KJ Apa
Archie Andrews

Hometown: Auckland

Archie Andrews in “Riverdale”

KJ Apa stars as Archie Andrews, an all-American boy trying to balance the ups and downs of high school, in The CW’s drama “Riverdale.”

In January 2017, Apa, a young, emerging actor from New Zealand, appeared in DreamWorks’ “A Dog’s Purpose” opposite Britt Robertson and Dennis Quaid. Last year, Apa completed filming on the independent feature “Altar Rock” in which he had a starring role opposite India Eisley. Apa recently wrapped production on “The Hate U Give” and “The Last Summer.”

In New Zealand, Apa’s past television credits include “Shortland Street” and the sci-fi mini-series “The Cul de Sac.”





June 2018