AKL Neill Rea

Neill ReaFeatured Popular

Hair
Brown - Dark
Eyes
Blue
Height
5'9'' / 175 cm
DOB
1971
Notes:
Represented by Word of Mouth for voice work

Photographs by 1-4 Colleen Tunnicliff, 5-6 courtesy of South Pacific Pictures

FEATURE FILM

2007The Warrior's Way, 'Father'
Sad Flutes Ltd, Dir. Sngmoo Lee

2003Spooked, 'Dale'
Silverscreen Films, Dir. Geoff Murphy
1999Irrefutable Truth About Demons, 'Richard'
First Sun, Dir. Glenn Standring
1998Scarfies, 'Scott'
Nightmare Productions, Dir. Robert Sarkies

TELEVISION

2016 The Brokenwood Mysteries: series III, 'Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd' (lead)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2015 The Brokenwood Mysteries: series II, 'Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd' (lead)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2014 The Brokenwood Mysteries, 'Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd' (lead)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2011 What Really Happened: Women's Vote (tele-feature), 'Agitator'
Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Ltd, Dir. Peter Burger
2011 Go Girls: series IV, 'Dave Byron' (recurring)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2010 Go Girls: series III, 'Dave Byron' (recurring)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2010 Cancerman (docu-drama), 'Gordon Nicholson'
Melting Pot Productions / TVNZ, Dir. Robin Shingleton
2010 Legend of the Seeker: season II, 'Harkin'
The Walt Disney Company (NZ) Limited, Various directors

2006Rude Awakenings, 'Miles Grange'
MF Films, Dir. Garth Maxwell
2006The Killian Curse, 'Mr Simpson'
TVNZ, Dir. Thomas Robins
2005Power Rangers, 'Scott Carson'
Village Roadshow USA, Various directors
2001Mercy Peak, 'Malcolm'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2001The Strip, 'Phil'
Gibson Group, Various directors
2000Dark Knight, 'Tom Paxton'
Palana Productions, Various directors
2000Duggan, 'Andrew'
Gibson Group, Dir. Mike Smith
2000Shortland Street, 'Eamon Dempsey'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
1999Hercules, 'King Arthur'
Pacific Renaissance Pictures, Various directors
1998McPhail & Gadsby, 'Featured'
Denis Spencer Productions, Various directors
1997Duggan, 'Parker'
Gibson Group, Various directors

THEATRE

2002Stones in His Pockets, 'Various'
Centrepoint Theatre
2001Blue Room, 'Man'
Fortune Theatre / Court Theatre
2000Suburban Appliance Tragedy, 'Ensemble'
BATS, Dir. Pip Hall
1999Mana Rau, 'Roberts'
Taranaki Arts Festival
1998K-Bars & Hooch, 'Solo Show'
BATS
1998Knitwits, 'Dad'
Downstage Theatre
1997Blue Vein & Other Twisted Tales, 'Various'
Dir. Duncan Sarkies
1997Mouth, 'Ensemble'
International Festival
1996Conversation Pieces, 'Various'
Dir. Andrew Foster
1996Flat Out Brown, 'Various'
Taki Rua
1996Macbeth, 'Various'
Asia tour
1996My Night with Reg, 'Various'
Circa Theatre

SHORT FILM

2015 Every Little Thing, 'Stan'
Boy Fell in Pond Ltd

2006Fish N Chip Shop, 'Stoned Guy'
Dir. Kristen Green
2000Speechless, 'Lead'
Dir. Graeme Tuckett
1998Reunion, 'Lead'
Unknown Production Company
1997It's a Deal, 'Lead'
Unknown Production Company
1997Tuesday, 'Spike'
Unknown Production Company

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

2013 Tegel
NZ
2013 Bradford Insulation
NZ
2012 ASB Bank
NZ
2011 NZ Coastguard
NZ, 2 weeks

2008Greenpeace
United Arab Emirates
2007Ministry of Education
NZ
06-12Lotto
NZ, 2 weeks each year only
2005 BNZ
NZ


Training

1995 Diploma in Professional Acting
Toi Whakaari
88-92 BA Hons (first class), Double Major Theatre and Film, and History
Victoria University

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Highlights

Feature Film

2007 The Warrior's Way, 'Father'
Sad Flutes Ltd Dir: Sngmoo Lee

2003 Spooked, 'Dale'
Silverscreen Films Dir: Geoff Murphy

1999 Irrefutable Truth About Demons, 'Richard'
First Sun Dir: Glenn Standring

1998 Scarfies, 'Scott'
Nightmare Productions Dir: Robert Sarkies

Television

2018 The Brokenwood Mysteries: season V, 'Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd (lead)'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2017 The Brokenwood Mysteries: season IV, 'Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd (lead)'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2016 The Brokenwood Mysteries: season III, 'Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd (lead)'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2015 The Brokenwood Mysteries: season II, 'Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd (lead)'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2014 The Brokenwood Mysteries, 'Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd (lead)'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2011 What Really Happened: Women's Vote (tele-feature), 'Agitator'
Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Ltd Dir: Peter Burger

2011 Go Girls: season IV, 'Dave Byron (recurring)'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2010 Go Girls: season III, 'Dave Byron (recurring)'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various

2010 Cancerman (docu-drama), 'Gordon Nicholson'
Melting Pot Productions / TVNZ Dir: Robin Shingleton

2010 Legend of the Seeker: season II, 'Harkin'
The Walt Disney Company (NZ) Limited Dir: Various directors

2006 Rude Awakenings, 'Miles Grange'
MF Films Dir: Garth Maxwell

2006 The Killian Curse, 'Mr Simpson'
TVNZ Dir: Thomas Robins

2005 Power Rangers, 'Scott Carson'
Village Roadshow USA Dir: Various

Theatre

2017 Anahera, 'Peter Hunter'
Circa Theatre Dir: Katie Wolfe

Web Series

2017 Auckward Love: season III, 'Des'
We Three Productions Dir: Emmett Skilton

Short Film

2017 Prequel '87, 'Stan'
It's Not What Happens Ltd

Skills

  • Full Licence
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union

Notes:

Professional Casting Director - please talk to us to obtain contact information. Can drive manual and automatic.

Vocal Skills

    Accents:
  • American (standard)
  • Australian
  • Birmingham
  • Cockney
  • RP
  • Scottish
  • Irish
  • South African

Vocal Notes:

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