Aljin Abella

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Aljin Abella
Born (1985-07-27) 27 July 1985 (age 31)
Philippines
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present

Aljin Abella (born 27 July 1985), also known as Alin Abella, is an Australian actor of Filipino descent, who is best known for playing Theo Martin, the Blue Ranger, on Power Rangers Jungle Fury, in all 32 episodes of the show, which aired in 2008. Also, he starred in the app series "Hunter n' Hornet" in 2014.

Abella is also well known for many prominent roles in top Australian theatre productions, such as 'The Monkey King' in " Monkey...Journey to the West".[1][2][3][4] The actor made his big stage debut in 2005, as Joe, in "The Sapphires", in the Melbourne Theatre Company and Belvoir productions, as well as touring to London and Korea. Later, he has had roles in: "The Good Person of Szechuan", "Moths", "Triumph", "Strangers in Between", "Three Sisters", "The Matchmaker", "Love Labour's Lost", "The Laramie Project", "The Fortunes of Richard Mahony", "Anything Goes", and "The New Black".[5][6][7]

In 2014, he was nominated for a Green Room Award for ' Best Supporting Actor in Musical Theatre' for his role as Joseph in "La Cage Aux Folles".[8][9][10]

In 2016 he was cast as Iago in Disney's musical Aladdin which will run from August to December.

Film and television roles[edit]

  • "Hunter n Hornet" Cade/Hornet (2014, 20 episodes)
  • The Doctor Blake Mysteries Simon Lo (2013 episode 8)
  • Rivals Jim "Stretch" Ayessa (2009)
  • Power Rangers Jungle Fury Theo Martin/Blue Jungle Fury Ranger (2008, 32 episodes)
  • Bootleg Dave Hoosan (2002)
  • Legacy of the Silver Shadow' Campbell (2002, unknown episodes)
  • Guinevere Jones Spencer Huang (2002, unknown episodes)
  • Hoarce & Tina Josh (2001, unknown episodes)
  • High Flyers Kyet Nguyen (1999)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My Perfect Weekend: Aljin Abella". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  2. ^ "Melbourne Festival review: Monkey ... Journey to the West revives ancient magic". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  3. ^ "Theatre review: Monkey ... Journey to the West is magical entertainment". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  4. ^ "Monkey Comes to Brilliant Life".  dailytelegraph.com.au Accessed 8-2-2016
  5. ^ "Opera Australia - Aljin Abella". opera.org.au. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  6. ^ "The Sapphires - Reviews - www.theage.com.au". www.theage.com.au. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  7. ^ "Belvoir magic reaches out to global audience". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  8. ^ "Damien Ryan and Bell Shakespeare sweep nominations for Green Room Awards". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  9. ^ Parris, Simon. "The Production Company: La Cage aux Folles review". Simon Parris: Man in Chair. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  10. ^ "Theatre Review: La Cage Aux Folles - Melbourne Arts Centre (Performances until December 7th) | the AU review". the AU review. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 

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