Grant Roa

Actor | Visual Effects | Transportation Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Deadpool (2016) | Iron Man 3 (2013) | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
AWARDS 
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NICKNAME  
Big Kahuna
BORN 
Jun 2, 1974 (age 43)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 30-40
ETHNICITY *
Pacific Islander
HAIR *
Brown (Short)
EYES *
Green
WEIGHT *
255 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
ATHLETICS *
Wrestling | Softball | Weight Lifting | Boxing | Track & Field | Martial Arts | Track & Field  Less
ACCENTS *
Australian | Scottish | Irish | British | South African | Italian  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Voice Over | Film | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Producing | Stunts | Production | Acting  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
New Zealand (with valid passport)
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Alita: Battle AngelAlita: Battle Angel Driver (mr rodrigues)  Less 2018 $200MM Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for RampageRampage Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2018 Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for A Wrinkle in TimeA Wrinkle in Time Driver (ms witherspoon)  Less 2018 $103MM Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for Maze Runner: The Death CureMaze Runner: The Death Cure Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2018 Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (44 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Valerian and the City of a Thousand PlanetsValerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Driver (mr besson)  Less 2017 $177MM $40MM / $89MM
  • Primary photo for War for the Planet of the ApesWar for the Planet of the Apes Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2017 $150MM $147MM / $347MM
  • Primary photo for Wonder WomanWonder Woman Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2017 $149MM $413MM / $822MM
  • Primary photo for Ghost in the ShellGhost in the Shell Driver (cast)  Less 2017 $110MM $41MM / $130MM
  • Primary photo for SpectralSpectral Visual Effectsproduction Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $70MM
  • Primary photo for Pete's DragonPete's Dragon Driver (for Mr. Redford), Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $65MM $76MM / $142MM
  • Primary photo for The BFGThe BFG Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $140MM $55MM / $200MM
  • Primary photo for Independence Day: ResurgenceIndependence Day: Resurgence Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $165MM $103MM / $390MM
  • Primary photo for Central IntelligenceCentral Intelligence Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $50MM $127MM / $217MM
  • Primary photo for The Jungle BookThe Jungle Book Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $175MM $364MM / $967MM
  • Primary photo for Batman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $250MM $330MM / $873MM
  • Primary photo for DeadpoolDeadpool Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $58MM $363MM / $783MM
  • Primary photo for Hunt for the WilderpeopleHunt for the Wilderpeople Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2016 $5.2MM / $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road ChipAlvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2015 $90MM $86MM / $235MM
  • Primary photo for KrampusKrampus Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2015 $15MM $43MM / $62MM
  • Primary photo for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2015 $160MM $282MM / $653MM
  • Primary photo for Maze Runner: The Scorch TrialsMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2015 $61MM $82MM / $312MM
  • Primary photo for Fantastic FourFantastic Four Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2015 $120MM $56MM / $168MM
  • Primary photo for Furious 7Furious 7 Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2015 $190MM $353MM / $1.52B
  • Primary photo for ii Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2015 $30MM
  • Primary photo for What We Do in the ShadowsWhat We Do in the Shadows Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2014 $1.6MM $3.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies On Set Cast Support  Less 2014 $250MM $255MM / $956MM
  • Primary photo for Dawn of the Planet of the ApesDawn of the Planet of the Apes Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2014 $170MM $209MM / $711MM
  • Primary photo for GodzillaGodzilla Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2014 $160MM $201MM / $529MM
  • Primary photo for ManMan (Short) Stunt Coordinator  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug On Set Cast Support  Less 2013 $225MM $258MM / $960MM
  • Primary photo for The Hunger Games: Catching FireThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2013 $130MM $425MM / $865MM
  • Primary photo for The Hungry GamesThe Hungry Games (Short) Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Percy Jackson: Sea of MonstersPercy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2013 $90MM $69MM / $200MM
  • Primary photo for Iron Man 3Iron Man 3 Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2013 $200MM $409MM / $1.22B
  • Primary photo for Mt. ZionMt. Zion Thanks  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Mr. PipMr. Pip Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey On Set Cast Support  Less 2012 $180MM $303MM / $1.02B
  • Primary photo for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire HunterAbraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2012 $69MM $38MM / $116MM
  • Primary photo for Shihad: Beautiful MachineShihad: Beautiful Machine Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Rise of the Planet of the ApesRise of the Planet of the Apes Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less 2011 $93MM $177MM / $483MM
  • Primary photo for Captain Amazingly Incredible and the Space Vampires from the Evil Planet!!!Captain Amazingly Incredible and the Space Vampires from the Evil Planet!!! (Video) Brogor  Less 2010 $5K
  • Primary photo for AvatarAvatar Assistant (Mr. Cameron, New Zealand live action unit)  Less 2009 $237MM $761MM / $2.79B
  • Primary photo for Separation CitySeparation City Tem Bristow  Less 2009 NZD 6MM
  • Primary photo for KehuaKehua (Short) George  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Long WeekendLong Weekend (Short) Producer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Second Hand WeddingSecond Hand Wedding Charlie  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Whale RiderWhale Rider Uncle Rawiri  Less 2002 NZD 6MM $21MM / $21MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Uruk-hai (uncredited)  Less 2001 $93MM $316MM / $872MM
Past Television (11 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Golden MoustacheGolden Moustache (TV Series) Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital) ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Batman v Superman (Nov 20, 2013) Visual Effects Production Runner (Weta Digital)  Less
  • Primary photo for Girl vs. BoyGirl vs. Boy (TV Series) Stuart ( 8 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 8
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  • Primary photo for The Secret of the WhalesThe Secret of the Whales (TV Movie) Taxidriver  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Until Proven InnocentUntil Proven Innocent (TV Movie) Mt Eden Guard  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The HothouseThe Hothouse (TV Series) Nick ( 6 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 6
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  • Primary photo for The Killian CurseThe Killian Curse (TV Series) Mr. Elder / Jacob Elder ( 3 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 3
  • Primary photo for The Lost ChildrenThe Lost Children (TV Series) Te Kahu ( 4 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 4
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  • Primary photo for Shortland StreetShortland Street (TV Series) Charlie Te Ngaru ( 19 episodes, 2003–2004 )  Less 2003–2004 19
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  • Primary photo for FaceliftFacelift (TV Series) Various ( 5 episodes, 2004 )  Less 2004 5
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  • Primary photo for FreakyFreaky (TV Series) Policeman (Babysitter story) ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for McPhail GadsbyMcPhail Gadsby (TV Series) Various (1998-1999)  Less 1998– 
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Geheimnis der Wale * – Wilson the Taxi Driver Teamworx Germany/ Philipp Kadelbach
  • Avatar * – Bouncer 880 Productions USA/ James Cameron
  • Lord of the Rings * – Uruk Hai Weta NZ/ Peter Jackson
  • C.A.I * – Brogor Moonscape NZ/ Karl Burnett
  • Second Hand Wedding * – Charlie Garage Sale Prod NZ/ Paul Murphy
  • River Queen * – Sheeps Eyes Silverscreen NZ/ Vincent Ward
  • Whale Rider * – Uncle Rawiri SPP NZ/ Niki Caro
  • Until Proven Innocent * – Boydi Lippy Pictures NZ/ Peter Burger
  • Seperation City * – Tem Bristow Sep City Prod NZ AUS/ Paul Middleditch
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Shortland Street * – Charlie Te Ngaru SPP NZ/ Katie Wolfe
  • The Lost Children * – Te Kahu Big House NZ/ Mike Smith
  • The Hot House * – Nick Gibson Group NZ/ Danny Mulheron
  • The Killian Curse Season 1 & 2 * – Jacob Elder TVNZ/ Thomas Robbins
  • Freaky Drama's- Babysitter * – Constable Davis TVNZ/ Thomas Robbins
  • Revelations * – The Warrior Cloud 9 Productions NZ/ Murray Keane
CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Carlton Draught Australia * – Lead Plaza Films Australia/ Paul Middleditch
  • ACC. Man v Goldfish * – Lead Silverscreen NZ/ Rob Sarkies
  • Fresh Up Piggy Back Taxi * – Co Lead Silverscreen NZ/ Adam Stevens
  • WestPac Trust * – Fred - Lead Robbers Dog/Gaysorn Thavat
ComedyCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Facelift * – Various Gibson Group NZ/ Thomas Robbins
  • McPhail and Gadsby * – Various SPP NZ/Jim Curry
  • McPhail and Gadsby * – Various DSP NZ/ Danny Mulheron

References (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

NAMEPHONE
  • Gail Cowan * – New Zealand Manager www.gcm.co.nz
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