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Michael Hurst was born on September 20, 1957 in Lancashire, England as Michael Eric Hurst. He is an actor and director, known for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995), Bitch Slap (2009) and Spartacus (2010). He has been married to Jennifer Ward-Lealand since January 31, 1988. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Iolaus / Iolaus II / The Widow Twanky / Charon / Dahok / Orestes / Paul Robert Coyle / Beggar / Jean Pierre / Jester Iolaus / Sordis
(1995-1999)
Bitch Slap Gage
(2009)
Spartacus Roman Messenger
(2010-2013)
Xena: Warrior Princess Charon / Iolaus / Nigel
(1995-2001)

Filmography

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 2018 The Adventures of Suzy Boon (TV Series)
Michael
- The Great Boon Escape (2018) ... Michael
 2017 Jono and Ben (TV Series)
Peter Donne
- Episode #6.24 (2017) ... Peter Donne
 2017 Westside (TV Series)
Prisoner
- Episode #3.8 (2017) ... Prisoner (uncredited)
 2016 High Road (TV Series short)
The Director
- 39 Lashes (2016) ... The Director
 2016 Terry Teo (TV Series)
Cornelius Jones
- Head to Head (2016) ... Cornelius Jones
 2014 Death Walks Into a Bar (Short)
God of War
 2012-2014 Auckland Daze (TV Series)
Michael
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... Michael
- Episode #2.5 (2014) ... Michael
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Michael
 2012 Inorganic (Short)
Brett
 2012 Path of Exile (Video Game)
Emperor Izaro (voice)
 2012 The Almighty Johnsons (TV Series)
Kvasir
- Does This Look Like Asgard? (2012) ... Kvasir
- You Call This the Real World? (2012) ... Kvasir
- The House of Jerome (2012) ... Kvasir
- And She Will Come to You (2012) ... Kvasir
 2012 Spartacus (TV Series)
Roman Messenger
- Monsters (2012) ... Roman Messenger (uncredited)
 2009 Bitch Slap
Gage
 2009 Legend of the Seeker (TV Series)
Amfortas
- Revenant (2009) ... Amfortas
 2008 The Map Reader
Alison's father
 2007 The Adventures of Voopa the Goolash (TV Series)
Moogabi
- Episode #1.9 ... Moogabi
- Episode #1.8 ... Moogabi
- Episode #1.7 ... Moogabi
- Episode #1.6 ... Moogabi
- Episode #1.5 ... Moogabi
 2007 We're Here to Help
Rodney Hide
 2007 The Last Magic Show
Trevor Norton
 2007 The Tattooist
Crash
 2006 Going, Going, Gone (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #5.10 (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Telephones/Folk Art (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Pop Culture/Nurse Uniform (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Coca Cola/Brenkley Trunks (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Rabble/Sheepdogs (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
 2006 Maddigan's Quest (TV Series)
Maska
- Solis (2006) ... Maska
- Laketown (2006) ... Maska
- Pilgrim's Vantage (2006) ... Maska
- Birdboys (2006) ... Maska
- Off the Map (2006) ... Maska
 2005 Power Rangers S.P.D. (TV Series)
Silverhead
- Robotpalooza (2005) ... Silverhead (voice)
 2004 Hold the Anchovies (Video short)
Manager & Old Iraqi (voice)
 2004 Fracture
Athol Peet
 2003 Power Rangers Ninja Storm (TV Series)
Vexacus / DJ Drummond
- Storm Before the Calm: Part II (2003) ... Vexacus (voice)
- Storm Before the Calm: Part I (2003) ... Vexacus (voice)
- A Gem of a Day (2003) ... Vexacus (voice)
- Down and Dirty (2003) ... Vexacus (voice)
- General Deception: Part II (2003) ... Vexacus (voice)
 2003 Shortland Street (TV Series)
Greg Vicelich
- Episode dated 5 June 2003 (2003) ... Greg Vicelich
- Episode dated 4 June 2003 (2003) ... Greg Vicelich
- Episode dated 3 June 2003 (2003) ... Greg Vicelich
- Episode dated 30 May 2003 (2003) ... Greg Vicelich
- Episode dated 29 May 2003 (2003) ... Greg Vicelich
 2002/I Honey (Short)
Nic
 2002 Mataku (TV Series)
Dr. Forbes
- The Final Plume (2002) ... Dr. Forbes
 2002 Good Morning (TV Series)
Riff Raff
- Episode dated 19 November 2002 (2002) ... Riff Raff
 2002 Sunday (TV Series)
Riff Raff
- Episode dated 17 November 2002 (2002) ... Riff Raff
 2002 Andromeda (TV Series)
Ryan
 2001 The Man Who Has Everything (TV Movie)
George Allwell
 2001 Love Mussel (TV Movie)
Stephen Jessop
 1995-2001 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Charon / Iolaus / Nigel
- You Are There (2001) ... Nigel / Charon
- The Quest (1997) ... Iolaus
- Mortal Beloved (1996) ... Charon
- Prometheus (1995) ... Iolaus
 2000 Jack of All Trades (TV Series)
Captain Nardo da Vinci
- Shark Bait (2000) ... Captain Nardo da Vinci
 2000 Topp Twins III (TV Series)
Celebrity Golfer
- Bowls and Golf (2000) ... Celebrity Golfer
 1999 This Is It (TV Movie)
Narrator / Host / Various historical figures
 1995-1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
Iolaus / Iolaus II / The Widow Twanky / ...
- Full Circle (1999) ... Iolaus
- A Wicked Good Time (1999) ... Iolaus
- City of the Dead (1999) ... Iolaus
- Darkness Visible (1999) ... Iolaus
- Love, Amazon Style (1999) ... Iolaus
 1999 Duggan (TV Series)
Michael Taylor
- A Shadow of Doubt: Part 2 (1999) ... Michael Taylor
- A Shadow of Doubt: Part 1 (1999) ... Michael Taylor
 1999 I'll Make You Happy
Lou
 1998 Young Hercules (TV Series)
Charon
- A Lady in Hades (1998) ... Charon
 1998 Young Hercules (Video)
Jeweler
 1998 A Moment Passing (Short)
Joey
 1997 The Bar (Short)
 1997 Highwater (TV Movie)
Hugh Chance
 1994 Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (TV Movie)
Iolaus
 1994 Hercules in the Underworld (TV Movie)
Charon the Boatman
 1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women (TV Movie)
Iolaus
 1993 Typhon's People (TV Movie)
Constantine
 1993 Desperate Remedies
Willam Poyser
 1992 The Footstep Man
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
 1990-1992 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
Lt. Simmons / Roger Shumway
- The Long Rain (1992) ... Lt. Simmons
- The Toynbee Convector (1990) ... Roger Shumway
 1991 For the Love of Mike (TV Series)
Laurie
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Laurie
 1990 The New Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Kurt
- The Birdman (1990) ... Kurt
 1990 Shark in the Park (TV Series)
David Jennings
- Acting Sergeant (1990) ... David Jennings
 1989 The Shadow Trader (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Hoyle
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Bob Hoyle
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Bob Hoyle
 1984-1986 Heroes (TV Series)
Dave Nelson
- Episode #2.6 (1986) ... Dave Nelson
- Episode #2.5 (1986) ... Dave Nelson
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... Dave Nelson
- Episode #2.3 (1986) ... Dave Nelson
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... Dave Nelson
 1985 Dangerous Orphans
Moir
 1985 Hanlon (TV Series)
Defence Lawyer / Elliott
- Hanlon: In Defence (1985) ... Defence Lawyer
- In Defence of Shue Hock (1985) ... Elliott
 1984 Death Warmed Over
Michael Tucker
 1984 Country GP (TV Series)
Mark Sloane
- Episode #1.32 (1984) ... Mark Sloane
 1984 Constance
Photographer (scenes deleted)
 1983 Both Sides of the Fence (TV Series)
Gary McNabb
- Episode #1.9 (1983) ... Gary McNabb
 1982 Casualties of Peace (TV Movie)
Peter
 1982 Daphne and Chloe (TV Movie)
Kevin McDermott
 1981 Prisoners
Sciano
 1976 A Silent Welcome (Short)
Motorcyclist
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Other Works:

Stage play (short): Flotsom & Jetsom - director for Urbis 24-Hour Deadline Theatre at Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, NZ See more »

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47 Interviews | 54 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Edith Sidebottom | Billy Wagstaff

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Star Sign:

Virgo

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