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Tandi Wright

Actor

Zambian-born Kiwi Tandi Wright has been nominated for acting awards for her work in both comedies (Serial Killers) and dramas (2006 movie Out of the Blue).  Her television resume includes ongoing roles in Shortland StreetBeing Eve, hit comedy Willy Nilly and three seasons of Nothing Trivial. In 2020 she played the Kiwi prime minister in web series Third Term (which she co-created with her husband, Michael Beran). 

Acting is one of the those things that, if you say it, you have to commit to it. It's such a risky thing financially, it took me a long time till I thought I could own the mantle. Tandi Wright in an interview with The Dominion Post (TV Week liftout), 14 September 2010, page 3

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Interview

Tandi Wright: A lifetime in acting...

Interview, 2011

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Daffodils

2019, As: Rose's mother - Film

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Bloopers - Shortland Street

2018, As: Nurse Caroline Buxton - Television

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The Rehearsal

2016, As: Isolde's mother - Film

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800 Words

2015 - 2018, As: Laura Turner - Television

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The Brokenwood Mysteries

2018, As: Lulu - Television

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Kiwi Flyer

2012, As: Karen - Film

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Bliss: The Beginning of Katherine Mansfield

2011, As: Lily - Television

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Nothing Trivial

2011 - 2013, As: Catherine - Television

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Nothing Trivial - First Episode

2011, As: Catherine - Television

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This is Not My Life - First Episode

2010, As: Callie Ross - Television

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The Kiwi Who Saved Britain

2010, As: Dorothy Park - Television

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This is Not My Life

2010, As: Callie Ross - Television

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Black Sheep

2007, As: Doctor Astrid Rush - Film

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Doves of War

2006, As: Rowan Matich - Television

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Doves of War - First Episode

2006, As: Rowan Matich - Television

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Out of the Blue

2006, As: Julie Anne Bryson - Film

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Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby

2005 - 2006, As: Fenn Partington - Television

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Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby - Period Three: Human Relationships

2005, As: Fenn Partington - Television

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Outrageous Fortune

2010, As: Mandy - Television

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Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby - Period One: The Appalling Mr Gormsby

2005, As: Fenn Partington - Television

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Serial Killers

2004, As: Sally - Television

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Serial Killers - A Compilation

2004, As: Sally - Television

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Being Eve - Being Upstaged

2002, As: Alannah Lush - Television

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Being Eve

2001 - 2002, As: Alannah Lush - Television

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Being Eve - Being a Couple

2001, As: Alannah Lush - Television

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Street Legal

2000 - 2005, As: Detective Senior Sergeant Angela Watson - Television

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Permanent Wave

1996, As: Karen - Short Film

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Shortland Street

1996 - 97, As: Nurse Caroline Buxton - Television

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Absent Without Leave

1992, As: Tom's fiancé - Film

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Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

1996 - 1999, As: Caroline Buxton - Television

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LIFE (Life in the Fridge Exists) - Christmas Episode

1989, As: Chris - Television