|Nationality||New Zealand, Samoan|
Teuila Blakely (born 12 January 1975) is a New Zealand-Samoan actress, best known for her roles in Shortland Street, Sione's Wedding, Sione's 2: Unfinished Business, Filthy Rich, and Power Rangers Beast Morphers.
Blakely started her acting career with minor roles in the Polynesian film The Legend of Johnny Lingo, an appearance on the television series Outrageous Fortune as Savannah, and a voice acting role in Bro'Town as Sina Tapili. Her first major film role came when she was cast as Leilani in the 2006 comedy Sione's Wedding. She returned as Leilani in the 2012 sequel Sione's 2: Unfinished Business.
Blakely is most known for her television role as Vasa Levi on the popular prime-time soap opera Shortland Street from 2010 to 2014. In 2015, Blakely was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars but she and partner Scott Cole were eliminated on 29 June. In 2016, Blakely was cast play the role of Malia on the television series Filthy Rich and also sang "This Is For My Girls" with Laura Daniel, Daisy Lawless, Lucy Lawless, Saraid Cameron, Kimberley Crossman, Kura Forrester and Ilah Cooper.
Blakely gave birth to her son Jared at the age of 17.
|2003||The Legend of Johnny Lingo||Natiti's Sister|
|2012||Sione's 2: Unfinished Business||Leilani|
|2010||Radiradirah||Handmaiden / Aroha|
|2010||This Is Not My Life||Lani / Mani|
|2010-2014||Shortland Street||Vasa Levi|
|2012||Missing Christmas||Kiri TePania||TV movie|
|2015||Dancing with the Stars||Herself|
|2016-2017||The Barefoot Bandits||Kiri / Kiri TePania||Voice|
|2018||Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel||Spyclops||Voice|
|2019-present||Power Rangers Beast Morphers||Commander Shaw|
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