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Arthur Ranford

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Gender: Male
Age Range: 65 - 75
Height: 167cm
Base Location: Auckland
Available In: International
Skills: Actor, Commercial Talent, Specialist Performer
Hair: Greying, Dark Brown
Eye: Hazel
Ethnicity: Caucasian




TV Albert Smith PwrRangrsProdsLtd


TV Merchant The Walt Disney Company(NZ) Ltd, Various
TV Melvin Kendall South Pacific Pictures, Various


C Goalkeeper (Oddset) Camp David, Christopher Voi Reis


C Bill - Panelist Flying Fish - N.Z, Greg Page
MT Multiple, Technicals & Violin & Percussion Mirror Theatre Co, Gwyneth Glover


FF Brian-Hardware Storekeeper Communicado, Sam Pillsbury


V Governor William Hobson Anne Douglas Educational Programmes, Poata Eruera


TV Klaus Gersen (+ violin) South Pacific Pictures, Nicky Marshall


MT Sir Galant Donnell Theatre Productions, Gary Ginivan


ST Pigeon,Pukelco,Frog,Eel Waterbug N.Z Puppet Theatre, Sue Hill
VO Narrator 1989 - 1994 RNZF Blind
MT Cook Auckland Opera, Harry Silverstein


FF School Hall Violin Play The Australian Film Commission, Jane Campion
ST Kotzutsumi Drummer & Chanter ACC Concert Chambers, John Davies


R Actor National Radio, Jacqui Dunn


ST Drone / Director AGGS. Dorothy Winstone Hall, Arthur Ranford


ST Cameos, KSM Understudies Edgeleys & Mark Fumes, Peter Farago
TV Salt - Clown, Stiltwalker Isambard / TV 3
TV Parson Tui - Mime,sing, act Vidcom /NZm Air/TV3, John Givins


MT The Fiddler Mercury Theatre, Paul Minifie


FF P.O.W , Nagisa Oshima
FF NZ Rail, Geoff Steven

Training & Additional Notes

Born and educated in the Manawatu, Arthur Ranford is an actor and musician who has worked for all of New Zealand's professional theatre companies.  He has travelled widely, in New Zealand and overseas, with both commercial and fringe theatre productions.  He has made appearances in NZ Radio, TV and films, and has often performed for children.  He has worked theatrically with masks, stilts, clowning, puppetry and music.  The violin has been a lifelong love and he continues to explore various styles of playing and performing, from classical to traditional Irish fiddling.  He had narrated books and magazines for RNZFB since 1988.

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Shoe Size: 6.5
Clothing Size: Male - S
Waist: 86cm
Neck: 37cm
Chest: 96cm
Natural Accent: English, New Zealand
Accent Skills: American Standard, Cockney, English, New Zealand
Languages: English
Hair Length: Short, Ear Level
Hair Style: Straight
Instrumental: Percussion, Piano / Keyboard, String
Dance: Ballroom
Singing: Musical Theatre
Singing Range: Baritone
Sport & Athletic: Sailing, Swimming, Tennis, Yoga
Circus: Mime, Puppeteer
Drivers Licence: Car, Motorcycle
Types Of Model Work: Commercial

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