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Sean Duffy

Actor, Director

 Sean Duffy

 Sean Duffy
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Sean Duffy

Best known to the public for an extended career as an actor — he co-starred in Mortimer's Patch and won an award playing a dopey farmer in comedy Willy Nilly — Sean Duffy alternated acting gigs with two decades editing for television. Later he moved into directing, working on a range of shows from Heartland to one-off documentaries.

It was amazing how easy it was, to be honest. That's because I'd spent 18 years on and off in a dark room, looking at other people's mistakes. So I knew exactly what I needed to do. 
 
 

Screenography

Screenography
 Role/s
 Utu Redux

Utu Redux

Actor

2013

 50 Years of New Zealand Television - Episode One

50 Years of New Zealand Television - Episode One

Subject

2010

 Life's a Riot

Life's a Riot

Actor

2008

 Orange Roughies

Orange Roughies

Actor

2006 - 2007

 Truth Files

Truth Files

Director

2006

 Locked Down

Locked Down

Director
Narrator

2005

 Grass Roots Business

Grass Roots Business

Director

2003

 Police Ten 7

Police Ten 7

Director

2002 - 2005

 The Tamaki Brothers in Hog Heaven

The Tamaki Brothers in Hog Heaven

Director
Camera

2002

 The Big Art Trip - Series One, Episode 13

The Big Art Trip - Series One, Episode 13

Director

2001

 The Big Art Trip - Series One, Episode Eight

The Big Art Trip - Series One, Episode Eight

Director
Camera
DV Operator

2001

 The Big Art Trip - Series One, Episode Five

The Big Art Trip - Series One, Episode Five

Director
Camera
DV Operator

2001

 The Big Art Trip - Series One, Episode Seven

The Big Art Trip - Series One, Episode Seven

Director

2001

 Willy Nilly (TV Series)

Willy Nilly (TV Series)

Actor

2001 - 2003

 McCormick Rips

McCormick Rips

Director

2000

 Wild About New Zealand

Wild About New Zealand

Director

2000 - 2001

 The Day Morris Left

The Day Morris Left

Actor

1999

 Black Spots, White Crosses

Black Spots, White Crosses

Director

1998

 Firth Ground Force

Firth Ground Force

Director

1998 - 2000

 Fresh Up In The Deep End

Fresh Up In The Deep End

Director

1998

 The Chosen

The Chosen

Actor

1998

 Tiger Country

Tiger Country

Actor

1998

 Willy Nilly (Short Film)

Willy Nilly (Short Film)

Actor

1998

 McCormick

McCormick

Director

1997 - 1998

 Heartland - Lyttelton

Heartland - Lyttelton

Director

1996

 Heartland - Reefton

Heartland - Reefton

Director

1996

 Plainclothes

Plainclothes

Actor

1995

 Heartland - Wainuiomata

Heartland - Wainuiomata

Director

1994

 The Neighbourhood Network

The Neighbourhood Network

Actor
Creator

1994

 Moonrise (aka Grampire)

Moonrise (aka Grampire)

Actor

1992

 Heartland

Heartland

Director

1991 - 1996

 A Current Affair

A Current Affair

Associate Producer
Field Director

1989 - 1996

 The Champion - Yankee Soldier

The Champion - Yankee Soldier

Actor

1989

 Tagata Pasifika

Tagata Pasifika

Editor

1987 - ongoing

 Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Five

Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Five

Actor

1985

 Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Four

Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Four

Actor

1985

 Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode One

Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode One

Actor

1985

 Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Six

Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Six

Actor

1985

 Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Three

Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Three

Actor

1985

 Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Two

Terry and the Gunrunners - Episode Two

Actor

1985

 Country GP

Country GP

Actor

1984 - 1985

 Trespasses

Trespasses

Actor

1984

 Utu

Utu

Actor

1983

 Both Sides of the Fence

Both Sides of the Fence

Actor

1982 - 1985

 Eyewitness News

Eyewitness News

Editor

1982 - 1989

 Close Up

Close Up

Editor

1981 - 1987

 Koha - Hone Tuwhare

Koha - Hone Tuwhare

Editor

1981

 Smash Palace

Smash Palace

Actor

1981

 Koha

Koha

Editor

1981 - 1987

 Mortimer's Patch

Mortimer's Patch

Actor

1980 - 1984

 Mortimer's Patch - Day of Judgement

Mortimer's Patch - Day of Judgement

Actor

1980

 Sea Urchins

Sea Urchins

Actor

1980 - 1984

 Sons for the Return Home

Sons for the Return Home

Actor

1979

 Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Editor

1976 - 1989

 Moynihan

Moynihan

Actor

1976

 TV One News

TV One News

Editor

1975 - 1988

 Survey

Survey

Editor

1970 - 1972


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Awards

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Televison Awards
Best Entertainment/Comedy Performance: for Willy Nilly

1995 New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Performance in an Entertainment Programme: for The Neighbourhood Network