John Tui

John Tui (pronounced two-we; born 11 June 1975) is a New Zealand actor of Tongan descent.[1] He is known for his roles as Anubis "Doggie" Cruger, the SPD Shadow Ranger, in Power Rangers S.P.D. and as Daggeron, the Solaris Knight, in Power Rangers Mystic Force. He is the only Power Rangers actor to portray two Rangers in the television series.

John Tui
Tui and Rihanna, 2012
Born (1975-06-11) 11 June 1975
OccupationActor
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)

Tui was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He grew up in Manurewa, New Zealand.[2][3] In 2002, Tui married Liyah.[2]

Filmography

Film

YearFilmRoleNotes
2003Leoleo io lou UsoSiaosi
2003Cold PeasMichael
2003AlternativeTasi
2006Sione's WeddingTavita
2012BattleshipChief Petty Officer Walter "Beast" Lynch
2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesBolg
2015Born to DanceZack
2018Solo: A Star Wars StoryKorso
2019Hobbs & ShawKal Hobbs[4]

Television

YearSeriesRoleNote
2005MatakuBonesThe Chosen Ones (1 episode)
2006Outrageous FortuneCarlos SeveleEpisode: "Thy Name Is Woman"
2005Power Rangers S.P.D.Commander Anubis "Doggie" Cruger/Shadow Ranger
Sergeant Silverback
38 episodes
2006Power Rangers Mystic ForceDaggeron/Solaris Knight19 episodes
2009Go GirlsTimbo32 episodes
2010Shortland Street Dollar10 episodes
2012Power Rangers Super SamuraiPestiloxA Crack in the World (1 episode)
2013Shortland StreetTravis CorfieldRecurring role
2018Transformers: SiegeUltra MagnusVoice

Short films

YearShort FilmRole
2001Lying FlatTom
2002Kei Hea te Kuri?Toka
BriefcaseBig Boss
What Bro?Semi
FepakiSemisi

Theatre

YearPlayRole
2002Blood WeddingWoodcutter
Big RiverSlave
Julius CaesarMarcus Brutus
2003HamletServant to Claudius
Never Long GoneMichael
OthelloOthello
Gifted Tour - WendelFather

References

  1. "Born to Dance star John Tui's proudest project yet". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  2. "John Tui Biography". nortoncinema.com. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  3. "John Tui, Actor". nzonscreen.com. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  4. "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)". IMDb. 2 August 2019. Retrieved 5 August 2019.

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