Dennis Zhang Actor Profile







Auckland, New Zealand


186 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Dennis Zhang, a versatile actor from New Zealand, has left his mark within both film and theater. Dennis comes with a wealth of training and education, which has seen him hit the ground running within the New Zealand entertainment industry. Dennis starred in the six-part comedy drama crime series “Far North” and has additional credits for lead roles in productions like “Karma” and “The Night”. Most recently, Dennis took to the stage in Auckland Theatre Company's production of "Bastmati B*tch". Zhang's dedication to his craft and ability to embody diverse characters have positioned him as a rising talent in the entertainment industry.

Film Film.

2022The NightPolice Officer (Supporting)Dir. Stella Jin
2021ConeyHoward (Lead)Dir. Shun Ip Lee
2021KarmaJack (Lead)Dir. Gengxin Li
2020AvunculicideJosh (Lead)Dir. Aru Bhardwaj
2020Deadbeat DadJim (Lead)Dir. Jonathon Fong
2020PinchUndercover Cop (Supporting)Dir. Brad Gibb
2020Second AvenueMason (Lead)Dir. Dayna Edwards
2020StationedYoung Male (Lead)Dir. James-Henry Mather
2020The Charming PredatorGeoff (Lead)Dir. Tino Kunaka
2020Whole Lotto LoveBob (Lead)Dir. Shaun Pettigrew
2019Hope You Pill BetterDr. Byron Ward (Lead)Dir. Terence Muru & Soasa Pikula

Feature Film.

2021Buzz CutBruce Ma Lee (Supporting)Dir. Martin Renner


2023Far NorthSamDir. David White
2023Give Me BabiesHandsome Young MedicDir. Calvin Sang
2023Junior Dog HandlersPresenterDir. Wendy Tetley


2023Basmati B*tchGoon/Task Officer/GuardAuckland Theatre Company
2020A Christmas CarolVariousHowick Little Theatre

Web Series.

2020BustedAlexYooBee College


Casting Hothouse - Equity NZ (Jami Rudolfsky & Christy Faison) - 2023
The Actor's Workshop - Latham Gaines & Laura Interval - 2023
The Actor's Workshop 2.0 - Latham Gaines & Laura Interval - 2023
Weekly Acting Classes - Latham Gaines & Laura Interval - 2023
Screenfit - Screenfit - 2022
The Emotional Core - Hunter Acting Studio - 2022
Weekly Acting Training - Actors Lab Studio - 2022
Advanced Screen Acting Course - Liz Mullane & Rachel Bullock - 2021
Advanced Screen Naturalism Masterclass - Miranda Harcourt - 2021
Audition for Film & TV III - Howard Fine Acting Studio LA - 2021
Miranda Harcourt 2-Day Masterclass - Pan Asian Screen Collective - 2021
Screen Acting Intensive Masterclass - Vicky Yiannoutsos - 2021
Stu Turner Casting Director Workshop - Equity NZ - 2021
Acting Technique Course - Howard Fine Acting Studio LA - 2020
American Accent Intensive - Jacque Drew - 2020
American Accent Workshop - Katherine Beck - 2020
Audition for Film & TV I & II - Howard Fine Acting Studio LA - 2020
Beginner Screen Acting Course - Liz Mullane & Rachel Bullock - 2020
Casting Hothouse - Equity NZ/Anousha Zarkesh - 2020
Introduction to Acting - Kacie Stetson Studio - 2020
Level 2 Advanced Acting - Juliet Furness - 2020
Rehearsal & Performance Workshop - Director & Editors Guild of NZ/Aidee Walker - 2020
Screen Acting & Audition Technique Workshop - Actors Lab Studio - 2020
Six-Week Acting Essentials - Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia - 2020
Standard American Accent Workshop - Sarah Valentine - 2020
The Craft of Acting Workshop - Jennifer Ward-Lealand - 2020
Advanced Introductory Improvisation - Juliet Furness - 2019
Level 1 Intermediate Acting - Juliet Furness - 2019