin Turk (Core )Screenworks
Dir. Chris Bailey, John Laing, Peter Sharp
1999Street Legal Series 1-3Samson Silesi (Core)Screenworks
Dir. Chris Bailey

Presenter.

2008Homai Te PakiPakiMaori Television

Theatre.

2003The Songmaker's ChairFa'amauAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Nathaniel Lees
2003Young BaronCavalierTheatre Stampede, Auckland
Dir. Ben Crowder
2000Fire MountainSam

Voice.

2016Warehouse MoneyVoice Over Exclusivity
2015Steinlager demo (new)DDB/Silk
2015Subway/NZThe Voice Plant
2014BNZ VO brand demoColenso BBDO
2014Suppliers Dinner, The Warehouse: Conference videoFilm Construction
2012Far Cry 3Various VillagersUbisoft Entertainment
2012The WarehouseVoice
2009Spartacus Loop GroupPacific Renaissance
2008Avis- Radio
2008DTR - TV
2008Dulux - TV
2008Genesis Energy AV- Production
2008McDonalds - TV/Radio
2008Pedigree
2008Voice of TVNZ promos

Training.

Meisner Technique, NZ - 2004, Michael Saccente