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Julian Sonny Arahanga|
18 December 1972
Raetihi, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Arahanga was born Julian Sonny Arahanga in Raetihi, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. His father is screenwriter Larry Parr. Arahanga is 5 foot and 10 inches. His mother is a New Zealander of Estonian and Māori descent.
Of Māori descent, his family identifies with Ngāti Rangi and Atihaunui a Paparangi and is the half brother of Kiwi actor, Tammy Davis.
Julian is best known for his role in the movie Once Were Warriors from 1994, where he plays Nig Heke, the son of Jake "the Muss" and Beth Heke. Arahanga also stars in the sequel What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? from 1999, that centers around Jake's search for redemption after the first movie. Again, he plays the son.
Also in 1999, he starred in the action-sci fi movie The Matrix playing the role of Apoc.
- The Ferryman (2007) - Zane
- Eagle vs. Shark (2007) - Flight Extra
- Toy Boy (2004) - Angelo
- Fracture (2004) - Detective Harawira
- Forbidden Fury (2004) -
- The Lost World (1999) (TV series) - Pintario (1 episode)
- What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999) - Nig Heke
- The Matrix (1999) - Apoc
- Broken English (1996) - Eddie
- Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995–1996) (TV series) - Cassius (2 episodes)
- Once Were Warriors (1994) - Nig Heke
- The Makutu on Mrs Jones (1983) - Tawhai
- Julian Arahanga on IMDb
- Singing From the Inside Out – The Personal, the Public, The Private and The Penal: The Innovation Interview with Julian Arahanga, Ruia Aperahama and Evan Rhys Davies, July 2012
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