Asofa Manase

Asofa Manase.

Asofa Manase is a Tongan-born Samoan locksmith and actor who portrayed as a Tribesman in Peter Jackson's 2005 remake of King Kong.


Asofa was born in Tonga but grew up in Apia, Samoa and came to New Zealand when he was twenty years old, and became a blacksmith for the Chubbs for twenty years and later owned his own business, the Asofa Locksmith Services. Asofa had also done Body FX as a model for body painting and some extra work on Noor Razzak's Angry Samoans and Peter Jackson's King Kong.



  • Angry Samoans (2004) - Samoan 1
  • King Kong (2005) - Tribesman (uncredited)
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) - Laketowner (uncredited)
  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) - Laketowner (uncredited)

Behind the scenesEdit

  • Manase had also worked with Pete in the second and third films of The Hobbit trilogy.
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