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Tammy Davis

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Tammy Davis is a New Zealand actor, best known for his role as Munter on the hit New Zealand comedy-drama, Outrageous Fortune.
Davis will make his feature film direction debut on the 2015 film, Born to Dance, released in September 2015.


Of Māori descent, he identifies with Ngāti Rangi and Atihaunui a Paparangi and is the half brother of Kiwi actor, Julian Arahanga.

He lives with Ainsley Gardiner, a producer, in West Auckland and they have three daughters.

Best films

Whale Rider (2003)

Usually with

Niki Caro
Niki Caro
(1 films)
Taika Waititi
Taika Waititi
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tammy Davis (5 films)

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Black Sheep, 1h23
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Comedy science fiction films, Natural horror films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Disaster films
Actors Tandi Wright, Oliver Driver, Tammy Davis
Roles Tucker
Rating57% 2.899122.899122.899122.899122.89912
A young Henry Oldfield (Nick Fenton) lives on a sheep farm in New Zealand, with his father and older brother, Angus. After witnessing his father's pride on Henry's natural ability at farming, Angus plays a cruel prank on him involving the bloody corpse of his pet sheep, just moments before Mrs. Mac, the farm's housekeeper, comes to tell the boys that their father has been killed in an accident. The combined shock of these two incidents leads Henry to develop a crippling phobia of sheep.
Whale Rider, 1h41
Directed by Niki Caro
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drama
Themes Films about animals, Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Cétacé, Political films, Mise en scène d'un cétacé
Actors Keisha Castle-Hugues, Rawiri Paratene, Cliff Curtis, Vicky Haughton, Tammy Davis, Rachel House
Roles Dog
Rating74% 3.749163.749163.749163.749163.74916
The film's plot follows the story of Paikea Apirana ("Pai") In the book, her name is Kahu, short for Kahutia Te Rangi. The leader should be the first-born grandson – a direct patrilineal descendant of Paikea, aka Kahutia Te Rangi in the book, the Whale Rider – he who rode on top of a whale from Hawaiki. However, Pai is female and technically cannot inherit the leadership. While her grandfather, Koro, later forms an affectionate bond with his granddaughter, carrying her to school every day on his bicycle, he also condemns her and blames her for conflicts happening within the tribe. At one point Paikea decides to leave with her father because her grandfather is mistreating her. However she finds that she cannot bear to leave the sea as the whale seems to be calling her back, she tells her father to turn the car back and returns home. Pai's father refuses to assume traditional leadership; instead he moves to Germany to pursue a career as an artist. Pai herself is interested in the leadership, learning traditional songs and dances, but is given little encouragement by her grandfather. Pai feels that she can become the leader, although there's no precedent for a woman to do so, and is determined to succeed.
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?, 1h38
Directed by Ian Mune
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about domestic violence, Gangster films
Actors Temuera Morrison, Nancy Brunning, Julian Arahanga, Rena Owen, Tammy Davis, Lawrence Makoare
Roles Mookie
Rating63% 3.1986553.1986553.1986553.1986553.198655
Jake "the Muss" Heke is now fighting to save his son Sonny from a gang lifestyle after his eldest son, Nig, is killed in a gangland shootout. Jake goes through a period of hopelessness as he tries to restore his family to a functioning state after his anger, drinking, and violence (depicted in the first film) tore them apart. He still has trouble accepting the old traditional ways of the Māori people, but he begins to realise the importance of family and regrets what his former actions have done to them. Towards the end of the film, Jake does his best to reconcile with his family, even going so far as to save his son's life despite great personal risk to himself. This action, along with several others, serve to highlight Jake's changing characteristics.


Born to Dance
Directed by Tammy Davis
Genres Drama
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Hip hop films
Actors Kherington Payne
Rating55% 2.7711952.7711952.7711952.7711952.771195
Coming of age tale told through the eyes of 'Tu', an ambitious young man from Auckland who dreams of being a professional hip-hop dancer. His unwillingness to adhere to a university education or that of a productive member of society coupled with his lack of ambition for a cognitive challenge has his father give him the ultimatum of a conclusive answer or Army-enlisting.


Two Cars, One Night
Directed by Taika Waititi
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Roles Musical
Rating72% 3.6400553.6400553.6400553.6400553.640055