Cliff Curtis | Biography

Posted On: 07 May, 2014

Cliff Curtis | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth July 27, 1968
Age 52 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality New Zealand
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse N/A
Girlfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity M?ori
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $60 million dollar (approx.)
Height 1.84 m
Weight 180 lb
Children/Kids two children(kids)

Clifford Vivian Devon Curtis aka Cliff Curtis was born in 27 July 1968 born in Rotorua. Rotura is a North Island part of a New Zealand. By profession, Cliff Curtis is an actor and film producer. He belongs to Maori descent – an indigenous people of New Zealand. His zodiac sign is Leo.  Cliff father is an amateur dancer. He is one of the nine children of his parents. He attended New Zealand Drama School, and then the Teatro Dmitri Scoula in Switzerland. He completed his secondary school from Western Heights High School, Rotorua. Cliff had studied “Mau Rakau”. This is a traditional Maori form of Taiaha fighting. Cliff Curtis is a break dancer also. Her had performed in various competitions like rock'n'roll dancing, Kapa Hak etc.  Iin 2009 at the young age. Cliff Curton got married and currently has two children from his wife. The wedding of Cliff took place in a lavish private ceremony at his home Marae. Cliff wanted to keep his personal life away from the limelight.

Cliff was inspired by his father. Before moving to acting industry, Curton worked as a builder for four year from 1988-1999, Cliff had attended training from the New England Drama School.  At the initial stage of his career Ciff started acting in Fiddler on the Roof and Man of La Mancha which is an amateur production of musicals.  He had worked in several New Zealand theatre companies. Cliff theatre work includes, Porgy and Bess, Weeds, Macbeth, Serious Money, The End of the Golden Weather, Happy End, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Othello, The Cherry Orchard, etc. in 1993, he moved from small screen to big screen. He was casted in the feature film “The Piano”. This was Oscar nominated movie. After “The Piano” he did "Desperate Remedies". In 1994, Cliff won “by "Desperate Remedies",” for Desperate Remedies. He also acted in Once Were Warriors. This movie gave Cliff Curton a huge fame. He had earned name and fame with this big hit movie. In 2000, Curtis played a role in Jubilee as family man Billy Williams. In 2001, he was stared as “smiley” in film “training day”. He was also a part of Whale Rider. 

Cliff Curtis formed an independent film production company in 2004 which is known as Whenua Films with producer Ainsley Gardiner. Cliff belongs to indigenous group so the goals his company is to grow the indigenous filmmaking scene, and support local short filmmakers. Curtis and Gardiner together produced Two Cars and One Night.  In 2005, both received an Academy Award nomination for their movie production.

Cliff Curtis is now 45 years old.  He is 6.0 inch (1.84 m) tall. His nationality is New Zealand and ethnicity is “Maori”. He wanted to keep his personal life private. So, information about his family, girlfriend, spouse and children name is unknown. His celebrity net worth is USD $ 60,000,000.  His detail biography can be found in wiki, imdb etc. his hot and shirtless pictures can be found in net.

Personal Quotes of Cliff Curton :

  • (On Whale Rider) I've been waiting for this film for a long time. It's fun to go off and put on a disguise and pretend to be someone else, but to be able to get back to myself and my culture, that was just more than really nice, y'know - it was vital.
  • As an actor ... at some point you've got to forget that the crew's there in order to do your job.

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