Millen Baird

Actor | Writer | Producer | MC
Millen Baird may have found international acclaim for his performance in Blumhouse’s box-office smash M3GAN, but the award winning actor; writer; producer and director has been a staple of Aotearoa's television scene for almost two decades.

His 2007 sketch comedy series, The Millen Baird Show, received a nod for Best Comedy at the NZ Film & TV Awards and was followed up with two seasons of the hugely popular Auckland Daze - winning Best Comedy Script at the 2012 and 2014 NZ Writers Guild Awards.

His next creation, Darryl; An Outward Bound Story, won Best Comedy Script at the 2017 NZ Writers Guild Awards and the 2017 NZTV Awards. The show also won Outstanding Comedy Series at the 2021 Catalyst Content Festival.

As a producer his short Manny and Quinn was selected for the 2022 NZ International Film Festival; LA Shorts; Newport Beach Film Festival and the Austin Film Festival.

Millen currently has multiple tv series in development.

Ethnicity - New Zealand European, Māori

Height - 192cm

Eye Colour - Blue

Hair Colour - Brown

Location - Auckland

Age Range - 40 - 50

Full Biography

Credits
Feature Film
2023- Doctor - Bookworm - Director - Ant Timpson - Firefly FIlms
2022 - Police Detective - M3gan - Director - Gerard Johnstone - Atomic Monster
2020 - Marlon - The Legend of Baron Toa - Director - Kiel McNaughton - Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
2014 - Officer Grayson - Housebound - Director - Gerard Johnstone - Semi Professional
2004 - Robert - Philosophy in the Bedroom - Director - Owen Black - Black Films Limited
2003 - Jason - The Way of the Fuzzball - Director - Ranjeel Singh - Singh Films

Television
2023 - Riccardo - My Life Is Murder Season 3 - Director - Various - Cordell Jigsaw Productions
2023 - Drew - Madam - Directors - Kacie Anning and Madeleine Sami - Fifth Season
2023 - Finn - Badjelly - Mukpuddy Productions
2022 - John Palino - Princess of Chaos - Director - Kiel McNaughton - Chaos Films
2021 - Coach Flanks - The Eggplant: The Special Report Special - Director - Sam Stichbury - Motion Sickness
2020 - Coach Flanks - The Eggplant - Director - Sam Stichbury - Motion Sickness
2019 - Darryl - Darryl, A Beach to Snow Story - Director - Kiel McNaughton - Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
2017 - Darryl - Darryl, An Outward Bound Story - Director - Kiel McNaughton -Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
2016 - Robbie - 800 Words - South Pacific Pictures
2016 - Detective Duspat - Terry Teo - Gerard Johnstone - Semi-Professional
2015 - Stewie - Step Dave - South Pacific Pictures
2013 - Millen - Auckland Daze - Director - Kiel McNaughton -Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
2011 - Ricky - Billy - Director - Peter Burger - Comedia Pictures
2008 - Millen - The Millen Baird Show - Great Southern TV

Theatre
2019 - Oracles and Miracles - Jaz - Director - Leah Oram - Hollywood Fringe Festival

Writer
2023 - The Cruise (Co-writer) - Television - Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2019 - Darryl S2 (Co-writer) - Television - TVNZ, Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2018 - Slow Pete (Co-writer) - Webseries - TVNZ - Longline Productions
2017 - Darryl, An Outward Bound Story (Co-writer) - Television - TVNZ, Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2014 - Leeway (Co-writer) - Webseries - Radio Hauraki, Beyond the Cusp
2014 - The Amazing Race Blogs - Webseries - TVNZ
2012 - Auckland Daze 2 - Television - TVNZ, Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2012 - NZ TV Awards (Co-writer) - TVNZ
2011 - Auckland Daze - Television - TVNZ, Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2009 - Wedding Speeches (Co-writer) - Theatre - Longline Productions
2008 - The Millen Baird Show - Television - TV3, Great Southern Television
2005 - The Comedy Pilots (TVNZ) - Longline Productions

Presenter
2019 - Host - Tetris Mobile

Producer
2023 - The Cruise - Television (Co-producer) - Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2023 - Brian ‘n Bronwyn (Co-producer) - Theatre - Longline Productions
2022 - Manny and Quinn (Co-producer) - Short Film - Longline Productions 2019 - Darryl S2 (Co-producer) - Television - Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline 2018 - Slow Pete (Co-producer) - Web Series - TVNZ - Longline Productions Productions
2017 - Darryl, An Outward Bound Story (Co-producer) - Television - Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2012 - Auckland Daze 2 (Co-producer) - Television - Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2011 - Auckland Daze - Television - TVNZ, Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Longline Productions
2014 - Leeway (Co-producer) - Web Series - Radio Hauraki, Beyond the Cusp 2009 - Wedding Speeches - Theatre - Longline Productions
2008 - The Millen Baird Show (Co-producer) - Television - TV3, Great Southern Television
2005 - The Comedy Pilots (TVNZ) - Longline Productions

Training
2022 - PATH Audition Technique - Greg Simms
2019 - 2020 - Terry Knickerbocker Studio - Greg Simms
2004 - 2005 - Michael Saccente - Meisner Technique
1997 - 1999 - Bachelors Degree - Unitec School of Performing and Screen Arts
Awards
2022 - Winner Stand Up & Pitch - Naki Blues - Just for Laughs Festival, Montreal
2020 Winner Outstanding Comedy Series – Darryl. an OB StoryCatalyst Content Festival (Duluth)
2017 - Winner - Best TV Comedy Script: Darryl, An Outward Bound Story - NZ Writers Guild Awards
2014 - Winner - Best TV Comedy Script: Auckland Daze 2 - NZ Television Awards
2013 - Winner - Best on the Box: Auckland Daze 2 - NZ Comedy Guild Awards Awards
2012 - Winner - Best TV Comedy Script: Darryl, An Outward Bound Story - NZ Writers Guild Awards
Skills
10 Pin Bowling, Cricket, Golf, Jogging, Skiing