Samson Chan-Boon

Samson Chan-Boon

Pacific Islander, Polynesian, Samoan
Age Range
29 - 37
187cm / 6ft 2in
146cm / 57in
142cm / 56in
132cm / 52in
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A graduate of both Pacific Institute of Performing Arts (Diploma) & Unitec Performing & Screen Arts (B.A.) Samson has performed in a multitude of theatre productions since 2014, ranging from Musical Theatre, Kids Theatre, Festival, and dramatic roles including 2022’s critical acclaimed production of Dawn Raids for New Zealand’s leading Theatre Company, ATC (Auckland Theatre Company).

 Local and International screen highlights include, MTV’s The Shannara Chronicles, South Pacific Pictures Westside, Kura Productions Ahikāroa, Netflix Series The New Legend of Monkey (Season 1 & 2), Sweet Tooth and the recently released Feature Film M3gan for Blumhouse & Atomic Monster productions.

 Samson is of Samoan decent and currently living in Melbourne Australia. 


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2022 M3GAN Officer Carter Blumhouse & Atomic Monster, dir: Gerard Johnstone Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2024 Fake John Paramount+ Drama
2022 Ahikaroa S5 Faitala Kura Productions Drama
2021-2022 Ahikāroa S4 Faitala Kura Productions, dir: Joe Hitchcock & Miriama McDowell Drama
2021 Sweet Tooth S1 Married Man Netflix & Warner Bros, dir: Jim Mickle Drama
2021 Mall Crop Police Officer Fresh TV, dir: Troy Tu'ua Drama
2018-2019 The New Legends of Monkey Season 1 & 2 Lior See-Saw Films / Jump Film & TV, dir. Gerard Johnstone Drama
2017 Home to Come Home Mikey Dir. Renee Lyons Drama
2016 Westside S3 Bouncer South Pacific Pictures Drama
2015 The Shannara Chronicles Cormac MTV, dir. Jesse Warn Drama

Web Series

Year Production Role Company / Director
2017 Home to Come Home Mikey TVNZ, dir: Renee Lyons


Year Production Role Company / Director
2022 Dawn Raids Steve's Dad & Ensemble Auckland Theatre Company (ATC) & Pacific Underground, dir: Troy Tu'ua
2022 Alatini - Musical Theatre Chief Sami Sau E Siva Creatives Ltd & Auckland Arts Festival, dir: Troy Tu'ua
2019 Sinarella - Musical Theatre Isumu Mangere Arts Centre, dir. Troy Tu'ua & Rokalani Lavea-Burgess
2017 Mirror Mirror - Musical Theatre Dox Mangere Arts Centre, dir. Alison Quigan & Troy Tu'ua
2015 The Lolly Witch of Mumuland - Musical Theatre Dad ATC, dir. Alison Quigan, Troy Tu'ua
2014 Entangled Islands - 'Life of Words' Ensemble/Taisi Olaf Frederick Nelson UNITEC, dir. Iosefa Enari
2013 The Feast - 'Halfatasi' Musician/Traditional Tongan Bass Drummer UNITEC, dir. Iosefa Enari
2013 Goodbye My Feleni Lance Corporal Simi Bishop Hekama Creative & Chocolate Stigmata, dir. Shadon Meredith, Amelia Reid-Meredith
2012 Sinarella - Musical Theatre Fairy F.O.B. Mother/Step Mum/AV Designer ATC / PIPA, dir. Goretti Chadwick, Anapela Polataivao
2012 Goodbye My Feleni Corporal Simi Bishop Chocolate Stigmata, dir. Chris Molloy
2012 At The Wake Robert English Centrepoint Theatre, dir. Roy Ward
2011 Samoa Mo Samoa Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III Le Mau Productions, dir. Edward Peni
2011 Polly Hood in Mumuland Manager/Chorus PIPA, dir. Goretti Chadwick
2011 Going Solo: The Godfather of East London Writer/Cornelius "Connie" Murdock PIPA, dir. Samantha Scott
2011 The Laramie Project Jedadiah Schultz/Governor Jim Geringer PIPA, dir. Sean Coyle, Hera Dunleavy
2010 Ceremonia Underworld Gate Keeper/King's Assistant PIPA, dir. Vela Manusaute
2010 Animal Farm Old Major PIPA, dir. Stayci Taylor

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2014 Abs In Black Skinny Directed by Nabil (Noble) Fares Short Film
2014 No. 1 Again Edbert 'Talent-Ed' Solf UNITEC, dir. Danny Aumua Student Film
2013 Kidnapped Robert Dir. Vivian Ngwerume Student Film
2013 Spidey and the Burglar Burglar Dir. Vivian Ngwerume Student Film
2013 Honor Unto Death Bulldog Dir. Vivian Ngwerume Student Film
2010 Poor Maori Boy Vampires vs Drug Taking Zombies Knuckles Dir. Phillip Cleaverly Student Film


Year Production Role Company / Director
2012 Empire Beastwars & The Filth Collective, dir: Hamish Waterhouse


Year Production Role Company / Director
2021 Pet Refuge 'Impossible Decisions' Security Guard Finch New Zealand
2019 The Warehouse - Mother's Day TWH Staff Member DDB New Zealand
2018 Teach NZ Mr Ah Koi FCB New Zealand dir. Te Arepa Kahi
2016 The Warehouse - That Bargain Feeling Store Worker FINCH, dir. Jae Morrison
2015 Your Only Voice Flatmates FINCH, dir. Nic Finlayson


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2021 US Accent Workshop Jacque Drew & Equity NZ
2017 Self Taping Workshop Tom McSweeney
2016 The Rehearsal Room DEGNZ & Equity NZ
2016 Acting for Camera in US Accent Terri de'Ath, Jim McLarty
2014 Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts UNITEC Performing & Screen Arts
2010-2011 Diploma in Pacific Performing Arts Pacific Institute of Performing Arts


Intermediate: Samoan


Advanced: American - General | New Zealand

Intermediate: Australian | Māori | Pacific Islander | UK - Cockney | UK - English


Intermediate: Gym | Running / Jogging | Swimming | Ten Pin Bowling | Weight Lifting

Driving & Flying

Advanced: Driving (general)

Singing Range

Baritone | Tenor

Singing Styles

Intermediate: General

Musical Instruments

Intermediate: Guitar


Intermediate: General Movement


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