Erana James Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Erana James

Erana James is an actress who came into the limelight with Amazon Prime’s The Wilds (2020) in which she played the role of Toni Shalifoe.

Wiki/Biography

Erana James was born on Tuesday, February 16, 1999 (age 21 years; as of 2020), and she hails from Whangārei in New Zealand. At the age of ten, she moved to Wellington, New Zealand. She did her schooling at Wellington Girls’ College. [1]Facebook At the age of fourteen, she pursued a professional acting course for teenagers at Rata Studios, a performing arts school in Wellington. Later, she pursued Bachelor of Arts in Te Reo Māori (Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people) at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington. [2]Villainesse

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.) : 5′ 4″

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Erana James

Family & Ethnicity

Erana James belongs to the Māori ethnic group. The Māori mainly consists of indigenous Polynesians who settled in New Zealand. [3]YouTube

Parents & Siblings 

Erana’s father’s name is Kevin Waki James, and her mother, Jackie James, is the manager of Rata Studios in Wellington, New Zealand. Her brother’s name is Ethan James.

Erana James with her father

Erana James with her father

 

Erana James with her mother

Erana James with her mother

 

Erana James with her brother

Erana James with her brother

Relationships, Husband & Children

Not much is known about her relationships.

Career

Television

In 2015, Erana James made her television debut with the show Sons of Liars in which she played the role of Bria. In 2017, she appeared in a children’s comedy show Lucy Lewis Can’t Lose as J’ess.  ‘

Later, she appeared in the television series Golden Boy (2019), Playing for Keeps (2019), and Golden Boy (2019).

Film

In 2017, she made her film debut with the movie The Changeover in which she played the role of Laura Chant. The film is about a teenage girl whose younger brother stumbles upon a sinister old man who brands the boy with a supernatural stamp. As her brother begins to fall ill, she discovers her own magic powers to save him.

OTT/Web Series

In 2020, she made her digital debut with Amazon Prime’s The Wilds in which she played the role of Toni Shalifoe. The series showcases the lives of a group of teen girls who must fight for survival while they are stuck on a deserted island after a plane crash.

Erana James in The Wilds (2020)

Erana James in The Wilds (2020)

Facts/Trivia

  • Erana James is an occasional smoker. [4]Instagram
  • Erana James frequently drinks alcohol.
    Erana James
  • Erana James has also starred in the short films 1882 (2017) and Hot Mother (2020).
  • In an interview, while explaining why she pursued  Bachelor of Arts in Te Reo Māori language, she said,

    I chose Te Reo because there really is not enough Te Reo Māori speakers in this country…Being Māori I felt it’s so important to learn the language of my people, though that should never stop anyone – no matter where they are from – from learning Te Reo Māori.”

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