Phil Peleton

Phil Peleton

European, NZ European
Age Range
49 - 65
183cm / 6ft 0in
96cm / 38in
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Phil Peleton is an actor with over 20 years’ professional experience. After completing two years’ study at London’s Poor School, he appeared in numerous theatre, film and television productions for New Zealand, the US and the UK.  Screen highlights include Nothing Trivial, Legend of The Seeker, Ash vs Evil Dead, Spartacus, American Playboy, Outrageous Fortune and Shortland Street. He plays the pharmacist Neil Bloom in recurring seasons of The Brokenwood Mysteries and Mr Talbot in Rebecca Gibney’s new comedy series, Under the Vines. In 2021 he appeared as Matt in Joseph Gorden-Levitt’s existential comedy, Mr Corman.

Phil has a strong affinity for comedy and an excellent facility with accents, particularly with US and UK dialects. Phil is also a musician and singing is a key skill.


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 Barbed Wire Canoe Oliver Brandywine Centron Pictures, dir: Jason Sutter Feature Film
2022 Avatar: The Way of Water Male Med Tech Amazon Feature Film
2021 The Justice of Bunny King Neil Firefly Films, Dir. Graysorn Thavat Feature Film
2019 Jonah John Hart Great Southern Film & Television Tele-Feature Film
2017 Kiwi Glenn Robbins Rogue Productions Ltd, dir. Thomas Robbins Tele-Feature Film
2015 6 Days Intelligence Officer General Film Corporation / XYZ Films Feature Film
2013 Field Punishment No. 1 Doctor Brissaud Lippy Pictures Feature Film
2012 White Lies Chemist Medicinal Films Feature Film
2011 The Most Fun You Can Have Dying Casino Man Ten Cent Pictures Feature Film
2011 Billy Doctor Comedia Pictures, dir. Peter Burger Feature Film
2009 The Insatiable Moon Doctor The Insatiable Moon, dir. Rosemary Riddell Feature Film
2008 The Hollow Men Research Facilitator Dir. Alistair Barry Feature Film
2007 The Water Horse Soldier Dir. Jay Russell Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2024 After the Party Richard After the Party Productions, dir: Peter Salmon Drama
2023 The Brokenwood Mysteries S9 Neil Bloom South Pacific Pictures Drama
2021 The Brokenwood Mysteries S8 Neil Bloom South Pacific Pictures, dir. Various Drama
2021 Mr Corman Matt Apple TV+, dir. Joseph Gordon Levitt Drama
2021 Under the Vines Mr Talbot Libertine Pictures Drama
2019 The Brokenwood Mysteries s6 Neil Bloom South Pacific Pictures, dir. Oliver Driver Drama
2019 The Bad Seed Graham South Pacific Pictures, dir. Caroline Bell-Booth Drama
2018 The Brokenwood Mysteries s5 Neil Bloom South Pacific Pictures, dir. Various Drama
2018 The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen Judge Richardson Steven David Entertainment, dir. Jon Earler, Johnny St Ours Drama
2017 The Brokenwood Mysteries s4 Neil Bloom South Pacific Pictures, dir. Various Drama
2017 The Shannara Chronicles s2 Logan MTV NZ Ltd Drama
2016 Auckward Love Dr Phil Ipps TVNZ Drama
2016 The Brokenwood Mysteries s3 Neil Bloom South Pacific Pictures, dir. Various Drama
2016 American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Derick Daniels 1953 Ltd Drama
2015 Ash vs Evil Dead Kelly's Dad Starz Evil Dead NZ Drama
2015 The Brokenwood Mysteries s2 Neil Bloom South Pacific Pictures, dir. Various Drama
2014 The Brokenwood Mysteries Neil Bloom South Pacific Pictures, dir. Various Drama
2013 Coverband Phil Downlowconcept Drama
2012 Spartacus Arms Mechant Pacific Renaissance Spartacus Ltd Drama
2011 Shortland Street Costel Waldheim (Recurring Guest) South Pacific Pictures Drama
2011 What Really Happened:Waitangi Governor William Hobson Eyeworks, dir. Peter Burger Drama
2011 Nothing Trivial Andrew South Pacific Pictures Drama
2010 Bloodlines Dr. Edmond Screentime NZ, dir. Peter Burger Drama
2010 Outrageous Fortune 6s Art Tutor South Pacific Pictures Drama
2009 EMU Frooly Fred Gibson Group Drama
2009 Legend of the Seeker Wizard Giller Walt Disney NZ, dir. Andrew Merrivale Drama
2008 Until Proven Innocent Thomas Drawbridge Lippy Productions, dir. Peter Burger Drama
2008 Legend of the Seeker Wizard Giller Walt Disney NZ, dir. Charlie Haskell Drama
2007 Shelly Mitch Blueskin Films, dir. Diana Rowan Drama
2007 Time Hackers Johannes Guttenberg Gibson Group Drama


Year Production Role Company / Director
2023 House on Fire Claude Reins ( Understudy) House of Hudson & BB Productions
2014 Stones in his Pockets Charlie Conlon Tadpole Productions, dir. Andrew Foster
2013 Driving Miss Daisy Boolie Werthan Dir. Louise Wallace
2010 Flipside Jim Nalepka SmackBang Theatre, dir. Charlie Unwin
2008 Little Tragedies Albert and Don Carlos Theatre of Glorious Abandon, dir. Slava Stepnov
2008 A Renaissance Man John Donne Dir. David Lawrence
2008 Presenting the Tinkles Dean Dir. Dawa Devereaux
2007 Falling Petals Six Australian Men Dir. Jean Betts
2007 The Venetian Bride Pierre Lacroix Dir. Rachel More
2007 Backwards in High Heels Jonathon Dir. Rachel More
2006 Hamlet Claudius/Ghost The Bacchanals, dir. David Lawrence
2006 The Taming of the Shrew Petruchio Dir. Rachel More, Jacqui Coates
2005 Betrayal Robert Backyard Theatre, dir. David Austin
2004 Lari Tompson - One Youth's Tragedy Mika/Cop/Electrician Capital E, dir. Jessica Sutherland
2002 Post Punk Lex Bats Fringe Festival, dir. Andrew Armitage
2001 Urban Tale Jamie Trainer Gate Theatre, dir. James Albrecht
2000 The Bacchae (Tour) Pentheus Dir. David Stuttard

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2010 Munted Don (Lead) MF Films, dir. Welby Ings Short Film
2008 First Light The Watcher Dir. Simon Brown Short Film
2007 The Rope Theory Dr Rex Quinnell Dir. Adam Brookfield Short Film
2006 The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea The Devil Dir. Lee Roy Crawford Short Film
2006 My Name is Action Man Voice of Action Man Dir. Phil Peleton Short Film
2000 Hot Sex and Stan Shifty Looking Guy Dir. David Barlia Short Film
1999 The Lullaby Man Lullaby Man Dir. Lola Knipe Short Film
1995 The Insomniac Insomniac Dir. Andrew Armitage Short Film
1993 Apron Chains Lou Dir. Andrew Armtiage Short Film


Year Production Role Company / Director
2021 BCITO "The Phone Call" Hero Dad Flying Fish
2021 Miller Lite Speech Giver
2017 Chorus Paul Saatchi & Saatchi
2016 Uncle Toby's Businessman Cereal Partners Worldwide


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2018 Acting Howard Fine
2008 Acting for Screen Miranda Harcourt
2008 US Audition Technique Terri De'ath
2008 Training / Rehearsal for Little Tragedies Slava Stepnov
1998 2 Year Acting Course The Poor School London


Intermediate: French | Italian


Advanced: American - Californian | American - General | American - Midwest | American - New England | American - New York | American - Southern | American - Urban | American - Western | Australian | British | Canadian | European | French | German | Irish | Italian | New Zealand | Russian | South African | UK - Cockney | UK - English | UK - N. Ireland | UK - Scottish

Intermediate: Scandinavian | Spanish | Welsh


Intermediate: Snow Skiing | Swimming

Circus & Horse

Intermediate: Bareback Horse Riding | Horse Riding | Impersonation | Mustering | Stage Combat

Driving & Flying

Advanced: Driving (general) | Stick Shift | Van

Intermediate: Farm Equipment | Motorcycle | Quad Motorbike

Singing Styles

Intermediate: Cabaret | General | Musical | Popular | Rock | Show

Musical Instruments

Advanced: Electric Bass | Guitar


Intermediate: General Movement