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Temuera Morrison Biography

Birth Name:
Temuera Jack Nicolas David Morrison
Birth Place:
Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand
Actor, producer, director, voice actor, voice artist, singer

Fast Facts

  • Of Maori, Irish and Scottish descent
  • Appeared in his first film at age 11
  • Studied drama at the New Zealand Special Performing Arts Training Scheme
  • Was named Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to drama, at the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honours in New Zealand
  • In November 2014, released his first album, Tem, which includes cover songs that his father and uncle used to perform


  • Aiorangi -- Daughter
  • Angela Dotchin -- Ex-significant Other
  • Kim Willoughby -- Ex-significant Other
  • Peata Melbourne -- Ex-significant Other
  • Laurie Morrison -- Father
  • Hana Morrison (née Stafford) -- Mother
  • Ashlee Howden-Sadlier -- Significant Other
  • Taini Morrison -- Sister
  • James -- Son
  • Howard Morrison -- Uncle