John Sumner

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

178 cm

Age Range

61–71

Ethnicity

NZ/European

Career Highlights

Best Entertainment for 'Spin Doctors'
Auckland Film & TV Awards

Emperor (FF)
Krasnoff Foster Productions
Role: Joe Keenan Director: Peter Weebber

Strongman (docu-drama) (TVD)
A Bigger Picture Ltd.
Role: Mr Taylor Director: Gaylene Preston

Rest for the Wicked (FF)
RFTW Ltd
Role: The Mouth Director: Simon Pattison

King Kong (FF)
Universl Pictures
Role: Herb Director: Peter Jackson

Awards.

2003Best Entertainment for 'Spin Doctors'

Feature Film.

2015The Monster of Mangatiti (Support)Screentime
Dir. Ric Pellezerri
2012EmperorJoe KeenanKrasnoff Foster Productions
Dir. Peter Weebber
2010Rest for the WickedThe MouthRFTW Ltd
Dir. Simon Pattison
2009District 9EngineerWingnut Films
Dir. Neill Blomkamp
2004King KongHerbUniversl Pictures
Dir. Peter Jackson
2004Perfect Creature Howard AndersonPerfect Creature Productions
Dir. Glenn Standring
2001Whale RiderDoctorSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Niki Caro
1995The FrightenersDeputy 2Dir. Peter Jackson
1992AlexMilk ManIsambard
Dir. Megan Simpson-Huberman
1992TommyknockersMr ArdergTommyknockers Ltd
Dir. John Power

Short Film.

1992The WallDonaldDir. Diana Rowan

Television.

2016Dear MurdererPompous JPScreentime NZ Ltd
2016Pike River - Docudrama Neville RockhouseScreentime
Dir. Rupert McKenzie
2015Bombshell - The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior Harbour Master (Support)Screentime Productions Limited
Dir. Riccardo Pellizzeri
2015Power Rangers Series 22&23Santa (Guest)Power Rangers LTD
Dir. Various
2014Brokenwood MysteriesChairman (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Mark Beasley
2014Power RangersSanta (Guest)Power Rangers Season 22/23
2011Strongman (docu-drama)Mr TaylorA Bigger Picture Ltd.
Dir. Gaylene Preston
2003Secret Agent MenSpace HenchmanGreenstone Pictures
Dir. Various
2002RevalationsWaiter GoldburnCloud 9
Dir. Various
2002Shortland StreetMorrie BrownleeSouth Pacific Pictures
2001Spin DoctorsGiles O'Connor (Core Cast)Comedian Pictures
Dir. Mike Smith
1999HerculesSpenciusPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Mike Smith
1999Jack of All TradesBen FranklinPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Chris Graves
1999Street LegalSergeant SidScreenworks Ltd
Dir. Chris Bailey
1997HerculesSherrifPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Various
1997The ChosenDr. BellDir. Mike Smith
1996HerculesDomesticlesPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Various
1996Xena: Warrior PrincessLord ClaronPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Various
1995Coverstory Series 1-2Bernard Fry (Core Cast)Gibson Group
Dir. Various
1995Every Woman's DreamSenatorDream Productions
Dir. Various
1994HerculesBroteasPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Various
1994Hercules (tele-feature)Inn OwnerPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Various
1994High TideHenriStraight Throw
Dir. Various
1993Give Us a ClueFeaturedFirst Pictures Ltd
1993Marlin Bay Series 2BusinessmanSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
1992Black StallionStanwayStraight Throw
Dir. Various
1992Deep Water HavenKostasSouth Pacific Pictures
1992Homeward BoundMan In PubSouth Pacific Pictures
1992Mother TongueFeaturedUnknown Production Company
1992Shortland StreetStan ClemoSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. South Pacific Pictures
1992The Rainbow WarriorJudgeSouth Pacific Pictures

Voice.

2015Hyundai/Online/12monthsShine
2014Energy OnlineImages and Sound
2014Path of Exile: Forsaken MastersLoremaster ElreonGrinding Gear Games
2014Samsung/Prerolls/12months/NZColenso BBDO