Tandi Wright

Tandi Wright


Tandi Wright is a television and film actress from New Zealand. She first gained recognition for portraying Nurse Caroline Buxton on the long-running New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. She is best known for her roles as Fenn Partington on Seven Periods with Mr. Gormsby and Catherine Duvall on Nothing Trivial.

Wright was born in Zambia to New Zealander parents Vernon Wright and Dinah Priestley. She grew up in Wellington and attended Wellington High School and Victoria University of Wellington. Her father Vernon Wright is a former journalist for “The Listener” who now lives in Zambia, and her mother Dinah is a writer and actress in Wellington. Wright has two sisters, Nicky (DOC policy advisor) and Justine (film editor), and two stepsisters, Stephanie (information architect) and Victoria (teacher).

From 1995–2000 she appeared as Nurse Caroline Buxton in Shortland Street. Other roles include Power Rangers: S.P.D., Crash Palace, Out of the Blue, Seven Periods with Mr. Gormsby, The Lost Children, Black Sheep and Legend of the Seeker. In 2010, she played the role of Callie Ross, the wife of the main character, in This Is Not My Life. Her next major role followed in 2011–2014, as Dr. Catherine Duvall on the TVNZ drama Nothing Trivial. In 2014, she starred in the drama-thriller series The Returned as Claire Winship.

Her husband Michael Beran is also an actor and they live in Auckland with their daughter, Olive.


  • Born: May 4, 1970
  • Age: 52 years old


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This page was last edited on January 9th, 2021.
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