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Robbie Magasiva is a Actor Néo-Zélandais born on 21 may 1972

Robbie Magasiva

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Nationality Nouvelle zelande
Birth 21 may 1972 (52 years)

Robbie Magasiva (born 21 May 1972) is a Samoan New Zealand actor who has starred in several films and as a member of the Naked Samoans comedy troupe. He has also appeared on television and theatre, and was the co-presenter of New Zealand's Tagata Pasifika with famed athlete Beatrice Faumuina. Magasiva is also known for his role on Shortland Street as Dr. Maxwell Avia which he played from June 2009 to July 2012, and for his current role as Will Jackson on the prison drama series Wentworth, an adaptation of the iconic prison drama Prisoner. Also played a lead role in Siones wedding.

Biography

Magasiva had his start on television during the 1990s, beginning with comedy. In 1999, he portrayed Mason Keeler in Jackson's Wharf. In 2001 he starred in his first major film, Stickmen, and joined the Naked Samoans. In 2002, he played Mauhur in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. He returned to television in the show The Strip, continued his work with the Naked Samoans, and made a minor appearance in Power Rangers: Ninja Storm, also starring his brother Pua as the brother of Pua's Character of Shane Clarke. In 2006, Magasiva co-starred in Sione's Wedding, a comedy film that achieved commercial success in New Zealand. In 2007 he co-starred in the horror film The Tattooist.

He has five brothers, Stevan, Miki, twins Pua, and Tanu, and one sister Trina. He also has two children, Austin (born 1997) and Sophie (born 2000) who both reside in Auckland.

Robbie joined the cast of Shortland Street as Dr. Maxwell Avia in 2009 and left the series in 2012; he later reprised his role for a one-off appearance in September 2015. In October 2012, Magasiva was cast in the new Australian drama series Wentworth, a re-imaging of the classic show Prisoner. He plays Officer Will Jackson.

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Filmography of Robbie Magasiva (8 films)

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Sione's 2: Unfinished Business, 1h32
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Comedy
Actors Oscar Kightley, Shimpal Lelisi, Robbie Magasiva, David Fane, Madeleine Sami, Gwendoline Taylor
Roles Michael
Rating55% 2.762972.762972.762972.762972.76297
Albert (Oscar Kightley) and Tania (Madeleine Sami) are now happily married, but can't quite seal the deal with a baby. While Sefa (Shimpal Lelisi) and Leilani (Teuila Blakely) have got two kids, they aren't married despite Sefa's proposal. Stanley (Iaheto Ah Hi) is now a trainee Deacon in the Future Church, Michael (Robbie Magasiva) has moved to Australia, and Bolo (Dave Fane) ditched his job with Sefa’s failing business to work for Sione (Pua Magasiva). As adulthood drives them apart, a crisis brings them back together: when Bolo disappears, the Minister (Nathaniel Lees) gathers up the boys to find him, somewhere, in the world’s largest Polynesian city.
Perfect Creature, 1h28
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film
Actors Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Scott Wills, Stuart Wilson, Craig Hall, Robbie Magasiva
Roles Frank
Rating53% 2.6519452.6519452.6519452.6519452.651945
The film opens as a pregnant woman (Danielle Cormack) gives birth to a vampire. A young Brother, Silus, aged 10–13 is told this child, Edgar and he are from the same mother. Throughout this introduction the mother is in visible emotional distress, reaching out across the room to Silus, trying to touch him.
The Ferryman, 1h37
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors John Rhys-Davies, Kerry Fox, Amber Sainsbury, Tamer Hassan, Craig Hall, Lawrence Makoare
Rating47% 2.354762.354762.354762.354762.35476
A group of tourists: Chris, a wealthy American; Tate, Chris's temperamental fiance; Kathy, an ex-nurse haunted by recurring nightmares of a young girl who died in her care; her boyfriend Zane; Big Dave, the owner and captain of a luxurious yacht; and his wife Suze set sail on a leisure trip to Fiji.
The Tattooist, 1h32
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Jason Behr, Michael Hurst, Nathaniel Lees, Timothy Balme, Robbie Magasiva, David Fane
Roles Alipati
Rating51% 2.5513352.5513352.5513352.5513352.551335
Jake Sawyer (Jason Behr) is a global wanderer and tattooist who explores ethnic themes in his designs. While visiting Singapore to sell his craft at a local trade show, he swipes an ancient Samoan tattoo tool. After flying to New Zealand to resume his art, he meet up with a lovely Samoan woman named Sina (Mia Blake) and discovers the local Samoan culture. But Jake slowly learns that his stolen tool ends up unleashing an evil avenging spirit whom targets all of the customers that Jake has given tattoos to since his theft of the tool. While attempting to learn pe'a, the Samoan tradition of tattooing, Jake soon realizes that Sina is imperiled when she gets a tattoo from him and he must find a way to save her, and himself.
In Her Line of Fire, 1h30
Directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about terrorism, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Mariel Hemingway, David Keith, Jill Bennett, David Millbern, Robbie Magasiva, Jesse Hutch
Roles Petelo
Rating36% 1.8227951.8227951.8227951.8227951.822795
'Air Force Two', the aeroplane carrying the Vice-President of the United States and his staff, is flying over the South Pacific, when it's damaged by an electrical storm. It's forced to ditch in the ocean off the coast of the (fictional) country of San Pietro, near Solomon Islands.
Sione's Wedding, 1h37
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Oscar Kightley, Shimpal Lelisi, Robbie Magasiva, Pua Magasiva, Madeleine Sami, Nathaniel Lees
Roles Michael
Rating62% 3.147973.147973.147973.147973.14797
Set in Auckland, New Zealand the film centres around four Samoan boys: ladies' man Michael, party boy Sefa, good boy Albert, and weird Stanley, who although they are in their mid 20s to early 30s have a reputation for behaving immaturely at special occasions such as family weddings. After four particular incidents (Michael having sex with one of the bridesmaids in the wedding limousine; Albert dropping the bride while she was hoisted up on his shoulder; Sefa getting drunk and passing out while going through the wedding cake and the table; and Stanley setting a reception hall on fire), the local minister of their Samoan church rules that the four are to be banned from the wedding of Michael's brother, Sione.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, 2h59
Directed by Peter Jackson
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Middle-earth films, Mise en scène d'une plante
Actors Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Andy Serkis, Cate Blanchett
Roles Mauhúr
Rating84% 4.2130654.2130654.2130654.2130654.213065
Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee continue their journey to Mordor to destroy the One Ring by throwing it into Mount Doom. They are attacked in the night by Gollum, former owner of the Ring, but they capture him. Sympathising with Gollum for their shared burden, Frodo asks Gollum to lead them safely to Mordor, despite Sam’s objections. Meanwhile, Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli pursue the Uruk-hai who kidnapped their friends Merry and Pippin. The Uruk-hai are slaughtered by the Rohirrim army of Rohan, but the two Hobbits escape into Fangorn Forest where they meet the Ent Treebeard. Aragorn’s group later meet the Rohirrim who have been banished by their king Théoden, who is manipulated by Saruman’s servant Grima Wormtongue. Tracking the Hobbits in Fangorn, Aragorn’s group encounter a resurrected Gandalf who perished in Moria, but was revived to help save Middle Earth.
Stickmen
Stickmen (2001)
, 1h38
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Themes Sports films
Actors Robbie Magasiva, Paolo Rotondo, Scott Wills, Simone Kessell, John Leigh, Kirk Torrance
Roles Jack
Rating65% 3.294633.294633.294633.294633.29463
Thomas (Paolo Rotondo), Jack (Robbie Magasiva) and Wayne (Scott Wills) are the best of mates. Each of them lives their life the way they play pool. Thomas is either absolutely brilliant or absolutely crap. Jack is always slick, cool and forever setting up the next shot. Wayne bumbles his way through life happy to be the guy that always says the wrong thing at the wrong time. During the high-stakes underground eight-ball tournamment run by Daddy (Enrico Mammarella), a Greek crime lord, they encounter a weird and wonderful collection of people on their way to compete for the big prize.