Frankie Adams

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

180 cm

Age Range

24–32

Ethnicity

Samoan

Also Represented in

United States of America

Career Highlights

At the age of 16, Frankie landed her first professional acting role on New Zealand’s longest running primetime serial drama, Shortland Street. Frankie played the role of Ula Levi for four years between 2010-2014. She has since gone from job to job, starring in the award-winning Australian television drama series Wentworth. The lead role of Ilisa in New Zealand feature film One Thousand Ropes (which premiered at Venice Film Festival to critical acclaim). In 2017, Frankie was cast in a major role in Peter Jackson’s feature film Mortal Engines and following this role, she received an outstanding testimonial. Frankie is about to shoot her fourth season of US Syfy television series The Expanse playing the role of Bobbie Draper in Toronto.

Awards.

2015Finalist - TV Guide Best On The Box - Sexiest Woman 2015
2014Metro Magazine's Sexiest Woman - Winner

Virtual Reality Film.

2019Minimum MassRabia (Support)New Zealand Film Commission’s Interactive Development
Dir. Raqi Syed

Feature Film.

2018Same But Different: A True New Zealand Love StoryHerself (Guest)Raw Productions
Dir. Nikki Si'ulepa
2018VaiMata (Support)Vendetta Films
Dir. Various
2017Mortal EnginesYasmina Rashid (Support)Hungry City LTD
Dir. Peter Jackson
2016One Thousand RopesLisa (Lead)Transmission Films Ltd
Dir. Tusi Tamasese
2015ValerianBoulan Empress (Motion Capture)Dir. Luc Besson

Short Film.

2017Stand Up GirlStacey (Guest)NZME
Dir. Aidee Walker
2014Promise of PihaLani (Lead)Neasian Dialex Productions Ltd
Dir. Hanelle Harris

Television.

2021The Expanse - Season 6Bobbie Draper (Lead )Alcon Entertainment
Dir. Various
2020 The Expanse - Season 5Bobbie Draper (Lead )Alcon Entertainment
Dir. Various
2018The Expanse S-4Bobby Drapper (Lead)Syfy Channel
Dir. Various
2017The Expanse S-3Bobbie Draper (Lead)Syfy Channel
Dir. Various
2016The Expanse S-2Bobbie Draper (Lead)Syfy Channel
Dir. Various
2015Wentworth S-4Tasha Goodwin (Guest )Fremantle Media Australia PTY. Limited
Dir. Various
2010Shortland StreetUla Levi (Core Cast)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various

Presenter.

2018Class ActMentor (Lead)Dir. Bianca Ikinofo

Web Series.

2020Teine SaAna, Sina, Te'a, Pele, Drama Teacher (Lead)Dir. Various

Training.

Audition Technique Course - 2014, Margie Haber Studio USA
US Accent Training, Terri De'Ath - 2013
One-on-one Training, Miranda Harcourt - 2011