Of Samoan and Tokelaun desent, Semu Filipo is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School (Bachelor of Performing Arts, Acting) 2004.
Niu Sila was Semu’s first Court Theatre appearance.
His other theatre credits include Tautai (Kenetic Wayfinding); And What Remains(Tawata Productions); The 25th Annual Putnum Spelling Bee Contest (Auckland Theatre Company); Auckland:Ensemble (The Basement); A Midsummer Nights Dream (Circa Theatre) and Romeo and Juliet (Downstage).
Semu Filipo’s television and commercial credits include Shortland Street, Auckland Daze, Orange Roughies and the ‘Don’t bring your mate’s’ drinking campaign. His film credits include Show of Hands.
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