Curtis Vowell





Wales, United Kingdom (Currently Overseas)


182 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Stelara TVC
Television Commercial
Role: Hero Matt
Producer: Cherokee

Curtis is a Cook Island-Māori actor and director who has been working professionally for over 20 years. On screen he has starred in the film Spies & Lies, along with series such as Legend of the Seeker and The Pretender. His directing debut film Fantail, which was written by his partner Sophie Henderson, was met with internal praise and earned him a Best Director nomination at the NZ Film Awards. Most recently, Curtis directed the New Zealand comedy-drama Baby Done.

Feature Film.

2015ClovenFed Ex Guy (Major Support)Washtub Productions Ltd
Dir. Michael Dougherty
2005King KongBody DoubleWingnut Films
Dir. Peter Jackson

Telefeature Film.

2009Spies & LiesPolice Officer #1South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Simon Bennett

Short Film.

2007The Big HappinessJacksonTwo Cats and a Griffin
Dir. Michael Humphrey
2005Dead LettersUS SoldierDir. Paolo Rotondo
2004The RoarNew Zealand Film School
Dir. David Lee
2003Why Is This HappeningNew Zealand Film School
2002The Last LaughNew Zealand Film School


2013The Almighty Johnsons - Series 3Bevan (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
2011Hounds Scotty (Guest)Thedownlowconcept Limited
2009Jaquie Brown DiariesTony the Cameraman (Guest)Young, Gifted & Brown
Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2009Legend of The SeekerMattis (Guest)Walt Disney Productions Ltd
Dir. J. Brough
2009The CultMarcusGreat Southern Television
2008The Pretender Series 2Gareth (Regular Recurring)Great Southern Television


2007ANZ Kiwisaver ViralANZ Bank
2002The SneetchesNew Zealand School of Dance


2008Design for LivingOttoAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Roy Ward
2007BareManThe Silo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Oliver Driver
2007The Ensemble ProjectThe Silo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Michael Hurst / Oliver Driver
2005A Shaggy Dog StoryRolfDir. Lyndee Jane Rutherford
2005GuantanamoWahab Al RawiDir. Simon Ferry
2005The Merchant of VeniceLorenzoCentrepoint Theatre
Dir. Simon Ferry
2004DuckDir. Benjamin Crowder
2003A Moon Between Two HousesCalico Young People's Theatre
Dir. Jenny Wake
2003Captain Hacker and the Glitch BugsCalico Young People's Theatre
Dir. Jenny Wake
2003The School BallCentrepoint Theatre
Dir. Alison Quigan
2002CourageGo SoloDir. K.C.Kelly, Perry Piercy, Vanessa Byrnes
2002Richard IIIRatcliffeDownstage Theatre
Dir. Murray Lynch
2002RoadJoey, Brink, SoldierThe Road Cooperative
Dir. Larry Rew
2002The RoverBelvilleDir. James Beaumont
2001One for the RoadVictorTe Whaia Theatre
Dir. Jacqueline Coats
2001Orpheus DescendingJabe TorrenceDownstage Theatre
Dir. Miranda Harcourt


Bachelor of Performing Arts-Acting Major - 2000, Toi Whakaari:New Zealand Drama School
Diploma in Performing Arts - 1999, Hagley Theatre Company