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Lani John Tupu


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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Known For

Farscape
Farscape Pilot / Captain Bialar Crais / Chiana / Crais the Ogre / Ka D'Argo / Officer Gordon
(1999-2003)
Lantana
Lantana Patrick's lover
(2001)
The Punisher
The Punisher Laccone
(1989)

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 2014 The Code (TV Series)
Thom
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Thom
 2013 Redfern Now (TV Series)
Minister
- Consequences (2013) ... Minister (as Lani Tupu)
 2013 Camp (TV Series)
Dr. Welter
- Parents' Weekend (2013) ... Dr. Welter (as Lani Tupu)
 2012 Packed to the Rafters (TV Series)
Psychic Simon
- Sign of the Times (2012) ... Psychic Simon (as Lani Tupu)
 2009 The Cut (TV Series)
Norberto Silwa
- The Best Sex I Ever Had (2009) ... Norberto Silwa (as Lani Tupu)
 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 The Sun's Search for the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Blue God
 2006 Monarch Cove (TV Series)
Joe
- Episode #1.9 (2006) ... Joe (as Lani Tupu)
 2004 Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (TV Mini-Series)
Pilot
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Pilot (voice, as Lani Tupu)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... 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 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)
 2001 The Finder (TV Movie)
Lyle Riskin
 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)
Dennis
- 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
 1994-1995 High Tide (TV Series)
Rev. Simon Henry
- Regarding Joey (1995)
- 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)
Kalim
 1990 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Otagi
- Cargo Cult (1990) ... Otagi
 1984 Country GP (TV Series)
David Miller
- Episode #1.32 (1984) ... David Miller (as Larney Tupu)
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Alternate Names:

John Tupu | Lani Tupu | Larney Tupu
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Attended Rongotai College in Wellington, New Zealand and Wellington Teachers Training College. See more »

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Scorpio

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