Sidney S. Liufau

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Sidney Liufau
Born (1963-11-22) November 22, 1963 (age 59)
Kahuku, Hawaii, United States

Sidney S. Liufau (born 22 November 1963) is an American actor best known for role of Lt. Manuele Atoa in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "You Are Cordially Invited". Liufau also appeared in Hawaii Five-O , Street Warrior , Blade , Faster , Planet of the Apes and You, Me and Dupree . [1] [2]



Liufau made his acting debut in the 1995 film Batman Forever , which also featured co-star René Auberjonois. The same year, he appeared in the Baywatch movie Forbidden Paradise . Liufau went on to have small roles in the films A Very Brady Sequel (1996), Bloodsport III (1997, starring John Rhys-Davies), Marvel Comics' Blade (1998, with Judson Earney Scott, Andray Johnson), Dirt Merchant (1999, with Lee Arenberg) and Code of the Dragon (2001, with Brad Dourif and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa). More recently, he had a supporting role in the 2006 comedy You, Me and Dupree, which also featured Star Trek: Enterprise guest star Todd Stashwick.

In addition to his film work, Liufau also had a role in an unsold TV pilot called Red Skies (as did Leonard Kelly-Young), TV Pilot Honolulu CRU starring Russell Wong, Michael Rooker and Lori Petty, also guest-starred on an episode of The District, starring Roger Aaron Brown and Ernest Borgnine. He most recently had a recurring role on the short-lived CBS action series Smith, working with series regular Virginia Madsen and fellow guest actors Ray Liotta and Simon Baker. He also appeared in Alex Kurtzman's and Roberto Orci's remake of Hawaii Five-O in the episode "Malama Ka Aina" as Daniel Dae Kim's character's cousin.



1985Sword of HeavenMartial arts fighter
1990 Joe Versus the Volcano WaponiUncredited
1995 Batman Forever Harvey's Thug
1995 Baywatch: Forbidden Paradise MakoDirect-to-video
1996 A Very Brady Sequel Security Guard
1996 Bloodsport III Kimo Lima Lama
1997 Fire Down Below BodyguardUncredited
1998Deadly RansomBruno
1998 Blade Japanese Doorman
1999 Dirt Merchant El Nino
2000The Testaments: Of One Fold and One ShepherdJudge hunter 1
2001The GhostWu's Thug No.1
2006 You, Me and Dupree Paco
2010 Faster Kenny
2012 The Girl from the Naked Eye Moses
2012Lose YourselfRay-RayDirect-to-video
2013 The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone Short Thug / Short Tracker
2014 My Trip Back to the Dark Side Ray-Ray
2015To Topple an EmpireJeffrey


1996 Baywatch MakoEpisode: "Forbidden Paradise: Part 2"
1997 The New Adventures of Robin Hood Master IkaEpisode: "The Prey"
1997 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Lt. Manuele AtoaEpisode: "You Are Cordially Invited"
1998Honolulu CRUDet. KamakawewaoleEpisode: "Pilot"
2001 Black Scorpion ThiefEpisode: "Kiss of Death"
2002Red SkiesKayTelevision film
2003 The District Sammy HarimotoEpisode: "Last Waltz"
2003 Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding VictorTelevision film
2006–2007 Smith Kala Tafattafua3 episodes
2008 Street Warrior Isaiah GriffinTelevision film
2010 Hawaii Five-0 SidEpisode: "Malama Ka Aina"

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  1. "Sidney Liufau - About This Person - Movies & TV -". The New York Times . 2015-12-08. Archived from the original on 2015-12-08. Retrieved 2021-11-24.
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