Miriama McDowell

  • Actor
  • Voice
  • Age Range: 38 - 45
  • Height: 5' 5"/167cm
  • Location: Auckland
  • Ethnicity: Maori

Mirama is a one of New Zealand’s most remarkable and experienced actors. She has a voice of elegance and experience and can speak fluent Te Reo Maori. The sound of her voice is warm and charming yet informative, putting the listener at ease with her polished tones and wonderful story telling abilities.

Voice Reel
Voice Reel
All
Feature Film
Television
Television Movie
Short Film
Theatre
Training
Skills
Characteristics

Feature Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2021
Production (Role) Whina (Younger Whina Cooper)
Production Company / Director General Film Corporation / Dir: James Napier Robertson, Paula Whetu Jones
Year
2020
Production (Role) Coming Home in the Dark (Jill)
Production Company / Director Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) The Great Maiden's Blush (Bunny)
Production Company / Director Torchlight Films / Dir: Andrea Bosshard | Shane Loader
Year
2016
Production (Role) Waru: Titty and Bash (Bash (Lead))
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Josephine Stewart - Te Whiu
Year
2015
Production (Role) Mahana (Aunt Sephora)
Production Company / Director The Patriarch / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Dark Horse (Sandy)
Production Company / Director Four Knights Film / Dir: James Napier Robertson
Year
2008
Production (Role) Dean Spanley (Foxy Lady)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Commission / Dir: Toa Fraser
Year
2006
Production (Role) No. 2 (Hibiscus)
Production Company / Director Numero Films / Dir: Toa Fraser
Year
2004
Production (Role) Zenolith (Actor)
Production Company / Director Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School / Dir: Maurice Murphy
Year
2002
Production (Role) Spring Flames (Rose Williams)
Production Company / Director Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School / Dir: Aileen O'Sullivan
Year
2001
Production (Role) For Good (Guest)
Production Company / Director Kahukura Productions / Dir: Stuart McKenzie

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Head High (Renee O’Kane)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures
Year
2015 - 2017
Production (Role) Find Me a Maori Bride (Elizabeth Partridge)
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Kiel McNaughton
Year
2015
Production (Role) Terry Teo (Desiree)
Production Company / Director Semi-Professional Productions
Year
2014
Production (Role) Brokenwood Mysteries (Tania Freeman)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Mike Smith
Year
2014
Production (Role) Hope and Wire (Donna)
Production Company / Director Gaylene Preston Productions / Dir: Gaylene Preston
Year
2013
Production (Role) Auckland Daze (Miriama)
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Kiel McNaughton
Year
2010
Production (Role) This Is Not My Life (Jessica Wilmot)
Production Company / Director Desert Road Television / Dir: Peter Salmon | Robert Sarkies
Year
2008
Production (Role) Outrageous Fortune (Rob)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Simon Bennett | Britta Johnstone
Year
2006 - 2007
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Holly Makatea)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures
Year
2005
Production (Role) Interrogation (P.C. Awhina James)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Murray Keane
Year
2005
Production (Role) Mataku (Waimarama)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Michael Bennett | Peter Burger
Year
2002
Production (Role) Revelations (Dorcas)
Production Company / Director Cloud Nine Entertainment / Dir: Geoff Husson

Television Movie

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2011
Production (Role) Waitangi: What Really Happened (Hariata)
Production Company / Director Television New Zealand (TVNZ) / Dir: Peter Burger
Year
2010
Production (Role) Stolen (Sgt Denise Traill)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Britta Johnstone

Short Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2004
Production (Role) Kerosene Creek (Wiki)
Production Company / Director Blueskin Films Ltd. / Dir: Michael Bennett

Theatre

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) Astroman (Michelle)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Tainui Tukiwaho
Year
2018
Production (Role) Burn Her (Lead)
Production Company / Director Smoke Labours Productions / Dir: Sam Snedden
Year
2016
Production (Role) Romeo & Juliet (Lady Capulet)
Production Company / Director Pop-up Globe Auckland / Dir: Ben Naylor
Year
2011
Production (Role) Havoc in the Garden (Hinemoa)
Production Company / Director Massive Company / Dir: Lennie James
Year
2010
Production (Role) Le Sud (Moana Maree)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Raymond Hawthorne
Year
2010
Production (Role) Raising the Titanics (Marea Andrews nee Reka)
Production Company / Director SmackBang Theatre Company / Dir: Raymond Hawthorne
Year
2009
Production (Role) Te Karakia (Ranea)
Production Company / Director Taki Rua Productions / Dir: David O’Donnell
Year
2006
Production (Role) 100 Cousins (Becks)
Production Company / Director Massive Company / Dir: Sam Scott
Year
2004
Production (Role) Big River (Supporting)
Production Company / Director Downstage Theatre / Dir: Murray Lynch
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Bach (Hana)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Sarah Pierse
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Prophet (Maia)
Production Company / Director Taki Rua Productions / Dir: David O’Donnell
Year
2003
Production (Role) Potiki's Memory of Stone (Tui)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2003
Production (Role) The Young Baron (Viola)
Production Company / Director Theatre Stampede / Dir: Ben Crowder
Year
2002
Production (Role) The Rover (Hellena)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: James Beaumont
Year
2001
Production (Role) Orpheus Descending (Nurse Porter)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: Miranda Harcourt
Year
2001
Production (Role) Who Needs a Vespa? (Various)
Production Company / Director Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School / Dir: Jude Gibson
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2021
Production (Role) Whina (Younger Whina Cooper)
Production Company / Director General Film Corporation / Dir: James Napier Robertson, Paula Whetu Jones
Year
2020
Production (Role) Coming Home in the Dark (Jill)
Production Company / Director Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) The Great Maiden's Blush (Bunny)
Production Company / Director Torchlight Films / Dir: Andrea Bosshard | Shane Loader
Year
2016
Production (Role) Waru: Titty and Bash (Bash (Lead))
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Josephine Stewart - Te Whiu
Year
2015
Production (Role) Mahana (Aunt Sephora)
Production Company / Director The Patriarch / Dir: Lee Tamahori
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Dark Horse (Sandy)
Production Company / Director Four Knights Film / Dir: James Napier Robertson
Year
2008
Production (Role) Dean Spanley (Foxy Lady)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Commission / Dir: Toa Fraser
Year
2006
Production (Role) No. 2 (Hibiscus)
Production Company / Director Numero Films / Dir: Toa Fraser
Year
2004
Production (Role) Zenolith (Actor)
Production Company / Director Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School / Dir: Maurice Murphy
Year
2002
Production (Role) Spring Flames (Rose Williams)
Production Company / Director Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School / Dir: Aileen O'Sullivan
Year
2001
Production (Role) For Good (Guest)
Production Company / Director Kahukura Productions / Dir: Stuart McKenzie
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Head High (Renee O’Kane)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures
Year
2015 - 2017
Production (Role) Find Me a Maori Bride (Elizabeth Partridge)
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Kiel McNaughton
Year
2015
Production (Role) Terry Teo (Desiree)
Production Company / Director Semi-Professional Productions
Year
2014
Production (Role) Brokenwood Mysteries (Tania Freeman)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Mike Smith
Year
2014
Production (Role) Hope and Wire (Donna)
Production Company / Director Gaylene Preston Productions / Dir: Gaylene Preston
Year
2013
Production (Role) Auckland Daze (Miriama)
Production Company / Director Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions / Dir: Kiel McNaughton
Year
2010
Production (Role) This Is Not My Life (Jessica Wilmot)
Production Company / Director Desert Road Television / Dir: Peter Salmon | Robert Sarkies
Year
2008
Production (Role) Outrageous Fortune (Rob)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Simon Bennett | Britta Johnstone
Year
2006 - 2007
Production (Role) Shortland Street (Holly Makatea)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures
Year
2005
Production (Role) Interrogation (P.C. Awhina James)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Murray Keane
Year
2005
Production (Role) Mataku (Waimarama)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Michael Bennett | Peter Burger
Year
2002
Production (Role) Revelations (Dorcas)
Production Company / Director Cloud Nine Entertainment / Dir: Geoff Husson
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2011
Production (Role) Waitangi: What Really Happened (Hariata)
Production Company / Director Television New Zealand (TVNZ) / Dir: Peter Burger
Year
2010
Production (Role) Stolen (Sgt Denise Traill)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Britta Johnstone
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2004
Production (Role) Kerosene Creek (Wiki)
Production Company / Director Blueskin Films Ltd. / Dir: Michael Bennett
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) Astroman (Michelle)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Tainui Tukiwaho
Year
2018
Production (Role) Burn Her (Lead)
Production Company / Director Smoke Labours Productions / Dir: Sam Snedden
Year
2016
Production (Role) Romeo & Juliet (Lady Capulet)
Production Company / Director Pop-up Globe Auckland / Dir: Ben Naylor
Year
2011
Production (Role) Havoc in the Garden (Hinemoa)
Production Company / Director Massive Company / Dir: Lennie James
Year
2010
Production (Role) Le Sud (Moana Maree)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Raymond Hawthorne
Year
2010
Production (Role) Raising the Titanics (Marea Andrews nee Reka)
Production Company / Director SmackBang Theatre Company / Dir: Raymond Hawthorne
Year
2009
Production (Role) Te Karakia (Ranea)
Production Company / Director Taki Rua Productions / Dir: David O’Donnell
Year
2006
Production (Role) 100 Cousins (Becks)
Production Company / Director Massive Company / Dir: Sam Scott
Year
2004
Production (Role) Big River (Supporting)
Production Company / Director Downstage Theatre / Dir: Murray Lynch
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Bach (Hana)
Production Company / Director Auckland Theatre Company / Dir: Sarah Pierse
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Prophet (Maia)
Production Company / Director Taki Rua Productions / Dir: David O’Donnell
Year
2003
Production (Role) Potiki's Memory of Stone (Tui)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2003
Production (Role) The Young Baron (Viola)
Production Company / Director Theatre Stampede / Dir: Ben Crowder
Year
2002
Production (Role) The Rover (Hellena)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: James Beaumont
Year
2001
Production (Role) Orpheus Descending (Nurse Porter)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: Miranda Harcourt
Year
2001
Production (Role) Who Needs a Vespa? (Various)
Production Company / Director Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School / Dir: Jude Gibson
Training:

Bachelor of Performing Arts - Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American, Australian, English-Standard, New Zealand*

Languages:
(* = native/fluent)

Spanish Advanced

Height:
5' 5"/167cm
Eye Colour:
Brown
Hair Colour:
Dark Brown
Hair Length:
Mid Length
Vocal Notes
Accents
Voice Character & Quality:

Earthy, Engaging, Friendly, Informative, Smooth, Warm, Elegant

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American, Australian, English-Standard, New Zealand*