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Jay Laga'aia


Jay Laga'aia was born on September 10, 1963 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor and writer, known for Home and Away (1988), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Daybreakers (2009). He has been married to Sandra Jane since August 16, 1990. They have eight children. See full bio »

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Home and Away
Home and Away Elijah Johnson
(2010-2012)
Daybreakers
Daybreakers Senator Turner
(2009)

Filmography

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 2018 The Half Dead (post-production)
Dr. Keller
 2017 Drop Dead Weird (TV Series) (post-production)
Announcer
- The Zombie Spectacular (2017) ... Announcer
 2016 The Spa (Short)
Ivan
 2015 Jay's Jungle (TV Series)
Jay
- Paper Comes From (2015) ... Jay
- Feeling Sick Is No Fun (2015) ... Jay
- Springtime (2015) ... Jay
- Why Can't I Do That? (2015) ... Jay
- Being Silly (2015) ... Jay
 2013 The Wiggles: Go, Santa, Go! (Video)
Jay the Elf
 2010-2012 Home and Away (TV Series)
Elijah Johnson
- Episode #1.5660 (2012) ... Elijah Johnson (credit only)
- Episode #1.5659 (2012) ... Elijah Johnson (credit only)
- Episode #1.5657 (2012) ... Elijah Johnson (credit only)
- Episode #1.5655 (2012) ... Elijah Johnson (credit only)
- Episode #1.5654 (2012) ... Elijah Johnson (credit only)
 2012 The Unbroken
Morgan Stevens (voice)
 2009 Makazie One (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Lightswitch (Short)
Bo
 2008 Crooked Business
Pickaxe
 2008 The Strip (TV Series)
Joe Tahore / Frogman
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Joe Tahore / Frogman
 2008 Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (Video)
One-Eyed Zombie
 2008 Nim's Island
Helicopter Pilot
 2008 Larry the Lawnmower (TV Series)
Narrator
- Larry to the Rescue (2008) ... Narrator
- The Hole Story (2008) ... Narrator
 2007 McLeod's Daughters (TV Series)
Gabriel
- A Spark from Heaven (2007) ... Gabriel
 2006 Solo
Vincent
 2000 Green Sails (TV Movie)
Maru
 1995-2000 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Draco
- A Comedy of Eros (1997) ... Draco
- Sins of the Past (1995) ... Draco
 1998 Tales of the South Seas (TV Series)
 1998 The Violent Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Jean-Christian
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Jean-Christian (as Jay Laga'Aia)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Jean-Christian (as Jay Laga'Aia)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Jean-Christian (as Jay Laga'Aia)
 1995 Mysterious Island (TV Series)
Tenape
- Make Yourselves a Home (1995) ... Tenape (credit only)
- He's Not Heavy (1995) ... Tenape
- No One Rules Me (1995) ... Tenape
 1994 High Tide (TV Series)
Buck Walton
- Hot Rocks (1994) ... Buck Walton (as Jay Laga'aia)
 1992 The Other Side of Paradise (TV Movie)
Mana
 1989 The Shadow Trader (TV Mini-Series)
Demo Worker
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Demo Worker
 1988 Never Say Die
Bruce (cop)
 1988 The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey
Jay (as Jay Lavea Laga'aia)
 1984-1986 Heroes (TV Series)
Ron / Ron Ualesi
- Episode #2.6 (1986) ... Ron
- Episode #2.5 (1986) ... Ron
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... Ron
- Episode #2.3 (1986) ... Ron
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... Ron
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Mufasa in Sydney theatre version of Disney's "The Lion King".

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Jay Laga'Aia | Jay Lavea Laga'aia

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

There is possibilities in everything. When you film in NZ sometimes the budget doesn't quite stretch as far as the script would need. That's when a we use a bit of kiwi ingenuity and lots of duct tape to get us through the scene.

Trivia:

Was the host of the big Star Wars convention - Celebration III. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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