10 Things You Didn’t Know About Tandi Wright

  1. Tandi Wright was born on the 13th of May 1970
  2. She is a television and film actress
  3. Born in Zambia but from New Zealand
  4. She first gained recognition for portraying Nurse Caroline Buxton on the long-running New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street
  5. She is best known for her roles as Fenn Partington on Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby and Catherine Duvall on Nothing Trivial
  6. She is currently a series regular on 800 Words portraying the recurring character Laura Turner
  7. Wright was born in Zambia to New Zealander parents Vernon Wright and Dinah Priestley
  8. She grew up in Wellington and attended Wellington High School and Victoria University of Wellington
  9. 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
  10. Wright has two sisters, Nicky (DOC policy advisor) and Justine (film editor), and two step sisters, Stephanie (information architect) and Victoria (teacher)