Aaron Jackson

Aaron Jackson

South Island NZ
NZ European, Tongan
Age Range
40 - 48
190cm / 6ft 3in
114cm / 45in
108cm / 43in
108cm / 43in
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Aaron Jackson achieved his breakthrough alongside Tommy Lee Jones in the post-World War II film Emperor. This marked the beginning of a remarkable journey, with appearances in internationally acclaimed feature films and series such as Taika Waititi's What We Do in the Shadows, Peter Jackson's Mortal Engines, James Cameron's Avatar 2 & 3, and Netflix's The Legend of Monkey and Marco Polo. He has also worked on many local productions like Shortland Street ,Westside, Nothing Trivial and Dear Murderer, to name just a few.

In addition to his work as an actor, Aaron works as a professional firefighter, contributing a notable physical presence to his on-screen performances. His distinctive blend of strength and skill allows him to effortlessly embrace challenging roles, adding to his reputation as a versatile performer.


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2024 Pike River Conrad Adams 31 Films Ltd, dir. Robert Sarkies Feature Film
2024 Restitution Ian dir/pro: Hayden Washington-Smith Feature Film
2024 Avatar 3: The Way of the Water Kestrel Crew Chief Disney & 20th Century Studios, dir: James Cameron Feature Film
2022 Avatar 2: The Way of the Water Kestrel Crew Chief Disney & 20th Century Studios, dir: James Cameron Feature Film
2019 Guns Akimbo Clement 4 Knight Films, dir. Jason Lei Howden Feature Film
2019 By The Balls Phillipe Sella Rogue Productions Tele-Feature Film
2018 Mortal Engines Gench Hungry City Ltd, dir. Christian Rivers Feature Film
2017 Stray Large Man (Supporting) Long Road Films Ltd, dir. Dustin Feneley Feature Film
2016 Pete's Dragon Abner (Supporting) Tyndall Productions, dir. David Lowery Feature Film
2014 The Kick Kieran Read (Supporting) Great Southern Television, dir. Danny Mulheron Feature Film
2013 Jack and the Giant Slayer Soldier 1 3 Foot 7 Ltd, dir. Bryan Singer Feature Film
2012 What We Do in the Shadows Bouncer Zibbibo Shadow Pictures, dir. Taika Waititi Feature Film
2012 Pirates Of The Airwaves Policeman Lippy Pictures Ltd, dir. Charlie Haskell Feature Film
2012 Emperor Lt Col. Rogers (Supporting) Corn Cob Ltd, dir. Peter Webber Feature Film
2011 Existence Rider (Supporting) dir. Juliet Bergh Feature Film
2011 Rage Burly Man Tom Scott Prods, dir. Danny Mulheron Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2018 The Legend of Monkey Bron See-Saw Films / Jump Film & TV, dir. Gerard Johnstone Drama
2017 Dear Murderer Larry Morgan Screentime NZ Drama
2016 Shortland Street Hayden Crowhurst South Pacific Pictures Drama
2015 Westside s2 Cannonball South Pacific Pictures Drama
2015 Marco Polo s2 Maximus Dutti The Weinstein Company, John Fusco Drama
2014 Westside Cannonball (Guest) South Pacific Pictures Drama
2013 Nothing Trivial s3 Drunk Guy (Guest) South Pacific Pictures Drama
2013 The Almighty Johnsons s3 Boyfriend (Guest) South Pacific Pictures Drama
2012 Harry Irate Man (Guest) Desert Rd Drama
2011 Spartacus Vengeance Tarsus (Guest) Pacific Renaissance Spartacus Ltd Drama
2006 Good Morning Singer Other


Year Production Role Company / Director
2010 Christmas in the Park Singer

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2012 Wide Eyed Bryce Blueskins Films Ltd Short Film


Year Production Role Company / Director
2011 Cardinal Featured Nord Weta Productions, dir. Lee Tamahori


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2016 Acting Coaching and Script Read Through Hori Ahipene Gail Cowan Management. Hakama Creative
2015 Stunts Brett Chan Stunt coordinator/Fight Choreographer at MARCO POLO - Netflix / The Weinstein Company
2015 Stunts Tim Wong Stunt Coordinator/Fight Choreographer. Mad Max Fury Road 2015. The Hobbit Battle of the Five Armies 2014. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2016
2014 Acting Bryan Singer Film Producer/Writer/Actor. X-Men Apocalypse 2016. The Usual Suspects 1995. Superman Returns 2006
2012 Filming Eugene Nomura. Actor/Producer at Film Industry
2012 Filming Gary Foster Principal Producer Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment
2012 Acting Yoko Narahashi Casting Director for Wolverine and Memoirs of Geisha
2012 Filming Peter Webber. Director of Girl with a Pearl Earriing 2003. Emporer 2012. Hannibal Rising 2007
2012 Acting Coaching and Script Read Through Miranda Harcourt. New Zealand Entertainment
2011 Acting Coaching and Script Read Through Tommy Lee Jones. Public Figure. American Actor / Filmmaker
2011 Stunts for 'Petes Dragon' Augie Davis Stunt Coordinator
2010 Casting for Film Tina Cleary/The Casting Company NZ


Advanced: American - Californian | American - General | American - Midwest | American - New York | American - Southern | American - Urban | American - Western | Australian | British | Canadian | European | New Zealand | South African | UK - Cockney | UK - English

Intermediate: UK - N. Ireland | UK - Scottish


Advanced: Basketball | Body Surfing | Croquet | Jet Ski | Rugby League | Rugby Union | Running / Jogging | Surfing | Swimming | Touch Football | Volleyball

Intermediate: AFL Football | Abseiling | Athletics | Badminton | Baseball | Boxing | Canoeing | Cricket | Cycling | Fishing | Frisbee | Golf | Grid Iron | Gym | Gymnastics | Kayaking | Netball | Ping Pong / Table Tennis | Sand Surfing | Shooting | Snooker | Snow Board | Soccer | Softball | Speed Walking | Squash | Ten Pin Bowling | Tennis | Water Skiing

Circus & Horse

Advanced: Bareback Horse Riding | Horse Riding

Driving & Flying

Advanced: Driving (general) | Farm Equipment | Go-karting | Motorcycle | Stick Shift | Van

Intermediate: Quad Motorbike | Sports Car

Singing Range


Singing Styles

Advanced: Ballad | Blues | Cabaret | Choral | Contemporary | Country and Western | Folk | General | Jazz | Musical | Popular | Rock

Musical Instruments

Advanced: Didgeridoo | Electric Bass | Guitar

Intermediate: Percussion