Toni Potter Actor Profile





Auckland, New Zealand


167 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Toni began her professional acting career with various guest roles on television before landing a core cast role on New Zealand’s longest-running drama series Shortland Street - where she stayed for four years. Other television credits include minor roles Outrageous Fortune and Interrogation, along with a supporting role in the telefeature Bliss, based on the celebrated New Zealand writer Katherine Mansfield. Her more recent work includes roles in mini series Jonah, short film When We Were Kids and feature film The Justice of Bunny King.


2008Qantas TV & Film Nomination - Performance By an Actress in General Television - Shortland Street

Feature Film.

2019The Justice of Bunny KingGraceDir. Gaysorn Thavat

Short Film.

2019When We Were Kid'sJade's mumDir. Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu
2000Catch a BulletGirlfriend


2019JonahSevens SupporterDir. Danny Mulheron
2017Westside 4Mrs Mary Peters
2014Power Rangers (Guest)Power Rangers Productions Ltd
Dir. Various
2011The Jono ProjectDir. Damon Fepuleai
2010Bliss - TelefeatureCelia (Support)MF Films Limited
Dir. Fiona Samuel
2010The Jono Project - C4Herself (Guest)Mediaworks TV
Dir. Jon Bridges
2005Interrogation Series 1Beverley Jackson (Regular Recurring )South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Murray Keane
2005Orange RoughiesCherylScreenWorks/TV1
Dir. Chris Bailey & John Laing
2005Outrageous FortuneBraeleeSouth Pacific Pictures/TV3
2005Shortland StreetAlice Piper (Lead/Core)South Pacific Pictures
2004Love MusselChristian ProtestorFrame Up Films
Dir. Michael Hurst


2019The WolvesSoccer MumSilo Theatre
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2017A Street Car Named DesireEuniceSilo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2014Sunday RoastMultiple Characters (Lead)Silo
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2012In the Next RoomMrs DaldryAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2011Did I Believe It?Ms. Lilith SkiesSilo Theatre
Dir. Oliver Driver
2010HorseplayWilmaAuckland Theatre Company Limited
Dir. Simon Bennett
2010The Vagina MonologuesToni (Solo)The Basement Theatre
Dir. Caroline Bell Booth
20094 Flat Whites in ItalyItalian WomanAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Janice Finn
2009Ruben GuthrieVirginiaSilo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Shane Bosher
2009We Are Currently Experiencing Some IssuesAuckland Comedy Festival
Dir. Ben Crowder
2008Cat On A Hot Tin RoofMaggieAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2005EquusJill MasonAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2005Suddenly Last SummerCatherine HollySilo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Shane Bosher
2004BashSilo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Shane Bosher
2004Happy Hour for Miserable Children - Fringe FestivalGinger LeeBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Geoff Pinfield
2004Justine Smith ShowHoneyHerald Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Ben Crowder
2003Island GirlsLauraMaidment Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Oscar Kightley
2003Unidentified Human Remains & the True Nature of LoveJerriSilo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Colin Mitchell
2002Indiscretions - Fringe FestivalGirlBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Nathalie Hitchcock
2002Play 2.02KylieAuckland Theatre Company - 2econd Unit
Dir. Oliver Driver
2000Suddenly Last SummerCatherineUNITEC Productions
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
2000The VisitTeacherUNITEC Productions
Dir. Colin McColl
1999The Merchant of VeniceNerissaUNITEC Productions
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne


2015Woman's Refuge - Radio, 1 x 30"Saatchi & Saatchi
2015Z Energy - Card - 12 Months - NZ - TV+RadioJWT
2001McDonald's - TV/Radio


Bachelor of Performing & Screen Arts - 1998, UNITEC, Auckland, New Zealand