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May 1970 (age 43)
Rene Naufahu (born May 1970) is a New Zealand-born actor, screen writer and director of Tongan and Samoan heritage. He is perhaps best known for being an original cast member of the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street, playing paramedic Sam Aleni for the show's first four years.
In 2006, at the Air New Zealand Screen Awards, he won Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role! As Erasmus, in Toa Fraser film No.2. The film won the Audience Award, World Cinema - Dramatic, after sellout screenings at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.
He attended the Amsterdam-based Binger Institute's Script Development program in 2003.
Naufahu's first feature film as director is crime thriller The Last Saint, which began filming in September 2013.
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|1999-2003||The Matrix Trilogy||Zion Gate Operator|
|1992-1997||Shortland Street||Paramedic Sam Aleni|
|1997||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||Adamus||The Lady and the Dragon|
|1998||All Saints||Gary Headley||"The Hard Yards"|
|1998-2000||Tales of the South Seas||Mauriri Lepau|
|2000||Beastmaster||Mataffa||"Tears of the Sea"|
|2003||Always Greener||Nathan Little||"Flesh for Fantasy"
"The Always Greener Variety Hour".
|2005||Power Rangers: S.P.D.||Emperor Gruumm|
|2011-2012||Power Rangers Samurai||Mentor Ji|
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