Lucy Wigmore Actor Profile





Auckland, New Zealand


175 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Lucy Wigmore is an experienced screen and stage actor/writer/director, who has appeared in numerous productions across New Zealand and Australia. After graduating from Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, she spent many years working extensively in theatre, including playing the lead role in a successful touring production of THE WOMEN. Other highlights include developing a solo show, SALON 71, and playing Helena in LOOK BACK IN ANGER, directed by Miranda Harcourt. In 2007, she joined the core cast of long-running New Zealand drama SHORTLAND STREET as Dr. Justine Jones, who she played for three consecutive years.

She also spent a few years living in London, where she interned at Out of Joint Theatre Company (with Max Stafford-Clark) and at Trademark Films (with Cleone Clarke and David Parfitt). Alongside that, she continued performing on stage, including playing Rosalind in AS YOU LIKE IT and began her filmmaking career.

Moving to Sydney, she worked with celebrated director, Sarah Goodes at Belvoir St Theatre, before landing a core cast role in cult Australian series, UNDERBELLY: RAZOR as Detective Lillian Armfield. She also starred in LOVE CHILD as Carol Figgins. Since returning to New Zealand to raise her family, she has had guest roles in WESTSIDE, THE BAD SEED and THE BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES. Most recently, Lucy starred in breakout comedy, GOOD GRIEF and Netflix Films, FALLING INN LOVE & CHOOSE LOVE.

She is also a writer/director/producer who has worked on various projects including: short films (Stationery, Sign Language, Reunited), a music video for Gin Wigmore (Willing To Die), theatre (Salon 71, Cat & Mouse), an award winning road safety commercial that went viral (Embrace Life) alongside other short form content. She is currently developing two feature films and writing for NZ television series, Shortland Street. Attached is her Director’s bio in addition to her acting materials.

Feature Film.

2022Choose LoveSusan (Guest)Netflix
Dir. Stuart McDonald
2021The LandLorettaDir. Ingvar Kenne
2019Falling Inn LoveOlive FlygerNetflix
Dir. Roger Kumble
2008The Last Magic ShowMargotDir. Andy Conlan
2002For GoodReporterDir. Stuart McKenzie

Short Film.

2018A HoleSusanDir. James Solomon
2015InterloaferHarper HarrisonDir. Aidee Walker
2014StationeryCelineDir. Lucy Wigmore
2012Green and...GlamorousSuzy FaraseeDir. Lucy Wigmore
2009The WarningAlex PuddleDir. Cristobal Araus Lobas
2008Ash & LibbyAshDir. Mark Prebble
2005The Adventures of SpectacularmanFemale Sidekick (lead)Dir. Mark Prebble
2003Spring FlamesGwen Madden (lead)Dir. Aileen O'Sullivan
2001In ControlSarahDir. Daniel Webbie
2001Real Real GoneMaryDir. Matt Thomas
2000Recycled Real EstateJackieDir. Korin Unka


2020The Brokenwood Mysteries Season 7Petra Conway (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Geoff Cawthorn
2019The Brokenwood Mysteries Season 6Petra Conway (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Aidee Walker, Oliver Driver
2018The Bad SeedPaulaSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Helena Brooks, Mike Smith, Caroline Bell-Booth
2018Third Term - PilotBridgetDir. Michael Beran
2018WestsideShona StirlingDir. Michael Hurst
2013Love ChildCarol Figgins Dir. Shirley Barrett
2012Tricky BusinessHarriet LansingDir. Karl Zwicky
2011Underbelly: RazorLillian Armfield (Core Cast)Dir. Shawn Seet, Cherie Nowlan, Mat King, Tony Tilse, David Caesar
2009Shortland StreetJustine Jones (Core Cast)South Pacific Pictures
2008Shortland StreetJustine Jones (Core Cast)South Pacific Pictures
2007Shortland StreetJustine Jones (Core Cast)South Pacific Pictures
2006Eating Media LunchJosephine SmytheDir. Lee Baker
2006Orange RoughiesMarlene CrawfordDir. Chris Bailey
2006RevelationsLucyDir. Geoff Husson
2006Shortland StreetJustine Jones (Core Cast)South Pacific Pictures


2022Dinner HelenaGary Henderson Studio Season
Dir. Vanessa Byrnes
2022The Disconnect JuneGary Henderson Studio Season
Dir. Vanessa Byrnes
2012THE SPLINTER (Play Development Workshop)Sydney Theatre Company
Dir. Sarah Goodes
2011The Sweetest ThingBellaBelvoir St Theatre
Dir. Sarah Goodes
2009A Simple ProcedureLex / Wendy / TroyDir. Thomas Sainsbury
2009As You Like ItRosalindDir. Roanna Dalziel
2008The Night Before ChristmasKrissyDir. Thomas Sainsbury
2006Look Back in AngerHelenaDir. Miranda Harcourt
2006Salon 71Lead (solo show)Dir. Ben Crowder
2005The WomenMary HainesDir. Katie Wolfe
2004Cloud 9Maud / BettyDir. Edwin Wright
2004DisgraceActor 2Dir. Paul Gittens
2003Middle Age SpreadJudyDir. Jonathan Hendry
2003OthelloBiancaDir. Alison Quigan
2002One Flew over the Cuckoos NestNurse FlynnDir. Andrew Foster
2002Queen LeahBurgundy / Gloucester's ServantDir. Simon Bennett
2002RoadCarol / ValerieDir. Larry Rew
2001Orpheus DescendingSister TempleDir. Miranda Harcourt

Web Series.

2020Good GriefLouise (Guest)Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions Ltd
Dir. Kiel McNaughton
2017Women's Gym - PilotKatDir. Thomas Sainsbury
2016JAFA - PilotRachelDir. Lucy Wigmore


Casting Intensive Workship with Anousha Zarkesh - 2024
Casting Intensive Workshop with Christy Faison and Jami Rudofsky - 2023
Directors Masterclass with Jocelyn Moorhouse - 2023
Directing Kids with Miranda Harcourt - 2022
Writing for Actors with Chris Corbett - 2022
DEGANZ Directing for Tone Workshop with Rob Sarkies - 2021
DEGANZ Directors Toolkit with Peter Burger - 2021
Writing Workshop with Brita McVeigh - 2017
Casting Hothouse with Nikki Barrett, Tom Sweeney, Stu Turner, Kerry Barden, Marisa Ross, and Matt Skrobalak - 2015
Robert McKee Story, Screenwriting - 2011
Australian Film and Television School (AFTRS), Visualising Story for Directors - 2010
London Film Academy, Certificate in Filmmaking - 2009
The Script Factory, Screenwriting Foundation - 2003
Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, BA Performing Arts Acting - 2002
Mountview School for the Performing Arts, Foundation Course in Acting - 1998
ESC, Rennes, France, BA (Hons) International Business - 1997
AUT, Bachelor of Business Advertising/International Business - 1996