Madeleine Sami | Age, Wiki, Family, Bio, Education, Career, Movies, TV Shows, Height, Sister, Child & Net Worth | 2023

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Madeleine Sami is a multi-talented New Zealand actress, writer, and director, best known for her performances in “Super City” and “The Breaker Upperers.” Born in 1980, her Maori and Irish-Indian ancestry influences her diverse roles. Sami’s unique comedic style has garnered critical acclaim, pushing boundaries on gender and cultural representation. Her innovative storytelling and strong character portrayals have cemented her as a leading figure in New Zealand’s film and television industry. Madeleine Sami age is [dob]. 



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Family Info:


Her folks are Catherine Southee, who has Irish family, and Naren Sami, a Fijian-Indian. At the age of 11 years her parents are separated.



She went to Onehunga High School.

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Sami rose to unmistakable quality featuring in Toa Fraser’s play Bare, succeeding at the Chapman Tripp Theater Awards. She at that point was important for Fraser’s next play, No. 2., which won Perrier Comedy Award. In 2011, Sami made, composed and featured in her own satire arrangement, Super City, which was coordinated by Taika Waititi. Sami played five unique characters in the show and won AFTA grants. She later co-facilitated The Great Kiwi Bake Off and featured in the TV arrangement Golden Boy and The Bad Seed. Furthermore, she made her TV first time at the helm when she coordinated a scene of the second period of Funny Girls, ultimately coordinating eleven scenes of the arrangement.

She co-composed, co-coordinated, and featured in the film The Breaker Upperers, alongside Jackie van Beek. The film got positive audits and was a film industry hit and is one of the best 20 netting New Zealand films ever. The pair will rejoin to coordinate the Netflix film Hope, featuring Aubrey Plaza. Sami likewise showed up in the movie, Come to Daddy, coordinated by Ant Timpson.


  • Ice As: Ice House (2000)
  • Fish Skin Suit (2000) (Libby)
  • Teach You a Lesson (2000) (Narrator)
  • Perfect Strangers (2003) (Andrea)
  • Sione’s Wedding (2006) (Tania)
  • Eagle vs Shark (2007) (Burger Girl Customer)
  • Under the Mountain (2009) (Constable Green)
  • Sione’s 2: Unfinished Business (2012) (Tania)
  • Slow West (2015) (Marimacho)
  • The Breaker Upperers (2018) (Mel)
  • Come to Daddy (2019) (Gladys)


  • Pio! (1998)
  • Shortland Street (1999) (Dr. Shivani ‘Vani’ Naran)
  • Fish Skin Suit (2000) (Libby)
  • Xena (2001) (Tyro)
  • Talent (2004) (Chemist)
  • The Insiders Guide to Happiness (2004) (Tess)
  • Rude Awakenings (2007) (Francesca Hoyle)
  • Outrageous Fortune (2007) (Linda)
  • Bro’Town (2006-07)
  • Diplomatic Immunity (2009) (Agent Amy Bickler)
  • The Jaquie Brown Diaries (2008-2009) (Serita Singh)
  • Buzzy Bee and Friends (2009-2013) (Buzzy Bee)
  • 7 Days (2009-2017) (Herself)
  • Radiradirah (2010)
  • 3 News (2011) (Herself)
  • Super City (2011-2013)
  • Top of the Lake (2013) (Zena)
  • Aroha Bridge (2013)
  • All Talk with Anika Moa (2016) (Herself)
  • Funny Girls (2016-18)
  • Flat3 (2014)
  • The Bad Seed (2018) (Marie Da Silva)
  • The Great Kiwi Bake Off (2018) (Host)
  • Golden Boy (2019) (Claire)
  • Taskmaster NZ (2020) (Herself)

Net Worth:

Madeleine Sami net worth is estimated to be $1 Million. She is also talented actress.

Married Life:


In 2015, Sami wedded Pip Brown, otherwise called the artist lyricist Ladyhawke. They invited a child young girl on 20 October 2017.

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FAQs about Madeleine Sami Actress

Who is Madeleine Sami?

Madeleine Sami is a New Zealand actress, director, and writer known for her versatility in playing different roles. She is of Irish and Fijian-Indian descent. Sami is recognized for her work in theatre, film, and television.

What is Madeleine Sami’s most famous work?

Sami is most well-known for her work in "Super City" and "The Breaker Upperers." In "Super City," she created and starred in various roles, showcasing her comedic skills. In "The Breaker Upperers," she co-wrote, co-directed, and co-starred with Jackie van Beek, making it a significant work in her career.

When was Madeleine Sami born?

Madeleine Sami was born on May 10, 1980.

What awards has Madeleine Sami won?

Over her career, Sami has received multiple accolades for her performances. For instance, she has won New Zealand Film and TV Awards for her work in both "Super City" and "The Breaker Upperers."

Is Madeleine Sami married?

Yes, Madeleine Sami is married to fellow New Zealand actress and musician, Ladyhawke (Pip Brown). They got married in 2015.