Beulah Koale (Piula)
|Born||1992 (age 27–28)|
|Junior Reigns (character) on Hawaii Five-O (2010)|
Koale was raised within a religious family and regularly performed in church productions, before becoming associated with the theatre company, Massive Company. During his time working with Massive, Beulah has performed in acclaimed shows Havoc in the Garden in 2011, and The Brave in 2012.
In 2010, Koale starred in the award-winning short film Manurewa, which screened at both the Melbourne and Berlin film festivals; and subsequently won the Crystal Bear for best short in the youth section at Berlin.
Beulah is the oldest of six siblings, having four younger brothers and a younger sister. He has twin sons with his partner Georgia Otene, whom he later married in January 2019 in his hometown. Beulah has said that his favourite film is The Lion King. Beulah has multiple idols, including Cliff Curtis and Denzel Washington.
|2010||Granda||Cool Samoan Boy||Short|
|2013||Fantail||Chocolate Milk Guy|
|2014||The Kick||Fraser Tech Flyhalf||TV Movie|
|The Last Saint||Minka|
|2016||One Thousand Ropes||Molesi||Movie|
|2017||Thank You for Your Service||Tausolo Aieti|
|TBA||Next Goal Wins||Filming|
|2012–2013; 2014||Shortland Street||Jared Afeaki|
|2013||Harry||Lua Matola||3 episodes|
|2016||The Cul De Sac||Lucas||6 episodes|
|2017–present||Hawaii Five-0||Junior Reigns||Main: Season 8 – present|
|2020||Magnum P.I.||1 episode|
|2011||Havoc in the Garden||Meleki|||
Awards and nominations
|2010||Berlin International Film Festival||Best Short Film - Youth Section||Manurewa||Won|
|2014||New Zealand Film and Television Awards||Best Actor||The Last Saint||Nominated|
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