Dai Henwood

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

167 cm

Age Range

37–44

Ethnicity

NZ/European

Career Highlights

Best New Zealand Comedian Winner - The Fred Award 2007
TV Guide Best On The Box Awards Nomination - Funniest Person On Television - Roll The Dai and Insert Video Here - 2007
The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Winner - 'Best MC 2006
The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Winner - Best Television Performance - Insert Video Here 2006

Kiwi Flyer (FF)
Kiwi Flyer Productions Limited
Role: Mr Lumsden Director: Tony Simpson
Producer: Tim Sanders

@ Seven (TVD)
Mediaworks
Role: As himself Director: Rob McGlauchlan

Roll the Dai: Series 1 & 2/Outback (TVD) C4
Role: Host

DaiNamic Scenarios (Theatre)
New Zealand International Comedy Festival
Role: Stand Up Comedian

Awards.

2015Finalist - Funniest Person on TV & Best Dressed Man - TV Guide Best on the Box (7 Days – TV3)
2007Best New Zealand Comedian Winner - The Fred Award
2007Cleo Music Awards Winner - Best Music TV Presenter
2007The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Nomination - Best Male Comedian
2007The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Nomination - Best New Zealand On Screen Comedy Performance - Roll the Dai & Insert Video Here
2007The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Nomination - The Kevin Smith Memorial Cup for Best Artist Achievement - Overall Contribution to C4 Programming
2007TV Guide Best On The Box Awards Nomination - Funniest Person On Television - Roll The Dai & Insert Video Here
2006The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Winner - Best MC
2006The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Winner - Best Television Performance - Insert Video Here
2005The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Winner - Best Male Comedian
2004The New Zealand Comedy Guild Awards Winner - Best Male Comedian
2002Billy T James Comedy Award - Winner - The New Zealand Comedy Guild
1998Best New Face Award Winner- Pulp Comedy
1998Winner of '3 Dynamic Innovative Video Awards'

Feature Film.

2011Kiwi FlyerMr Lumsden (Major Support)Kiwi Flyer Productions Limited
Dir. Tony Simpson

Short Film.

2001Empire SuperetteTramp
1998FirepussyDir. Dai Henwood
1997TuesdayReggie

Television.

2014Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2014HimselfJ&A Productions
20137 DaysHimselfMediaworks
2013Ben and Steve: World Famous In Himself (Guest )Mediaworks
20127 DaysHimself (Core Cast)TV3
2012Comedy GalaComedianTV Works Ltd
20117 Days Himself (Core cast)TV3
2010Pilot Series "Trials of Napier"Mongolian (Guest)Great Southern Television
2010Qantas Film & Television Awards On Screen Talent (Self)TVNZ
2010The Best of the Billys (Comedian)TVWorks Limited
2009@ SevenAs himself (Co-Host / Presenter)Mediaworks
Dir. Rob McGlauchlan
2004Secret Agent MenEddie GrossmanGreenstone Pictures Ltd
2003Secret Agent MenEddie GrossmanGreenstone Pictures Ltd
2003The Story of Funk SpecialPFunk ChainsawTV2
2003TV2 LAUGH! GalaComedianTV2
2002Billy T AwardsFinalistTV2
2002RevelationsCarlosCloud 9 Productions
2001At Least Ya Havin A Go (Writer/Actor)Phoenix Television
2001The Tribe IIYouth 1Cloud 9 Productions
2000Xena Warrior PrincessSikiPacific Renaissance Series
1999Pulp ComedyComedianPhoenix Television
1999The TribeDiseases ManCloud 9 Productions

Presenter.

2016Family FeudPresenter
2015UCSA Variety Concert
2014Farmlands Party of the YearMC
2014Foodstuffs North Island ConferencePanelist
2014L'Oreal Awards 2014MC
2014The Radio Frequency Users Associations of NZ IncorporatedMCGala Dinner
2014Tourism Wellington "The Capital"
2013Best Design AwardsMC
2013Bev ridges on York Comedy NightHimselfHawkes Bay
2013Canon Kick OffMC
2013Fisher and Paykel Launch eventsMC
2013Mediators and Arbitrators MC
2013NZ Marketing AwardsMC
2013Silver ScrollsMC
2012Admin Professional DayEntertainer
2012Blum DinnerEntertainer
2012Canterbury UniversityEntertainer
2012Comedy Night with the CrusadersEntertainer
2012Farmlands EventEntertainer
2012NZ Dairy Conference MC
2012Pie AwardsMC
2012Silver ScrollsMC
2011Air NZ - Legends GigEntertainer
2011Best Design AwardMC
2011CDANZ EventSpeaker
2011Manawatu Business AwardsMC
2011Microsoft TechfestMC
2011NZ ALGIM - Corporate gigEntertainer
2011Rocked the Nation 3PresenterDir. Mitchell Hawkes
2011Studio LaunchEntertainer
2011Waitakere Business AwardsMC
20107 DaysSelfTV Works Limited
2010AotearoHA: Comedy CarnivalComedianTVWorks Limited
2010Manawatu Business AwardsMC
2009Frucor Business Conferences
2009Instant Kiwi Conference
2008Air New Zealand Music Festival - ChristchurchMango PR
2008C4 PresenterPresenterTV Works Ltd
2008Coke Conference Gala Night MCMadAnt
2008College Herald Prize GivingMC
2008IBM Christmas Party - Auckland, Wellington, ChristchurchMC
2008Insert Video HereC4
2008Just For Laughs Festival (By Invitation)Montreal, Canada
2008OzcarsCorporate Event
2008Roll the Dai: OutbackC4
2008Vodafone New Zealand Music AwardsMCTV Works
2007Big Day Out HighlightsC4
2007DaiNamic Scenarios - Solo ShowStand Up ComedianNew Zealand International Comedy Festival
2007Drive ShowBFM
2007ECL Group Marketing VideoEdge Creative
2007Grooming TipsPresenterFashion Quarterly Men
2007Meaty - Entertainment NewsC4
2007Oktobor EventMCOktobor
2007Phoenix FestivalMCReece Jensen Events
2007Roll The DaiC4
2007Sam and Drew's Awesome AdventureC4
2007Westfield Retail Excellence AwardsMCWestfield Shore City
2006Tokyo Comedy StoreComedian
2005Champagne Table Tennis - Solo ShowVariousNew Zealand International Comedy Festival
2004The Hot Steppa- Solo ShowJohn D'Bank TellerNew Zealand International Comedy Festival
2003NightlineTV3
2003Off the WireNational Radio
Dir. Downlow Concept
2003Pop Goes The WeaselChannel Z
Dir. Downlow Concept
2003Stand Up Comedy, MC and ShowcasesNumerous gigs throught New Zealand
2003The Story of FunkPFunk Chainsaw, The Venezuelan Meat Sack and VariousEdinburgh Festival
2003The Story of Funk - Solo ShowPFunk Chainsaw, The Venezuelan Meat Sack and VariousMelbourne Comedy Festival
2002Extreme ComiqueComedianSky City Casino, Auckland
2002Sunday Group - with Chris Laidlaw, May Chan and Don NealyNational Radio
2002The Story of Funk - Solo ShowPFunk Chainsaw, The Venezuelan Meat Sack and variousSilo Theatre, Auckland
2000An Interview with a Lovegrove
1999Arts and Theatre ShowGeorge FM
1999Comedy Gala, TV2ComedianNew Zealand International LAUGH! Festival
1999Radio Active Breakfast ShowRadio Active
1999Resident DJClassic Comedy and Bar

Theatre.

2013White Rabbit, Red RabbitSilo Theatre
Dir. Nassim Soleimanpour
2002SwingballWriter, PerformerWellington Fringe Festival - Bats Theatre, Wellington
2000No Pogs, No PatchesOpen Book Productions
Dir. Paula Van Beek
2000SchtickSilo Theatre, Auckland
1999No Way Out Of TexasPhoenix Theatre
1999Rolling StonedSilo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Jan Maree
1998Arturo UiTed RagVictoria University
Dir. Phil Mann
1998BrechtfastBaalVictoria University
Dir. Phil Mann
1998DirtWellington Fringe Festival
Dir. Bret Mckenzie
1995Theatresports

Voice.

2015Tony's Tyres/Radio/NZ/3monthsThe Hatchery
2014GIB/Online only/2monthsBloke.99
2009Cadbury Cream Eggs - TV
2009Coke Lovesong - Radio
2008Air New Zealand - Radio
2008Bridgestone/Firestone Free Fluid Check - Radio
2008Coke - Radio
2008Super Liquor - Radio
2008Westfield - TVC/Radio
2007Auto Trader - Radio
2007NZ Herald - Radio
2007Sky City Cinemas - Radio

Training.

Bachelor of Arts, NZ - 1998, Victoria University