Peter McCauley Actor Profile



Australian, European


Hawke's Bay, New Zealand


185 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Peter has spent much of his life acting both on the stage and screen, with a career that stretches over 35 years. Having worked on both sides of the Tasman, Peter has built up a long list of television and film credits. Over the ditch he has appeared in action-adventure series The Lost World, police-drama Blue Heelers, and psychological feature film The Interview. Back home in New Zealand, Peter’s credits include roles on series such as Nothing Trivial and One Lane Bridge, as well as leading roles in feature films After the Waterfall, Netherwood and Existence.

Feature Film.

2020Together Forever TeaSir Nigel Newberry (Supporting)Screentime NZ
Dir. Josh Frizzell
2018This TownGrandpa RobertDir. David White
2014The Light Between OceansSergeant Spragg (Support)LBO Productions
2011Existence (Lead)Existence Ltd
Dir. Juliet Bergh
2010Emilie Richards - Das Geheimnis des Opals - Secret of the Opal German TelefeatureGary (Support)GFC (Germany) Limited
Dir. Thomas Hezel
2010NetherwoodDuncan (Lead)Netherwood Films Limited
Dir. Cristobal Araus Lobos
2009After the WaterfallGeorge (Lead)Paraffin Productions Ltd
Dir. Simone Horrocks
2004Perfect CreatureProfessor Leipsky (Support )Perfect Creature Productions/UK
Dir. Glenn Standring
2002The LocalsBill (Lead)Rocket Pictures
Dir. Greg Page
2001ShowtimeDir. Randa Haines
2001The OutsiderIsaiah MillerShowtime Productions
Dir. Randa Haines
1997The InterviewGeorge HudsonInterview Films
Dir. Craig Monahan
1983Pallett on the FloorSam Jamieson (Lead)Dir. Lynton Butler

Short Film.

1974A State Of SiegeDir. Vincent Ward


2021TaumanuSir Jonathan Cole (Core)Sweetshop & Green Limited
Dir. Taratoa Stappard
2019One Lane BridgeJack RyderDir. Peter Burger & Danny Mulheron
2018Brokenwood 5 Magnus Dir. Various
2018The Letter for the King GeneralDir. Alex Holmes, Charles Martin and Felix Thompson
20167 Days (History Skit)Mediaworks
2012Nothing Trivial Series 2&3Rock (Recurring Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2011Spartacus Series 2Lucius Caelius (Support)Pacific Renaissance Spartacus Ltd
2010TangiwaiBill BlairLippy Pictures Limited
Dir. Charlie Haskell
2009Legend Of The Seeker Series 2Sorcerer (Guest)Walt Disney Productions
2004Hercules - Mini seriesNestorNBC/USA
Dir. Roger Young
2004Secret Agent Man Series 2Preston BridgesGreenstone Pictures
2004Secret Life of UsMcKlintockSimpson Le Meseriur
Dir. Anna Kokkinos
2001StingersSimpson Le Meseriur
Dir. Julian McSeeney
199920,000 Leagues Under the SeaWilliam McCutcheonVillage Roadshow Productions
Dir. Rod Hardy
1998Blue HeelersLionel HughesSpinning The Yarn Productions
Dir. Fiona Banks
1998Hercules & Xena : Warrior PrincessMajor Guest Roles include Gekkus, Ajax, OdinPacific Renaissance Pictures
1998The ChosenDetective Graham (Lead/Core)Communicado Productions
1998The Lost World Series 1-3Challenger (Lead/Core)
1997Pheonix Series 2 George Hudson (Lead/Core)Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1997RoarCulannVillage Roadshow Productions
Dir. Lou Antonio
1997Tales of the South SeasWilliamVillage Roadshow Productions
Dir. Ian Gillmour
1996SnowyRecurring characterSimpson Le Meseriur
1996The Man From Snowy RiverSimpson Le Meseriur
1996Xena: Warrior Princess Series 1TalmadeusPacific Renaissance Pictures/USA
1992Ray Bradbury Theatre Series 6SheriffAtlantis Films
1991GoldMajor Recurring characterSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Chris Bailey


2019A Doll's HouseGerryDir. Kathy McCrea
2009The Pohutakawa TreeATC
Dir. Colin McColl
2006Twelfth NightAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Michael Hurst
2004GoldieLouis SteeleAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2003GhostsThe Court Theatre, Christchurch
Dir. Colin McColl
1994Falling From GraceMichael BrazinskiPlaybox Theatre/Q.T.C.
Dir. Aubrey Mellor