Stephen Lovatt
SELECT

HEIGHT:
180cm
HAIR:
blonde
EYES:
blue

BACKGROUND
Stephen is a graduate of Toi Whakaari, the New Zealand Drama School. He is one of New Zealand’s most experienced and prolific stage and screen actors. Stephen has also worked in Australia, including five years on the very popular show NEIGHBOURS. Along side his work in NZ he is consistently cast in leading roles for USA productions that shoot here in Aoetearoa, recently cast as a series regular on ASH VS EVIL DEAD 2 and THE MAKING OF THE MOB 2.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
1995 - CHAPMAN TRIPP THEATRE AWARD - Best Actor for "Septimus Hodge" in ARCADIA
2010 - MALE PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR - "When the Rain Stops Falling" - The Herald, The Sunday Herald & The Listener Awards
2001 - SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP
2014 - AUCKLAND THEATRE AWARD for Excellence In Performance
2011 - Primetime Emmy Awards Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Spartacus
2017- Primetime Emmy Awards Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Ash Vs. Evil Dead
YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE COMPANY/VENUE DIRECTOR

FILM
2015THE INLAND ROADGaryTIRJackie Van Beek
2015THE REHEARSALStephenRehearsal FilmsAlison McLean
2015MAHANAJudge HughesLee Tamahori
2012FANTAILRogeCurious FilmsCurtis Vowell
2012THE CURETedDavid Gould StudiosDavid Gould
2010REST FOR THE WICKEDThe LawyerRFTWSimon Patterson
2007SHOW OF HANDSHatch (lead)Maxim FilmsAnthony McCarten
2002THIS IS NOT A LOVE STORYTonyCandlelit PicturesKeith Hill
1999BEYOND THERAPYLead Keith Hill
1998SAVAGE HONEYMOONSupportRocket Pictures
1993THE LAST TATTOOMarine Lt. Plump Productions

TELEVISION
2017RESOLVED.S. Don AllanScreentimePeter Burger
2017KIWI - Tele-FeaturePatrick CampbellRogue ProductionsThomas Robbins
2017THE ROMAN EMPIRE 2PompeyStephen David EntertainmentJohn Ealer
2017MURDER IS FOREVERSgt WylieStephen David EntartainmentDavid O'Neil
2016THE MAKING OF THE MOB 2Dean O'BanionStephen David Entertainment/ScreentimeJohn Ealer
2016ASH VS. EVIL DEADSheriff Thomas EmeryStarzVarious
2016AMERICAN PLAYBOY - THE HUGH HEFNER STORYArthur SummerfieldStephen David ProductionsRick Lopez
2015HILLARYCol. John HuntGreat Southern TVDanny Mulheron
2014THE KICKBazzaGreat Southern TVDanny Mulheron
2013HOPE AND WIREJontyGaylene Preston ProductionsGaylene Preston
2012TOP OF THE LAKEOfficer PeteTop of the Lake Productions Ltd.Jane Campion
2012HARRYInspector GrayDesert Road Chris Dudman
2011STRONGMANArchie AuldA Bigger PictureGaylene Preston
2011THE SLAPGuestA.B.C. AustraliaRobert Connolly
2011WHAT REALLY HAPPENED? - THE WOMANS VOTEHenry FishEyeworksPeter Burger
2010STOLEN - tele-featureCommisioner Rob RobinsonSouth Pacific PicturesBritta Johnson
2010SPARTACUS PrequelTulliusPacific RenaissanceVarious
2010WAITANGI Tele-featureBusbyEyeworks TVPeter Burger
2009PARK - The Kiwi who saved Britain DowdingGreenstone Pictures
2009SPIES AND LIESCaptain MeikleSouth Pacific PicturesSimon Bennett
2009GO GIRLS IILarry - Series RegularSouth Pacific PicturesVarious
2008LEGEND OF THE SEEKERDeclan (episode lead)Walt Disney (NZ) CompanyGarth Maxwell
2008LIFES A RIOTConstable Riot ProductionsIan Mune
2008GO GIRLSLarry - Series RegularSouth Pacific PicturesVarious
2006REVELATIONS "False Witness"George KentCloud 9
2002-06NEIGHBOURSMaxGrundy, AustraliaVarious
2002BEING EVE IITim (core cast)South Pacific Pictures
2001SOMETHING IN THE AIRFoster SuttonABC, AustraliaSimpson Le Mesurier
2001MATAKU "Nga Tuahine"TrevorSouth Pacific Pictures
2000BEING EVETim (core cast)South Pacific Pictures
2000CLAIRE - Tele-FeaturePeter KingstonGibson GroupYvonne McKay
2000XENA V (2 eps)HadesPacific Renaissance, USA
1999HERCULES VIIGalen (episode lead)Pacific Renaissance, USA
1999STINGERSGuest LeadAustraliaSimpson Le Mesurier
1999CLEOPATRA 2525Schrager (2 ep lead)Pacific Renaissance, USA
1999FEARLESS - Tele-FeatureJo AdderlySouth Pacific PicturesCharlie Haskell
1999DUGGANGalway (2 eps)Gibson Group
1999LAWLESS - Tele-FeatureRexSouth Pacific Pictures
1998XENA IIIPhlanagus (guest lead)Pacific Renaissance, USA
1998YOUNG HERCULESMorpheusPacific Renaissance, USA
1998DUGGANGalway Gibson Group
1997MEDI-VAC Core CastChannel 10 Australia
1997HIGH WATER (Montana Masterpiece Theatre)BrianRocket PicturesMark Beasley
1996SMALL TOWN BLUESHe Taonga Films
1996XENA - Warrior PrincessKirilusPacific Renaissance, USA
1995MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (22 eps)Gideon Spillet (core cast)Tasman Films/Atlantis
1994PLAIN CLOTHES Richard Dixon (6 eps)South Pacific Pictures
1994COVER STORY - Tele-FeaturePhillipGibson Group
1994SHORTLAND STREETEthan Gill (30 eps)South Pacific Pictures
1994MARLIN BAY IIICliff SummersSouth Pacific Pictures
1993FALLOUTSouth Pacific Pictures
1992-93TYPHONS PEOPLEDenzil (lead)Gibson Group
1990SHARK IN THE PARKGuest Gibson Group

SHORT FILM
2017CHARMERThe ManCongratulations FilmsJudas Finnigan
2008HORSESCraig (Lead)Small Country filmsGarrick Rigby
1999SERENDIPITYMichael Krehi
1995DIRTY DAVELeadJayne Cooper

THEATRE
2017UNCLE VANYAUncle VanyaCourt TheatreShane Bosher
2017PLEASUREDOMEVictorRob TappertMichael Hurst
2016THE BOOK OF EVERYTHINGFatherSilo Theatre & TourSophie Roberts
2015ENLIGHTENMENTNickAuckland Theatre CompanyAndrew Foster
2015RUPERTVariousAuckland Theatre CompanyColin McColl
2015GUYS & DOLLSLt BranniganAuckland Theatre CompanyRaymond Hawthorne
2014EVEREST UNTOLDJohn HuntFfynroc ProductionsToby Leech
2014FALLEN ANGELSFrederickAuckland Theatre CompanyRaymond Hawthorne
2014ANGELS IN AMERICARoy CohnSiloShane Bosher
2014ONCE ON CHUNUK BAIRConnollyAuckland Theatre CompanyIan Mune/Cameron Rhodes
2013ANNE BOLEYNKing James IAuckland Theatre CompanyColin McColl
2012THE WHITE CLOUD (Tim Finn/Ken Duncum - Writers)TomMelanie Lazareth (Producer)Simon Bennett
2012MEGA CHRISTMASMr. ExpositionThe BasementSimon Coleman
2011THE ONLY CHILDAlfredSilo TheatreShane Bosher
2010WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLINGGabriel/ HenrySilo TheatreShane Bosher
2009THE SCENECharlie (lead)Silo TheatrePeter Elliot
2009MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIASMelbourne Theatre CompanyBruce Beresford
2007THE REAL THINGHenrySilo TheatreShane Bosher
2006THE END OF THE GOLDEN WEATHEROne Man ShowHerald Theatre AucklandMark Clare
2004SAPHIRESThe ManagerMelbourne Theatre CompanyWesley Enoch
2002LEAHEdmundNZ Actors Company (tour)Simon Bennett
2000CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF BrickDownstage Theatre, Wellington
2000MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAMPuckNZ Actors Company (tour)Simon Bennett
1999FORESKIN'S LAMENTIrishAuckland Theatre Company
1996THE CHANGELINGLollioWatershed Theatre, Auckland
1995-96ARCADIASeptimus HodgeCirca Theatre, Wellington
1995FILTHLead Circa Theatre, Wellington
1994THE SEAGULLAuckland Theatre CompanyColin McColl
1994TITUS ANDRONICUSLuciusMaidment Theatre, AucklandSimon Bennett
1994 ARSENIC & OLD LACEO'HaraDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1994OPHELIA THINKS HARDERHamletCirca Theatre, Wellington
1993TWO WEEKS WITH THE QUEENEionCirca Theatre, Wellington
1993SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLLJohn DowdDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1991THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNESTDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1991BREAKING THE CODECirca Theatre, Wellington
1991M. BUTTERFLYDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1990MACBETHMalcolmDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1990WEEDCirca Theatre, Wellington
1990SERIOUS MONEYDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1990END OF THE GOLDEN WEATHERVariousDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1989BABY DOLLSilva VaccaroCirca Theatre, Wellington
1989WOMAN IN BLACKLead Circa Theatre, Wellington
1989SINGLE SPIESTolya/PhillipsCourt Theatre, ChristchurchElric Hooper
1989BURN THISLarryCourt Theatre, ChristchurchElric Hooper
1989LADIES NIGHTBarryParragon (Tour)
1989JISMBats Theatre, Wellington
1989THE WEDDING PARTYGroomDepot Theatre, Wellington
1989WAITING FOR HEATHCLIFFAndrewCourt Theatre, Christchurch
1989LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO NIGHTEdmundCourt Theatre, Christchurch
1989MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGClaudioCourt Theatre, Christchurch
1989AWAYTomCourt Theatre, Christchurch
1987THE SHARE CLUBMilesDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1987SWEET BIRD OF YOUTHChance WayneDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1987ROMEO AND JULIETRomeoDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1987I'M NOT RAPPAPORTGilm (Punk)Downstage Theatre, Wellington
1987HOOTERS TRUMPETS & RASBERRIESVariousDownstage Theatre, Wellington
1987AS ISVariousCirca Theatre, Wellington

MUSICAL THEATRE
2017PLEASUREDOMEVictorRob TappertMichael Hurst
2016BILLY ELLIOTJackie Elliot (Dad)Auckland Theatre CompanyColin McColl

VOICE
Narration, Radio Plays & Radio Drama
Numerous Voice overs for television &radio commercials

NON-BROADCASTING
2014AIGAll Blacks CoachAugustoMichelle Walshe
1996UNDERSTANDING THE LAWDetective Insp.
1991IRDTax Evader (lead)
1990TELECOMSales Manager
1987NZTPOExemplary Staff Member

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RELEVANT SKILLS
ACCENTS; CAR LICENCE; GUITAR; HORSE RIDE; MOTOR BIKE; SKATEBOARD; SWIM; WINDSURF.

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