14 Former Shortland Street Stars Who Made It In Hollywood


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Anthony Starr - Starr portrayed Stratford Wilson in Shortland Street from 2000-2002, he played the lead role in Banshee (2013-2016) and American Gothic

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Martin Henderson - Martin is best know for his role as Riggs on Grey's Anatomy, and is set to star in The Strangers 2. The actor portrayed Stuart Neilson on Shortland Street from 1992-1995.

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Karl Urban - Before Lord of the Rings, Star Trek & Thor: Ragnarok, Karl played paramedic Jamie Forrest on the show.

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Rose McIver - Rose has starred as the lead in The CW's iZombie since 2015, but one her first roles was playing Holly on Shortland Street in 1993.

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KJ Apa - Before Riverdale, KJ's first acting gig was playing Kane Jenkins in the local soap.


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Frankie Adams - Frankie's first role was playing Ula Levi in SS. She has starred in Wentworth, and currently plays a main character on Syfy's The Expanse

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Temuera Morrison - Temuera portrayed Dr. Hone Ropata in the show from 1992 - 1995. He's since appeared in Star Wars, Green Lantern and will star in James Wan's Aquaman alongside Jason Momoa.

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Manu Bennett - Manu played Jack Hewitt on the show back in 2000 - 2001. Since then, he has starred in Arrow, The Shannara Chronicles & Spartacus

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Beulah Koale - Beulah is set to star the popular TV series Hawaii Five-0 and Thank You for Your Service alongside Miles Teller. He made his first appearance as Jared Afeaki on Shortland street in 2012.

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Kimberley Crossman - Kimberely played Sophie McKay from 2006-2011, since then she's starred in Deathgasm, Hashtaggers & SMILF

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Marton Csokas - Marton first appeared in Ferndale in 1993, he went on to star in The Bourne Supremacy, The Equalizer and Into the Badlands

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Craig Parker - Craig played Guy Warner before starring in Reign, Legend of the Seeker and Spartacus

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Anna Hutchison - Back in the 200s, Anna was best known for playing Delphi Greenlaw on SS. Some of her other notable gigs included roles in Joss Whedon's Cabin in the Woods, Sparatacus and Vengeance: A Love Story

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