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Alison Bruce

Actor

With a CV that includes everything from judges to Amazon queens, Alison Bruce has often been cast as the strong unsmiling type. Yet two of her biggest screen roles completely break the mould: the fraudulent but well-meaning fortune teller in 2001 feature Magik and Rose, and the eccentric mother in award-winning teen series Being Eve. In 2019 she appeared on two TV shows in the same month: The Gulf and comedy Golden Boy.

[Alison Bruce] has long been one of the country's most technically gifted — and underused — actors. She has a face the camera loves and which, in this role, exudes exactly the required mix of warmth and pain. NZ Herald critic Peter Calder, reviewing Magik and Rose, July 2000

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Golden Boy - First Episode

2019, Director - Television

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Three Turns 30 - Promo

2019, As: Susan - Television

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Golden Boy

2018 - 2020, As: Susan - Television

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Kiwi

2018, As: Anne Lupton - Television

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Hillary

2016, As: Phyllis Rose - Television

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The Kick

2014, As: Sheryll Donald - Television

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The Almighty Johnsons

2011 - 2013, As: Agnetha - Television

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The Almighty Johnsons - First Episode

2011, As: Agnetha - Television

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This is Her

2008, As: Voice of Evie - Short Film

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Maddigan's Quest

2005, As: Witch-finder - Television

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The Pretender

2008, As: Lush - Television

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The World's Fastest Indian

2005, As: Doctor - Film

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Spooked

2004, As: Sheila Miller - Film

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Being Eve - Being Upstaged

2002, As: Vivienne Baxter - Television

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Being Eve

2001 - 2002, As: Vivienne Baxter - Television

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Mercy Peak - First Episode (excerpt)

2001, As: Louise Duval - Television

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Being Eve - Being a Couple

2001, As: Vivienne Baxter - Television

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Mercy Peak

2001 - 2003, As: Louise Duval - Television

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Street Legal

2000 - 2005, As: Judge Ludlam - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 7 (Series One, Episode Seven)

2000, As: Clerk - Television

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Magik and Rose

1999, As: Magik - Film

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Willy Nilly

1998, As: Carol - Short Film

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City Life

1996 - 1998, As: Katherine Dwyer - Television

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Cover Story - Episode Two

1995, As: Karen Parker - Television

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Shortland Street

1993,1998, As: Danni Brown, As: Nurse Lindsay Maguire - Television

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Marlin Bay

1993, As: Lisa Hendry - Television

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Mon Desir

1991, As: Faye - Short Film

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Old Scores

1991, As: Ngaire Morgan - Film

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The End of the Golden Weather

1991, As: Auntie Kass - Film

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Star Runner - First Episode

1990, As: Carol West - Television

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Star Runner

1990, As: Carol West - Television

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User Friendly

1990, As: Augusta - Film

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Sylvia

1985, As: Elizabeth - Film

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Heroes

1986, As: Glenda - Television