Richard Crouchley Actor Profile





Auckland, New Zealand


183 cm

Age Range


Also Represented in

United States of America

Career Highlights

After graduating from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School in 2019, Richard quickly established himself as one of New Zealand’s strongest young actors - leading the critically acclaimed true crime series Black Hands, as the infamous David Bain. Known for portraying complex, and challenging roles, Richard has worked consistently in both film and television ever since. As a supporting actor on productions such as Head High and a new NZ series, as well as an unreleased US film. He also has recently finished work on an upcoming feature film, of which he was the solo lead.

Feature Film.

2023Evil Dead RiseCaleb (Guest)Warner Bros
Dir. Lee Cronin
2022A MistakeRichard Whitehead (Lead)Dir. Christine Jeffs

Short Film.

2020WorkshopGregCongratulations Films
Dir. Judah Finnigan


2022Princess of ChaosLuigi Wewege (Supporting)TVNZ
Dir. Kiel McNaughton
2021Head High Season 2Steven Grimstone (Supporting)South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Tim Worrall
2020Black HandsDavid Bain (Lead)Dir. David Stubbs
2020Brokenwood Mysteries Season 7Fraser Robinson (Supporting)South Pacific Productions
Dir. Various
2020Friend to the FriendlessCallum GuyProduction Shed TV
Dir. Yvonne MacKay
2019Head HighSteven GrimstoneSouth Pacific Pictures


2019Love and InformationVarious Dir. Peter Zazzali
2018The Two Gentlemen of VeronaValentine & ThurioDir. Jacqueline Coats
2017Glass MenagerieTom WingfieldDir. Heather Timms and Erana Daniels


Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School - BA of Performing Arts - 2018, Toi Whakaari
Masterclasses in Screen, Intimacy, Chekhov, Audition Technique, Clown, Stage Combat, Devising - 2017
Trinity College London Grade 8 Speech & Drama Certificate (with Distinction 94%) - 2016