|September 05, 2003
|20 YEARS OLD
New Zealand-Maori actor most famous for his role as Michael Hampton-Rees on the long-running soap opera, Shortland Street. He currently plays Roxto in James Cameron's Avatar sequels. He was in the Internationally award-winning film, I'm Going to Mum's, for which he won the Best Male Actor Award at the Wairoa Film Festival.
He has been acting since he was 3 years old. He was in the award-winning 2011 short film, Ebony Society and played a young Billy T James in the TV film Billy about the New Zealand entertainer. His first post to Instagram was in October 2014.
His duane.evans_ Instagram page has 20,000 followers. He has posted family photos, headshots, and some promotional content for the 2022 TV series Duckrockers.
He is the 4th child of 6 siblings. His father is of Maori and Welsh descent while his mother is of Cook Island Maori, Tahitian, British and German descent. He is fluent in Maori. He has posted pictures with his parents and his siblings to his Instagram.
In Avatar: The Way of Water he stars alongside Zoe Saldaña and Kate Winslet.