Stephen is a graduate of Toi Whakaari; the New Zealand Drama School. He is one of New Zealand's most experienced and prolific stage and screen actors. Stephen has also worked in Australia, including five years on the very popular show NEIGHBOURS. Along side his work in NZ he is consistently cast in leading roles for USA productions that shoot here in Aotearoa, recently cast as a series regular on ASH VS EVIL DEAD 2 and THE MAKING OF THE MOB 2.
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
1995 - CHAPMAN TRIPP THEATRE AWARD - Best Actor for "Septimus Hodge" in ARCADIA
2010 - MALE PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR - "When the Rain Stops Falling" - The Herald, The Sunday Herald & The Listener Awards
2001 - SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP
2014 - AUCKLAND THEATRE AWARD for Excellence In Performance
2011 - Primetime Emmy Awards Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Spartacus
2017- Primetime Emmy Awards Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Ash Vs. Evil Dead