Daniel Cockerill Actor Profile





Auckland, New Zealand


177 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School alum rising star Daniel Cockerill, a recent graduate, is one to watch. He has already secured lead roles in projects like Chaz Harris' "You're Out" and the theatre production "SexWise Tour," along with notable contributions to "Women Beware Women," "Angels in America," and "Romeo and Juliet."

Short Film.

2022You're OutBen (Lead )Dir. Chaz Harris
2021DiasporaCastDir. Tanu Gago

Short Film.

2020Best in ShowHamilton Swan (Supporting)Toi Whaakari
Dir. Vaughan Slinn
2012Kids and their ChemicalsScientist (Supporting)Stem Creative
Dir. Ben Forman


2022Sexwise Tour Eli (Lead )Dir. Bernadine Gladding & Janaye Henry
2021Ciggy Butts in the SandDancer / CastDir. Tupua Tigafua
2021CufflinkCast / Choreographer (Lead )Dir. Daniel Cockerill
2021Norma Patterson and the Harvest ClubGilly / Choreographer (Supporting )Dir. Harrison Keefe & Rongopai Tickell
2020Ciggy Butts in the Sand Dancer (Ensemble Cast )Dir. Tupua Tigafua
2020Romeo and JulietPrince / Paris (Supporting)Toi Whaakari
Dir. Anya Tate Manning, Mitch Tawhi Thomas
2020Women Beware WomenLeantio (Lead)Toi Whaakari
Dir. Sara Brodie
2019Angels in AmericaPrior Walter (Supporting)Toi Whakaari
Dir. Heather Timms and Erina Daniels


Elizabeth Nabben AU Accent Workshop - 2023
Lisa Dallinger UK Accent Workshop - 2023
Red Leap Theatre Company Mad Flight Development Workshop - 2022
Intimacy workshop w/ Jennifer Ward-Lealand - 2021
Miranda Harcourt Screen Workshop - 2021
Ross McCormack Movement and Theatre Intensive - 2021
Intimacy workshop w/ Sara Brodie - 2020
Mary MacDonald Lewis Accent Workshop (General American) 2 - 2020
Bert Van Dijk Actor in Imagination/Embodied Voice - 2019
Brita McVeigh Screen Workshop - 2019
Guy Langford, Actor As Player - 2019
Heather Timms Actor in Action - 2019
Miranda Harcourt Screen Workshop - 2019
Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School - 2019
Vaughan Slinn P.E.M - 2019
Vaughan Slinn Screen Workshop - 2019