Mosese Veaila

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

198 cm

Age Range

21–27

Ethnicity

Tongan

Career Highlights

Mosese was hand-picked while completing his Bachelor in Performing Arts at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School to play the lead role of Jonah Lomu, New Zealand’s most famous sportsman, in the two-part miniseries Jonah. Other onscreen credits include short films Imposter and American Hustle and on stage The Visit and Once on This Island. Mosese is striking at six foot six and is of Tongan / New Zealand decent.

Short Film.

2018ImposterStudentToi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School
Dir. Chelsie Preston-Crayford
2017American HustleRikkiToi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School
Dir. Vaughn Slinn

Television.

2019JonahJonah (Lead)Great Southern Film and Television
Dir. Danny Mulheron

Theatre.

2018The Visit Anton SchillToi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School
Dir. Danny Mulheron, Miranda Manasiadis
2017Once On This IslandVillagerToi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School
Dir. Jon Hunter; Musical Director Mark Dorrell
2016Solo SeasonToi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School
Dir. Tom Eason, Holly Chappell-Eason, Patrick Carroll

Training.

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School - Bachelor of Performing Arts - 2016