Bruce Phillips

Bruce Phillips

NZ European
Age Range
68 - 76
180cm / 5ft 11in
101cm / 40in
82cm / 32in
96cm / 38in
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Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2010 The Insatiable Moon Digby The Insatiable Moon (NZ) Ltd, dir. Rosemary Riddell Feature Film
2008 Lovely Bones Grandfather (Photo) Dir. Peter Jackson Feature Film
2006 Out Of The Blue Chris Cole Dir. Robert Sarkies Feature Film
2004 Ike - Thunder in June Montgomery Film Factory Feature Film
2003 Without A Paddle Minister Dir. Steve Brill Paramount Feature Film
2003 LOTR3 Grimbald 3'6" :td, dir. Peter Jackson Feature Film
2002 Lord of the Rings 2 Rohan Soldier 3'6" Ltd Feature Film
2001 Blonde Cargo Tom Haggard Gibson Group Feature Film
1992 The Sinking Of The Rainbow Warrrior Dr. X. Maniguet Dir. Michael Tuckner Feature Film
1984 Playtime Dan Dir. Costa Botes Feature Film
1982 PlayTime Dan Dir. Costa Botes Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 The Brokenwood Mysteries S9 Gray South Pacific Pictures Drama
2021 Mystic S2 Gordon TVNZ Drama
2021 The Gulf S2 Joseph Bruce The Gulf Productions Drama
2017 Roman Empire 2 Caius Opilio Roman Empire Ltd Drama
2015 Brokenwood Mysteries 2 Gray South Pacific Pictures Drama
2013 Shortland Street S22 Len Cooper South Pacific Pictures Drama
2012 The Blue Rose Hilton Ford South Pacific Pictures Drama
2012 Agent Anna John Ball Great Southern Television Drama
2011 Go Girls Season 4 Ron Cape South Pacific Pictures Drama
2010 Think of Us Both Headmaster Dir. John Delbridge GFC (Germany) Limited Drama
2009 Feedback Various Drama
2009 This Is Not My Life Roy Schmidt Great Southern TV Drama
2008 Power Rangers Summers Ranger Productions Limited - US Telefeature Drama
2008 Legend of the Seeker - Season 1. D'haran General Disney / Resaissance Production Drama
2007 Head Cases Minister of the Crown South Pacific Pictures Drama
2007 Time Trackers Headmaster The Gibson Group Limited Drama
2004 Gormsby Van der Muren Direct Hit Prod, dir. Danny Mulheron Drama
2001 Shortland Street Lawyer South Pacific Pictures Drama
2000 Dark Knight Galdin Palana Prod, dir. Mike Smith Drama
1998 Hercules Reunion Drama
1998 William Shatner's - A Twist in The Tale Cloud 9 Drama
1997 Willam Tell Bolino Cloud 9 Drama
1997 Hercules Palamides Pacific Renaissance Drama
1996-97 Return to Treasure Island Capt McNabb Cloud 9 Drama
1996 Enid Blyton Diaz Cloud 9 Drama
1996 Coverstory John Lydon Gibson Group Drama
1996 Hercules (Ep 24-The Power) Jacobus Pacific Renaissance Drama
1995 Hercules (Ep 6-Under a Broken Sky) Atticus Pacific Renaissance Drama
1993 Fallout Geoffrey Palmer South Pacific Pictures Drama
1993 Joyful and Triumphant Ted Bishop TVNZ Drama
1992 Alex Alex's Father South Pacific Pictures, dir. Megan Simpson Drama
1991 Shark in the Park (3Eps) Dave Murdoch Gibson Group Drama
1990 Neighbour-hood Watch (12 Eps) Drama
1988 Bert and Maisy Barry Brill TVNZ Drama
1987 Erebus: The Aftermath Roger McLean TVNZ Drama
1987 Open House (Ep1) Brian McDonald TVNZ Drama
1986-88 Worzel Gummidge Downunder (24 Eps,3Series) Drama
1986-88 The NZ Crowman Drama
1986 Starlight Hotel Father Dir. Sam Pillsbury Drama
1986 Shaker Run Dr Marshall Dir. Bruce Morrison Drama
1985-1987 Worzel Gummidge Down Under NZ Crowman James Hill and others Drama
1983-85 Country GP (65 Eps) Richard Dalgleish TVNZ Drama
1982 Gliding On Jr. Taxman Drama
1980 Close To Home Dr Smith Drama


Year Production Role Company / Director
2020 The Seagull Sorin Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Eleanor Bishop
2010 360 Old Gee NZ International Festival / Theatre Stampede
2010 A View From The Bridge Eddie Carbone Peach Theatre
2009 Collapsing Creation John Roberts
2009 Wife Who Spoke Japanese Howard Tarbox Auckland Theatre Company
2009 History Boys Headmaster Peach Theatre
2009 Autobahn Man Basement Theatre
2008 Man Lovelock Couldn't Beat Various Circa Theatre
2008 American Pilot Father Circa Theatre
2008 Andreas Karras Andreas Karras Basement Theatre
2007 Uncle Vanya Vanya Circa Theatre
2006 The Rivals Sir Anthony Absolute Circa Theatre, dir. Ken Blackburn
2006 Dinner Hal Circa Theatre, dir. Bruce Phillips
2005 The Cherry Orchard Gayev Circa Theatre, dir. Susan Wilson
2005 The Goat Martyn Gray Downstage Theatre, dir. Cathy Downes
2003 Cherish William Circa Theatre, dir.Cathy McRae, Tom Cavallero
2002 Cherry Orchard The Court Theatre, dir. Collin McColl
2001 Take a Chance on Me Dan ATC, dir. Janice Finn
2001 Country Wife Pinchwife Dir. Ken Blackburn
2001 Art Serge Circa Theatre
2000 Rutherford Peter Kapitsa
2000 Art Serge Circa Theatre
1999 Julius Caesar Cassius
1999 Travesites Henry Carr
1999 Les Parents Terribles George Circa Theatre
1998 The Cripple of Irishmaan Johnny Pateen Circa Theatre
1997 The Herbal Bed Barnabus Goche Circa Theatre
1997 Joyful and Triumphant Ted Bishop UK Tour
1997 Lady Windermere's Fan Agatha, Mr Dumby Circa Theatre
1996 Picasso at the Lapin Agile Freddy Circa Theatre
1996 Arcadia Return 'Bernard Nightengale' Circa Theatre
1995 Arcadia Bernard Nightengale Circa Theatre
1995 Joyful and Triumphant Ted Bishop Adelaide Fest. Centre;
1995 Dead Funny Collin Auckland Theatre
1995 Sister Rosenweig Return 'Geoffrey' New Circa Theatre
1994 Angels in America Prior Walter New Circa Theatre
1994 The Sisters Rosensweig Geoffrey Circa Theatre
1994 Dancing at Lughnasa Gerry Evans Downstage Theatre
1994 Joyful & Triumphant Circa Theatre
1989-2006 Steel Magnolias, Lettice and Lovage, Time of Your Life, Hamlet, Proof, A Delicate Balance, Macbeth, Dinner, The Farm, Soul Mates, Dinner Director of all these Circa Theatre

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2022 Cribb Older Charlie Fly Cast NZ Short Film
2021 Floundering Roger McKegg Entertainment Ltd Short Film


Year Production Role Company / Director
2016 NZTA James Clemenger BBDO


Year Production Role Company / Director
2017 Visa Winter Olympics Grandad BBDO NY


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Advanced: Golf

Intermediate: Ping Pong / Table Tennis | Soccer

Singing Styles

Intermediate: General

Musical Instruments

Intermediate: Piano