Sarah Valentine Actor

Work & Experience

Sarah Valentine Actors Accent Coach and Actor


My Story

I’ve worked in the Film and Television industry for 30 years; behind the scenes as a casting director, AD and Cast Coordinator to in front of the camera as an actor.

I have also had a the pleasure of working on a wide variety of TV shows and movies, you can view more of my work on IMDB.

“The only person who truly cares about your life is you, and the only person who is going to get you to where you want to go is you.”

– Sarah Valentine


My Acting Reel

I have had the pleasure of working as an actor on Top of the Lake Season 1 with Elisabeth Moss (Handmaids Tale), David Wenham (Lord of the Rings), Holly Hunter (Oscar winner for The Piano), Peter Mullan (Harry Potter, Ozark) and directed by Jane Campion.

Featured Films

TV Series


TV Commercials

Featured Work

Top Of The Lake Season 1


Obsessed with the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl near a freezing lake in New Zealand, a brave detective will find herself up against small-town secrets and a side of herself that was meticulously kept at bay.



The story of Dame Whina Cooper, the beloved Māori matriarch who worked tirelessly to improve the rights of her people, especially women. (Starring Rena Owen).

The Tender Trap


The true story of Sharon Armstrong, Kiwi grandmother and public servant, who became the victim of an online romance scam that almost cost her her freedom. Starring Rima Ti Wiata. Made with the support of NZ On Air.




Gender: Female
Height: 5'7" / 170cm
Age Range: 45 - 54
Physique: Average

Hair Color: Blonde - Dark
Hair Length: Shoulder Length
Eyes: Blue
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Voice Type: Alto/Natural British Accent

Graham Dunster

Auckland Actors

PO Box 56 460
Dominion Road
Auckland 1446

+64 9 376 5233

Performer Skills
Performer Skills

nPerformance Skills: Voiceover, Comedian, Dancing, Improvisation

Athletic Skills: Ice Skating, Equestrian, Swimming, Cycling

Dance: Tap, Salsa, Disco, Club/Freestyle

Spoken Languages: German

Accents/Dialects: American (standard), Boston, New York, Southern American, Australian, British, Cockney, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, RP, Scottish, Yorkshire, Welsh, French, German, Irish, Jamaican, South African

Other Skills: Full Driving License (Manual & Automatic), Horse Riding, Ice Skating,  Skiing, Bungy Jumpimg, Voice Artist

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions

Work History:
 Internet, Television, Voice Over, Film, Radio, Theatre, Commercial, Industrial

 British and New Zealand Actors Equity member


Are you willing to work unpaid?: No

Authorised to work in United States: No

Primary Citizenship: British & New Zealand

Valid Passport: Yes

Film Credits

Feature Film

2011: Romeo & Juliet: A Love Song, ‘Prince’s Wife’

Factory Fiction Ltd, Dir. Tim van Dammen

2009: The Insatiable Moon: ‘Penny’

The Insatiable Moon Ltd, Dir. Rosemary Riddell

2009: Broken Hallelujah: ‘Valerie Grubner’

Dir. Alistair Riddell

2009: Clarence & Pearl: ‘Trisha’

Dir. Thomas Sainsbury

Theatre Credits


2009: Christmas Monologues: ‘Chrissy’
Dir. Katrina Chandra
2003: One Wedding & A Funeral: ‘Performer’
Theatre Sports Company
2002: Peaches Are The Juiciest Fruit: ‘Karen’
Unknown Theatre

TV Credits

TV Credits

2017: Power Rangers, ‘Worried Woman’
Power Ranger Productions Dir: Various
2014: Shortland Street, ‘Louisa Marks’
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various
2014: When We Go To War, ‘Nona’
Jump Film & TV Ltd Dir: Peter Burger
2012: Top of the Lake (mini-series), ‘Prue’
See Saw Films, Dir. Jane Campion
2011: Hounds, ‘Margaret’
The Downlowconcept, Various directors
2010: Bliss (tele-feature) ‘Frau Muller’
MF Films, Dir. Fiona Samuels
2010: Bloodlines (tele-feature), ‘Psych Nurse’
Screentime NZ Ltd, Dir. Peter Burger
2008: Power Rangers, ‘Nurse’
Ranger Productions, Various directors
2008: The Pretenders, ‘Wendy’
Great Southern Television, Various directors

TV Commercials

TV Commercials

New World, ‘Baker’, New World
Vogels Bread, ‘French Tart’, Dir. Vincent Ward
Schweppes, ‘Gossip’, Dir. James Pilkington
Steinlager (New Zealand Beer), ‘Girlfriend’, Dir. Vincent Ward
I-Hug Internet, ‘Jogger’, I-Hug
SPARC (Sport NZ), ‘Dancer’, SPARC
ANZ, ‘Janice Levine’, ANZ, Dir. Adam Stevens

Contact Me

Get In Touch

If you think I’d be a good fit for your next Film or TV production, contact me to discuss details.