Alex Tarrant

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Hair Black
Eyes Brown
Height 181cm
Location North America - Los Angeles

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Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bass Baritone, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Fishing, Horse Riding, Learner Motorcycle Licence, Martial Arts, Restricted Licence, Roller Blading, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Singer, Skate Boarding, Stage Combat Training, Surfing, Swimming, Volleyball, Yoga


American (standard), Australian, Maori, Polynesian, Samoan

Acting Experience

Feature Film

2019Night Raiders, 'Leo'

Alcina Pictures Dir: Danis Goulet
2018The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith, 'Toutai'

Kolipoki Pictures Dir: Mitch Davis


2024A Remarkable Place to Die, 'Ihaka'

Screentime NZ Ltd Dir: Peter Burger
2024NCIS: Hawai'i: season III, 'Kai (core cast)'

CBS Dir: Various
2022NCIS: Hawai'i: season II, 'Kai (core cast)'

CBS Dir: Various
2021NCIS: Hawai'i: season I, 'Kai (core cast)'

CBS Dir: Various
2024Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power: season II, 'Valandil'

Amazon Dir: Various
2022Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power: season I, 'Valandil'

Amazon Dir: J.A. Bayona
2021Vegas, 'Arsenio 'Joe' Tierney (recurring)'

Greenstone Dir: Various
2020Mean Mums: season II, 'Constable Chris (recurring)'

South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various
2020Head High, 'Joe'

South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various
2019Seachange, 'Zac Bell (core cast)'

2018Shortland Street, 'Dr. Lincoln Kimiora (core cast)'

South Pacific Pictures
16-17Filthy Rich: season I & II, 'Joe (core cast)'

2015800 Words: season I - III, 'Ike (core cast)'

South Pacific Pictures/Seven
2014Nothing Trivial, 'Jake'

South Pacific Pictures
2014Maui, 'Tatau'

Tatau Productions
2014When we go to War, 'Manaaki Kokiri'

Jump Film & TV Dir: Peter Burger


2013The Arrival, 'Nico'

Red Leap Dir: Julie Nolan
2013Masi, 'Ratu Noa Nawalowalo'

Dir: Nina Nawalowalo
2013The Roaring Girl, 'Jack Dapper'

Dir: Rachel Henry
2011Welcome to Thebes, 'Prince Tydeus'

Dir: Annie Ruth

Short Film

2012Rounds, 'Karl'

Gibson Group Dir: Jason Suttor
2012Prescribed, 'Jeremy'

Ax Trivia Dir: Dan Pengally
2011Strangers, 'Hitman'

Dir: Gaylene Preston


Voice Characteristics

Retail, Narrative, Character, Cinematic, Comedy, Confident, Friendly, Smooth, Soft, Sophisticated, Warm, Young Dad




Alex Tarrant hails from Auckland, New Zealand, Aotearoa and is of Māori, Samoan and Niuean descent. He is a 2012 graduate of New Zealand’s prestigious drama school Te Kura Toi Whakaari O Aotearoa and has subsequently established himself as one of Australasia’s highest profile and prolific actors.

Following his studies At Te Kura Toi Whakaari o Aotearoa, he was cast in many hit TV shows in New Zealand and Australia including Shortland StreetWhen We Go To War, Filthy Rich, Tatau, Sea Change and 800 Words to name a few.

2019 marked his international feature film debut, with his involvement in the Canadian sci-fi feature film Night Riders, which was written and directed by the Saskatchewan-born Cree/Métis filmmaker Danis Goulet (2019 Sundance Institute Indigenous Film Fellow). This saw Alex cast as the hero Leo for which he was nominated as best supporting actor at the 2022 Vancouver Film Critics Circle.

Most recently he was cast in season one and two of the Tolkien prequel Amazons: The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power as Valandil.

Alex is currently filming in the beautiful islands of Hawai’i having been cast in the CBS hit Show NCIS: Hawaii as the show’s male lead Kai.