Mosese Veaila

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

198 cm

Age Range

21–27

Ethnicity

Tongan

Career Highlights

Mosese is a Tongan-New Zealand actor who graduated from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School with a Bachelor of Performing Arts. While completing his studies, Mosese was hand-picked to play the lead role of Jonah Lomu, one of New Zealand’s most celebrated sportsmen, in the two-part miniseries Jonah. His other onscreen credits include short films Imposter and American Hustle.

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