Morgana O'Reilly



Melbourne, Australia


166 cm

Age Range




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Career Highlights

Housebound - Escalator Film Project NZFC (FF) Bunker Films Ltd
Role: Kylie Baxter
Producer: Luke Sharpe Director: Luke Sharpe

Nominated Best Actress - Housebound - NZ Film Awards MOAS 2014
Herald on Sunday Magazine - Best of 2010 - Hot Actress
Metro Best Of Auckland Awards Winner - Best Emerging Actress 2007

Neighbours (TVD)
Network 10 (AU)
Role: Naomi Canning

Nothing Trivial (TVD)
South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Role: Alison Director: Various

Safe House (Telemovie) (TVD)
Screentime NZ Ltd
Role: Carole Director: John Laing

The Height of the Eiffel Tower - Rambunctous Prods (Theatre)
New Zealand National Tour & New York Fringe Festival
Role: 13 characters Performed, Devised and Written by Morgana Director: Abigail Greenwood

Billy T James (TVD)
Role: Lynn
Director: Peter Burger


2016Award of Excellence for Performance - Venus in Fur - Auckland Theatre Awards
2014Nominated Best Actress - Morgana O’Reilly (Housebound) - NZ Film Awards MOAS
2010Herald on Sunday Magazine - Winner - Best of 2010 - Hot Actress
2007Metro Best Of Auckland Awards - Winner - Best Emerging Actress

Film Film.

2019BelowMichelle (Supporting)Good Thing Productions
Dir. Maziar Lahooti
2014HouseboundKylie Bucknell Dir. Gerard Johnstone

Feature Film.

2012We Feel FineKellyBlondini Films
Dir. Jeremy Dumble & Adam Luxton
2011Housebound - Escalator Film Project NZFCKylie Baxter (Lead)Bunker Films Ltd
Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2010My Wedding & Other SecretsOp Shop Bride (Support )2010 Productions Ltd
Dir. Rosanne Liang

Telefeature Film.

2008Piece of my HeartJune (Support)MF Films Ltd
Dir. Fiona Samuel

Short Film.

2007KnickersChloeRed in the Head
Dir. Emma Hinton
2006Bob Davis SuperheroGlenda48 Hour Film Festival
Dir. Daniel McQuillan
2006The Crumpet ThiefThiefUNITEC Productions
Dir. Daniel McQuillan


2019Mean Mums Season 1JessSouth Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Various
2018Mean Mothers - PilotJess GreeneSouth Pacific Pictures
2018Wentworth 7Narelle Stang
2016Wanted Series 2AmyMBZ Wanted
2014NeighboursNaomi Canning (Core)Network 10 (AU)
2013Little CityVariousHigh Wire Films
2012Safe House (Telemovie)Carole (Lead)Screentime NZ Ltd
Dir. John Laing
2012Sunny Skies Nicky (Core)Subtext Ltd
Dir. Mike Smith
2012The Wild BunchNicky (Core)Dir. Mike smith
2011Billy T James - TelefeatureLynn (Lead)Comedia Pictures/TVNZ
Dir. Peter Burger
2011Nothing TrivialAlison (Major Support)South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Various
2010Offspring Midwife #1Dir. Kate Dennis
2010Super City - TV3Tasha (Support)Super Fumes Limited
Dir. Taika Waititi
20081000 Apologies Series 1Various (Core cast)Great Southern Television/TVNZ
2007The Jacquie Brown DiariesALT GirlYoung Gifted and Brown
Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2003The Ben & Olivia Story - The Search for the TruthGreenstone Pictures/TV3
Dir. John Keir


2017A Street Car Named DesireStellaDir. Shane Bosher
2017Amadeus - ATCConstanze, Strack & Ensemble Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Oliver Driver
2015Christ Almighty - MelbourneThree Wise (wo)Men
2011Back Confetti WorkshopFloAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2011OthelloDesdemonaPeach Theatre Company
Dir. Jesse Peach
2010The Height of the Eiffel Tower - Rambunctous Prods13 characters Performed, Devised and Written by MorganaNew Zealand National Tour & New York Fringe Festival
Dir. Abigail Greenwood
2010ToysBarbieRoyale Productions/Basement Theatre
Dir. Cameron Rhodes/Toby Leach
2010When The Rain Stops FallingGabriel York (Lead)Silo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2009The Height of the Eiffel TowerTerri Hulme (Lead)Auckland Fringe Theatre
Dir. Morgana O'Reilly & Abigail Greenwood
2008Bare Lead WomanHamilton, Nelson, Wellington Festivals
Dir. Oliver Driver
2007BareLead WomanSilo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Oliver Driver
2007The Ensemble ProjectVarious Lead RolesSilo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Michael Hurst & Oliver Driver
2006Coram BoyMrs LynchUNITEC Productions
Dir. Jonathon Hendry
2006Last LaughsVenusScenes from 'Bare'
Dir. Michelle Hine & Heath Jones
2006Seeking OrdinaryAnnetteSelf Devised Monologue
Dir. Ros Gardner
2006The Laramie ProjectMarge Murray/Aaron Kreifels/Rebecca Hilliker/Various OthersUNITEC Productions
Dir. Roy Ward
2005Class ActOlivia/CracksScenes from 'Twelfth Night' & 'Cracks'
Dir. Michelle Hine & Heath Jones
2005Marat/SadeCoulmierUNITEC Productions
Dir. Jonathan Hendry
2005Three SistersMarshaUNITEC Productions
Dir. Milton Justice
2004Spinning TalesVariousUNITEC Productions
Dir. Ros Gardner
2003Daughters of HeavenPauline ParkerWestern Springs College Productions
Dir. Hillary Anderson
2003The Unforgiven HarvestMumWestern Springs College Productions
Dir. Hillary Anderson


2017The Warehouse Voice
2014Turners/TV/12 months/NZZephyr
2010Power Rangers - Loop GroupPower Rangers Productions
2008Canteen- TV/Radio
2008Coke - Radio
2008Loop Group Power RangersLoop Group PerformerRanger Productions Ltd
2008McDonalds - TV
2008NZ Herald - Radio
2008NZ Herald Community Heroes- Radio


Casting Hothouse Sydney 2015 - 2015, Kerry Barden, Marisa Ross, Matt Skrobalak, Tom McSweeny
Fast Turn Around TV Workshop, South Pacific Pictures - 2006, John Callen
Bachelor of Performing & Screen Arts - Acting Major - 2004, UNITEC, Auckland, New Zealand
Outloud Theatre Company, Auckland NZ - 2000, Ros Gardner
Trinity College Speech & Drama, Auckland NZ - 1999
International Syllabus of Tap Dancing - 1991
Tap Training RSTD Syllabus - 1991