Lydia Peckham Actor Profile





Auckland, New Zealand


165 cm

Age Range


Also Represented in

United States of America

Career Highlights

Lydia Peckham is a multi-faceted and incredibly talented performer. She recently wrapped filming as one of the leading roles in Twentieth Century Fox’s Kingdom of The Planet of The Apes, directed by Wes Ball. She could most recently be seen in the Netflix US series Cowboy Bebop, and prior to that, the Apple TV series Mr. Corman. Lydia is constantly writing, directing, and filming her own work which can be found online. She recently premiered her solo show 'Explore The Brain' which received outstanding reviews and sold out audiences. Other credits include a lead role in Chinese/New Zealand co-production feature film 'Only Cloud Knows' with Chinese mega director Xaiogang Feng, 'Shortland Street', 'The Wonder' and 'True Love'.


2016Museum Hotel Scholarship Award - Scholarship
2013Selection for the Young Shakespeare Company
2012Best Comic Actor
2012Best Student Director
2012Best Understanding of the Text

Feature Film.

2022Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apesunannounced (Lead )20th Century
Dir. Wes Ball
2019Only Cloud KnowsMelinda (Lead)Dir. Feng Xiaogang
2017Hibiscus and RuthlessCassieDir. SQS Vaiaoga-Ioasa

Short Film.

2020LottieLottie Creative Light
Dir. Hamish Storey

Short Film.

2019Going to be WonderfulLottie (Lead)Dir. Hamish Storey
2018Raspberry and CokeNina (Lead)Casey Zilbert
Dir. Francesca Sewell
2018VirgoAndy (Lead)Adelaide Helena
Dir. Adelaide McDougall
2016Dance of the Lonely BirdsLucyDir. Ana Chaya Scotney
2016MarchingLydiaDir. James Ashcroft


2021Mr. CormanBeauty Influencer (Guest)Apple TV
Dir. Aurora Guerrero
2021Shortland StreetHayley Grimshaw (Guest)South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Various
2021SISLizzie the Makeup Artist (Guest)SIS the Show Limited
Dir. Hanelle Harris
2020Cowboy BepopKaterina (Supporting )Netflix
Dir. Alex Garcia Lopez
2016Why Does Love ?JackieDir. Danny Mulheron


2018Uneasy Dreams and Other ThingsSam (Lead)Circa Theatre
Dir. Sara Brodie
2016Hotel EuropaMama, Social Worker, DrifterDir. Anna Marbrook
2015M.A.VNatasha FrongToi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School
Dir. Aaron Cortesi
2015Mother CourageYvetteToi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School
Dir. Annie Ruth
2013Midsummer's Night Dream TitaniaGlobe Theatre
Dir. Timothy Walker
2013Romeo and Juliet JulietNelson Theatre
Dir. Luke Walton
2013Tempest Ferdinand & ArielDir. Stuart Devenie (MNZM)


2017Ash Vs Evil Dead Loop GroupLoop Group
2017God of Ruin TrailerRana
2017Path of ExileNessa (Character)
2017SKY GoT arrival Announcement - Radio Voice 2 of 3 (VO)DDB


Barefoot Casting Audition Workshop - 2017
Self-tape Master class with Tandi Wright - 2017
3 x Workshop Screen: Two Week Workshops - 2014, Tutors - Miranda Harcourt, Brita Mcveigh, Marcus Graham.
Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School. Bachelor of Performing Arts - 2014, Acting Tutors - Vaughan, Heather, Jonty, Chris, Aron
Member of the NZYSC - Three week training at Globe Theatre, London. - 2013