Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

190 cm

Age Range

26–36

Ethnicity

European

Career Highlights


Chris is an award-winning comedian, writer and actor. A natural performer, Chris has travelled around New Zealand performing live shows for a number of years. He has appeared in New Zealand films The Breaker Upperers, Kiwi Christmas, telefeature Why Does Love and most recently Nude Tuesday. His television credits include Agent Anna and Funny Girls, along with various skits on shows such as Jono and Ben and 7 Days.

Awards.

2021The New Zealand Television Awards - Television Personality of the Year 2021 Nomination
2018Fred Award - Best Show, for Camp Binch as part of the 2018 NZ International Comedy Festival
2017Best Actor Wellington Theatre Awards
2014Best Actor - Auckland Regional Finals - 48 Hours Furious Filmmaking Challenge

Short Film.

2021Canary in the CradleBoyo (Lead)Dir. Oscar Enburg
2016Waru Make Up Artist (Guest)Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions

Feature Film.

2020Baby DoneBaristaDir. Curtis Vowell
2020Nude TuesdayStefan (Supporting)Dir. Armagan Ballantyne
2017Kiwi ChristmasJean Paul Dir. Tony Simpson

Film Film.

2020Golden Boy Series 2Derek CousinsMediaworks
Dir. Various
2018Funny WhareGuest - as himselfMaori Television - MTS
2017The Breaker UpperersGroomCatch Casting - AKL
Dir. Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami

Television.

20217 DaysPanel GuestDiscovery
2021Have You Been Paying AttentionPanel GuestTVNZ
2021SISIan the Immigration Officer/ Chris the Creator (Guest)SIS The Show Limited
Dir. Hanelle Harris
2021The PanthersJulius (Guest)TVNZ
Dir. by Miki Magasiva, Vea Mafileo & Tom Hern
20187 DaysPanelist and Spec WriterMediaworks
2018Funny GirlsIan
2018Jono & BenChris Out of Water SegmentMediaworks
Dir. Various
2018The Golden Boy - PilotDerekDir. Jackie van Beek
2017All Star Family FeudTV3
2017Funny GirlsVarious
2016Why Does LoveMichael (Guest)Great Southern Television
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2015Funny GirlsVarious (Regular Series Skit player & Comedy Writer)Mediaworks Ltd
2014Agent Anna Series IIDougal (Guest)Great Southern Film & Television
2012Girl vs Boy Series 1, 2 & 3Olaf (Core Cast)KHF Media
Dir. David Stubbs & Thomas Robins

Presenter.

2021The Edge Breakfast Host
2018Extra Slice - The Great British Bake-OffPresenter
2017My Kitchen Rules Extra - The LabPresenter/HostBlacksand TVNZ

Theatre.

2018Shortland Street the MusicalNick Harrison plus ensemble roles (Orderly, All Black, Joey Henderson, Juror & Nico)Dir. Simon Bennett
2017Hudson & Halls - Silo TheatreDavid Halls
2017Hudson and HallsDavid Halls (Lead)Dir. Kip Chapman
2016Hudson & HallsDavid HallsSilo Theatre
2014Blind Date ProjectKurt TillwardSilo Theatre
Dir. Tanya Goldberg
2014Hauraki HorrorSelfBasement Theatre
Dir. Rachel House
2014Tighty WhitiesSelf (Lead)New Zealand International Comedy Festival Bats/Basement Theatre
2013Another Dead FagKai (Lead)Basement Theatre
Dir. Jordan Selwyn & Sam Brooks
2013Outsiders' GuideSelf (Lead)New Zealand International Comedy Festival Bats/Basement Theatre
2013Snort ComedyImprovisor (Core Company)Basement Theatre
2012Two Fish N' a ScoopJason (Lead)Fortune Theatre
Dir. Patrick Davis
2011Public Service AnnouncementsPhil Goff (Support)NZ International Comedy Festival
Dir. Rachel Henry
2011ToysViewmasterBats Theatre
Dir. Sophie Roberts

Web Series.

2020Dai's HousepartyHimself (Contributor)Kevin & Co
2019Educators Series 2South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Jesse Griffin
2018EducatorsRachel's FianceSouth Pacific Pictures

Training.

Self-Tape Master class with Tandi Wright - 2017
Bachelor of Performing Arts, Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School - 2009