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Rose Matafeo

Rose Matafeo is a comedian, writer and actor from New Zealand.

Rose's critically acclaimed show Horndog won the best comedy show award at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and was nominated for the best show at Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She has recorded the show as a special for HBO MAX.

Rose is a regular face on TV having featured on Have I Got News For You (BBC One), W1A (BBC One), Unspun with Matt Forde (Dave), Jon Richardson's Ultimate Worrier (Dave), 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4) 8 Out Of 10 Cats (E4), Hypothetical (Dave), There's Something About Movies (Sky One), Dave Gorman's Terms and Conditions Apply (Dave) and The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice (Channel 4) in the UK. She was also a contestant on series nine of Taskmaster (Dave/Channel 4).

In the US, she also performed a stand up slot on Conan (TBS). In New Zealand Rose is the lead writer and star of the sketch show Funny Girls (TV3) which is in its third series, and a regular on panel show 7 Days (Three Now NZ). She also starred in the feature Baby, Done (Piki Films). She is also co-host of podcast Boners of the Heart with Alice Snedden.

Her own sitcom, Starstruck, which she has written and stars in has been commissioned by BBC3 in the UK and HBO Max in the US, and has been picked up internationally by ABC in Australia, and TVNZ in New Zealand.

Known For

Credits

Cast Credits

Starstruck (2021)
Starring as Jessie (12 episodes)
  • Episode 2x06: Party (Feb 7, 2022)
  • Episode 2x05: Valentine's (Feb 7, 2022)
  • Episode 2x04: Funeral (Feb 7, 2022)
  • View 9 more
Guessable (2020)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
Big Zuu's Big Eats (2020)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
Dave Gorman: Terms and Conditions Apply (2019)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo (2 episodes)
The Kelly Clarkson Show (2019)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
There's Something About Movies (2019)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
Dead Pixels (2019)
Guest starring as Daisy (3 episodes)
Hypothetical (2019)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
Squinters (2018)
Guest starring as Talia (12 episodes)
Roast Battle (2018)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
Chris Ramsey's Stand Up Central (2017)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
The Russell Howard Hour (2017)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
Taskmaster (2015)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo (10 episodes)
After Hours (2014)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice (2014)
Guest starring as Panelist (2 episodes)
W1A (2014)
Guest starring as Chloe (3 episodes)
The Great British Sewing Bee (2013)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
The Last Leg (2013)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo (2 episodes)
Jono And Ben (2012)
Starring as Rose Matafeo (66 episodes)
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (2012)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo (2 episodes)
Pointless Celebrities (2011)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
  • Episode 2020-12-12: Comedians (Dec 12, 2020)
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
7 Days (2009)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo (2 episodes)
QI XL (2009)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
Have I Got a Bit More News for You (2007)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
The One Show (2006)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo (3 episodes)
8 Out of 10 Cats (2005)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
QI (2003)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo
Have I Got News for You (1990)
Guest starring as Rose Matafeo

Crew Credits

Starstruck (2021)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer (6 episodes)
Episode crew as Writer (12 episodes)
  • Episode 2x06: Party (Feb 7, 2022)
  • Episode 2x05: Valentine's (Feb 7, 2022)
  • Episode 2x04: Funeral (Feb 7, 2022)
  • View 9 more
Wellington Paranormal (2018)
Episode crew as Story
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