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Manu Bennett
Manu Bennett
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October 10, 1969
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Jonathan Manu Bennett
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Some Facts
Is of Te Arawa, Ngati Kahungunu Maori and Irish descent from his father' side and of Scottish and Spanish blood from his mother's side.
Quit playing professional rugby in order to attend Univeristy where he studied drama and dance.
Manu has three children with socialite Karin Horen.
Attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute on a scholarship.
His family immigrated to Australia when he was just a few months old.
Personal Quotes
[on attending a boarding school for Maori boys in New Zealand.] It was like being sent to gladiator school. Like prison. The only things people respected were strength, being good at rugby, and being able to hold your own in a fight.
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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.
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