4 May 1970 |
Tandi Wright (born 13 May 1970 in Zambia) is a television and film actress from New Zealand. She first gained recognition for portraying Nurse Caroline Buxton on the long running New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street.
She is currently a series regular on 800 Words portraying the recurring character Laura Turner.
Wright was born in Zambia to New Zealander parents Vernon Wright and Dinah Priestley. She grew up in Wellington and attended Wellington High School and Victoria University of Wellington. Her father Vernon Wright, is a former journalist for "The Listener" who now lives in Zambia, and her mother Dinah is a writer and actress in Wellington. Wright has two sisters, Nicky (DOC policy advisor) and Justine (film editor), and two half sisters, Stephanie (information architect) and Victoria (teacher). Her husband Michael Beran is also an actor and they live in Auckland with their daughter, Olive.
From 1995–2000 she appeared as Nurse Caroline Buxton in Shortland Street. Other roles include Power Rangers: S.P.D., Crash Palace, Out of the Blue, Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby, The Lost Children, Black Sheep and Legend of the Seeker.
In 2010, she played the role of Callie Ross, the wife of the main character, in This Is Not My Life. Her next major role followed in 2011–2014, as Dr Catherine Duvall on the TVNZ drama Nothing Trivial. She starred 2014 in the drama thriller series The Returned as Claire Winship.
|1996||The Enid Blyton Adventure Series||Ingrid||"Ship of Adventure" (S01E06)|
|1996–1999||Shortland Street||Caroline Buxton||Main role|
|2000||Street Legal||Detective Senior Sergeant Angela Watson||Series regular, unknown episodes|
|2000||Xena: Warrior Princess||Sarah / Sonata||"Who's Gurkhan?" (S06E04)|
|2001||Crash Palace||Penny Watts||Series regular, unknown episodes|
|2001–2002||Being Eve||Alannah Lush||Series regular, unknown episodes|
|2003||Willy Nilly||Joy||Main role|
|2004||Serial Killers||Sally||Main role|
|2005||Power Rangers S.P.D.||Isinia Cruger||Series regular, unknown episodes|
|2005–2008||Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby||Fenn Partington||Main role|
|2006||Lost Children, TheThe Lost Children||Charlotte Melville||Main role|
|2006||Maddigan's Quest||Timon's Mother||"Hillfolk" (S01E02)|
|2009||Legend of the Seeker||Mord'Sith
|2010||Legend of the Seeker||Alina||"Unbroken" (S02E21)|
|2010||Outrageous Fortune||Mandy||"Let The Door Be Lock'd" (S06E12)|
|2010||This Is Not My Life||Callie Ross||Main role|
|2011–2014||Nothing Trivial||Catherine Duvall||Main role|
|2015||The Returned||Claire Winship||Series regular|
|2015||800 Words||Laura Turner||Series regular|
|1984||Iris||unknown||Based on true story|
|1992||Absent Without Leave||Tom's Fiancee||Drama/Romance/War|
|1996||Permanent Wave||unknown||Comedy / Drama – Short film|
|2002||This Is Not a Love Story||Studio Art Dept||Comedy / Drama|
|2003||Sylvia||2nd Woman at Ted Hughes' Lecture||Biopic|
|2004||Raising Waylon||Tina Stanfil||Romantic Comedy|
|2004||Not Only But Always||Julie Andrews||Biography / Documentary|
|2006||Black Sheep||Doctor Rush||Comedy / Horror|
|2006||Out of the Blue||Julie-Anne Bryson||Crime / Drama|
|2009||Piece of My Heart||Chloe Morton||Based on true story|
|2012||Kiwi Flyer||Karen||Family / Comedy|
|2013||Jack the Giant Slayer||Queen||Adventure / Fantasy|
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