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George Henare

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Birth name George Winiata Henare
Nationality Nouvelle zelande
Birth 1946 (78 years)
Awards Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

George Winiata Henare, CNZM, OBE (born 1946) is an acclaimed New Zealand actor with a distinguished career spanning more than three decades.


In the 1988 New Year Honours, Henare was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to the performing arts. In 2008, he received a prestigious Laureate Award from the Arts Foundation of New Zealand and was also honoured with the Te Waka Toi Award, Creative New Zealand for outstanding contribution to Māori theatre. He became a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the theatre in the 2010 New Year Honours. Henare is from the Māori tribes of Ngati Porou and Ngati Hine.

Usually with

Calvin Tuteao
Calvin Tuteao
(4 films)
Pete Smith
Pete Smith
(3 films)
Rena Owen
Rena Owen
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of George Henare (7 films)

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The Dead Lands, 1h48
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Lawrence Makoare, James Rolleston, Rena Owen, George Henare, Calvin Tuteao, Antonio Te Maioha
Roles Tane
Rating62% 3.1473153.1473153.1473153.1473153.147315
Hongi, fils d'un chef Maori, doit venger son père afin de ramener la paix et d'honorer les âmes des habitants de son village, tous massacrés par une tribu rivale menée par le terrifiant Wirepa.
Kawa (2010)
, 1h16
Directed by Katie Wolfe
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Calvin Tuteao, Dean O'Gorman, Nathalie Boltt, George Henare, Vicky Haughton, Pana Hema Taylor
Roles Hamiora
Rating62% 3.143143.143143.143143.143143.14314
The film tells the story of Kawariki (Calvin Tuteao), an apparently happy family man married to Annabelle (Nathalie Boltt). His father Hamiora (George Henare) is retiring and according to the Maori tradition, Kawariki should be prepared to take over his father's place as head of the family. But he realizes that in order to do so, he has to keep his integrity and reveal his lifelong secret of being gay ever since childhood. He has been desperately fighting his feelings for years, but now frequents gay baths and he has a love affair with Chris (Dean O'Gorman).
The Legend of Johnny Lingo, 1h31
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors George Henare, Rawiri Paratene, David Fane, Daniel Logan, Rene Naufahu, Pete Smith
Roles Johnny Lingo
Rating61% 3.062823.062823.062823.062823.06282
Lorsqu'une tempête emporte un canot transportant un jeune garçon à terre sur une petite île du Pacifique Sud, il est d'abord bien accueilli comme un cadeau du ciel, au point même que le chef de tribu l'adopte comme successeur. Cependant, avec le temps, alors que les difficultés sont imputées à Tama (comme il est nommé), il est finalement banni pour vivre avec les personnes les plus pauvres de l'île, Mahana et son père ivre. Mahana est considérée comme accueillante et indésirable, mais Tama se sent différemment, alors quand il sera assez vieux pour construire un bateau pour s'enfuir, il jure de revenir la chercher un jour. Un coup de chance l'amène à débarquer sur l'île du légendaire Johnny Lingo, le commerçant le plus riche des îles, et après des années à son service, Tama a beaucoup appris sur la vie et sur lui-même alors qu'il rêve d'honorer son engagement envers Mahana.
Atomic Twister
Directed by Bill Corcoran
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Sharon Lawrence, George Henare, John Leigh, John Sumner, Corbin Bernsen
Roles Manuel Fluentez
Rating40% 2.027952.027952.027952.027952.02795
A series of tornadoes in West Tennessee cripple the Helman-Klein Nuclear Power Plant by damaging a power transformer and a generator. This leaves the plant with very little power to operate. As an operator shuts down non-vital systems, which include the electric pumps, a second tornado hits the plant, damaging the diesel pumps. Meanwhile Campbell Maguire (Daniel Costello), the plant supervisor's young son, is caught in the twisters. His babysitter is killed and he runs away towards the plant on his bike.
Crooked Earth
Directed by Sam Pillsbury
Genres Drama
Actors Temuera Morrison, Lawrence Makoare, Jaime Passier-Armstrong, Nancy Brunning, George Henare, Calvin Tuteao
Roles Tipene
Rating56% 2.810972.810972.810972.810972.81097
The film follows Will Bastion (Morrison) as he returns home from the army after an absence of 20 years to bury his father. Upon returning home Will must, according to tradition, take on the position of tribal chief. Due to his disinterest in the position, his brother Kahu (Makoare) takes the opportunity to be in charge. Faced with Kahu's drug-dealing and radical views, Bastion must decide whether to act.
Rapa Nui
Rapa Nui (1994)
, 1h47
Directed by Kevin Reynolds
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Jason Scott Lee, Esai Morales, Sandrine Holt, Cliff Curtis, George Henare, Rawiri Paratene
Rating63% 3.1982253.1982253.1982253.1982253.198225
There are two classes of people; Long Ears and Short Ears. Long Ears, marked by large wooden plugs in their ear lobes and a certain tattoo, are the ruling class. The working-class Short ears have no ear plugs and a different tattoo. Young men from each Long Ear tribe compete in the annual Birdman Competition. The winner’s tribe gets to rule the island for a year.
Once Were Warriors, 1h39
Directed by Lee Tamahori
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drama
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about families, Feminist films, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about drugs, Transport films, Films about domestic violence, Gangster films
Actors Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Cliff Curtis, Julian Arahanga, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell, George Henare
Roles Mr. Bennett
Rating78% 3.946843.946843.946843.946843.94684
Beth left her small town and, despite her parents' disapproval, married Jake "the Muss" Heke. After 18 years they live in an unkempt state house in an unnamed New Zealand city and have five children. Their interpretations of life and being Māori are tested. Their eldest daughter, Grace, keeps a journal in which she chronicles events as well as stories she tells her younger siblings.