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Ben Mitchell (born 7 July 1980) is a New Zealand actor who played the orc, Narzug in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013). He is best known for his role as Dr. TK Samuels in the soap opera Shortland Street (1992). He attended secondary school at St Johns College, Hamilton, New Zealand. He also won Mr New Zealand in 1999. He moved to Auckland ... See full bio »


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Known For

Mr. Nice Guy NEA Agent
Pork Pie Motorcycle Cop
Broken Hallelujah Jason Wiki


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 2006-2021 Shortland Street (TV Series)
TK Samuels
- Episode #30.7205 (2021) ... TK Samuels
- Episode #30.7204 (2021) ... TK Samuels
- Episode #30.7203 (2021) ... TK Samuels
- Episode #30.7202 (2021) ... TK Samuels
- Episode #30.7201 (2021) ... TK Samuels
 2017 Pork Pie
Motorcycle Cop
 2014 Broken Hallelujah
Jason Wiki (as Benjamin Mitchell)
 2011 Vindaloo Empire
 2009 The Shoe Box (Short)
Paul Miller
 2008 Love Has No Language
Lucky Shaman
 2008 An Aggressive Gift (Short)
The Playboy
 2006 Link (Short)
 2005 Outrageous Fortune (TV Series)
- The Cause of This Defect (2005) ... Paul
- A Little More Than Kin (2005) ... Paul
 2003 Power Rangers Ninja Storm (TV Series)
Surfer #1
- The Wild Wipeout (2003) ... Surfer #1
 2002 Stingers (TV Series)
Billy Van Heusen
- Slow Hand, Easy Touch (2002) ... Billy Van Heusen (as Benjamin Mitchell)
 1997 Mr. Nice Guy
NEA Agent
 1990 Father
Police Officer
Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
 1999 Expedition Journal (TV Series documentary) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- Reptile Rescue (1999) ... (camera operator)
- Lost Mummies (1999) ... (camera operator)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 2013 20/20 (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 November 2013 (2013) ... Self

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