Grant Bowler Actor Profile



Australian, European


Los Angeles, United States of America


185 cm

Age Range


Also Represented in

Australia, United Kingdom & United States of America

Career Highlights

Grant is an actor and television presenter who has worked extensively across New Zealand, Australia and the United States. He is best known in New Zealand for his five-season stint as Wolfgang West in New Zealand’s most-awarded drama series Outrageous Fortune. In 2008, Grant joined the core cast of the hugely popular US comedy series Ugly Betty, and appeared in mystery series Lost. He went on to feature in the third season of HBO drama True Blood. In 2012, Grant landed a lead role alongside Lindsay Lohan in US telemovie Liz & Dick, chronicling the relationship of actors Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Most recently, Grant played Henry Sharpe in award-winning feature film Bad Impulse.


2010Qantas Film & Television Award - Nominated - Performance by a Supporting Actor in General Television - Outrageous Fortune
2007Air New Zealand Screen Awards Nomination - Best Performance by an Actor - Outrageous Fortune

Feature Film.

2020Bad ImpulseHenry SharpeAll in Films LLC
Dir. Michelle Danner
2019The Car: Road to RevengeDetective RainerDir. G.J.Echterkamp
2018Guns AkimboDetective DegravesDir. Jason Lei Howden
2018PainkillersHerb MorrisLone Suspect
Dir. Roxy Shih
2016JL RanchSheriff WhitlockCrystal Sky Pictures
Dir. Charles Robert Carner
2015400 Days WalterNew Artists Alliance
Dir. Matt Osterman
2015Lucky DogPreston SpencerDonley Entertainment
Dir. Michael Feifer
2015One and TwoDanielBow and Arrow Entertainment
Dir. Andrew Droz Palermo
2015Zoey to the MaxSheriff Tom JenkinsBrand Inc. Entertainment Group
Dir. Jim Valdez
2014SwelterColeGrand Peaks Entertainment
Dir. Keith Parmer
2012186 Dollars to FreedomJesus ChristCity of Gardens
Dir. Camilo Vila
2012I DoPeter EdwardsSchool Pictures
Dir. Glenn Gaylord
2011Atlas Shrugged: Part IHenry ReardenThe Strike Productions
Dir. Paul Johansson
2011Killer EliteCreggPalomar Pictures
Dir. Gary McKendry
2011Remains TomChiller Films
Dir. Colin Theys
2007The Fall of NightHarryWinter Star Productions/USA
Dir. Derrick Warfel
2003NedTown PriestNed Prductions
Dir. Abe Forsythe
1999Change of HeartJason (Lead )A Change of Heart Productions
Dir. Rod Hay
1999Close ContactMike Heyns (Lead )Screentime
Dir. Scott Hartford-Davis

Short Film.

2016Business UnusualDarius PriceSubstance Over Hype
Dir. Daniel Malakai Cabrera, Caine Sinclair
2004One of the Oldest Con GamesSamDir. Leslie King
2003Calling Gerry MalloyMark (Lead )Left Foot Films
Dir. Andrew Lewis


2020The Baker and the BeautyGideonDir. Steve Pearlman
2019Harrow - Series 2Francis ChesterDir. Various
2019Reef BreakCarter EastlandDir. Various
2017Still Star-CrossedLord Damiano MontagueDir. Various
2015GallipoliWilliam MaloneNine Network Australia
Dir. Glendyn Ivin
2015Getting OnDr. Ron RuddAnima Sola Productions
Dir. Various
2015Hawaii Five-0 Season 5Ben HamiltonKurtzman Orci Paper Products
2013DefianceJoshua NolanFive & Dime Productions
Dir. Various
2012GCBMason MasseyDarren Star Productions
Dir. Various
2012Liz & Dick (TV-movie)Richard Burton (Lead)Larry A. Thompson Productions
Dir. Lloyd Kramer
2012The Great Mint SwindleRay MickelbergWorldwide Production Services
Dir. Geoff Bennett
2011Panic at Rock Island (TV-movie)Jim Quinn (Lead)Goal Post Pictures
Dir. Tony Tilse
2011The CapeRazer (Support)Berman Braun and Universal Media Studios
2010True Blood Series 3CooterHBO/Alan Ball
Dir. Various
2009SatisfactionDanielLone Hand
200812 Miles of Bad RoadHenry Mercer (Regular Recurring)HBO
2008LostCaptain Gault (Regular Recurring)Touchstone Television/ABC
2008Ugly BettyConnor Owens (Core)Touchstone Television/ABC
2007Canal RoadDetective Ray DriscollDir. Kevin Carlin
2005All SaintsNigel Macpherson (Regular Recurring)Network Seven
Dir. Pino Amenta & Frank Arnold
2005Outrageous FortuneWolfgang West (Core)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Vanessa Alexander & Mark Beesley
2004McLeod's Daughters Series 4Jarred WuchowskiMillenium Pictures
Dir. Various
2004Through My EyesBlack Rat LincolnLiberty and Beyond Productions & Network Seven
Dir. Di Drew
2002Always Greener - Series 1 & 2Greg Steele (Regular Recurring)Dir. Bevan Lee
2002White Collar BlueSteve PetrovicKnapman Wyld Television
Dir. Lynn Hegarty & Ken Cameron
2001Finding HopeJackLiberty and Beyond Productions
Dir. Geoffrey Nottage
2001Something in the AirMark Waters (Regular Recurring)ABC Television
Dir. Grant Brown & Ali Ali
2000On the BeachLt. Peter HolmesWest Street Productions
Dir. Russell Mulcahy
2000The Lost WorldMontague FitzsimmondsCoote/Hayes Production Services
Dir. Richard Franklin & Colin Budds
1999FarscapeShaman LikoNine Films & Television
Dir. Various
1999StingersSean PeckSimpson Le Mesurier Films
Dir. Grant Brown & Dan Burstall
1997Halifax F.PBob PalanceSimpson Le Mesurier Films
Dir. Peter Andrikidis
1997WildsidePeter SimmsGannon Jenkins Television
Dir. Geoff Bennett & Peter Andrikidis
1996Adrenalin JunkiesDoctor ArchLiberty Films International
1996Medivac Series 1 - 2Dr Arch Craven (Pivotal Lead )Dir. Graeme Blundell & Geoff Bennett
1996Pacific DriveGarth StephensNew World Television/Village Roadshow
Dir. Grant Brown & Chris Adshead
1994Blue HeelersConst. Wayne Patterson (Core)Southern Star


....Reel Race 2Active TV


....DeathwatchLefrancThreshold Productions
Dir. Anthony Simcoe
....ElegiesThreshold Productions
Dir. Tony Knight
....HamletLaertes/Understudy HamletThe Bell Shakespeare Company
....HappinessART Incorporation
Dir. Ken Bouche
....Richard IIIEdwardThe Bell Shakespeare Company
....Romeo & JulietMercutioThe Bell Shakespeare Company
....The Last Night of BallyhooJoe FarkasMarian Street Theatre
Dir. John Krummel
....The Merchant of VeniceDuke of VeniceThe Bell Shakespeare Company
....The Real Live Brady BunchGuest AppearanceCMA Productions
....The ReturnStevePerth Theatre Company
Dir. Jeremy Sims


2004The Border Series 1 & 2
2000The Mole - Series 1 - 4