Gareth Reeves Actor Profile





Melbourne, Australia


179 cm

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Career Highlights

Gareth landed his first major role as Luc Bruce in New Zealand drama series The Insiders Guide to Love, where his performance earned him a Best Actor Award at the NZ Screen Awards. He has since gone on to star in a number of popular television series such as Australian cult hit Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities, Kiwi drama The Cult and biographic drama The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen. Gareth has appeared in lead roles in feature films such as I’m Not Harry Jensen, Tracker, Rest For the Wicked, and Pete’s Dragon.


2008Qantas Nominaton for Performance By an Actor in a Leading Role in a Film - A Song of Good
2006New Zealand Screen Awards Winner - Best Performance by an Actor - The Insiders Guide to Love Series 2
2000Chapman Tripp Awards Nomination - Best Newcomer
2000Chapman Tripp Awards Winner - Cast Production of the Year - Flipside:The Men of the Rose Noelle
2000Young New Zealand Playwright of the Year Winner
1999Chapman Tripp Awards Winner - Cast Production of the Year - Much A Do About Nothing

Feature Film.

2024I, ObjectTom's Dad (Guest)Dir. Andrew Niccol
2016Pete's DragonDad (Lead)Tyndall Productions NZ Limited
Dir. David Lowery
201525 AprilOrmond Burton (Motion Capture & Voice Over Lead)General Film Corporation
Dir. Leanne Pooley
2012ExistenceDanielExistence Ltd
Dir. Juliet Bergh
2011Rest For The WickedYoung Murray (Support)Lippy Pictures
Dir. Simon Pattison
2010TrackerMajor Carlysle (Lead)Eden Films/T.H.E Film Ltd
Dir. Ian Sharpe
2009I'm Not Harry JensonStanleyFour Knights Film
Dir. James Napier Robertson
2009IceBen Jameson (Support)Ice Features Ltd/Power
Dir. Nick Copus
2009Under the MountainWilberforce Drone (Support)Redhead Productions Ltd/NZFC
Dir. Jonathan King
2008I'm Not Harry JensonStanley Mearse (Lead)Six String Pictures
Dir. James Napier Robertson
2007A Song of GoodGary Cradle (Lead )Robbers Dog Films
Dir. Greg King
2001The Lord of the Rings 'The Two Towers'Elf / Uruk Hai (Stunt Performer)3'6
Dir. Peter Jackson

Short Film.

2018The Place to Be Actor Dir. Lewis Rodan

Short Film.

2017Mannequin James Dir. Tom Barton (III)
2010Das TubMedia Design School
Dir. James Cunningham
2010Gravity's PullSir Isaac NewtonDir. Hans Edward Hammonds, Louis Mendiola
2009The HandoverPaul (Lead)Krafthaus Films
Dir. David Stubbs
2006Dead LettersGerald (Lead)Quarter Acre Pictures
Dir. Paolo Rotondo
1999The Big GameBarretNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Ian Mune
1996The BeekeeperRent Boy


2023The Brokenwood Mysteries season 10Sonny (Episodic lead)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2017Murder is Forever EP 103Stephen SmallDir. Various
2017The Leftovers The HusbandFilm 44 (US)
Dir. Various
2017Wentworth Marcus PoarcoDir. Lara Radulovich
2016The Men Who Built America: FrontiersmenDavy Crockett (Lead)Stephen David Entertainment
Dir. John Ealer
2015Mary: Making of a PrincessPrince Joachim Freemantle Media / Channel 10
Dir. Jennifer Leacey
2015Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Series 3 Eric Edwards (Guest)ABC Australia
2014The Leftovers The Husband Dir. Mimi Leder
2011Ice Ben Dir. Nick Copus
2009Go Girls Series 2Philippe (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
2009The CultRyan Lewis (Core/Lead)Great Southern Television
Dir. Peter Burger/Charlie Haskell/Michael Duignan/Scott Reynolds
2009Trimbole - Underbelly 2 Documentary, AustraliaDouglas Wilson (Recurring Guest)iKandy Films PTY Ltd
2008Go Girls Phillipe (Regular Recurring)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Peter Burger/Peter Salmon
2008Legend of the Seeker Series 1Raph (Episode Guest)Walt Disney Productions/ ABC
Dir. Michael Hurst
2008Underbelly - A Tale of Two CitiesDouglas Wilson (Regular recurring)UB 2 Pty Ltd/Screen Australia
Dir. Shaun Seet/Tony Tilse
2007The Adventures of Voopa the Goolash GompiPhoton NZFX
Dir. Trevor Hawkins
2007The Man Who Lost His Head - TelefeatureAdrian Minter (Support )South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Terry Johnson
2005The Insiders Guide to Love - Series 2Luc Bruce (Lead/Core)Gibson Group
Dir. Brendon Donovan/Nathan Price/Yvonne Mackay
1999The Tribe The Hunga. Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment
Dir. Julian McSweeney, Colin McColl


2019Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildHarry PotterHarry Potter Theatrical Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions
Dir. John Tiffany
2015MiddletownRed Stitch Theatre
Dir. Alice Darling
2015Venus in FurThomas (Grace Barnes)Darlinghurst Theatre
2014360 Theatre of Recollections Mid Gee Nightsong Productions
Dir. Kral Bland & Ben Crowder
2014Angels in AmericaPriorSilo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2014OrphansHaroldQ44 Theatre Company
Dir. Gabriella Rose-Carter
2014The Dream LysanderBell Shakespeare Company
Dir. Peter Evans
2013WarHorseKlausenNational Theatre U.K/Global Creatures
Dir. Drew Barr
2012MacbethBanquoBell Shakespeare Company
Dir. Peter Evans
2011Julius Caesar CascaBell Shakespeare Company
Dir. Peter Evans
2010August: Osage CountyLittle Charles (Lead)Auckland Theatre Company Limited
Dir. Colin McColl
2010MojoBabyThe Basement Theatre
Dir. Jeff Szusterman
2010Romeo & JulietFriar LawrenceAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Willem Wassenar
2010ToysJack in the BoxRoyale Productions
Dir. Cameron Rhodes/Toby Leach
2008Cat On A Hot Tin RoofBrickAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2007Hushabye MountainConnorIn the Shape of a Square
Dir. John Humphries
2007The CrucibleReverand ParrisAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2007The PillowmanMichaelAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Simon Prast
2006Cyrano de BergeracCyrano de BergeracClinic Theatre Company
Dir. Teador Surcel
2006Hamlet HamletThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Peter Evans
2006PlentyLazar/MickSilo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Katie Wolfe
2005Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme PyperA Lethal Set / Maidment Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Heath Jones
2005The Reluctant Doctor of LoveSganarelleChristchurch Summertimes Theatre
Dir. Teador Surcel
2005The ReturnTrevMaidment Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Heath Jones
2004CaligulaMuciusAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2004King LearEdgarThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Peter Evans
2004The Peculiar Case of Clara ParsonsCrouch the clownThe Clinic New Zealand Tour
Dir. Hayden Kerr
2004The UnderpantsVersatiThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Teodor Surcel
2004Three Days of RainWalker/NedThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Catherine Downes
2004Who's Afraid of Virginia WoolfNickAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2003GhostsOswaldThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Colin McColl
2003Great ExpectationsPipThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Cathy Downes
2002ProofHalCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Bruce Phillips
2002ProofHalThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Peter Evans
2002RanterstantrumMaxNew Zealand Festival, Wellington
Dir. Colin McColl
2002The Cherry OrchardYashaThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Colin McColl
2002Who's afraid of Virginia WoolfNickWellington, Dunedin Tour
Dir. Colin McColl
2001Flipside : The Men of the Rose NoelleJimThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Simon Bennett
2001OthelloCassioThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Cathy Downes
2001Serial KillersAndrewThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Steven Ray
2001The FacemakerRichard HillaryThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Cathy Downes
2000Blue SmokeDaveDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Murray Lynch
2000Blue SmokeDaveNew Zealand Festival, Wellington
Dir. Murray Lynch, Rawiri Paratene
2000Cat on a Hot Tin RoofReverend TookerDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Colin McColl
2000Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadHamletDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Colin McColl
1999Much Ado about NothingDon JohnDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Miranda Harcourt
1999The SwanSwanBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Tony McCaffrey
1999Three SistersAndreNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Timothy Douglas
1998The CrucibleReverend HaleNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Christian Penny
1998The Threepeny OperaVarious RolesNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Murray Lynch


2015Into the River Audible/Risk Sound
Dir. Justine Sloane-Lees
2007Voopa the Goolash Series 1Bogi and Baby GompiPhoton Animation
Dir. Nigel Godfrey
2005Telecom Mobile
2004A Tale of Three ChimpsNarratorGibson Group
Dir. Donna Malane
2004Christchurch Art Gallery Audio Guide
2004Waikato University


Margie Harber Studio - 2016, Workshop
Larry Moss Masterclass - 2013
Bachelor of Performing Arts - Acting Major - 1997, Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School
Diploma in Performance Arts - 1996, Hagley Theatre Company, Christchurch