Tammy Davis

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Tammy Davis
Occupation Actor
Years active1999–present

Tammy Davis is a New Zealand actor, best known for his role as Munter and a Munter in real life on the hit New Zealand comedy-drama, Outrageous Fortune . He grew up in Raetihi, New Zealand. [1]

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Career

Davis has performed in both film and television, including Black Sheep , Whale Rider and in Taika Waititi's short film Tama Tu. He also starred as Mookie in What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? , the sequel to Once Were Warriors . Davis made his feature film direction debut on the 2015 film, Born to Dance , released in September 2015. [1] [2] He is a host on the breakfast show on George FM. [3]

In 2020, Davis starred as Vice Principal Trev in The Eggplant, a New Zealand-teen-drama crime-comedy series released to TVNZ OnDemand and YouTube. [4]

Filmography

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1999Jackson's WharfWormSeason 1, Episodes 7, 8
2000Jackson's WharfWormSeason 2, Episodes 6, 8
2005 The Market Ritchie JohnsonSeason 1, Episode 2
2005MatakuJason"The Chosen Ones" (S03E04)
2005-2010 Outrageous Fortune MunterSeries regular
2013 Top of the Lake Constable HoweSeason 1, Episode 3
2013 Sunny Skies DeanoMain role
2013-2014Auckland DazeHimselfSeason 2, Episodes 2, 5
2016-presentThe Barefoot BanditsTane
2017-18 Shortland Street Luke Whakapano
2020The EggplantVice Principle TrevSeason 1

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1999 What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? Mookie
2002 Whale Rider Dog
2004 Fracture Det. Peters
2004 Spooked Andy
2005Tama tuunknownShort film
2006 Black Sheep Tucker
2007 Eagle vs Shark Fight Extra
2007Day of the DevilsJosh Milton
2013FantailDad
2015 Born to Dance Director

Personal life

Of Māori descent, he identifies with Ngāti Rangi and Atihaunui a Paparangi and is the half brother of Kiwi actor, Julian Arahanga.

He had a long-term relationship with the producer Ainsley Gardiner and they have three daughters. [5] He is now married to Cypress Vivieaere. [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Tammy Davis". NZ On Screen. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  2. "Tammy Davis". New Zealand Film Commission. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  3. "George FM - Beats working". George FM. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  4. "The Eggplant - A drama-crime-comedy online web series". www.dia.govt.nz. Retrieved 20 January 2021.
  5. Eriksen, Alanah May (29 August 2009). "Actor: What I did was stupid". The New Zealand Herald .
  6. "What the gossip mags say". Stuff. 9 July 2012.