AKL Tom Sainsbury

Tom SainsburyFeatured Popular

Hair
Brown - Dark
Eyes
Green
Height
5'11'' / 181 cm
DOB
1982
Notes:
photographs by Andi Crown
FEATURE FILM

2016 Waru, 'Jason'
Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions Limited, dir. various
2016 Pork Pie 'Bongo'
Four Knights, Dir. Matt Murphy

TELEVISION

2015 Jono & Ben, 'Sorry Parody Sketch Dancer'
MediaWorks TV
2013 Super City II, 'Brendon'
Super Fumes Ltd, Dir. Oscar Kightley
2013 Shortland Street, 'Simon Sweeny'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors

2010 Super City, 'Rain'
Super Fumes Ltd, Dir. Taika Waititi
2007 Shortland Street, 'Dwayne'
South Pacific Pictures, Dir. Angela Bloomfield

THEATRE

2015 Snap, Crackle, Pop, 'Various'
Basement Theatre / NZ International Comedy Festival
2015 Terror Highway, 'Ensemble'
Montecristo Room / NZ Comedy Festival, Choreography / Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury
2014 Purple Rainbow, 'Ensemble'
Basement Theatre / Dynamotion, Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Thomas Sainsbury
2013 Dolly Mixture, 'Crispin Merriweather'
BATS
2013 YETI Trilogy, 'Tom'
BATS / Basement Theatre, Dir. Sophie Roberts
2013 Speakeasy 3, 'Various'
Basement Theatre
2013 Janeece Gunton: Herstory, 'Travis'
Basement Theatre
2013 Terror Planet, 'Ensemble'
Basement Theatre, Choreography / Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury
2013 Dolly Mixture, 'Crispin Merriweather'
Basement Theatre (return season)
2013 Dolly Mixture, 'Crispin Merriweather'
Basement Theatre / Auckland Fringe Festival
2012 Dinner with the Devil, 'Pandu / Tezuko / Reba / Mohammed'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Renee Lyons
2012 Speakeasy, 'Bradley / Trayson / Various'
Basement Theatre
2012 Yeti is Dead / I am Tom, 'Tom'
NZ International Comedy Festival
2011 Crims, 'Louis / Shop Owner / Dad'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Abigail Greenwood
2011 Six Sides, 'Thomas'
Herald Theatre / Short+Sweet Auckland, Dir. Aidee Walker
2011 Dan Is Dead / I Am A Yeti, 'Tom'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Sophie Roberts
2011 Joseph & Mahina, 'Joseph / Various'
Basement Theatre / BATS, Dir. Hera Dunleavy

2010 Dance Troupe Supreme, 'Sean James'
Maidment Theatre, Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2010 Idiots 2: Back to School, 'Mr Stevens'
Te Karanga Gallery, Dir. Ash Jones
2010 Stranger Things 2, 'Tom'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Lara Fischel-Chisholm

SHORT FILM

2011 Plimpton, 'Matt Plimpton' (lead)
Fleet St. Productions, Dir. Andrew Hedley
2011 Jeffery, 'Steven'
Fleet St. Productions, Dir. Paul Scantlebury

AWARDS

2011 Best Cross Gender Acting of the Year nomination for 'Joseph & Mahina'
Hackman Theatre Awards

2011 Outstanding NZ Play of the Year nomination for 'Joseph & Mahina'
Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

2016 McDonalds
NZ, 3 months
2013 McDonalds
NZ, 3 months
2007 Moisen Dry
Canada

TRAINING

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Feature Film

2019 Baby, Done, 'Stupid Man'
Baby Piki Ltd Dir: Curtis Vowell

2019 Lowdown Dirty Criminals, 'Trent'
Lowdown Productions Ltd Dir: Paul Murphy

2018 Guns Akimbo, 'Singstar Dude'
Supernova Films Dir: Jason Lei Howden

2018 Dead , 'Dane 'Marbles' Marbeck'
Felicity Limited

2017 The Breaker Upperers, 'Man 1'
Miss Piki Films Ltd Dir: Jackie van Beek & Madeleine Sami

2016 Waru, 'Jason'
Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions Limited Dir: Various directors

2016 Pork Pie, 'Bongo'
Four Knights Dir: Matt Murphy

Television

2019 Have You Been Paying Attention?, 'Panelist'
TVNZ Dir: Various

2018 The Bad Seed , 'Political Panelist'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2018 Wellington Paranormal, 'Constable Parker'
TVNZ Dir: Jemaine Clement & Jackie van Beek

2018 Shortland Street, 'Sebastian St John'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2017 Jono & Ben, 'Various'
MediaWorks Ltd Dir: Various

2017 Shortland Street, 'Jason Kirkpatrick'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2017 True Story with Hamish & Andy, 'Sam'
ST Productions Pty Ltd

2016 Filthy Rich: Season II, 'Dylan Mayberry'
Filthy Productions Ltd Dir: Various

2015 Jono & Ben, 'Sorry Parody Sketch Dancer'
MediaWorks TV

2013 Super City II, 'Brendon'
Super Fumes Ltd Dir: Oscar Kightley

Theatre

2018 Monster Mash, 'Creature from the Black Lagoon'
Dynamotion Dir: Lara Liew & Tom Sainsbury

17-18 The Exorshit, 'Various'
Basement Theatre Dir: Jessica Wood

2018 Wigging Out, 'Dee Pression'
Akl Fringe Festival Dir: Kate Simmonds

2017 D.I.S.C.O, 'Lead Dancer'
Dynamotion Dir: Lara Liew & Tom Sainsbury

2015 Snap, Crackle, Pop, 'Various'
Basement Theatre / NZ International Comedy Festival

2015 Terror Highway, 'Ensemble'
Dynamotion / NZ Comedy Festival Dir: Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury

2014 Purple Rainbow, 'Ensemble'
Dynamotion Dir: Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Thomas Sainsbury

2013 Dolly Mixture, 'Crispin Merriweather'
BATS

Television Commercials

2019 TVNZ On Demand
NZ, 3 months

2019 Sky Sport
NZ, 6 months

18-19 Ending HIV
NZ

2018 Kiwibank
NZ, 3 weeks

2016 McDonalds
NZ, 3 months

Online Commercials

2019 Spark
NZ, 6 months

2019 Kiwibank Ltd
NZ

18-19 Ending HIV , 'Himself '
NZ

Web Series

2019 Educators, 'Relief Teacher'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Jesse Griffin

2019 These Two, 'Mel-See'
Gawky Productions

2018 The Watercooler
Breakdown Productions Ltd

2018 Poker Face
TVNZ

2018 Stake Out Season 2
Parker & Sainsbury

2017 Friday Night Bites, 'Tim (Pharmacist 2)'
Flat 3 Productions

2017 Waiheke Republique, 'Doug'
NZME Watchme

2017 The Adventures of Suzy Boon: Season II, 'Mario'
Chillbox Creative Limited Dir: Roberto Nascimento

2016 Stake Out Season 1
Parker & Sainsbury

Skills

  • Aerobics
  • Comedian (Stand-Up)
  • Cross Country Running
  • Dancer
  • Contemporary Dancer
  • Hip Hop Dancer
  • Director
  • Full Licence
  • Hockey
  • Swimming
  • Theatre Sports
  • Writer
  • Yoga

Notes:

Vocal Skills

    Accents:
  • American (standard)
  • RP

Vocal Notes:

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