JJ Fong

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

164 cm

Age Range

30–37

Ethnicity

Chinese, European

Also Represented in

United States of America

Career Highlights

JJ is a Chinese-New Zealander who burst onto the local television scene in 2009, with a core cast role in the popular primetime drama series Go Girls. Since then, she has had lead roles in comedy series Flat3, Step Dave and webseries AFK. In 2016, JJ featured in a major guest role on New Zealand’s renowned soap Shortland Street, as well as drama series The Brokenwood Mysteries. She has gone on to act in television series Bad Seed, Power Rangers and Netflix’s The New Legend of Monkey. JJ has appeared in Netflix comedy Falling Inn Love and worked alongside Avatar director James Cameron. Most recently, JJ is one of the leads in New Zealand’s dystopian drama series Creamerie

Awards.

2012Best Actress Nomination - Role: Kate
2011Best Actress Nomination - Role: Zooey

Feature Film.

2019AvatarShot Control DirectorDir. James Cameron
2019Falling Inn LoveYoga InstructorMarVista Entertainment / Ground Control NZ
Dir. Roger Kumble
2013End of DazeJ.JDir. Kiel McNaughton

Short Film.

2016Cradle Jessica Four Knights Film
Dir. Damon Duncan

Short Film.

2015Sugar HitJessDir. Roseanne Liang
2014CradleJessicaCradle Enterprises Limited & NZ Film Commission
Dir. Damon Duncan

Television.

2020CreamerieJaime (Lead)Dir. Roseanne Liang
2019Tender TrapTracey the Nail TechnicianGreenstone Pictures
Dir. Sima Urale
2019The New Legend of Monkey S-2LibrarianSee-Saw Films and Jump Film and TV
Dir. Peter Andrikidis
2018Bad SeedTishDir. Helena Brooks
2018Funny Girls Suffragette Special LianneMediaWorks
Dir. Helena Brooks
2018Power Rangers Beast MorphersMayor's AssistantPower Rangers Productions Ltd
Dir. Various
2018Runaway MillionairesKind Young GuardFearless Productions
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2018Sidelines - PilotMichelleDir. Cristobel Araus Lobos
2018The Feijoa ClubAunty MumDir. Nicole Whippy
2018The Feijoa ClubAunty Rosie/MumBrown Sugar Apple Grunt
Dir. Nicole Whippy
2018The Golden Boy - PilotWomanDir. Jackie van Beek
2017The Legend of MonkeyLusio (Guest)Netflix co-production with See-Saw Productions
Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2017UnboxedJessicaDir. Roseanne Liang
2016Shortland StreetRuby Flores (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2016The Brokenwood Mysteries S-3ScarlettSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2014Step DaveBetty (Core Cast)South Pacific Pictures Limited
Dir. Michael Hurst, John Liang, Oliver Driver, Murray Keane
2013Flat3 Series 1-3 Jessica (Lead)Flat3 Productions Ltd
Dir. Roseanne Liang
2013Go Girls S-5Alice LeeSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Rachel Lang

Presenter.

2014SparkPresenter
2012Miss World NZ
2011Chinese New Year at Skycity
2011Lantern Festival Wellington
2011Polyfest

Theatre.

2016PoloSally HuntAuckland Theatre Company
2015Next StageInkaAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Eli Kent
2015RupertVarious
2014The Girl In Tan BootsKatie & ShanyaLast Tapes Theatre Company
Dir. Janice Finn
2012Man in a SuitcaseAmy (Lead)Peking University Institute of World Theatre
Dir. Joseph Graves
2010 The Secret of Dongting LakePrincess Lotus Flower (Lead)Dir. Ben Crowder

Web Series.

2019The Citizen's HandbookSusanKevin and Co
Dir. Leon Wadham
2017Friday Night Bites Jessica (Lead)Dir. Roseanne Liang
2017RektMJ (Lead)Viva Le Dirt League
Dir. Adam King, Alan Morrison
2014AFK - WebseriesSteven (Core Cast)Dir. Peter Haynes

Training.

Being Human Workshop - 2015, Brita McVeigh
Being Human Workshop - 2015, Brita McVeigh
Diploma in Commercial Dance - 2015
Diploma in Commercial Musical Theatre - 2015
Presenters Platform Course Level 1-2 - 2015
Screen Acting Workshop - 2015, Miranda Harcourt