Cliff Curtis

Cliff Curtis

actor, producer

Cliff Curtis was born on Jul 27, 1968 in New Zealand. Cliff Curtis's big-screen debut came with Desperate Remedies directed by Stewart Main in 1992, strarring Fraser. Cliff Curtis is known for Avatar: The Way of Water directed by James Cameron, Sam Worthington stars as Jake and Zoe Saldana as Neytiri. Cliff Curtis has got 7 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Cliff Curtis achieved is Asian Film Festival Barcelona. The upcoming new movie Cliff Curtis plays is True Spirit which will be released on Feb 03, 2023.

Cliff Curtis was born in Rotorua, New Zealand, on July 27, 1968.He is of New Zealand Maori descent (with Ngati Hauiti and Te Arawa tribal affiliations). He enrolled at the New Zealand Drama School, and then the Teatro Dmitri Scuola in Switzerland.After returning to New Zealand from Europe, he was cast in La leçon de piano (1993). Subsequent roles in New Zealand include the camp melodrama Desperate Remedies (1992), the grueling urban drama L'âme des guerriers (1994), and the lighthearted comedy Jubilee (2000).In Hollywood, Curtis has played a range of different roles and ethnicities in films. He plays a Colombian in Blow (2001), an Arab in Les Rois du désert (1999) and Révélations (1999), a Latino in Training Day (2001) and Le maître du jeu (2003), and a drug dealer of ambiguous ethnicity in À tombeau ouvert (1999). However, he is probably best known for his role as Paikea's father Porourangi, in Paï : L'Élue d'un peuple nouveau (2002).

  • Birthday

    Jul 27, 1968
  • Place of Birth

    Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Also known

    Κλιφ Κέρτις, Clifford Vivian Devon "Cliff" Curtis, Clifford Vivian Devon Curtis

Known For


7 wins & 4 nominations

Asian Film Festival Barcelona
Special Mention
Winner - Official Section Award
Seattle International Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - Golden Space Needle Award
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Movies & TV Shows

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