Jade Daniels

Jade Daniels

Age Range
39 - 51
184cm / 6ft 0in
106cm / 42in
89cm / 35in
100cm / 39in

Iwi : Ngāpuhi 

Te Reo Level : Fluent

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Jade Daniels began his acting career studying drama at New Zealand’s top drama school, Toi Whakaari, graduating in 2002 with a Bachelor of Performing Arts, majoring in Acting. Jade is New Zealand Maori and is proficient in a variety of foreign accents. He has been featured in a wide range of theatre work including Macbeth, A Streetcar Named Desire and Blood Wedding and was part of the cast for Clybourne Park, at Circa Theatre, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2011. In 2010, Daniels played Ted in the TV movie Eruption.  He has an international film due to hit the screens in 2019. 


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2019 Enemy Within Aka Hale 27 Ten Productions Ltd., Gabriel Roberston Feature Film
2017 Resolve Tamati Patu Screentime NZ Ltd, Dir. David Stubbs Tele-Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 OFMD Season 2 Lead Body Double Emporium Productions, Taika Waititi Ltd Drama
2022 LOTR: Rings of Power Seer Ombudsman Amazon Drama
2021 Centrepoint Burly Cop Warner Bros. Drama
2010 Eruption Ted Rae Gibson Group Drama

Web Series

Year Production Role Company / Director
2023 Pincher Jared Tomorrow, Rain Ltd
2022 Insula Michael Catherine Waller


Year Production Role Company / Director
2018 The Merchant of Venice Jessica Pop-Up Globe, dir. David Lawrence
2018 A Midsummer Night's Dream Puck Pop-Up Globe, dir. Eddie Bijil
2017 Māui me te ra Māui Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Holly Chappell
2009 The Animal Undieball Narrator/Lion Java Dance Company
2009 A Blast From the Past Various Java Dance Company
2009 Blood Wedding The Groom Circa Theatre, dir. Willem Wassenaar
2008 A Streetcar Named Desire Mitch Almost a Bird, dir. Willem Wassenaar
2008 Itchy Feet Dave Java Dance Company
2006 Migrant Nation Winston Peters Dir. Jade Erikson
2005 Stamping Grounds Various Dir. Jade Erikson
2005 Duffy - Books in Homes Duffy Dir. Kerryn Palmer
2004 Penumbra David Turner Te Whaea Garage, dir. Christian Penny, Jade Erikson
2004 Hazaman Self Devised Solo Dir. Jude Gibson
2004 MacBeth Ensemble Maidment Theatre Auckland, dir. Michael Hurst
2003 The Gentleman from Olmedo Alonzo Te Whaea Theatre, dir. Tom McCrory
2003 Memories for Tomorrow Laughton Te Whaea Theatre, dir. Miranda Harcourt
2003 Four Sections Koro Theatre in Education, dir. Karl Kite-Rangi
2001 Cymbeline Posthumus Leonatus Victoria University, dir. Peter Hambleton

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2004 Rules of Dogs and Men Clayton Dir. Anna & Jim Marbrook Short Film
2003 Horse Ralph NZ Film School Short Film
2003 Five Year Plan Sam NZ Film School Short Film


Year Production Role Company / Director
2007 Department of Justice Court Officer Educational Resources, dir. Brent Williams


Year Production Role Company / Director
2023 Tourism NZ Taika Waititi Double Augusto Ltd
2022 Lagevrio Presenter Insight NZ Ltd
2021 Heart Foundation 'Shower' Shower Guy Finch
2021 Mitre10 'With You All the Way' Mo Good Oil
2020 Toyota Hilux Lincoln Saatchi & Saatchi and The Sweet Shop
2017 ASB Ukelele Dad Saatchi & Saatchi


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2019 Total Immersion Te Reo Māori course Te Wānanga o Raukawa - Ōtaki
2002 Bachelor of Performing Arts - Acting Toi Whakaari - NZ Drama School
1998 Theatre and Film Victoria University
Acting for Screen Tutor: Vicki Yiannoutsous
Shortland Street Block Tutor: John Callum
Stage Combat Tutor: Tony Wolfe
Maori Performing Arts Te Wananga Whare Tapiri O Takitimu
Theatre in Education Tutor: Karl Kite-Rangi/Ralph McAllister
Dance Tutor: Wendy Wallace/Helen Winchester
Voice Tutor: Robbie Warrick
Movement Tutor: Tom McCrory
Singing Tutor: Sally Barrett Boyes
Voice Workshops Tutor: Sylvia Rands/Rowena Balos


Intermediate: Te Reo Māori


Advanced: American - General | American - New York | American - Southern | Australian | British | French | Māori | New Zealand | Pacific Islander | Standard US | UK - Cockney | UK - English

Intermediate: African | American - Ghetto | American - Urban | Greek | Irish | Latin American | Mexican | Mid-Atlantic | Russian | Samoan | Scottish | South African


Advanced: Basketball | Body Surfing | Cycling | Rugby League | Rugby Union | Running / Jogging | Surfing | Swimming | Touch Football

Intermediate: Badminton | Boxing | Canoeing | Cricket | Frisbee | Golf | Jump Rope | Karate | Kayaking | Kick Boxing | Martial Arts | Mountain Biking | Netball | Ping Pong / Table Tennis | Skate Boarding | Snorkeling | Soccer | Softball | Squash | Ten Pin Bowling | Tennis | Volleyball | Weight Lifting | Yoga

Circus & Horse

Intermediate: Clown | Horse Riding | Puppeteer | Stage Combat

Driving & Flying

Advanced: Driving (general)

Singing Range


Singing Styles

Intermediate: General

Musical Instruments

Intermediate: Guitar