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Cliff Curtis



A ubiquitous actor specializing in ethnically oriented character roles of various racial backgrounds, New Zealand-born Cliff Curtis, who is of Maori decent, debuted onscreen in the very early '90s. He then proceeded to chalk up a myriad of effective supporting parts in A-list features including The Piano (1993), Six Days, Seven Nights (1998), Bringing Out the Dead (1999), Whale Rider (2002), Runaway Jury (2003), Sunshine (2007), and Live Free or Die Hard (2007). Curtis ascended to supporting billing opposite Harrison Ford and Sean Penn in the immigration-themed drama Crossing Over (2008) and tackled another major supporting role in Roland Emmerich's prehistoric adventure 10,000 B.C. (2008). Over the coming years, Curtis would continue to appear on screen, most notably on shows like Trauma and Missing.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
97% The Dark Horse
  • Producer
  • Genesis
2016
51% Risen
  • Yeshua
2016
14% Last Knights
  • Lt. Cortz
2015
No Score Yet Greencard Warriors
  • Executive Producer
2014
64% Great Expectations
  • Executive Producer
2013
0% A Thousand Words
  • Dr. Sinja
2012
86% Boy
  • Producer
2012
27% Colombiana
  • Emilio Restrepo
2011
6% The Last Airbender
  • Fire Lord Ozai
2010
16% Crossing Over
  • Hamid Baraheri
2009
23% Push
  • Hook Waters
2009
8% 10,000 B.C.
  • Tic'Tic
2008
54% Eagle vs Shark
  • Producer
2007
76% Sunshine
  • Searle
2007
82% Live Free or Die Hard
  • Bowman
2007
71% Fracture
  • Det. Flores
2007
51% The Fountain
  • Captain Ariel
2006
40% Honra e Liberdade
  • Wiremu
2005
No Score Yet Tama Tu
  • Producer
2005
72% Runaway Jury
  • Frank Herrera
2003
90% Whale Rider
  • Porourangi
2003
No Score Yet Point of Origin (In the Heat of Fire)
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet Point of Origin
  • Mike Camello
2002
19% Collateral Damage
  • Claudio `The Wolf' Perrini
2002
42% The Majestic
  • The Evil but Handsome Prince Khalid
2001
72% Training Day
  • Smiley
2001
55% Blow
  • Escobar
2001
96% The Insider
  • Sheikh Fadlallah
1999
71% Bringing Out the Dead
  • Cy Coates
1999
94% Three Kings
  • Amir Abdullah
1999
9% Virus
  • Hiko
1999
36% Six Days, Seven Nights
  • Kip
1998
31% Deep Rising
  • Mamooli
1998
No Score Yet Hercules in the Underworld
  • Nessus
1994
No Score Yet Rapa Nui
  • Short Ear Tribesman
1994
94% Once Were Warriors
  • Bully
1994
40% Desperate Remedies
  • Fraser
1993
90% The Piano
  • Mana
1993

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Body of Proof
2011-2013
  • Derek Ames Agent Derek Ames
75% Fear the Walking Dead
2015
  • Travis Manawa
48% Missing
2012
  • Dax Miller
43% Gang Related
2014
  • Javier Acosta
22% Trauma
2009-2010
  • Reuben 'Rabbit' Palchuk

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