Jim McLarty Actor Profile



Canadian, European


Auckland, New Zealand


183 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

With over 40 years of acting under his belt, Jim McLarty has built up a long and impressive CV in film, television and theater. He has appeared in all sorts of popular Kiwi television productions through the years including Mercy Peak, Shortland Street and Cul de Sac, as well as a number of international productions such as US series The Making of the Mob: Chicago, Raising Waylon, 2013 horror film Evil Dead, and 2016 Disney film Pete’s Dragon.

Feature Film.

2015Pete's DragonRanger Wentworth (Support)Tyndall Productions NZ Limited
2012Evil DeadHaroldNew Pacific Renaissance Ltd, Ghost House Pictures & Mandate Pictures
Dir. Fede Alvarez
2012The EmperorLieutenant Colonel (Support)Corn Cob Limited
Dir. Peter Webber
2010Fire of LoveJohn (Supporting)GFC (Germany) Ltd
Dir. Oliver Dommenget
2004King KongPhotographer #2 (Support )Big Primate Pictures
Dir. Peter Jackson
2004StringerHotel Manager (Support )Stringer Films
Dir. Steve Morrison
2001No One Can Hear YouMack NolanDaybreak Pictures
Dir. John Laing
1996The FrightenersTimmy Haig Jr.Wingnut Productions
Dir. Peter Jackson
1986The Boy Who Could FlyTour GuideLorimar
Dir. Nick Castle
1982The Grey FoxCharlie HoehnZoetrope/UA
Dir. Phillip Borsos
1980MeatballsHorseParamount Pictures
Dir. Ivan Reitman

Feature Film.

2014The Z-Nail Gang Ted Dir. Anton Steel


2015Cul de SacPrincipal Parker (Guest)Greenstone TV Productions
2015The Making of the Mob 2: Chicago Joe Kennedy (Support)Steven David Entertainment, NY
Dir. John Ealer
2013Power Rangers Trapped Civilian (Guest)Power Rangers Productions Ltd
Dir. Various
2012Sunny Skies Mr CoveySubtext Ltd
Dir. Mike Smith
2011The Jono ProjectAndy Johnson (Support)Mediaworks
2009The Cult LukeGreat Southern Television
Dir. Peter Burger
2009This Is Not My LifeHotel ManagerGRST Ltd
2007Power Rangers: Operation OverdriveDr MedfordVillage Roadshow/KP Productions/USA
2006Amazing Extraordinary Friends 2 - 3Professor Locum (Regular Recurring )Greenstone Pictures
2004Secret Agent Man Series 2Doug PetersonGreenstone Pictures
2003Raising WaylonCraig (Support)Telefeature/USA
Dir. Sam Pilsbury
2002Mercy PeakEdward CurletteSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Randy Bradshaw
2002Spin DoctorsPierreComedia Pictures
Dir. Tony Holden
2001Superfire - Mini Series - USATim/JournalistABC TV
Dir. Steve Quale
2000Cleopatra 2525Doctor HalsonPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Andrew Merrifield
1997HerculesMyles, Ogar, Dellius, Pankos/Recurring RolePacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. M.Besley & R.Jacobson
1997House of SticksCedric McTavishSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Nicky Marshall
1997Xena Warrior PrincessPankosPacific Renaissance Pictures
1995Melody RulesJohn Hair
1995One West WaikikiAgent DixonIsambard Productions
Dir. Peter Hunt
1994High TideFrank McCarthySouth Pacific Pictures
1993FalloutJim KellySouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Chris Bailey
1993Marlin BayVince HamillSouth Pacific Pictures
1993The TommyknockersDr. EtheridgeABC/USA
Dir. John Power
1992Shortland StreetMalcolm McKaySouth Pacific Pictures
1991Sound & the SilenceSummer TainterSouth Pacific Pictures
198821 Jump Street


1998The Voyage & Other Books


2008True WestLarryPotent Pause
Dir. Paul Gittins
2003The GraduateMr BraddickAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Simon Prast
199812 Angry MenJuror No. 2Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Simon Prast
1997True WestSaul KimmerMaidment Theatre Auckland
Dir. M. Dalziel
1994Angels in AmericaProir WalterAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
1993Twelfth NightAntonioWatershed Theatre Auckland
Dir. Simon Bennet
1992The ShrewGremioWatershed Theatre Auckland
Dir. Simon Bennett


2012Power Rangers: The SeriesGrand Shogun Power Rangers Productions Limited
2008Personalised Plates - Radio
2008Power RangersRanger Productions 'Voice of Announcer'
2008Prime TV - Gladiators - Radio
2008Prime TV Antiques Roadshow - TV
2008Sky TV- TV
2006Power Rangers: Mystic Force - TVVoice of 'Styxoid 2'
2005TV Guide - TV
2004Power Rangers; Space Patrol Delta - TVVoice of 'Broodwing'
2003Canadian Club - Radio
2003Ford - TV
2003Power RangersLoop Group
2000Jack of all Trades - Cleopatra 2525 Loop Group
1995Captain Kiwi


Casting Hothouse NZ - 2014