Temuera Morrison

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Temuera Morrison

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Morrison in October 2016
Born
Temuera Derek Morrison

(1960-12-26) 26 December 1960 (age 58)
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Other namesTem
Alma materWesley College, Auckland
Western Heights High School
OccupationActor
Years active1972–present
Partner(s)Ashlee Howden-Sadlier
Angela Marie Dotchin (1997–2002)
Children2
RelativesTaini Morrison (sister)
Sir Howard Morrison (paternal uncle)
Atareta Maxwell (paternal aunt)

Temuera Derek Morrison MNZM (born 26 December 1960) is a New Zealand actor. He is known for his role as Dr. Hone Ropata on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street.[1] He later starred as Jake "The Muss" Heke in the 1994 movie Once Were Warriors and its 1999 sequel What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?.

Morrison became known internationally after playing bounty hunter Jango Fett in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and Commander Cody in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005). Recently, he became known for voicing Chief Tui in Disney's Moana (2016).

References[change | change source]

  1. Spratt, Amanda (23 October 2005). "Howard Morrison a knight in full voice". Herald on Sunday. Retrieved 19 November 2011.

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