Vinnie Bennett

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

187 cm

Age Range

25–32

Ethnicity

NZ/Maori

Also Represented in

United States of America

Career Highlights

Named a "2017 Rising Star" for his performance in the feature HUMAN TRACES which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, Vinnie Bennett plays a mysterious young man whose arrival to a remote sub-Antarctic research station threatens the relationship of a married couple living on the island. He recently appeared in the New Zealand telefeature RESOLVE and his credits include the NZ drama series FILTHY RICH, GHOST IN THE SHELL for DreamWorks, THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES for MTV and TATAU for BBC America. A native of New Zealand, Vinnie is multi-ethnic Maori / Caucasian with European heritage.

Awards.

2010Most Improved Actor-Aranui Drama Academy

Feature Film.

2019Fast and Furious 9TBADir. Justin Lin
2018Nude Tuesday - WorkshopReaderDir. Armagan Ballantyne
2018The New RomanticAndrewDir. Carly Stone (as Carly Ann Stone)
2017Beyond The Known WorlsMaxSPADA
Dir. Pan Nalin
2016Ghost in the ShellRookie CopDreamWorks Studios
Dir. Rupert Sanders
2015Human TracesRiki (Lead)Overactive Imagination Ltd
Dir. Nic Gorman
2012Fantail BigmanYes Please Films & Curious Films
Dir. Curtis Vowell

Short Film.

2017Stand Up GirlCraigNZME

Short Film.

2014HomeEldest SonDir. Chirs Molloy

Television.

2018Bad SeedDetective Richard BennettSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Helena Brooks
2018Breckman Rodeo - PilotVinnie (Lead)FreeForm
Dir. Wendey Stanzler
2017ResolveShane MaruScreentime
Dir. Peter Burger
2015Filthy RichVincent (Guest)Filthy Productions Ltd
Dir. Various
2015Power RangersRata (Guest)Power Rangers Ltd
Dir. Various
2015ShannaraChangeling / Blackwatch Guard (Guest)MTV Ltd
2014TatauProspect Biker (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
2014Venus and Mars - TelefeatureCopScreentime NZ
Dir. John Laing
2010The Erin Simpson Show-Suzuki Beginners Guide to DrivingSelfWhitebait Productions
Dir. Dan Costello
2010What Now-Trolley Boys/SmalltownFrankieWhitebait Productions
Dir. Jason Perry

Theatre.

2015Have Car Will TravelBoyDir. Noa Campbell
2013HuiTamatiThe Auckland Festival Trust
Dir. Rachel House
2013Matanui TheatrePlayworks Production Ltd
Dir. Bryan Divers
2011PatutupaiarehreheTeArahiDir. Robert Gilbert
2010A Night in ElsinoreHamletDir. Robert Gilbert
2010MacbethBanquoDir. Robert Gilbert

Voice.

2012Far Cry 3RebelUbisoft Entertainment

Web Series.

2018High Road S4Benny JetsDir. Justin Harwood

Training.

TIFF Rising Star Professional Development Program - 2017
NCEA Drama Level 2 & 3 - 2010