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he has also wanted to star along side don ferguson who is a well known entertainment personality in new zealand but don has repeatedly declined the request do to a heavy work load of his own Cliff Curtis is an actor. ...

Cliff Curtis
Birth name Clifford Vivian Devon Curtis
Born July 27, 1968 (1968-07-27) (age 39)
Flag of New Zealand Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand

Clifford Vivian Devon Curtis (born 27 July 1968) is a New Zealand actor. He has shown the ability to portray characters of a wide range of ethnicities— particularly Latin Americans and Arabs — by virtue of his Māori descent. He has appeared as a character actor in many Hollywood films, while back home in New Zealand he is usually the main star. is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Rotorua is a city located on the southern shore of Lake Rotorua in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... North Island The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, the other being the South Island. ... is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Māori people of New Zealand. ... A character actor is an actor, especially in motion pictures, who predominantly performs in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ...


He acted in the New Zealand film Once Were Warriors as Uncle Bully, a child rapist. He has starred opposite many big names in Hollywood such as Bruce Willis, Harrison Ford, Johnny Depp, Nicholas Cage, Denzel Washington, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Carrey and George Clooney in films such as Three Kings , Blow and Training Day. His international reputation grew further in 2003, when he was one of the leads in the internationally popular New Zealand film Whale Rider. During production of River Queen he crashed his car into a house while answering a cellphone text message - escaping with only minor injuries. Once Were Warriors is 1994 film based New Zealand author Alan Duffs bestselling 1990 first novel of the same name. ... Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, Germany) is an American actor and singer. ... For the silent film actor, see Harrison Ford (silent film actor). ... Johnny Depp (born John Christopher Depp II[2] on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky) is an Academy Award-nominated and SAG Awards-winning American actor and for his performances in the films Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Whats Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Ed Wood (1994... Nicolas Cage (born January 7, 1964) is an American actor. ... Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a two-time Golden Globe Award-winning Canadian-American A-list film actor and comedian. ... George Timothy Clooney (May 6, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter who gained fame as one of the lead doctors in the long-running television drama, ER (1994–99), but is best known for his subsequent rise as an A-List movie star in contemporary American cinema. ... Three Kings is a 1999 American film directed and written by David O. Russell from a story by John Ridley about a gold heist. ... Blow is a 2001 drama film about the American cocaine smuggler George Jung, directed by Ted Demme (who later died of a cocaine-related heart attack. ... Training Day is an Academy Award-winning 2001 film starring Denzel Washington as Alonzo Harris, a corrupt Los Angeles police officer, and Ethan Hawke as Jake Hoyt, his new green recruit looking to become a part of Harris elite narcotics unit. ... Whale Rider is a 2002 movie based on the 1987 novel by New Zealand Māori author Witi Tame Ihimaera. ... River Queen is a 2005 film directed by New Zealander Vincent Ward. ...


In 2004 with producer Ainsley Gardiner, he formed independent film production company Whenua Films.[1] The goals of the company are to support the growth of the New Zealand indigenous filmmaking scene, and to be supportive of local short filmmakers. He and Ainsley were appointed to manage the development and production of the Short Films Fund for 2005/2006 by The New Zealand Film Commission. They have already produced several shorts under the new company banner, notably, "Two Cars, One Night," which received an Academy Award nomination in 2005. Whenua also produced another successful short film by director Mike Jonathan called "Hawaikii" in 2006. Both short films have circulated through many of the prestigious international film festivals like Berlinale. At the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, Miramax Films bought US distribution rights to their first feature film Eagle vs Shark. Eagle vs Shark is a upcoming New Zealand made romantic comedy directed by Academy award nominee Taika Waititi and financed by the New Zealand Film Commission. ...


Film and television

Under Cover was an American secret agent drama series that aired briefly in the spring of 1991. ... I was sick for a week with the flu, we watched it in class, I was away, now we have an assignment. ... Once Were Warriors is 1994 film based New Zealand author Alan Duffs bestselling 1990 first novel of the same name. ... Rapa Nui is a 1994 film directed by Kevin Reynolds. ... // Plot synopsis When villagers begin disappearing it is discovered that they had fallen through a crack in the earth which goes straight to Hades. ... Hercules: The Legendary Journeys was a television series produced from 1995 to 1999, very loosely based on the tales of the classical culture hero Hercules. ... // A woman named Penelope is set to marry a man named Marcus, but the centaur Nemis wishes her for himself and makes a deal with Hera to make her his, but first he has to kill the eternal thorn in Heras side, Hercules. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Deep Rising is a 1998 motion picture written and directed by Stephen Sommers. ... Six Days Seven Nights is a 1998 romantic comedy film interspersed with elements of the adventure film. ... Virus is a sci-fi/horror film released in 1999. ... Three Kings is a 1999 American film directed and written by David O. Russell from a story by John Ridley about a gold heist. ... Bringing Out the Dead is a film released in 1999. ... The Insider is a 1999 film which tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand. ... Blow is a 2001 drama film about the American cocaine smuggler George Jung, directed by Ted Demme (who later died of a cocaine-related heart attack. ... Training Day is an Academy Award-winning 2001 film starring Denzel Washington as Alonzo Harris, a corrupt Los Angeles police officer, and Ethan Hawke as Jake Hoyt, his new green recruit looking to become a part of Harris elite narcotics unit. ... The Majestic is a 2001 film, written by Michael Sloane, and directed by Frank Darabont. ... Collateral Damage is a 2002 action film which tells the story of a Los Angeles firefighter Gordy Brewer (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger) who looks to avenge his sons and wifes deaths at the hands of a guerrilla commando, by traveling to Colombia and facing his sons killers. ... Whale Rider is a 2002 movie based on the 1987 novel by New Zealand Māori author Witi Tame Ihimaera. ... The Runaway Jury is a legal/suspense novel written by American author John Grisham. ... Traffic: The Miniseries was a three-part feature on the United States cable channel USA Network in 2004 featuring an ensemble cast portraying the complex world of drugs, their distribution, the associated violence, and the wide variety of people whose lives are touched by it all. ... Spooked is a 2004 New Zealand film directed by Geoff Murphy and loosely based on Ian Wisharts novel The film performed poorly at the box office after negative reviews despite its cast of prominent New Zealand actors. ... River Queen is a 2005 film directed by New Zealander Vincent Ward. ... The Fountain is a 2006 science fiction/fantasy film directed by Darren Aronofsky that follows three interwoven narratives that take place in the age of conquistadors, the modern-day period, and the far future. ... Sunshine is a 2007 science fiction suspense film directed by Danny Boyle from a screenplay by Alex Garland. ... Fracture is a 2007 legal/crime suspense film directed by Gregory Hoblit and starring Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling. ... Live Free or Die Hard (released as Die Hard 4. ... 10,000 BC is a 2008 prehistoric film directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Camilla Belle and Steven Strait. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.whenuafilms.co.nz/

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