Tandi Wright



Auckland, New Zealand


170 cm

Age Range




Also Represented in


Career Highlights

800 Words (TVD)
Channel 7/Weld Productions Limited
Role: Laura Director: Pino Amenta

Nothing Trivial- Series 1,2&3 (TVD)
South Pacific Pictures
Role: Catherine

Nothing Trivial Movie (TVD)
Role: Lead Director: Mark Beesley

The Events (Theatre)
Silo Theatre
Role: Claire Director: Sophie Roberts

The Returned (TVD)
Role: Claire Winship

This Is Not My Life (TVD)
Role: Sally Ross Director: Robert Sarkies, Peter Salmon

Jack the Giant Slayer (FF)
Warner Brothers/New Line Cinema
Role: The Queen Director: Bryan Singer & Christian Rivers
Producer: Neal H Moritz, David Dobkin, Patrick McCormack

The Rehearsal (FF)
Rehearsal Films
Role: Naomi Director: Alison Maclean
Producer: Trevor Haysom & Bridget Ikin

Aotearoa Film & Television Awards 2011-Finalist Best Performance by an Actress-This Is Not My Life
Qantas TV & Film Awards - Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role - Out of the Blue
New Zealand Film & Television Awards - Nomination - Best Supporting Actress - Serial Killers
Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner - Most Promising Female New Comer - A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Returned (TVD)
Role: Claire Winship Director: Keith Gordon


2012New Zealand Film Awards - Nomination - Best Actress - Kiwi Flyer
2011Aotearoa Film & Television Awards 2011 - Nomination - Best Performance by an Actress - This Is Not My Life
2008Qantas TV & Film Awards - Nomination - Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role - Out of the Blue
2005New Zealand Film & Television Awards - Nomination - Best Performance by a Supporting Actress - Serial Killers
2003TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Awards - Nomination - Best Actress - Willy Nilly
2000Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner - Best Supporting Actress - Rutherford
2000Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner - Most Promising Female New Comer - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Film Film.

2019Monster ProblemsPauline Dawson21 Laps Entertainment, Paramount Players, Paramount Pictures
Dir. Michael Matthews

Feature Film.

2018DaffodilsEileen VernonDir. David Stubbs
2015The RehearsalNaomiRehearsal Films
Dir. Alison Maclean
2012Jack the Giant Slayer The Queen Warner Brothers/New Line Cinema
Dir. Bryan Singer & Christian Rivers
2011Kiwi FlyerKarenKiwi Flyer Productions Ltd
Dir. Tony Simpson
2006Black SheepDr Astrid RushLivestock Films
Dir. Jonathan King
2006Out of the BlueAnne BrysonSouthern Light Films/Desert Road Films
Dir. Robert Sarkies
2004Not Only But AlwaysJulie AndrewsBBC
Dir. Terry Johnson
2003Raising WaylonTinaFilm Factory/CBS
Dir. Sam Pillsbury
2000Toy LoveDoctor KellyJohn Swimmer Productions
Dir. Harry Sinclair
1999This Is Not a Love StoryRebeccaLoose Unit
Dir. Keith Hill
1995Permanent WaveKarenThe Family
Dir. Jonathan Brough
1993Bread & RosesSusanPreston Laing Productions
Dir. Gaylene Preston
1992Absent Without LeaveTom's FiancePreston Laing Productions
Dir. John Laing


2019The WildsMaryann RilkeABC Studios
Dir. Various
2018Brokenwood 5 LuluDir. Various
2018The Wilds - pilotMaryanne RilkeABC Studios NZ Limited
Dir. Susanna Fogel
2017Murder is Forever EP 106Bonnie HoodDir. Various
2016Hyde & Seek Jenna Finch / JemmaDir. Peter Andrikidis
2015800 Words SeriesLauraChannel 7/Weld Productions Limited
Dir. Pino Amenta
2014Nothing Trivial MovieCatherineTelefeature
Dir. Mark Beesley
2014The ReturnedClaire Winship A&E/Fremantle
Dir. Keith Gordon
2011Nothing Trivial Series 1, 2 & 3CatherineSouth Pacific Pictures
2010Bliss - Telefeature/TVNZLillyMF Films Limited
Dir. Fiona Samuel
2009Legend of The SeekerMord 'SithWalt Disney Company (NZ), ABC
Dir. Jonathan Brough
2009Outrageous FortuneMandySeries 6
2009The Kiwi Who Saved BritainDol ParkGreenstone Pictures
2009This Is Not My LifeSally RossGRST Ltd
Dir. Robert Sarkies, Peter Salmon
2008Piece of my Heart - TelefeatureChloeMF Films Ltd
Dir. Fiona Samuel
2005Doves of War - Mini SeriesRowanScreenWorks
Dir. Chris Bailey
2005Maddigan's Quest Series 1Timon's MotherSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Charlie Haskell
2005The Lost ChildrenCharlotte MelvilleBig House Productions
Dir. Mike Smith
2004Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby Series 1 - 2Fenn PartingtonGibson Group
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2003Mercy Peak Series 3CandySouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Geoff Cawthorn
2003Serial KillersSallyLandtry Productions
Dir. Judith Trye
2002Street Legal Series 4Angela WatsonDir. Chris Bailey
2001Atlantis HighNurse FurstCloud 9 Screen Entertainment
Dir. Charlie Haskell
2001Crash PalacePenny WattsFox/Australia
2001Willy Nilly Series 1 - 3JoyDir. Mike Smith
2000Being Eve Series 1 - 2Alannah LushDir. Vanessa Alexander
2000Xena: Warrior PrincessSonata/SarahPacific Renaissance
Dir. Michael Hurst
1995Shortland StreetNurse Caroline BuxtonSouth Pacific Pictures


2015The EventsClaire Silo Theatre
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2010When The Rain Stops FallingElizabeth LawSilo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2007Three Days Of RainNan/LinaThe Silo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Shane Bosher
2006Twelfth NightViolaAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Michael Hurst
2005Boston MarriageClaireDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Jude Gibson
2000A Midsummer Night's Dream - North Island TourHelenaNew Zealand Actors
Dir. Simon Bennett
2000RutherfordEileenCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Susan Wilson
1995Dead FunnyLisaCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
Dir. Ross Gumbley
1995The Learner's StandJoCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
Dir. Ross Gumbley
1995The Taming of the ShrewBiancaCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
Dir. Alison Quigan
1994RoverHellenaNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Roger Hodgeman
1992Richard IIILady AnneWellington Summer Shakespeare
Dir. David O'Donnell

Web Series.

2018AlibiDetective Robin CarterDir. David de Lautour


International Artistic Resident - 2004, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London
Diploma of Drama - Acting Major - 1993, Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School
Bachelor of Arts - History/Theatre/Film Major - 1990, Victoria University of Wellington