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Temuera Morrison is a Actor Néo-Zélandais born on 26 december 1960 at Rotorua (Nouvelle zelande)

Temuera Morrison

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Birth name Temuera Derek Morrison
Nationality Nouvelle zelande
Birth 26 december 1960 (63 years) at Rotorua (Nouvelle zelande)

Temuera Derek Morrison MNZM (born 26 December 1960) is a New Zealand actor, with roles including the abusive Jake "the Muss" Heke in 1994's Once Were Warriors, and bounty hunter Jango Fett in the Star Wars series. He also voiced Boba Fett for the 2004 special edition of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.


Morrison was born in the town of Rotorua, in the North Island of New Zealand, the son of Hana (née Stafford) and Laurie Morrison, a musician. He is of Māori, Scottish, and Irish descent. His sister was performer Taini Morrison and his uncle was musician Sir Howard Morrison. His secondary education took place at Wesley College, Auckland and Western Heights High School, Rotorua. Morrison lives in New Zealand, and divides his time filming there and in Australia and the United States. He has an adult son, James, and two young daughters, Te Rauna Morrison and Te Kahu Morrison, from a relationship in the late 1980s with singer Kim Willoughby from the all-girl group When The Cat's Away. Temuera Morrison's partner of seven years Ashlee Howden-Sadlier is 26 years his junior and is of Tūhoe and Ngāti Porou descent.

Best films

Green Lantern (2011)
Vertical Limit (2000)
Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

Usually with

George Lucas
George Lucas
(3 films)
Roel Reiné
Roel Reiné
(3 films)
Vincent Ward
Vincent Ward
(2 films)
Rena Owen
Rena Owen
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Temuera Morrison (35 films)

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold, 1h42
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Actors Isabelle Moner, Eugenio Derbez, Michael Peña, Dee Bradley Baker, Jeffrey Wahlberg, Eva Longoria
Roles Powell
Rating61% 3.062463.062463.062463.062463.06246
Après avoir passé toute son enfance à explorer la jungle avec son fidèle ami le singe Babouche et ses parents, Dora est envoyée en ville par ces derniers pour entamer ses études au lycée avec son cousin Diego.
Aquaman (2018)
, 2h23
Directed by James Wan
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Underwater action films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films set in Atlantis
Actors Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Kekoa Kekumano, Dolph Lundgren, Patrick Wilson
Roles Thomas Curry
Rating68% 3.4012753.4012753.4012753.4012753.401275
Arthur, alias Aquaman, est un super-héros dont l'univers de prédilection est le monde aquatique. Préférant vivre dans le monde des humains à la surface, il va être entrainé dans une aventure afin de devenir le roi des océans.
Hard Target 2, 1h44
Directed by Roel Reiné
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Scott Adkins, Robert Knepper, Rhona Mitra, Temuera Morrison, Adam Saunders, Troy Honeysett
Roles Madden
Rating53% 2.6701452.6701452.6701452.6701452.670145
Wes Baylor, demi-frère de Chance Boudreaux, doit lutter pour sa vie lorsqu'il est coincé dans un jeu mortel organisé par des hommes spécialisés dans la chasse à l'homme.
Science Fiction Volume One: The Osiris Child, 1h35
Origin Australie
Genres Science fiction
Themes Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about viral outbreaks, Catastrophe épidémiologique, Disaster films
Actors Kellan Lutz, Isabel Lucas, Luke Ford, Rachel Griffiths, Temuera Morrison, Bren Foster
Roles Warden Mourdain
Rating55% 2.7519552.7519552.7519552.7519552.751955
Dans un futur lointain, l'humanité est lancée dans une course à la colonisation interplanétaire pour trouver d'autres planètes habitables. Kane, lieutenant pour l'entreprise Exor, a pour mission d'organiser la vie dans ces nouveaux mondes. Mais un jour, il découvre que des prisonniers se sont emparés d'un virus mortel qu'ils menacent de diffuser sur OSIRIS, planète où vit la fille de Kane. Il se lance alors dans une course contre la montre pour sauver sa fille.
Moana (2016)
, 1h47
Directed by Chris Williams, Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Seafaring films, Politique, Transport films, Musical films, Political films, Children's films
Actors Dwayne Johnson, Auliʻi Cravalho, Rachel House, Alan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger
Roles Chief Tui (voice)
Rating75% 3.799963.799963.799963.799963.79996
In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, a born navigator, Moana, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god, Maui.
Mt. Zion
Mt. Zion (2013)

Actors Temuera Morrison, Miriama Smith
Roles Papa
Rating60% 3.001213.001213.001213.001213.00121
Turei's family are hard-working potato farm workers in rural New Zealand. A talented musician, Turei dreams of his band being the support act for Bob Marley's 1979 tour. But it's a dream that challenges the traditions and values of his upbringing and will set him at odds with his family - particularly his father, a true man of the land.
Fresh Meat
Fresh Meat (2012)
, 1h31
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Temuera Morrison, Kate Elliott, Nicola Kawana, Thomas Rimmer
Roles Hemi Crane
Rating54% 2.7028152.7028152.7028152.7028152.702815
A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.
The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption, 1h45
Directed by Roel Reiné
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about magic and magicians, Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Victor Webster, Temuera Morrison, Krystal Vee, Selina Lo, Billy Zane, Ron Perlman
Roles Ramusan
Rating37% 1.868671.868671.868671.868671.86867
A handful of years after giving Mathayus the prophecy that his peaceful kingdom wouldn't last forever, Cassandra dies. Mathayus allows his kingdom to fall apart in the aftermath of the deadly plague which claimed his wife's life and he believes his reign of nobility to be over. Mathayus then becomes a mercenary once more, just as he was prior to his war with Memnon. Talus who is the younger brother of Horus, a powerful king of Egypt wishes to conquer his brother's kingdom since Horus was made the king over him. In order to do so, Talus along with an army goes to the Far East to steal the Book of the Dead from Ramusan, a king who is an ally of Horus. To stop Talus, Horus hires Mathayus and pairs him up with the Scandinavian warrior Olaf. In turn, Talus kidnaps Ramusan's daughter, Silda. Ramusan then tells Mathayus that if he can save his daughter, he will have the right to wed her and once again raise a kingdom.
Green Lantern, 1h54
Directed by Martin Campbell
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively Reynolds, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Temuera Morrison, Angela Bassett
Roles Abin Sur
Rating54% 2.7461952.7461952.7461952.7461952.746195
Billions of years ago, beings called the Guardians of the Universe used the green essence of willpower to create an intergalactic police force called the Green Lantern Corps. They divided the universe into 3600 sectors, with one Green Lantern per sector. One such Green Lantern, Abin Sur of Sector 2814, defeated the malevolent being Parallax and imprisoned him in the Lost Sector on the desolate planet Ryut. In the present day, Parallax escapes from his prison after becoming strengthened by an encounter with crash survivors on the planet, feeding off of their fear to gain strength before pursuing and nearly killing Abin Sur, who escapes and crash-lands on Earth where he commands his ring to find a worthy successor.
Tracker (2010)
, 1h42
Directed by Ian Sharp
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Films set in Africa, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Ray Winstone, Temuera Morrison, Andy Anderson, Jed Brophy
Roles Kereama
Rating64% 3.249243.249243.249243.249243.24924
Arjan van Diemen (Winstone) is a renowned Afrikaner commando leader of the Second Boer War, and a master tracker. After the end of the war, after the defeat by the British, he emigrates from South Africa to the British colony of New Zealand but is recognised by Sergeant Saunders, a British soldier who also fought in the Second Boer War, and is arrested upon entry. However Major Carlyle, also a Second Boer War veteran on the British side, and now the officer in charge of the British Garrison in New Zealand, respects van Diemen as a former opponent and releases him.
The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Actors Adrian Paul, Temuera Morrison, Wes Ramsey, Daniel Kash, Sofia Pernas, Asen Blatechki
Roles Don Sandovate
Rating40% 2.0284952.0284952.0284952.0284952.028495
The year is 1592, after an encounter with a sultan who is holding his daughter Isabella (Sofia Pernas) for ransom Captain Drake (Adrian Paul) must find what the sultan has asked for before his nemesis, Don Sandovate (Temuera Morrison), beats him to it.
Couples Retreat, 1h53
Directed by Peter Billingsley
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Vince Vaughn, Malin Åkerman, Tasha Smith, Jon Favreau, Ken Jeong, Kristin Davis
Roles Briggs
Rating55% 2.750462.750462.750462.750462.75046
Dave (Vince Vaughn), a dealer for Guitar Hero, and Ronnie (Malin Åkerman), a stay-at-home mom, are a typical couple with two young children. They experience various stresses including redecorating their house and raising their kids. Joey (Jon Favreau) and Lucy (Kristin Davis) are high school sweethearts with a smart but naive teenage daughter named Lacey. Their relationship is on the rocks. Jason (Jason Bateman) and Cynthia (Kristen Bell) are a neurotic couple who've experienced multiple failed attempts to conceive, and Shane (Faizon Love), who has recently separated from his wife, has a much younger twenty-year-old girlfriend, Trudy (Kali Hawk).
The Marine 2, 1h35
Directed by Roel Reiné
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Temuera Morrison, Lara Cox, Michael Rooker, Robert Coleby, Dom Hetrakul
Roles Damo
Rating50% 2.5165752.5165752.5165752.5165752.516575
Joe Linwood (Ted DiBiase) of the United States Marine Corps attempts to rescue his wife Robin and other guests from a hotel which has been taken over by a gang of bloodthirsty terrorists. The Linwoods are vacationing at the lavish Thailand resort when the terrorists invade during the hotel's grand opening. Joe escapes the initial onslaught and must find a way to save his wife and the other hostages.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, 2h20
Directed by George Lucas, David Tattersall
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Pregnancy films, Monde imaginaire, Films about sexuality, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, James Earl Jones, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson
Roles Commander Cody
Rating75% 3.7985953.7985953.7985953.7985953.798595
During a space battle over Coruscant between the Galactic Republic and the Separatist Alliance, Jedi Knights Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker lead a mission to rescue the kidnapped Supreme Chancellor Palpatine from Separatist commander General Grievous. After infiltrating Grievous' flagship, the Jedi engage Count Dooku in a lightsaber duel, which ends with Anakin killing Dooku at Palpatine's urging. Grievous flees the battle-torn cruiser, which the Jedi crash-land on Coruscant. There, Anakin reunites with his wife, Padmé Amidala, who reveals she is pregnant. Initially excited, Anakin begins to have premonitions of Padmé dying in childbirth.