About Temuera Morrison
It has been calculated that the overall sum of Temuera Morrison net worth reaches 1.5 million dollars, which makes him one of the millionaires in the acting industry. Temuera Morrison is one of the most recognized actors from New Zealand. In 1994, he appeared in the film called “Once Were Warriors” as Jake Heke and he was praised for his role in it.
In 2002, he received international recognition after he appeared in the film called “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones”, in which he played the part of Jango Fett. In 2005, Temuera Morrison appeared as Commander Cody in the sequel to it, called “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith”. Moreover, in both of these films, Temuera Morrison played the voice of the clone troopers. Thus, his appearances in them have also increased the total sum of Temuera Morrison net worth.
The actor was born in 1960 in the North Island of New Zealand. Temuera Morrison was raised in a musical family. He was studying at Wesley College, Auckland and Western Heights High School, Rotorua. Although currently, the actor is living in New Zealand, he is flying often to Australia and the United States, where he is filming.
In 1973, Temuera Morrison appeared in his first film called “Rangi’s Catch”, where he played the role of Rangi. Temuera Morrison was trained in acting according to the New Zealand Special Performing Arts Training Scheme. In 1988, Temuera Morrison was chosen for his first starring part, which was in the film called “Never Say Die”. Then, his name became known from TV screens when he was chosen for the role of Hone Ropata in the TV series called “Shortland Street”, in which he was appearing in the period of 1992-1995. Thus, these first appearances have also increased the total sum of Temuera Morrison net worth.
Temuera Morrison was praised a lot after he appeared in the film called “Once Were Warriors”, which was based on the book of the same title written by Alan Duff. In 1994, for his part in it, Temuera Morrison received the Best Male Performance in a Dramatic Role Award from the New Zealand Film and TV Awards. He played the same role in its sequel called “What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?”. For his role in it, the actor was awarded the Best Actor award from the New Zealand Film Awards. Therefore, his career has been awarded and recognized, as well, in addition to increasing the current sum of Temuera Morrison net worth.
In 1997, the actor played a supporting part in the film called “Speed 2: Cruise Control”. In 2004, he had a role in “The Beautiful Country”. In 2005, Temuera Morrison became an even more known person in New Zealand when he was chosen to be the host of the show called “The Tem Show”. In 1996, Temuera Morrison became a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his work in the drama industry. In 2014, he debuted as a musician when he released his album called “Tem”.