Jacob Rajan

Profile

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

Height

168 cm

Age Range

47–60

Ethnicity

NZ/Indian

Career Highlights

Fringe First Award Winner-Pickle-2003 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland
New Zealand Television Awards Winner-Best Drama -Fish Skin Suit 02'
Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner-Outstanding Performance of the Year-The Pickle King 02'
Fringe First Award Winner - Krishnan's Dairy 1999 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Guru of Chai (Theatre)
New Zealand, Los Angeles, Missouri, Tennessee
Role: Guru

Rage (TVD)
Tom Scott Productions Limited
Role: Sandhu Director: Danny Mulheron

The Dentist's Chair (Theatre)
Indian Ink
Role: Lead Director: Justin Lewis

Outrageous Fortune - Series 2-3 (TVD)
South Pacific Pictures
Role: Dr Bruce Khan

Awards.

2010Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nominee - New New Zealand Play Of The Year - The Guru of Chai
2010Chapman Tripps Theatre Awards Nominee - Production Of The Year - The Guru of Chai
2003Edinburgh Fringe Festival Winner - Fringe First Award - Pickle
2002Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner - Outstanding Performance of the Year - The Pickle King
2002Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner - Production of the Year - The Pickle King
2002New Zealand Television Awards Winner - Best Drama - Fish Skin Suit
1999Edinburgh Fringe Festival Nomination - Best Actor - Fringe First Award - Krishnan's Dairy
1999Edinburgh Fringe Festival Winner - Fringe First Award - Krishnan's Dairy
1997Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nomination - Most Outstanding Performance - Krishnan's Dairy
1997Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner - Production of the Year - Krishnan's Dairy

Television.

2015HillaryKohli (Support)Great Southern Television Ltd
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2011Rage Sandhu (Support)Tom Scott Productions Limited
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2006Outrageous Fortune Series 2 & 3Dr Bruce Khan (Regular Recurring)South Pacific Pictures
2001Fish Skin Suit - TelefeatureMoses Brown (Lead )Kahukura Productions
Dir. Peter Burger
1997Shortland StreetDr Ashwin Bhashar (Core)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
1996Cover StoryColin (Lead/Core)Gibson Group
Dir. Mike Smith & John Laing
1995OiVarious/Lead Dale Spavins Johnson Productions
Dir. Anna Cameron, Jane Wadel, Katie Brockie

Theatre.

2011Guru of Chai Guru (Lead)New Zealand, Los Angeles, Missouri, Tennessee
2007The Dentist's ChairLeadIndian Ink
Dir. Justin Lewis
2005The Trilogy of Indian Ink - Krishnan's Dairy, The Candlestickmaker & The Pickle KingKrishnan/The Candlestickmaker/The Pickle KingIndian Ink Theatre Company
Dir. Justin Lewis
2002The Pickle KingThe Pickle KingIndian Ink Theatre Company - NZ National Tour
Dir. Justin Lewis
2000The Candlestickmaker - NZ National TourThe CandlestickmakerIndian Ink Theatre Company
Dir. Justin Lewis
1999Beauty and the BeastPrince/BeastSt James Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Laurence Boswell
1997Krishnan's Dairy - NZ National TourKrishnanIndian Ink Theatre Company
Dir. Justin Lewis
1996HamletRosencrantz/Player Queen/OsricCirca Theatre, Wellington
1996Vampyre DancesCount OldmanCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Murray Lynch
1995Revenger's TragedyVindiceFortune Theatre, Dunedin
Dir. Campbell Thomas
1975Cyrano de Bergerac - Adelaide FestivalHarliquino/ValvertPerth Festival

Voice.

2015SKY Cricket WorldPakistanDDB/Silk
2002Buddha's GiantsNatural History Unit
2002Reef RebornNatural History Unit
2001Forgotton RhinoNatural History Unit
2001The Littlest AlienNatural History Unit
1996Voice of NZ PostTV/Radio

Training.

Teatro Del Vicolo - 1998, Mask & Comic Workshop
John Bolton Mask Course - 1996, Mask course
John Bolton Mask Course - 1992, Mask course
Bachelor of Performing Arts (NZ) - 1990, Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School