Kathryn Rawlings - Johnny Bright
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    190cm
    HAIR:
    black
    EYES:
  • Johnny Bright
    BACKGROUND
    Johnny graduated from UNITEC's Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts degree with an Acting Major in 2007. He is also a founding member of the Outfit Theatre Company. He has appeared in the Screentime tele-features DEAR MURDERER and VENUS & MARS and with Auckland Theatre Company in WHO NEEDS SLEEP ANYWAY and ONCE ON CHUNUK BAIR. Outside of acting, Johnny has had extensive experience in television presenting and commentating for NZ's Horse Racing channels Trackside and TABTV.

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2020
  • BLACK HANDS
  • Detective Gregg Dunne
  • Warner Bros. NZ
  • David Stubbs
  • 2016
  • DEAR MURDERER
  • Car Dealer
  • Screentime
  • Rik Pellezzeri
  • 2014
  • VENUS AND MARS
  • DT Robbie Robinson
  • Screentime
  • John Laing
  • 2008
  • SHORTLAND STREET
  • Alistair
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2005
  • TAONGA
  • Soldier
  • Greenstone Pictures

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2007
  • MR BO
  • Dad
  • UNITEC
  • 2007
  • THANK GOD I'M AN ATHIEST
  • Linz
  • UNITEC
  • 2001
  • FREE KING
  • Soldier
  • Independent

  • PRESENTING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2008-13
  • TRACKSIDE/TAB TV
  • Commentator/Studio/On Course Presenter
  • New Zealand Racing Board

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2014
  • ONCE ON CHUNUK BAIR
  • Mac
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Ian Mune & Cameron Rhodes
  • 2008
  • ENSEMBLE PROJECT
  • Lead
  • Silo Theatre
  • Michael Hurst/Oliver Driver
  • 2008
  • WHO NEEDS SLEEP ANYWAY?
  • Young Father
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • 2007
  • SCENES FROM THE BIG PICTURE
  • Paul Foggarty
  • UNITEC
  • 2007
  • THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KING JOHN
  • Phillip, King of France
  • UNITEC
  • Jacque Drew
  • 2006
  • THE BLACK FLOWER OF JEREMIAH
  • Balthazar
  • UNITEC
  • 2005
  • DON GIOVANNI
  • Servant
  • NZ Opera


  • TRAINING
  • 2005 - 2007 Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts UNITEC
  • 2001 Trinity Speech and Drama NZ

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Full Drivers License.
  • Highly skilled commentator.
  • Intermediate skills: soccer, tennis, swimming.
  • Basic skills: Horseriding, fencing, rollerblading, ballroom dancing, singing (bass/baritone), musical theatre.
  • Accents: Standard American, English RP, Irish, Australian.