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13 surprising facts about Madeleine Sami

The actress, comedian and writer, who wrote, directed and stars in the new Kiwi film The Breaker Upperers, shares her favourite things.

Top of my bucket list is…

Walking to the top of Machu Picchu or taking a fancy luxury train ride, but actually probably just buying a house.

The movie I’ve watched the most in my life

The Sound of Music

It's my favourite movie of all time and I've seen it way too many times to count.

My advice to my younger self is…

Learn a trade; Buy a house in 2003.

If I could raid one person’s wardrobe, it would be…

Beyoncé

My most embarrassing moment was…

Recently I texted a line producer who I barely know 'Hi baby'.

Best birthday

My wife's. I surprised her with a trip to Cabo, Mexico and it was real nice, man.

How I relax…

I watch a lot of Netflix, and I'm also addicted to [video game] FIFA 18 on PS4.

City I'd love to live in

Berlin - I went a couple of years back for a holiday and it was so lovely.

The funniest person in the world is…

Jackie Van Beek

My favourite day of the week is...

Friday

My wellbeing favourites…

Peppermint tea and anything by Weleda. I'm also a huge fan of apple cider vinegar.

If I could live off one food, it would be…

Japanese or Vietnamese!

My typical week…

I do a bunch of different things: write, act, voiceover. It's an early morning type of life at the moment too, with a little baby. I get up and play for a bit and then try to get some coffee in me! I love to spend time with my family and friends. A lot of my friends have happened to have babies close together so it's a good excuse to hang now as well.

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