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Rena Owen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rena Owen is a New Zealand actress in film, theatre and television. She is of Maori and Pakeha (European) descent. Owen is most well known in the lead role of Beth in the cult classic movie Once Were Warriors (1994) directed by Lee Tamahori. The role earned Owen a number of awards including Best Actress at the Montreal World Film Festival and San Diego International Film Festival. Owen has also worked with arthouse director Rolf de Heer, one of Australia's most well known directors, in the film Dance Me to My Song (1998). Owen played the role of Rix in the movie which earned her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the AFI Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rena Owen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jul 22, 1962 In Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Movie/TV Credits:
34
First Appeared:
In the movie Once Were Warriors 1994-09-02
Latest Project:
Movie Whina 2022
Known For
Poster of The Last Witch Hunter
Poster of The Straits
Poster of Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Poster of A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Filmography
Movie Whina Older Whina Cooper 2022
Series The Gloaming Grace Cochran 2020-01-01
Movie Without a Body 2020-10-27
Movie Escape and Evasion Michelle Pennyshaw 2019-10-24
Series Siren Helen Hubbell 2018-03-29
Series The Orville Heveena 2017-09-10
Movie The Last Witch Hunter Glaeser 2015-10-21
Movie The Last Survivors Claire 2014-06-12
Movie Once Were Warriors: Where Are They Now? Herself 2014-08-18
Movie The Dead Lands 2014-09-04
Series The Straits Kitty Montebello 2012-02-02
Movie Alyce Kills Danielle 2011-09-14
Movie Veronika Decides to Die Nurse Josephine 2009-05-16
Movie A Beautiful Life Sam 2009-10-02
Movie Piece of My Heart Kat 2009-11-26
Movie Spout Oma 2009-11-21
Movie Amusement Psychiatrist 2008-10-09
Movie Ocean of Pearls Anna Berisha 2008-12-14
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Nee Alavar 2005-05-17
Movie Mee-Shee: The Water Giant "Crazy" Norma 2005-01-01
Movie The Land Has Eyes Warrior Woman 2004-01-01
Movie Nemesis Game Emily Gray 2003-01-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Taun We (voice) 2002-05-15
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Ticket Taker 2001-06-29
Movie Soul Assassin 2001-08-23
Movie All-American Girl: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story Soona Fualaau 2000-01-18
Series Angel Dinza 1999-10-05
Movie I'll Make You Happy Mickie 1999-04-08
Movie What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? Beth Heke 1999-05-27
Movie When Love Comes Katie 1998-09-16
Movie Dance Me to My Song Rix 1998-10-20
Series Medivac 1996-09-10
Movie Once Were Warriors Beth Heke 1994-09-02
Movie Rapa Nui Hitirenga 1994-09-09