Actor, Writer, Director, Professional MC
Oscar Kightley is a Samoan born writer/actor and director who grew up in New Zealand and who has helped create critically acclaimed award-winning work for the stage, small and big screens.
Oscar is part of The Naked Samoans who are a comedy troupe that have worked on stage and screen for eighteen years now. They have a following in New Zealand, Australia and the US. They starred in the Sione’s Wedding movies, five seasons of cartoon ‘Bro Town’ and TV comedy Radiradirah with their most recent performance at the Auckland Arts Festival in 2018 premiering their latest show, in conjunction with The Conch Charitable Trust, “The Nakeds Samoans Do Magic”.
2018 saw Oscar involved in the production of the All Blacks documentary “All or Nothing” which was picked up by Amazon.
Since then, Oscar has been focusing on various writing projects and more recently hosted the TVNZ docu-series “Following Twain”. Currently in the works is “Dawn Raid” which is a documentary he is directing about the legendary Polynesian record label which is scheduled for release in 2020.
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