Tai Hara

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Tai Hara
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Hara at The Jungle Book premier at Event Cinema in Sydney, March 2016
Born (1990-03-29) 29 March 1990 (age 28)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Presenter (former)
Years active 2011–present
Notable work Home and Away (2013–16)
Spouse(s) Fely Irvine (m. 2017)

Tai Hara (born 29 March 1990)[1] is an Australian actor and presenter.

Early life and career[edit]

Hara was born in Sydney, New South Wales and grew up studying at The Southport School on the Gold Coast, Queensland.[1][2] After appearing in his first school performance at the age of three, Hara decided to become an actor. He chose this career path as he loved the art of storytelling. He attended the Queensland University of Technology and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2010. Following his graduation, Hara presented the television show Cash Call, which he hosted for two seasons.

Hara made his screen debut in 2011, appearing in a small role in a short-lived American science fiction drama Terra Nova. In 2012, he was cast in his first feature film, the Australian comedy Reef 'n' Beef. Hara is best known for his role on the Seven Network soap opera Home and Away, as Andy Barrett, from 2013 (the series' twenty-sixth season) until 2016.[2]

In 2014, Hara competed in the 14th series of Dancing with the Stars.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Hara is of Japanese descent.[citation needed] He became engaged to Hi-5 cast member, Fely Irvine in 2015,[4] and the couple married in Bali in 2017.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Terra Nova Compound Guard #1 2 Episodes
2011–12 Cash Call Himself 110 Episodes
2012 Reef 'n' Beef Bass Feature film
2012 Mourning After Tai Short film
2013 Hi-5: Some Kind Of Wonderful Himself Documentary
2013–16 Home and Away Andy Barrett Series regular
2016 Hyde and Seek Detective Kevin Soga Series regular


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