|Years active 1999-present|
Name Jacob Tomuri
|Full Name Jacob Adam Tomuri|
Born 4 December 1979 (age 36) (1979-12-04) New Zealand
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
Movies and TV shows Avatar, The Tribe, Peter Pan, 30 Days of Night, Snakeskin
Similar People Raymond Thompson, Tom Hardy, Allan Poppleton, P J Hogan, David Slade
Cut_interviews with Tom Hardy and Jacob Tomuri
Jacob Tomuri (born 4 December 1979) is a New Zealand actor and stunt man. In 2000–2001 he appeared in over 50 twice-weekly episodes of the UK/NZ teen sci-fi series The Tribe as Lt. Luke. In 2001 he did stunt work for all three of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
- Cutinterviews with Tom Hardy and Jacob Tomuri
- Mad max fury road tom hardy jacob tomuri official movie interview
- Personal life
He has had guest roles in the long running TV New Zealand soap Shortland Street (2004–2005), Revelations - The Initial Journey (2003), and the syndicated-by-ABC series Legend of the Seeker (2008) for which he has also done regular stunt work. He has had minor roles in the 2001 New Zealand film Snakeskin, as pirate Bill Jukes in Peter Pan (2003), and Columbia Pictures horror film 30 Days of Night, and a central role in the short Ergotism. He had a bit part in the blockbuster Avatar, for which he also did stunts. His stunt work include Starz's TV series Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010). In 2013 he started to work as a stuntman for Tom Hardy in the Movie Mad Max: Fury Road, in 2014 in Legend (2015 film) and in 2015 in The Revenant (2015 film).
Mad max fury road tom hardy jacob tomuri official movie interview
Jacob Tomuri has 4 siblings. He failed drama in high school, though he loved it and could not think of doing anything but acting. After completing his secondary school education, Jacob started working and learning at The New Zealand College of Performing Arts in Porirua. When he graduated, he got a job in The Lord Of The Rings as a stuntman. First only a contract for 4 weeks, it became a year-and-a-half contract. Jacob was the youngest member of the 20-strong stunt team. He learned a lot about stuntworking, while working on The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy. While working as a stuntman, he also had a role as Lieutenant Luke in the third series of The Tribe and a small role in the movie Snakeskin. In 2004, he got the award as CLEO Celebrity Bachelor of the Year 2004.
Jacob is engaged and a father of 2 Sons.