Manu Bennett


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"Shall We Begin!", the battlecry of The undefeated Gaul Crixus first bought Manu Bennett's voice & acting career to international attention. Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011) spoke a universal language that slowly but surely captured a massive audience. The the show lost lead actor Andy Whitfield to cancer, Bennett's pivotal role, transitioning ... See full bio »

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 2022/II Muru (post-production)
Kimiora
 2019 Pandora (TV Series)
Leone Vokk
- Knocking on Heaven's Door (2019) ... Leone Vokk
 2016-2017 The Shannara Chronicles (TV Series)
Allanon
- Blood (2017) ... Allanon
- Wilderun (2017) ... Allanon
- Amberle (2017) ... Allanon
- Warlock (2017) ... Allanon
- Crimson (2017) ... Allanon
 2013-2017 Arrow (TV Series)
Slade Wilson / Deathstroke
- Promises Kept (2017) ... Slade Wilson / Deathstroke
- Deathstroke Returns (2017) ... Slade Wilson / Deathstroke
- Fallout (2017) ... Slade Wilson / Deathstroke
- Lian Yu (2017) ... Slade Wilson / Deathstroke
- Missing (2017) ... Slade Wilson
 2017 Death Race 2050 (Video)
Frankenstein
 2016/I Beta Test
Creed
 2016 American Dad! (TV Series)
Patrucio
- Roots (2016) ... Patrucio (voice)
 2010-2013 Spartacus (TV Series)
Crixus
- Victory (2013) ... Crixus
- The Dead and the Dying (2013) ... Crixus
- Separate Paths (2013) ... Crixus
- Mors Indecepta (2013) ... Crixus
- Spoils of War (2013) ... Crixus
 2012 Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms (TV Mini Series)
Sunshine
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Sunshine
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Sunshine
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Sunshine
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Sunshine
 2011 Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (TV Mini Series)
Crixus
- The Bitter End (2011) ... Crixus
- Reckoning (2011) ... Crixus
- Beneath the Mask (2011) ... Crixus
- Paterfamilias (2011) ... Crixus
- Missio (2011) ... Crixus
 2011 Sinbad and the Minotaur (TV Movie)
Sinbad
 2008 The Strip (TV Series)
Brandon Bell
- Finale (2008) ... Brandon Bell
 2007 30 Days of Night
Billy Kitka
 2007 The Condemned
Paco
 2006 Tango Trois (Short)
Man
 2006 The Marine
Bennett
 2002 Mataku (TV Series)
John
- Going to War (2002) ... John
 2002 Street Legal (TV Series)
Matt Urlich
- Ladykiller (2002) ... Matt Urlich
- Charter (2002) ... Matt Urlich
- No Man Put Asunder (2002) ... Matt Urlich
- Game of Hack (2002) ... Matt Urlich
- The Jeweller (2002) ... Matt Urlich
 2001 Lantana
Steve (as Jon Bennett)
 2001 Head Start (TV Mini Series)
Dom
- He Ain't Heavy (2001) ... Dom (as Jon Bennett)
 2000-2001 Shortland Street (TV Series)
Jack Hewitt
- Episode dated 24 February 2001 (2001) ... Jack Hewitt
- Episode #9.15 (2000) ... Jack Hewitt
- Episode #9.14 (2000) ... Jack Hewitt
- Episode #9.13 (2000) ... Jack Hewitt
- Episode #9.12 (2000) ... Jack Hewitt
 2000 Tales of the South Seas (TV Mini Series)
David Legeure
- Fast Company (2000) ... David Legeure (as Jon Bennett)
 2000 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Marc Antony
- Antony & Cleopatra (2000) ... Marc Antony (as Jon Bennett)
 1999 BeastMaster (TV Series)
Terron Leader
- The Legend Continues (1999) ... Terron Leader (as Jon Bennett)
 1998 The Violent Earth (TV Mini Series)
Wanatcha DuValier
- Serpent's Heart (1998) ... Wanatcha DuValier (as Jon Bennett)
- Farewell To Innocence (1998) ... Wanatcha DuValier (as Jon Bennett)
- Paradise Untamed (1998) ... Wanatcha DuValier (as Jon Bennett)
 1998 All Saints (TV Series)
Darren
- Body and Soul (1998) ... Darren (as Jon Bennett)
 1996-1997 Water Rats (TV Series)
Joseph Lipinski
- One Dead Rat (1997) ... Joseph Lipinski (as Jon Bennett)
- Goldie's Trip (1997) ... Joseph Lipinski (as Jon Bennett)
- Unfinished Business (1996) ... Joseph Lipinski (as Jon Bennett)
 1993-1994 Paradise Beach (TV Series)
Kirk Barsby 1993-94 / Kirk Barsby
- Episode #2.135 (1994) ... Kirk Barsby 1993-94 (as Jon Bennett)
- Episode #2.134 (1994) ... Kirk Barsby 1993-94 (as Jon Bennett)
- Episode #2.133 (1994) ... Kirk Barsby 1993-94 (as Jon Bennett)
- Episode #2.131 (1994) ... Kirk Barsby 1993-94 (as Jon Bennett)
- Episode #2.132 (1994) ... Kirk Barsby 1993-94 (as Jon Bennett)
 1994 Blue Heelers (TV Series)
Mark Davies
- The First Stone (1994) ... Mark Davies (as John Bennett)
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Alternate Names:

John Bennett | Jon Bennett

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Children:

Bennett, Pania | See more »

Parents:

Bennett, Ted | Bennett, Jean

Relatives:

Bennett, Stephen (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

Manu is a New Zealand Maori name that means "bird". I was given this name after my uncle who was the Bishop Of New Zealand. See more »

Trivia:

Attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute on a scholarship. See more »

Trademark:

New Zealand Accent. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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