Madeleine Sami

Actor

Actor Madeleine Sami won international acclaim starring in two Toa Fraser plays: 1998's Bare and solo show No 2. Aged 18, she debuted on screen on Shortland Street and Pio. Following Insiders Guide to Happiness, she played Oscar Kightley's romantic interest in Sione's Wedding. Sami went on to win an NZ acting award for Super City, in which she played multiple characters. She co-wrote and created the show with Thomas Sainsbury. In 2018 comedy The Breaker Upperers hit cinemas, which she co-wrote, co-directed and co-starred in with Jackie van Beek. The pair are set to direct film Hope for Netflix in late 2019.

I had lines like ‘They've got catapults!’ or ‘There's a shark!' or ‘We're all gonna die!' I'm barely in it. But I don't die. I'm one of the only Amazonians that doesn't die. Madeleine Sami on acting in Xena: Warrior Princess

Interview

Madeleine Sami - Funny As Interview

Interview, 2019

Interview

Madeleine Sami: The Amazonian that didn't die...

Interview, 2011

Interview

ScreenTalk Short: Madeleine Sami

Interview, 2018

Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy

2019, Subject - Television

Three Turns 30 - Promo

2019, Subject - Television

The Breaker Upperers

2018, As: Mel, Writer, Co-Director - Film

All Talk with Anika Moa - First Episode

2016, Subject - Television

Funny Girls

2016, 2018, Director - Television

What We Do in the Shadows

2014, As: Morana - Film

Flat3 - Series Three

2014, As: Madeline (episode 2, 6, 7) - Web

Aroha Bridge - 01, Benny's 21st (First Episode)

2013, Actor - Web

Aroha Bridge - 02, Real Job (Series One, Episode Two)

2013, Actor - Web

Aroha Bridge - 03, Kiri the Krazy (Series One, Episode Three)

2013, Actor - Web

Aroha Bridge - 04, Art to Art (Series One, Episode Four)

2013, Actor - Web

Aroha Bridge - 05, Amcray (Series One, Episode Five)

2013, Actor - Web

Aroha Bridge - 06, Aroha Bridge Factor (Series One, Episode Six)

2013, Actor - Web

Aroha Bridge - 07, Triple Threat (Series One, Episode Seven)

2013, Actor - Web

Aroha Bridge - 08, Space Invasion (Series One, Episode Eight)

2013, Actor - Web

Aroha Bridge - 09, MeTube (Series One, Episode Nine)

2013, As: Mum - Web

Aroha Bridge - 10, Halloween (Series One, Episode 10)

2013, Actor - Web

Flat3

2014, As: Madeline - Web

Neighbourhood

2012 - 2017, Presenter - Television

Sione's 2 - Unfinished Business

2012, As: Tania - Film

Super City - First Episode

2011, Creator , Writer, Composer, As: Azeem, Pasha, Jo, Linda and Georgie - Television

Super City

2011 - 2013, Creator , Writer, As: Azeem, Pasha, Jo, Linda and Georgie (2011), Ofa, Levi, Mary and Ray (2013) , Executive Producer, Composer - Television

Radiradirah

2010, As: Various roles - Television

Radiradirah - First Episode

2010, As: Various roles - Television

7 Days

2009 - ongoing, Subject - Television

The Jaquie Brown Odyssey - Brownward Spiral (Episode Seven)

2009, As: Serita Singh - Television

Under the Mountain

2009, As: Constable Green - Film

The Jaquie Brown Diaries

2008 - 2009, As: Sarita Singh - Television

The Jaquie Brown Diaries - Brown Sweat (Episode Three)

2008, As: Sarita Singh - Television

Rude Awakenings

2007, As: Francesca - Television

Sione's Wedding

2006, As: Tania - Film

bro'Town

2004 - 2009, As: Various Voices - Television

Bogans

2004, As: Takeaways Woman - Short Film

The Insiders Guide to Happiness

2004, As: Tess - Television

The Insiders Guide to Happiness - Does Happiness Grow Up? (Chapter Eleven)

2004, As: Tess - Television

Perfect Strangers

2003, As: Andrea - Film

Fish Skin Suit

2000, As: Libby - Television

Teach You a Lesson

2000, Narrator - Short Film

Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

1998 - 1999, As: Shivani Naran - Television