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Having lived in England and South Africa (Cape Town) John arrived in New Zealand with his family at the age of 9. "They totally opposed apartheid, so we left." He started his career in Auckland at 19 performing live on Auckland's nightclub circuit. Within a few months he was appearing in local variety television shows and gaining a solid local ... See full bio »

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Known For

King Kong
King Kong Herb
(2005)
District 9
District 9 Les Feldman - MIL Engineer
(2009)
Whale Rider
Whale Rider Obstetrician
(2002)
The Frighteners
(1996)

Filmography

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 2013 Morepork (Short) (completed)
Mr. Wiseman
 2017 Power Rangers Ninja Steel (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- Past, Presents, and Future (2017) ... Santa Claus
 2015-2016 Power Rangers Dino Charge (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- Here Comes Heximas (2016) ... Santa Claus
- Race to Rescue Christmas (2015) ... Santa Claus
 2016 Bombshell (TV Movie)
Harbour Master
 2015 The Monster of Mangatiti (TV Movie documentary)
Malcolm
 2014 The Brokenwood Mysteries (TV Series)
Chairman
- Sour Grapes (2014) ... Chairman
 2012 Path of Exile (Video Game)
Elreon
 2011 Rest for the Wicked
The Mouth
 2009 Power Rangers R.P.M. (TV Series)
Fresno Bob
- Run Ziggy Run (2009) ... Fresno Bob
- Ranger Green (2009) ... Fresno Bob
- Go for the Green (2009) ... Fresno Bob
 2009 District 9
Les Feldman - MIL Engineer
 2008 The Jaquie Brown Diaries (TV Series)
Kevin Blackwell
- Brown Live (2008) ... Kevin Blackwell
 2006 Perfect Creature
Howard Anderson
 2005 King Kong
Herb
 2004 Maiden Voyage (TV Movie)
Captain Ed Tessler
 2003 Revelations (TV Series)
Walter Goldburn
- The Play's the Thing (2003) ... Walter Goldburn
 2003 You Wish! (TV Movie)
Coach
 2002 Murder in Greenwich (TV Movie)
Jackson O'Connor
 2002 Whale Rider
Obstetrician
 2002 Atomic Twister (TV Movie)
Neville
 2001 Piha Rescue (TV Series)
Narrator
 2001 Spin Doctors (TV Series)
Giles O'Connor
 2001 The Other Side of Heaven
President Stone
 2000 Street Legal (TV Series)
Sergeant
- The Boxer (2000) ... Sergeant
 2000 Ready to Run (TV Movie)
Supervisor Pete
 2000 Jack of All Trades (TV Series)
Benjamin Franklin
- The Floundering Father (2000) ... Benjamin Franklin
 1995-1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
Domesticles / Sheriff / Spencius / ...
- Hercules, Tramps & Thieves (1999) ... Sheriff
- Hercules on Trial (1998) ... Spencius
- The Wedding of Alcmene (1996) ... Domesticles
- Once a Hero (1996) ... Domesticles
- The Road to Calydon (1995) ... Broteas
 1998 The Chosen (TV Movie)
Doctor Bell
 1997 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Lord Clairon
- Here She Comes... Miss Amphipolis (1997) ... Lord Clairon
 1996 Every Woman's Dream (TV Movie)
Senator Bob Belding
 1996 The Frighteners
Deputy
 1994 High Tide (TV Series)
Chef
- Party Time (1994) ... Chef
 1993 The Rainbow Warrior (TV Movie)
Judge
 1993 The Tommyknockers (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Arberg
- Part 2 (1993) ... Mr. Arberg
- Part 1 (1993) ... Mr. Arberg
 1992 Another Country (TV Series)
Donald
- The Wall (1992) ... Donald
 1992 Alex
Milkman
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
Mr. Stuyvesant
- The Handler (1992) ... Mr. Stuyvesant
 1992 Shortland Street (TV Series)
Morrie Brownlee (2002)
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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