Gloria Blake

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

173 cm

Age Range

24–34

Ethnicity

Fijian, Tongan

Career Highlights


Fijian-New Zealander Gloria is a multi-talented actress who made her big-screen debut as a ‘Polynesian Angel’ in the 2011 feature film Sione’s 2: Unfinished Business. She then went on to star as Mary, the leading woman in the hilarious Pasifika romantic-comedy Three Wise Cousins. Her other screen credits include numerous appearances in various Fresh TV shows, and a succession of roles in short films, including leads in Be Back Soon, Loner, and most recently, Everyone Writes a Memoir.

Awards.

2020NZ Web Festival: Best Lead Female - Nomination
2020South Shorts Mentorship Programme
2019Best Performer - 48 hour film festival

Short Film.

2020Everyone Writes MemoirMia (Lead)Paxifica Moving Image Production
Dir. Alexander Campbell & Mark Solter
2019Darkest LightMonica Hunt (Supporting)Dir. Floris van Gaalen
2019LonerCharlotte (Lead)Dir. Lauren Porteous
2019Murder Mysteries Monica Dir. Floris Van Gaalen
2019RentersGloria (Supporting Lead)Dir. Brothers in Crime
2019Vagenie - 48 hour film festivalVageniaDir. Hweiling Ow
2018Be Back Soon (Lead)

Feature Film.

2016Three Wise CousinsMary (Core)M2S1 productions
Dir. Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa
2011Sione's 2: Unfinished BusinessPolynesian Angel (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Simon Bennett

Television.

2020Refresh - Wonder WahineFresh TV
2019Aladdin ParodyFresh TV
2019Refresh - Tiare's AngelsFresh TV
2018Fresh Game ShowFresh TV
2017Game of BrosFresh TV
2014Mr LavalavaFresh TV
2013Almighty Johnsons (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
2013Polyfest: Diversity Stage

Training.

Massive Essential's Workshop - 2020
TAP Taster Program - 2019
Aussie Accent class with Alexandra Whitham - 2018
Rehearsal and Performance Workshop - Simon Bennett - 2018, Simon Bennett
Screen Acting with Kacie Stetson - 2018
US accent training with Jacquie Drew - 2018
Studio 111 10 Week Workshop (Beginners) - 2012
Studio 111 Presenter's Platform - 2012
Terri de'Ath American Accent Workshop (Advanced) - 2012
Terri de'Ath American Accent Workshop (Beginners) - 2011