Miriama Smith

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Miriama Smith
Born (1976-06-03) 3 June 1976 (age 39)
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Occupation Film and television actress
Years active 1991–present
Awards Film Award for Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in Film
2008 We're Here to Help (nominated)

Miriama Te Rangimarie Smith (born 3 June 1976) is a New Zealand film and television actress who has played roles in various TV shows such as Xena: Warrior Princess, Karaoke High and Shortland Street. Her best-known roles, however, were the role of Moz in the third season of The Tribe, and also the dual role of Elsa/Principal Randall in the 2004 Power Rangers series, Power Rangers Dino Thunder. She was one of the three judges on the first season of entertainment show New Zealand's Got Talent that aired on Prime TV in 2008.


Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Other Side of Heaven Lavania
2001 Moby's Island Mermaid Short film
2001 Exposure Elena Video
2002 Toy Love Hinemoa
2004 Spooked Ruby Elder
2004 Picnic Stops Karen Short film
2007 We're Here to Help Kath Harper
2011 Netherwood Maria
2013 Mt Zion Layla
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Shark in the Park Sally Episode: "Give a Dog a Bad Name"
1993 Kina Factory, TheThe Kina Factory Te Moana TV series
1995 Mirror, Mirror Ani 18 episodes
1998 Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson, TheThe Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson Princess Moya Episode: "Princess from the Sea: Part 1"
1998 Young Hercules Pelia Episode: "Cold Feet"
1998 Te Kakano TV series
1998 Moko Toa Hara TV series
1998-99 Shortland Street Nurse Awhina Broughton TV series
2000 Xena: Warrior Princess Shiana Episode: "Antony and Cleopatra"
2001 The Tribe Moz 19 episodes
2001 Atlantis High Vita TV series
2001-02 Mercy Peak Dana McNichol 33 episodes
2002 Mataku Hine Episode: "The Enchanted Flute"
2002 Revelations – The Initial Journey Anaka Episode: "Tomorrow Is Another Day"
2004 Serial Killers Nurse Pania 5 episodes
2004 Power Rangers Dino Thunder Elsa/Principal Randall 38 episodes
2005 Last Man Standing Zoe Hesketh 22 episodes
2006 Karaoke High Angela Bartlett Episode: "1.1"
Episode: "1.2"
2007 Destination New Zealand Herself (host) All episodes
2010 Legend of the Seeker Du' Chaillu Episode: "Light"
2010 Kaitangata Twitch Grace Gallagher TV series
2010 Stolen Donna Hall TV movie
2011 The Jono Project Hannah 1 episode
2012 Siege Delwyn Keefe TV movie

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Brendon Pongia & Hayley Holt
Dancing with the Stars (New Zealand) third place contestant
Season 4 (2008 with Jonny Williams)
Succeeded by
Josh Kronfeld & Rachel Burstein