Jason Whyte

Profile

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

Height

177 cm

Age Range

40–52

Ethnicity

NZ/European

Career Highlights

Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner-Outstanding Performance-The Tutor
New Zealand Screen Awards Winner-Best Performance by a Supporting Actor-The Insiders Guide to Happiness
Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nomination-Production of the Year-Shape of Things
New Zealand Film Awards Nomination-Best Actor-Kombi Nation Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner-Most Original Theatre-Dirt

Home By Christmas (FF)
Doublehead Films Ltd
Role: Bill Preston Director: Gaylene Preston
Producer: Sue Rogers

Avatar (FF)
880 Productions
Role: Cryo Mad Tech Director: James Cameron

Nancy Wake A love Story (TVD)
Gibson Group
Role: Hugo Director: Mike Smith

Passion in Paradise (TVD)
Red Sky Film & Television Ltd
Role: Richard Taylor

Apollo 13:Mission Control (Theatre)
Sydney Opera House, Australia
Role: Gene Kranz Director: Kip Chapman

Male Performance of the Year Award for "The Caretaker"
Dunedin Theatre Awards


Awards.

2014 Male Performance of the Year Award for "The Caretaker"
2014Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nominee – Outstanding Performance for "Peninsula"
2011Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nominee – Best Supporting Actor/Outstanding Performance for "August Osage County/When the rain stops falling"
2009Hackman Auckland Theatre Awards – Best Accent for "Flintlock Musket/Apollo 13"
2008Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nominee - Best Performance-Apollo 13:Mission Control
2005Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner-Outstanding Performance-The Tutor
2005New Zealand Screen Awards Winner-Best Performance by a Supporting Actor-The Insiders Guide to Happiness
2004Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nomination-Production of the Year-Shape of Things
2003New Zealand Film Awards Nomination-Best Actor-Kombi Nation
2003New Zealand Film Awards Nomination-Best Screenplay-Kombi Nation
1998Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nomination-Best Supporting Actor-Mojo
1998Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Winner-Most Original Theatre-Dirt
1997Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards Nomination-Best Supporting Actor-Bent

Feature Film.

2017Mortal EnginesFood HawkerHungry City LTD
Dir. Peter Jackson
2009Until Proven InnocentNicholas Reekie (Support)Dir. Peter Burger
2008AvatarCryo Mad Tech (Support)880 Productions
Dir. James Cameron
2008Home By ChristmasBill Preston (Support)Doublehead Films Ltd
Dir. Gaylene Preston
2008Second Hand WeddingSteve (Support)Dir. Paul Murphy
2005Eagle vs SharkMichael (Support )Sad Animals
Dir. Taika Cohen
2004King KongVenture Crew (Support )Big Primate Pictures
Dir. Peter Jackson
2002Fracture aka CrimestoryDerek (Support)New Zealand Film Commission
Dir. Larry Parr
1999Kombi NationScott (Core)Kahukura Productions
Dir. Grant Lahood

Short Film.

1997NightfallLead RoleDir. Dale Corlett
1996AshRhys (Lead )Dir. Duncan Sarkies
1995Permanent WaveEnsembleDir. Jonathon Brough

Television.

2017Mistress MercyDr TaylorDir. Mike Smith
2013Nancy Wake A love StoryHugo (Support)Gibson Group
Dir. Mike Smith
2013War News - Historic Docu-Drama SeriesJack Crawford (Lead)The Gibson Group
Dir. Mike Smith
2011Siege (Telefeature)Ryan WoodScreentime NZ
Dir. Mike Smith
2008Passion in ParadiseRichard TaylorRed Sky Film & Television Ltd
2008Until Proven InnocentReekie (Support)Lippy Pictures Ltd
2007Time HackersRoyal Cobbler (Guest )Gibson Group
2003The Insider's Guide to Happiness - Series 1Phil (Regular Recurring)Gibson Group
Dir. Jonathon Brough & Mark Beasley
2001LovebitesTomKahukura Productions
Dir. Duncan Sarkies
1997Mirror Mirror Series 2Lewis BastGibson Group
1997William TellRobertCloud 9 Screen Entertainment
1996Return to Treasure IslandRogerCloud 9 Screen Entertainment
Dir. Steve Lahood

Theatre.

2017Three Days In The CountryDir. Susan Wilson
2014 EquivocationRobert Cecil (Lead)Circa Theatre Wellington
Dir. Peter Hambleton
2014PasefikaCharles Meryon (Lead)NZ Festival of the Arts Wellington
Dir. Sue Wilson
2014The CaretakerAston (Lead)Fortune Theatre Dunedin
Dir. Lara Macgregor
2014WatchJonathan (Lead)Bats Theatre
Dir. Uther Dea/Meg Rolandi
2013Con (Support Character)Circa Theatre Wellington
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2013No Naughty BitsOsterburg (Lead) Circa Theatre Wellington
Dir. Ross Jolly
2013PeninsulaGordon/The Dog (Lead)Centrepoint Theatre Palmerston North
Dir. Paul McLaughlin
2012In the Next RoomDr Givings (Lead)Fortune Theatre Dunedin
Dir. Lara Macgregor
2012Peninsula Gordon (Lead)NZ Festival of the Arts, Wellington
Dir. Jane Waddell
2011Apollo 13:Mission ControlGene Kranz (Lead)Brisbane Festival
Dir. Kip Chapman
2011August: Osage County (Support)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Sue Wilson
2011The Lead WaitMan (Lead)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Andrew Foster
2011When The Rain Stops Falling (Lead)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Sue Wilson
2010Apollo 13:Mission ControlGene Kranz (Lead)Sydney Opera House, Australia
Dir. Kip Chapman
2010On The RocksJohn Middleton Murray (Lead)The Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Lara Macgregor
2009Apollo 13:Mission ControlGene Kranz (Lead)Meteor Theatre, Hamilton
Dir. Kip Chapman
2009Betrayal (Lead)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Ross Jolly
2009Flintlock MusketSTAMP at THE EDGE
2009The Raft (Lead)Downstage, Wellington
Dir. Duncan Smith
2009The Year of the RatGeorge Orwell (Lead)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Jane Waddell
2008Apollo 13:Mission ControlGene Kranz (Lead)Bats Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Kip Chapman
2008Mammals (Lead)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Sue Wilson
2008Singularity (Lead)Bats Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Miranda Manasiadis
2008The American Pilot (Lead)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Sue Wilson
2007Fat Pig (Lead)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Ross Jolly
2007Pig Hunt (Lead)Bats Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Kerryn Palmer
2007Shinning City (Lead)Circa Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2006A NumberBernardCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Bruce Phillips
2006Death of a SalesmanBiffCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Sue Wilson
2006The Arsehole (Lead)Ex Pool Hall Auckland
Dir. Stephen Bain
2005A Clockwork OrangeThe Silo Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Andrew Foster
2005The Mercy SeatBenCirca Theatre Studio, Wellington
Dir. Ross Jolly
2005The TutorRichard HoltonCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2004GoldieHarryAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2003GinsmokeGlenCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Ray Henwood
2003The CollectiveBertBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Jean Betts
2002GravityJohnBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Cathy McCray
2002One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestMcMurphyCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Andrew Foster
2001Man in the MoonMankindBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Martyn Roberts
2001Wild Night American DreamMr BlackNew Zealand Tour
Dir. Hayden Kerr
2000BleachHenryBoilerhouse Theatre Company, Scotland
Dir. Paul Pinson/Andrew Foster
2000CircusJimmyBoilerhouse Theatre Company, Scotland
Dir. Peter Grimes
1999BleachPatrickTrouble Theatre
Dir. Andrew Foster
1999HighlightsIntzBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Jackie Coates
1998DirtEltonMt Victoria Open Air Theatre
Dir. Brett McKenzie
1998Lead WallSimonBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Andrew Foster
1997BentHorstDir. Jackie Coates
1997The Debate - New Zealand TourRichardTaki Rua
Dir. Hone Kouka
1997Under VernonRodneyDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Stephen Bain
1996Black MonkKovrinBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Andrew Foster
1996Off My TongueGertBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Kerryn Palmer
1995The Girl Who DiesJasonBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Andew Foster
1994Beautiful ThingLead RoleCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Ralph McAllister
1994SnoozeDevonBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Andrew Foster
1994Time of My LifeLead RoleCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Bruce Phillips

Voice.

2015Ministry of Health - Storybook - RTR At the Pool
2015Trade MeGSL Promotions
2012Telstra ClearVoice of Telstra Clear
2012The Hobbit Loop GroupVarious Roles3 Foot 7 Limited
2011Telstra ClearVoice of Telstra Clear
2010Testra ClearVoice of Telstra Clear
2009Telstra Clear Voice
2008Land Transport - Radio
2008Telstra Clear - Voice of Telstra Clear
2007Telecom Clever Toys voice of 'Terry The Kea'
2006TVNZ/TV2 - Radio