Scott Wills

Scott Wills

NZ European
Age Range
47 - 59
176cm / 5ft 9in
104cm / 41in
96cm / 38in
98cm / 39in
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SCOTT WILLS first gained prominence in New Zealand for his roles in the award-winning feature films Stickmen for which he won Best Actor at the Nokia NZ Film Awards running against Karl Urban & Temuera Morrison and Apron Strings winning Best Actor at the Qantas Film and Television Awards running against Sam Neil & Joel Edgerton.  Other film highlights include 20th Century Fox Perfect Creature alongside Dougray Scott & Saffron Burrows; Walt Disney Studios The Light Between Oceans alongside Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander & Rachel Weisz, and the fast-paced Comedy feature Lowdown Dirty Criminals for Avalon Studios.

 Scott has also graced our screens on many New Zealand made Local & International series including South Pacific Pictures Interrogation; The Bad Seed & The Gulf; Screentime Pictures Underbelly & Dear Murderer; BBC UK series The Luminaries & Mystic; US series Legend of the Seeker for MTV; Netflix series Power Rangers: Dino Thunder & Cowboy Bebop.   2023 will see Scott appear in the core cast as Sgt Bruce Harris in the NZ/Ireland co-production Crime Thriller, The Gone alongside Richard Flood (Greys Anatomy), Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones) and Liam Carney (Gangs of New York). Produced by Tim White, Southern Lights Pictures (NZ) and Keeper Pictures (Ireland) directed by Peter Burger (NZ) and Hannah Quinn (Ire), Vikings - Valhalla.

 Scott is also an accomplished theatre actor and has worked for many of New Zealand’s leading companies including Auckland Theatre Companies productions of Red Speedo; To Kill A Mockingbird & The Shape of Things, Silo Theatres Danny & the Deep Blue & Beautiful Losers where he played the infamous Neal Cassady to critical acclaim, he’s also completed national tours of Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh & Howie the Rookie by Mark O’Rowe and Circa Theatre’s Mojo by Jez Butterworth for which he was awarded the Best Male Newcomer Award upon graduating Toi Whakaari New Zealand National Drama School.  


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2021 Lowdown Dirty Criminals Spiggs Monster Pictures Feature Film
2016 Pork Pie Detective Milne Blondini Enterprises, dir. Matt Murphy Feature Film
2014 The Light Between Oceans McGowan LBO Productions Feature Film
2012 Safe House Det. Murphy (Lead Ensemble) Screentime NZ, dir. John Laing Feature Film
2010 Stolen Stuart Wildon (Lead) South Pacific Pictures, dir. Chris Hampson Feature Film
2007 Apron Strings Barry (Lead) Great Southern Film & TV, dir. Sima Urale Feature Film
WINNER: 2009 / Best Male Actor / Apron Strings Barry (Lead) NZ Film & Television Awards Feature Film
2004 Perfect Creature Det. Jones (Principal Cast) Sensible Films, dir. Glen Standring Feature Film
2003 Boogeyman Guy Ghost House Pictures, dir. Stephen Kay Feature Film
2000 Stickmen Wayne Harris (Lead Ensemble) Stick Films, dir. Hamish Rothwell Feature Film
WINNER: 2001 / Best Male Actor / Stickmen Wayne Harris (Lead Ensemble) NZ Film & Television Awards Feature Film
1998 Hopeless Phil Hope (Lead Ensemble) Kahukura Productions, dir. Steve Hickey Feature Film
NOMINATED: 2000 / Best Male Actor / Hopeless Phil Hope (Lead Ensemble) NZ Film & Television Awards Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 The Gone Bruce Harris Blinder Films (Ireland), Kingfisher Films (NZ), Southern Lights Films (AUS), dir: Peter Burger Drama
2022 Cowboy Bebop Dagmar Netflix Drama
2022 Mystic S2, S3 The Boss Libertine Pictures Drama
2022 Power Rangers Young Pop Pop Power Rangers Ltd. Drama
2020 The Luminaries Police Officer The Luminaries Productions Drama
2019 The Gulf Billy Brax South Pacific Pictures/Lippy Productions Drama
2018 The Bad Seed Gregan South Pacific Pictures Drama
2017 The Brokenwood Mysteries s4 Jack South Pacific Pictures Drama
2017 Dear Murderer Peter Williams Screentime NZ Ltd Drama
2016 The Making of the Mob: Chicago Frank Wilson Stephen David Entertainment/ AMC, dir. John Ealer Drama
2016 American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Ralph Berger 1953 Ltd., dir. Richard Lopez Drama
2016 Dirty Laundry Clay Filthy Productions Ltd., dir. Danny Mulheron Drama
2016 The Mystery of Ben and Olivia Rob Pope Production Shed.TV, dir. Yvonne Mackay Drama
2015 Westside 2 Buck South Pacific Pictures Drama
2011 Underbelly NZ Clive Pilborough Screentime NZ, dir. Mike Smith, Rick Pizelligery Drama
2009 The Cult Saul (Core Cast) Great Southern Film & TV, dir. Peter Burger, Scott Reynolds, Charlie Haskell, Michael Duignan Drama
NOMINATED: 2010 / Best Supporting Actor / The Cult Saul ( Core Cast) NZ Film & Television Awards Drama
2008 Legend of the Seeker Briggs Dir. Garth Maxwell Drama
2007 Burying Brian (C) Warren (Support Cast) Eyeworks / Touchdown, dir. Chris Bailey Drama
2005 Interrogation DC Terry Skinner (Lead) South Pacific Pictures Drama
2005 Doves of War Brad McKechnie (Principal Cast) Screenworks, dir. Chris Bailey Drama
NOMINATED: 2006 / Best Supporting Actor / Doves of War - Mini Series Brad McKechnie (Principal Cast) NZ Film & Television Awards Drama
2004 Mataku Daniel (Lead) Four Winds Film, dir. Michael Bennet Drama
2003 Mercy Peak Crown Prosecutor South Pacific Pictures, dir. Simon Bennet Drama
2001-2002 Street Legal 3 Johnny Watts Screenworks, dir. Chris Bailey Drama
2001 Scandals (Docu) Presenter Greenstone Pictures, dir. Stephen J Campbell Drama
2000-2001 Love Bites (C) Philip Hope (Core Cast) Kahukura Productions, dir. Robert Sarkies / Murray Keane / Simon Raby / Roz Mason Drama
1999 Duggan - Food to Die For P.C. Kendrick Gibson Group, dir. Mike Smith Drama
1995 Shortland Street Adam McIntyre South Pacific Pictures Drama
1993 Marlin Bay Mo South Pacific Pictures, dir. Wayne Tourell Drama
1993 Shortland Street Philip Cotton South Pacific Pictures Drama


Year Production Role Company / Director
2017 Red Speedo Coach Auckland Theatre Company
2016 To Kill A Mockingbird Bob Ewell ATC, dir. Colin McColl
2011 The Lead Wait - by Jo Randerson Leon Circa Theatre, dir. Andrew Foster
2011 Le Sud - by Dave Armstrong Jim Peterson Centrepoint Theatre, dir. Jonathan Hendry
2010 Eulogy (Solo) - by Colin Mitchel and Wade Jackson Joshua Jones (Lead) Dir. Colin Mitchel
2004 Danny and the Deep Blue Sea - by John Patrick Shanley Danny (Lead) Maidment Theatre, dir. Caroline Bell Booth
2004 Beautiful Losers - The Jack Kerouac Story Neal Cassady (Lead) Bats Theatre / Hastings Arts Festival / Nelson Arts Festival, dir. Margaret Mary Hollins
2003 Howie the Rookie The Howie (Lead) Silo Theatre, dir. Chris Mead
2003 The Shape of Things - by Neil Labute Phil ATC / Maidment Theatre, dir. Oliver Driver
2003 Beautiful Losers Neal Cassady (Lead) Silo Theatre, dir. Margaret Mary Hollins
2002 Ranterstantrum - by Victor Rodger Scotty Downstage Theatre / Wellington International Festival of Arts, dir. Colin McColl
2002 Beautiful Losers Neal Cassady (Lead) Silo Theatre, dir. Margaret Mary Hollins
1999 Trainspotting - by Irvine Welsh Marc Renton (Lead) Herald Theatre / Phoenix Theatre / Queenstown Memorial Hall, dir. Chris Mead
1998 Windfall Jeff (Lead) Bats Theatre, dir. Danny Mullheron
1998 Trainspotting - by Irvine Welsh Begbie Court Theatre, dir. Yvonne Martin
1998 Abducting Diana Young Man Downstage Theatre, dir. Colin McColl
1997 The Lead Wait Leon (Lead) Bats Theatre, dir. Andrew Foster
1997 Mojo - by Jez Butterworth Baby (Lead) Circa Theatre, dir. Stephen Bain
1995 The Taming of the Shrew Lucentio Centrepoint Theatre, dir. Alison Quigan
1995 The Learner's Stand - by David Geary Dino Centrepoint Theatre, dir. Ross Gumbley
1995 Dead Funny Nick Centrepoint Theatre, dir. Ross Gumbley
1994 The Rover - by Aphra Ben Willmore Downstage Theatre, dir. Roger Hodgeman
1994 East - by Steven Berkoff Mike (Lead) Massey University, dir. Scott Wills

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2016 STAG Jon (Lead) Curious Films, dir. Summer Agnew Short Film
2006 Tumanako Springs Gabriel (Lead) Western Productions, dir. Francis Glenday Short Film
2003 Rest Stop Support Killing Time Productions, dir. Rosanne Liang Short Film
2003 Catch Mike Film Construction, dir. Felicity Morgan-Rhind Short Film
2003 Chogar Bolt (Lead) Flicker Films, dir. Jonathon King Short Film
2002 Rock Steve Magnanimous Productions, dir. Brian Challis Short Film
1999 Quiet Night Skinhead Primal Films, dir. David Reid Short Film
1998 Ouch Luke (Lead) Apocalypse Productions, dir. Brian Challis Short Film
NOMINATED: 2000 / Best Actor / Ouch Luke (Lead) NZ Film & Television Awards Short Film
1998 Several Ways of Getting Around The Player Film Nation, dir. Rachael Davies Short Film
1998 Wasted Malcolm (Lead Ensemble) Wasted Chopper Productions, dir. Stephen Weelan Turnball Short Film
1996 The Hole Dean (Lead) Apocalypse Productions, dir. Brian Challis Short Film
1995 Permanent Wave Darron Dir. Jonathon Brough Short Film


Year Production Role Company / Director
2020 Air NZ 'It's Not a Mistake' Campaign Hero Man Exposure
2015 - 2017 Slingshot Dad DDB New Zealand


Year Description Institution / Presenter
1994 Bachelor of Performing Arts Toi Whakaari : New Zealand Drama School


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