Tim Carlsen Actor Profile





Auckland, New Zealand


184 cm

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Career Highlights

Tim Carlsen, a Toi Whaakaari: NZ Drama School graduate, is a highly acclaimed actor with a diverse background spanning television, film, and theatre. Notable screen credits include key roles in TVNZ's "Dirty Laundry," "Westside," "Go Girls," and "Brokenwood," along with appearances in short films like "Fish and Chip Shop" and "Trap," as well as the feature film "When We Were Kids." His extensive theatre experience includes the award-winning solo self-devised play "On Day Moko."


2012Nominated - Chapman Tripp Most Original Production of The Year - One Day Moko
2012Nominated - Chapman Tripp Outstanding New Playwright of the Year - One Day Moko
2012Winner - Chapman Tripp Most Promising Male Newcomer of the Year Tim Carlsen - One Day Moko
2011Auckland Theater - Best Newcomer
2011Best Newcomer - Hackman Theatre Awards

Short Film.

2022Hello EarthlingOfficer Rhodes (Lead)Dir. Jamie Lawrence
2019When we were kidsAndrewDir. Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu
2018TrapWelfare OfficerDir. Paul James
2008Shopping for OneTodd (Guest)Toi Whakaari
Dir. Lee-Jane Bennion
2006Fish and Chip ShopBoy (Lead)NZ Inide Films
Dir. Kirsten Green


2022Good Grief (Season 2) Todd (Guest )Dir. Kiel McNaughton
2021Destination LoveBen Freeman (Major Support)Screentime NZ
Dir. Aidee Walker
2021Raised By RefugeesMr Moses (Support)Kevin and Co
Dir. Bree Peters / Kate McGill
2020Brokenwood Mysteries Season 7Ep 5 - Ben Forbes (Support)South Pacific Productions
Dir. Various
2020Power Rangers Beast Morphers Dr.Walsh Dir. Various
2019Cowboy BebopRon (Supporting)Dir. Alex Garcia Lopez
2019Power Rangers - Season 26Dr WalshDir. Various
2018War StoriesBergen (Lead)Dir. John Laing
2017Murder is Forever EP 106O'DowdDir. Various
2017Roman Empire Series 2 Mark Antony (Guest)Stephen David Entertainment
Dir. John Ealer
2016Dirty LaundryMatt Riley (Core Cast)Filthy Production Ltd
Dir. Danny Mulheron & others TBC
2015Westside Series 2Terry (Recurring Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2014Venus and Mars - TelefeaturePrentice (Support)Screentime NZ
Dir. John Laing
2013Field Punishment No.1 - TelefeatureSoldier James (Major Support)Lippy Productions Limited
Dir. Peter Burger
2013Go Girls Series 5Jack (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2010Legend Of The Seeker Series 2Gareth (Guest)The Walt Disney Company Ltd


2017Spirit House Steven Glenn (Lead)Dir. Ben Crowder & Carl Bland
2016Don JuanJean PaulQ Theatre
Dir. Leo Gene Peters
2016One Day MokoLead (Solo)Edinburgh Fringe Festival / Gilded Balloon
Dir. Leo Gene Peters
2015One Day MokoLead (Solo)Bondi Festival Sydney
Dir. Shane Bosher
2015The Book Of EverythingJesus (Lead)Silo Theatre
2014Once on Chunuk BairScruffyAuckland Theatre Company at The Maidment Theatre
Dir. Ian Mune & Cameron Rhodes
2014One Day MokoMoko (Solo)Portable Union and Q Theatre
Dir. Leo Gene Peters
2014The Blind Date Project TimSilo Theatre
Dir. Tanya Goldberg
2013Sydney Bridge Upside DownHarry (Lead)Taki Rua Productions
Dir. James Ashcroft
2012Little Shop Of HorrorsSeymour (Lead)Auckland Theatre Company - Q Theatre Auckland
Dir. Simon Coleman
2011I Love You BroJohnny (Lead)Silo Theatre
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2011One Day MokoMoko (Lead)The Basement Theatre
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2011TartuffeDamis (Support)Silo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2011The End of the Golden WeatherEnsembleAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Murray Lynch
2010Everything is OKJacob Underwood/Chad TuckerDir. Rob Appiedro
2009BedlamTim RakewellThe Playground Collective
Dir. Robin Kerr
2008Every Man and his DogSoloDir. Sophie Roberts
2008Mountain LanguageGuardDir. David Neville
2008PakiwaitaraCameramanDevised Show
Dir. Jade Erikson and Teina Moetara
2008Party Time GavinHarold Pinter
Dir. Bill Guest
2008The Illusion Pleribo / Adrasste / Prince FlorilameDir. Adam Donald
2008The Tempest Boatswain/StephanoWilliam Shakespeare
Dir. John Bolton


2014AMIColenso BBDO
2010NZ 2020MattRadio NZ
Dir. Adam Macaulay


Howard Fine Masterclass - 2019
The Wooster Group - 2009, Technical and rehearshal intern
Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School. - 2007, Bachelor of Performing Arts: Acting.
South Seas Film & Television School - 2005, Diploma in On-Screen Acting (12 month full-time course)