Murdoch Keane Actor Profile







Auckland, New Zealand


175 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Murdoch is an Auckland born actor who began their television career at the age of 10 with a role in Ian Mune’s great depression drama Life’s a Riot, after that they continued to perform making their stage debut in ATC’s Lord of the Flies in 2013. Upon turning 18 they started a career as a drag queen performing often as the glamorous and stupid Murella. Murdoch has a passion for creating their own work which they went on to develop at Toi Whakaari the New Zealand drama school graduating in 2021. Murdoch believes in the future of acting as a medium to transcend the barriers that define us, be it gender, class or sexuality.

Independent Film.

2009Life's a RiotChrisDir. Ian Mune


2023The Queen, The Club, The Boy, The Girl and everything in between Echo (Series Regular)Lucky Legs Media/TVNZ
2021The Brokenwood Mysteries: Season 7ArloDir. Geoffrey Cawthorn


2022The MadeSamAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2017As you Like ItTouchstone/PhoebeDir. Benjamin Henson
2016Much Ado About NothingBeatriceDir. Rita Stone
201521st NARCISSUSChorusDir. Anapela Polataivao
2014MacbethPorterDir. Jacque Drew
2014Romeo & Juliet MercutioDir. Paul and Calum Gittins
2013Lord of the Flies EricDir. Colin McColl
2012The Taming of the ShrewTranioDir. Rita Stone


Toi Whakaari: Bachelor of Performing Arts (Acting) - 2021
New Zealand National Youth Drama School - 2013
YASC Masterclass (Margaret Mary Hollins, Stuart Devenie, Raymond Hawthorne, Linda Cartwright) - 2013