Shimpal Lelisi


Shimpal Lelisi is a Niuean-born actor, director, writer and presenter, and is one of the original members of the The Naked Samoans comedy group. His theatre credits include Dawn Raids, Romeo and Tusi, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Nga Tangata Toa and The Good Soul of Szechuan. He is also one of the writers, creators and performers of Brotown. Shimpal featured in Siones Wedding and Siones 2: Unfinished Business. He has also worked as a reporter and presenter on Tagata Pasifika, and currently contributes on TV2’s Pacific youth series Fresh and online channel