Manu Bennett

Active - 2006 - 2016  |   Born - Oct 10, 1969 in Auckland, New Zealand  |   Genres - Action, Drama, Horror

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  • Is of Maori descent.
  • Born in New Zealand, but grew up in Australia.
  • Mother and brother Stephen died within a month of each other in 1985, due to two separate car accidents.
  • Took classical dance lessons as a teen.
  • Made his TV debut on the Aussie drama Paradise Beach.
  • Has appeared alongside Lucy Lawless on the syndicated action-adventure series Xena: Warrior Princess and the Starz historical drama Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
  • Big-screen roles include the horror hit 30 Days of Night (2007) and action movies The Marine (2006) and The Condemned (2007).