Millen Baird

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

193 cm

Age Range

43–53

Ethnicity

European

Career Highlights

Millen is an accomplished actor, comedian, writer and director: his self-titled comedy show won acclaim, and a Best Comedy nomination at the 2009 Qantas Awards. Following this success, Millen and friends teamed up to portray a group of big city wannabes in the cult-hit web series Auckland Daze. Millen has gone on to create and act in webseries Darryl - An Outward-Bound Story, Leeway and Slow Pete (with wife Siobhan Marshall). He’s also appeared in various television dramas, including Step Dave and The Almighty Johnsons, as well as horror film Housebound and action-comedy film The Legend of Baron To’a.

Awards.

2017Winner Best TV Comedy Script: Darryl, An Outward Bound Story - NZ Television Awards
2017Winner Best TV Comedy Script: Darryl, An Outward Bound Story - NZ Writers Guild Awards
2014Winner Best TV Comedy Script: Auckland Daze 2 - NZ Writers Guild Awards
2013Nominated Best on the Box: Auckland Daze 2 - TV Guide Awards
2013Winner Best on the Box: Auckland Daze 2 - NZ Comedy Guild Awards
2012Winner Best TV Comedy Script: Auckland Daze 1 - NZ Writers Guild Awards
2009Nominated Best TV Comedy: The Millen Baird Show - NZ Film and TV Awards

Feature Film.

2021MeganOfficer Carter (Guest)Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2014HouseboundOfficer Grayson (Support)Semi-Professional
Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2004Philosophy in the BedroomRobert (Core)Black Films Limited
Dir. Owen Black
2003The Way of the FuzzballJason (Core)Singh Films
Dir. Rajneel Singh

Film Film.

2019The Legend of Baron To'aMarlon (Support )BSAG
Dir. Kiel McNaughton

Telefeature Film.

2010The Ex MenStephen Davis (Core)High Five Productions
Dir. Jonathan Ulrich

Short Film.

2006Big Bad WolvesWilhelm Grimm (Lead)Afterglow Films
Dir. Rajneel Singh
2003The Gateway to HellScientist 2 (Guest)Dir. Tristan Strange

Television.

2019Darryl: a Beach to Snow StoryDarryl (Lead)BSAG/Longline
Dir. Millen Baird
2016800 WordsRobbie (Support)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2016Darryl: An Outward Bound StoryDarryl (Lead)Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
Dir. Kiel McNaughton
2016Find Me a Maori BrideRoy (Tama's dad) (Support)Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
Dir. Kiel McNaughton, Jessica Sanderson, Rajneel Singh, Awanui Simich-Pene
2015Terry TeoDetective Duspart (Support)Semi Professional
2014Step-DaveStewie Grey (Support)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2013The Almighty Johnsons S3Lance (Support)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Murray Keane | Simon Bennett
2012Auckland DazeMillen (Core)Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
Dir. Kiel McNaughton
2011BillyRicky (Guest)Comedia Pictures
Dir. Peter Burger
2008The Millen Baird ShowVarious (Lead)Great Southern TV
2005The Comedy PilotsVarious (Lead)Longline
Dir. Various

Presenter.

2020Tetris RoyaleHost/Himself (Lead)N3twork

Theatre.

2019Oracles and Miracles (US)Jaz (Support)The Actor's Co
Dir. Leah Patterson
2018The Love ListLeon (Core)Centrepoint
Dir. Dan Pengelly
2014The Blind Date ProjectActor (Guest)Ride On Theatre
2010ToysActor (Support)Royale Productions
2002Wedding SpeechesOne Man Show - 20 Characters (Lead)Longline Productions Ltd.
Dir. Timothy McLachlan

Voice.

2021Energy Online IVR IVR Voice

Web Series.

2020The EggplantMr FlanksMotion Sickness
2018Slow PeteVoice (Voice)longline
2014The Amazing Race BlogsWriter/ActorTelevision New Zealand (TVNZ)
2011Auckland Daze 1Millen (Lead)BSAG
2005LeewayLee/Co-writer/Co- Producer (Lead)Beyond the Cusp

Training.

Bachelor of Arts - Performance and Screen - Unitec - 1999, Unitec Performing Arts School
Meisner Technique -
National Actors Intensive Course - TVI Actors Studio -