Adam Tuominen

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Adam Tuominen
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Tuominen in November 2011.
Born (1980-01-22) January 22, 1980 (age 37)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Education National Institute of Dramatic Arts
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present

Adam Tuominen (born January 22, 1980) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Hunter Bradley, the Crimson Thunder Ranger in Power Rangers Ninja Storm[1] and he made a guest appearance in Power Rangers Dino Thunder.

Early life[edit]

Tuominen was born in Adelaide, South Australia, one of three children to Christine and Lauri Tuominen. Him and his twin brother Sam have an older sister Natalie. He is of Finnish and Lithuanian descent; his father was born in Finland. Tuominen attended St. Peter's College, Adelaide where he studied drama. Afterwards he went on to study drama and directing at Flinders University's Drama Centre. At Age 21, he graduated from the prestigious school National Institute of Dramatic Arts in Sydney.[2] He also studied martial arts for five years.

Personal life[edit]

Tuominen is married to Stephanie Horlin-Smith.

Acting career[edit]

In 2003, he joined the main cast of the American series Power Rangers Ninja Storm where he played Hunter Bradley until the end of the series. He reprised his role as Hunter in a guest appearance for two episodes of Power Rangers Dino Thunder in 2004. In 2006, he appeared as a guest in an episode of the series McLeod's Daughters where he played John Nostier, and in 2008, he appeared on stage in Melborn08's Playspotting at the La Mama Courthouse Theatre, where he played three different roles - A Cup of Sugar, The Trick and Lovely Bits. In 2011, he appeared in the mini-series Underbelly: Razor where he played the criminal and explosives expert Frank "Razor Jack" Hayes.

Filmography[edit]

[3]

Year Title Character Notes
2002 Always Greener Aaron/Drew Savage episode: "Mirror Image"
2002 Young Lions Nathan Smyth episode: "Boy School Bullies"
2003 Power Rangers Ninja Storm Hunter Bradley 39 episodes
2004 Power Rangers Dino Thunder Hunter Bradley 2 episodes: "Thunder Storm" Pt. 1 & 2
2006 Mcleod's Daughters John Nostier episode: "Lost & Found"
2011 Underbelly: Razor Frank "Razor Jack" Hayes 13 episodes, mini-series

Films[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2003 Temptation Messenger with Toby Schmitz and Emma Lung
2004 For Love or Money Productor Short film
2010 My Friend Pillow James Short film with Nina Pearce
2010 I Rot Deacon Short film with Nick Buckland
2011 A Second Chance Shane Fuller with Nina Pearce y Emily Morris
2015 The Ghoul Shot Gun Thug Short - with Matt Boesenberg, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor and Guy Spence
2016 Raising the Bar Pete Johnson

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2000 Undiscovered Country Paul NIDA
2000 A Midsummer Night's Dream Demetrius NIDA
2001 Languages of the Gods Theo NIDA
2001 The Sea Wad Thompson NIDA
2001 Ring Round the Moon Joshua NIDA
2001 Kiss Me Kate Gremio NIDA
2003 Loot Dennis
2005 The School for Scandal Charles Surface Adelaide Repertory Theatre
2006 I Hate Hamlet Andrew Rally Adelaide Repertory Theatre
2007 Kiss Me Kate Gunman #1 East Coast Tour
2007 Two Gentlemen of Verona Proteus Mixed Salad Productions
2008 As You Like It Orlando de Boys This Rough Magic Theateatre, Adelaide Fringe
2008 A Streetcar Named Desire Stanley Kowlaski Adelaide University Theatre Guild
2009 Play Spotting Various Melbourne Fringe Festival
2009 The Glass Menagerie Gentleman Caller Adelaide Repertory Theatre
2009 Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune Johnny Mixed Salad Productions
2010 Mr. Johnson Harry Rudbeck Adelaide Independent Theatre
2010 The Woman in Black Actor Adelaide Reparatory Theatre
2010 Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles Jack Stapleton
2013 Corpse Evelyn & Rupert Farrant Therry Dramatic Society
2014 Misalliance Adelaide Repertory Theatre
2015 The Beaux' Stratagem Jack Archer
2015 Much Ado About Nothing Benedick
2015 Einstein and the Polar Bear Bill
2016 The Umbrella Plays Fringe Festival
2016 Death of a Salesman Biff Loman
2016 Extremities Raul

Video games[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2003 Power Rangers Ninja Storm (video game) Hunter Bradley Voice

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2008 Curtain Call Award Best Male Performance A Streetcar Named Desire Nominated [3]
2009 Adelaide's Critic Choice Best Male Performance The Glass Menagerie Nominated
2010 Curtain Call Award Best Male Performance Frankie and Johnny Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gilbertson, Matt (19 April 2014). "Meet Adam Tuominen, the actor behind the Natural Gas ads". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "adam-tuominen". adam-tuominen. 
  3. ^ a b "adam-tuominen". adam-tuominen. 

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