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Temuera Morrison

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Morrison in October 2016
Born
Temuera Derek Morrison

26 December 1960 (1960-12-26) (age 60)
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Other names Tem
Alma mater Wesley College, Auckland
Western Heights High School
Occupation Actor
Years active 1972–present
Partner(s) Ashlee Howden-Sadlier
Angela Marie Dotchin (1997–2002)
Children 2
Relatives Taini Morrison (sister)
Sir Howard Morrison (paternal uncle)
Atareta Maxwell (paternal aunt)

Temuera Derek Morrison MNZM (born 26 December 1960) is a New Zealand actor. He is known for his role as Dr. Hone Ropata on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. He later starred as Jake "The Muss" Heke in the 1994 movie Once Were Warriors and its 1999 sequel What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?.

Morrison became known internationally after playing bounty hunter Jango Fett in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and Commander Cody in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005). He also played Boba Fett in the post-2004 reprints of The Empire Strikes Back and in The Mandalorian. Recently, he became known for voicing Chief Tui in Disney's Moana (2016).

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