Frankie Adams





Auckland, New Zealand


180 cm

Age Range


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 prime-time 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. Most recently Frankie played multiple lead roles in the New Zealand pacific television series Teine Sā and The Panthers. She just wrapped season six of US Amazon television series The Expanse playing the role of Bobbie Draper in Toronto.


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


2022The Lost Flowers of Alice HartCandy Dir. Glendyn Ivin
2021The Expanse - Season 6Bobbie Draper (Lead )Alcon Entertainment
Dir. Various
2020Teine SaAna, Sina, Te'a, Pele, Drama Teacher (Lead)Dir. Various
2020 The Expanse - Season 5Bobbie Draper (Lead )Alcon Entertainment
Dir. Various
2020The PanthersTessaTVNZ
Dir. Miki Magasiva, Vea Mafileo & Tom Hern
2018The Expanse - Season 4 Bobbie Draper (Lead)Syfy Channel
Dir. Various
2017The Expanse - Season 3Bobbie Draper (Lead)Syfy Channel
Dir. Various
2016The Expanse - Season 2 Bobbie Draper (Lead)Syfy Channel
Dir. Various
2015Wentworth - Season 4Tasha Goodwin (Guest )Fremantle Media Australia PTY. Limited
Dir. Various
2010Shortland StreetUla Levi (Core Cast)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various


2018Class ActMentor (Lead)Dir. Bianca Ikinofo


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