Training:New Zealand Opera Company 1965.
Theatre/Opera:Henri in Heroes (Auckland Theatre Company); Doctor Miranda in Death and the Maiden (Newmarket Stage Company); Julius Caesar in Julius Caesar (Auckland Theatre Company); Cecil in Anne Boleyn (ATC); Emile de Becque in South Pacific, Fagin in Oliver! (The Court Theatre); The Kralahom in The King and I (The Production Company); Sir Joseph Potter in H.M.S. Pinafore, Major General in The Pirates of Penzance (Ben McDonald Productions); Juan Perón in Evita (Stewart MacPherson Productions); The Sultan in Aladdin (Disney).
Television:Henare Ngatai in Shortland Street (South Pacific Pictures); Ray Judd in Outrageous Fortune (South Pacific Pictures); Zarathustra
in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Hidam in Xena: Warrior Princess (Pacific Renaissance); Malakat in Ocean Girl (Ten Network).
Film:Bennett in Once Were Warriors (Communicado Productions); Tane in The Dead Lands (GFO Films); Tipene in The Crooked Earth (Communicado); Orchard Worker in The Lovely Bones (DreamWorks SKG). Awards/Nominations: OBE, CNZM; Arts Foundation Laureate; Entertainer of the Year 1994; Best Actor: NZAFTA 2000; Chapman Tripp 2006; Equity NZ Lifetime Achievement 2018.
Proud Member of Actor’s Equity since 1992.