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Lani John Tupu was born on November 4, 1955 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor and director, known for Farscape (1999), Lantana (2001) and Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004). See full bio »
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 2014 The Code (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Thom
 2013 Redfern Now (TV Series)
- Consequences (2013) ... Minister (as Lani Tupu)
 2013 Camp (TV Series)
Dr. Welter
- Parents' Weekend (2013) ... Dr. Welter (as Lani Tupu)
 2012 Marla (Short)
 2012 The King Is Dead!
Boss Maori
 2012 Packed to the Rafters (TV Series)
Psychic Simon
- Sign of the Times (2012) ... Psychic Simon (as Lani Tupu)
 2011 Robotropolis
Gordon Standish (as Lani Tupu)
 2009 Broken Hill
Maestro Pindari (voice, as Lani Tupu)
 2009 The Cut (TV Series)
Norberto Silwa
- The Best Sex I Ever Had (2009) ... Norberto Silwa (as Lani Tupu)
 2009 Dear Diary (Short)
 2007 Home and Away (TV Series)
Lou Baines
- Episode #1.4415 (2007) ... Lou Baines (as Lani Tupu)
- Episode #1.4407 (2007) ... Lou Baines (as Lani Tupu)
 2007/I Welcome Home (Short)
 2007 The Condemned
El Salvador Warden (as Lani Tupu)
 2006 Monarch Cove (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (2006) ... Joe (as Lani Tupu)
 2004 Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (TV Mini-Series)
Pilot (voice, as Lani Tupu)
 2002-2004 Stingers (TV Series)
Consul Khemal Lazo / Ellery Berman
- No Man's Land (2004) ... Consul Khemal Lazo (as Lani Tupu)
- Disgraceful Conduct (2002) ... Ellery Berman (as Lani Tupu)
 2003 Liquid Bridge
Sharky Garcia (as Lani Tupu)
 2003 Grass Roots (TV Series)
Lynton Aubrey
- Investigation (2003) ... Lynton Aubrey (as Lani Tupu)
- Garbage (2003) ... Lynton Aubrey (as Lani Tupu)
 1999-2003 Farscape (TV Series)
Pilot / Captain Bialar Crais / Crais the Ogre / ...
- Bad Timing (2003) ... Pilot (voice, as Lani Tupu)
- We're So Screwed: Part 3: La Bomba (2003) ... Pilot (voice, as Lani Tupu)
- We're So Screwed: Part 2: Hot to Katratzi (2003) ... Pilot (as Lani Tupu, credit only)
- We're So Screwed: Part 1: Fetal Attraction (2003) ... Pilot (voice, as Lani Tupu)
- Prayer (2003) ... Pilot (voice, as Lani Tupu)
 2002 Revelations (TV Series)
Chief Finau
- Friendly Islands (2002) ... Chief Finau
 2002 Farscape: The Game (Video Game)
Capt. Bialar Crais / Pilot (voice)
 2001 The Finder (TV Movie)
Lyle Riskin
 2001 Lantana
Patrick's lover (as Lani Tupu)
 2000 Green Sails (TV Movie)
CCT Negotiator
 1999-2000 The Lost World (TV Series)
Prince Apep's Slave / Tolmac / Chief Guide / ...
- The Prisoner (2000) ... Prince Apep's Slave (as Lani Tupu)
- Salvation (1999) ... Tolmac (as Lani Tupu)
- Stranded (1999) ... Chief Guide
- The Journey Begins (1999) ... Capicotchi, Chief Guide
 1999 The Lost World (TV Movie)
River Guide
 1998 House Gang (TV Series)
- Chaos (1998) ... Dennis (as Lani Tupu)
- Moving Out (1998) ... Dennis (as Lani Tupu)
 1998 Tales of the South Seas (TV Series)
Caleb Trader
- Paradise Regained (1998) ... Caleb Trader
 1997 Heart of Fire (TV Movie)
Roger Parks
 1996 Flipper (TV Series)
Count Vicente
- The Sword of Carlos de Cabral (1996) ... Count Vicente
 1996 Talk of the Town (Short)
 1996 Water Rats (TV Series)
Fereti Tavita
- Lie Down with Dogs (1996) ... Fereti Tavita (as Lani Tupu)
- Catch & Kill (1996) ... Fereti Tavita (as Lani Tupu)
 1995 Swimming Lessons (TV Movie)
Iosefa Afeasi (as Lani Tupu Snr.)
 1994 High Tide (TV Series)
Rev. Simon Henry
- Let Us Prey (1994) ... Rev. Simon Henry
 1994 G.P. (TV Series)
Brian Farmer
- Breaking Out (1994) ... Brian Farmer
 1994 Time Trax (TV Series)
Colonel Nabib Kila
- The Gravity of It All (1994) ... Colonel Nabib Kila (as Lani Tupu)
 1993 The Feds: Abduction (TV Movie)
Idris Karya
 1992 Marlin Bay (TV Series)
David Spence
 1990 Embassy (TV Series)
 1990 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
- Cargo Cult (1990) ... Otagi
 1989 The Punisher
Laccone (as Larney Tupu)
 1988 Send a Gorilla
Ian Hunter
 1984 Country GP (TV Series)
David Miller
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Lani Tupu Snr. | John Tupu | Lani Tupu | Larney Tupu

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