Katlyn Wong

Katlyn Wong

Locations
Auckland
Ethnicity
Chinese
Age Range
36 - 48
Height
169cm / 5ft 7in
Bust/Chest
89cm / 35in
Waist
74cm / 29in
Hips
92cm / 36in
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Bio

Katlyn Wong graduated from New Zealand’s leading Drama School: Toi Whakaari in 2004 and hit the ground running landing roles two iconic TV Comedy series Facelift & A thousand Apologies and the award-winning short film Take 3 by highly acclaimed director Roseanne Liang, this ultimately led her to be cast as Susan in Roseanne’s debut feature Film My Wedding & Other Secrets for South Pacific Pictures. 

Katlyn has worked on many of New Zealand’s Local & International film & TV Series including Kāinga for Brown Sugar Apple Grunt productions, Go Girls, Westside, Brokenwood Mysteries, Mean Mums all for South Pacific Pictures, US series Shannara Chronicles for MTV, Danish & New Zealand co-production The Gulf, UK/BBC drama series Mystic Season 1 – 3 and most recently the acclaimed mini-series Safe Home where she played the role of Cherry for SBS Australia & Kindling Picture.

Katlyn won the “StarNow” Best Actor award in 2016 Show Me Shorts Festival for her betrayal of Xiao Hu Diep in the short film Wait and in 2017 she was nominated for Best Actress at the NZ Moa Film & TV Awards.  She is also an accomplished Theatre Actor having worked for many of New Zealand’s top theatre companies and most recently played the lead role of Pearl for Auckland Theatre Company’s Single Asian Female.

Katlyn lives in New Zealand & speaks fluent Cantonese.  

Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2022 Princess of Chaos Gigi Chaos Film Productions, dir: Kiel McNaughton Tele-Feature Film
2022 Kāinga Eva Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, dir: Angeline Loo Feature Film
2019 The Legend of Baron To'a Mia FUHU Films, dir. Kiel McNaughton Feature Film
2010 My Wedding and Other Secrets Susan South Pacific Pictures, dir. Roseanne Liang Feature Film

Television

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 Safe Home Cherry SBS Australia & Kindling Pictures, dir: Stevie Cruz-Martin Drama
2020 -2022 Mystic - Seasons 1,2,3 Corinne Burford Libertine Picture Production, dir: Laurence Wilson & Peter Burger Drama
2022 Good Grief - S2 Robin Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, dir: Keil McNaughton Drama
2021 Brokenwood S7 Dr. Lee South Pacific Pictures, dir. Mike Smith Drama
2019 Mean Mums Ms Wong South Pacific Pictures, dir. Damon Fepulea'i Comedy
2019 The Gulf Jiang Lee Letterbox Film, Screentime NZ, dir. Gaysorn Thavat Drama
2018 The Brokenwood Mysteries S5 Dr. Jackie Lee South Pacific Pictures, dir Murray Keane & Thomas Robins Drama
2017 The Shannara Chronicles S2 Sheema MTV NZ Ltd, dir. Toa Fraser Drama
2016 Westside S3 Joyce South Pacific Pictures, dir. Murray Keane Drama
2014 Flat3 S3 Kat Flat3 Productions, dir. Roseanne Liang Drama
2010 Go Girls S2 Melanie South Pacific Pictures, dir. Gavin Strawhan Drama
2008 A Thousand Apologies Multiple (Core Cast) Great Southern Television, dir. Various Comedy
2005 Facelift S3 Je Lan Gibson Group, dir. Various Comedy

Web Series

Year Production Role Company / Director
2021 The Pact Emily Koha Productions, dir. Peter Salmon
2017 Friday Night Bites s2 Georgie Flat 3 Productions, dir. Roseanne Liang
2017 Stand Up Girl Trista NZME

Theatre

Year Production Role Company / Director
2021 Single Asian Female Pearl - Lead Auckland Theatre Company, dir: Cassandra Tse
2017 The Mooncake and the Kumara Leilan Mara Toi Ahia Ltd, dir. Katie Wolfe
2014 The Good Soul of Szechuan Mrs Mi Tsu, Sister-in-law Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Colin McColl
2012 Man in a Suitcase Kauki Paw (Lead) The Institute of World Theatre & Film / Peking University, dir. Joseph Graves
2012 Man in a Suitcase Kauki Paw (Lead) The Court Theatre, dir. Joseph Graves
2009 The Wife Who Spoke Japanese in her Sleep Mrs Wong Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Colin McColl
2007 Penumbra Alex Wu Dir. Christian Penny, Jade Eriksen
2006 I Ain't Nothing But a Glimmer in the Dark, she said Evie Dir. Grace Hoete, Amanda Hereaka
2006 Mui (One Woman Show) 9 characters Co-devised w/ Sam Selliman
2005 Capturing Twilight Performer/Mover Christchurch Fringe Festival, dir. Ed Davis
2005 Migrant Nation Chinese Miner Dir. Jade Eriksen
2005 A Clockwork Orange Ensemble Silo Theatre, dir. Andrew Foster
2005 China's Butterflies Kat / Aimee / Father / Mother / Market lady Season for Strong Women Circa Theatre, dir. Jude Gibson

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2015 WAIT Xiao Hu Diep (Lead) Pop Film / Format Productions, dir. Yamin Tun Short Film
2011 Cut Kat (Lead) Flying Fish, dir. James Solomon Short Film
2007 Take 3 Kaylee Hing Owen Hughes / Frame Up Films Ltd , dir. Roseanne Liang Short Film
2005 Blue Willow Voices of Prince / Father Dir. Veialu Aila-Unsworth Short Film

Video

Year Production Role Company / Director
2005 Against the Wind Reader Learning Media, dir. Various

Commercial

Year Production Role Company / Director
2020 MYOB Young Millenial Double Denim Production, dir. Loren Taylor
2018 Genesis Business Woman Goodoil Films, dir. J H Beetge

Training

Year Description Institution / Presenter
2018 USA Accent Advanced Study Chris Stewart
2018 Advanced Acting for Screen Intensive Liz Mullane and Rachel Bullock
2018 Standard American Accent Intensive Jacque Drew
2014 Screen Acting Workshop Miranda Harcourt
2014 Actor and Instinct Workshop Brita McVeigh
2004 Bachelor of Performing Arts: Acting Major Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School
2000 Diploma in Performing Arts New Zealand College of Performing Arts

Languages

Intermediate: Cantonese

Accents

Advanced: Asian | Cantonese | Chinese | New Zealand

Intermediate: American - General | British | UK - English

Sports

Advanced: Yoga

Intermediate: Aerobics | Running / Jogging | Swimming

Driving & Flying

Advanced: Driving (general)

Dance

Advanced: General Movement

Intermediate: Aerobics