Kathryn Rawlings - William Walker
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    169cm
    HAIR:
    brown
    EYES:
    blue
  • William Walker
    BACKGROUND
    William has spent most of his working life as an actor, director, writer and producer in Theatre, Film, Television and Video Production and has appeared in New Zealand television series SHORTLAND STREET, THE CULT and season four of WESTSIDE. William also teaches Secondary School Drama, English, and Film and Television. His training highlights include, the New Zealand Drama School, a BA in Film & Television at the Swinburne in Melbourne and a London Theatre Intensive.

  • AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
  • YEAR
  • BEST ACTOR - Evening Standard Arnold - TORCH SONG TRILOGY
  • BEST ACTOR - Evening Post BOUNCERS (Wellington)
  • BEST PRODUCTION - Wellington Critics BOUNCERS (Wellington)
  • A.B.C. Australia Day Short Film Broadcast
  • SCRIPTWRITING, Swinburne 2nd Year
  • SCRIPTWRITING, Swinburne 3rd Year
  • SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL - MUM'S XMAS
  • BEST PRODUCTION - (Downstage) Wellington Theatre Awards - GLENGARY GLEN ROSS
  • BEST PRODCUTION - (Downstage) Wellington Theatre Awards - LOVELOCK'S DREAM RUN
  • BEST SHORT FILM - Drifting Cloud Festival. Choice (Educational Health Video) - Writer & Director
  • OUTSTANDING NEW PLAYWRIGHT - Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards - TAKE ME HOME MR!
  • 1991 MELBOURNE FILM FESTIVAL - MARY AND MICHAELS HOT SEX FANTASY

  • FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 1993
  • BREAD AND ROSES (feature)
  • Preston/Laing
  • Gaylene Preston
  • 1988
  • SEND A GORILLA (Feature)
  • 1987
  • STARLIGHT HOTEL (feature)
  • 1982
  • THE SCARECROW (feature)

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2017
  • WESTIDE IV
  • Counsellor
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2010
  • STOLEN - tele-feature
  • Commodore
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Britta Johnson
  • 2009
  • THE CULT
  • Shop Keeper
  • Great Southern TV
  • Peter Burger
  • 2007
  • SHORTLAND STREET
  • Reverend Cranshaw
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2006
  • RUDE AWAKENINGS
  • RALPH
  • MF Films
  • Various
  • 2005
  • INTERROGATION
  • Dr Noone
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Murray Keane
  • 2003
  • SOUNDINGS (Doco Drama)
  • White
  • TVNZ
  • Keith Hunter
  • 1993
  • FALLOUT
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • 1993
  • SHARK IN THE PARK
  • Gibson Group
  • Various
  • 1986
  • COUNTRY GP
  • TVNZ
  • 1986
  • WAR STORIES
  • 1982
  • CLOSE TO HOME
  • TVNZ
  • Various

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2015
  • EXIT THE KING
  • King Berenger
  • Ross Gumbley
  • 2004
  • ALBERT SPIER
  • Hitler
  • Bats Theatre
  • David O'Donnell
  • 2003
  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS
  • Magwich
  • The Court Theatre
  • Cathy Downes
  • 2002
  • TAKE ME HOME MR !
  • Lead + Writer and Producer
  • The Pohutakawa Company
  • Nth Island Tour
  • 2001
  • TAKE ME HOME MR !
  • lead + Writer and Producer
  • Circa Theatre
  • 2001
  • SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME
  • Edward
  • 1988
  • JACK WINTERS DREAM
  • Live Stage Television Braodcast
  • 1988
  • AFTER THE CRASH
  • Downstage Theatre
  • 1988
  • THEATRE SPORTS
  • James Cabaret
  • 1987
  • BOUNCERS
  • Actor/Producer
  • National Tour
  • William Walker
  • 1985
  • TORCH SONG TRILOGH=Y
  • Arnold
  • Centrepoint Theatre
  • 1985
  • OUT IN THE COLD
  • Strawberry
  • Centrepoint Theatre
  • 1984
  • THE GREAT MILLIONAIRE KIDNAPP
  • Depot Theatre
  • 1984
  • THE POHUTAKAWA TREE
  • Downstage Theatre
  • 1984
  • CANT PAY? WONT PAY?
  • Downstage Theatre
  • 1984
  • THE REAL THING
  • Circa Theatre
  • 1983
  • ORDINARY NIGHTS IN WARD 10
  • Father
  • Depot Theatre
  • 1983
  • THE HANGMAN
  • Depot Theatre
  • 1983
  • THE SLIPPERY OPERA
  • Depot Theatre
  • 1983
  • STRIP
  • Depot Theatre
  • 1982
  • MARRIAGE STAKES
  • Bob
  • Depot Theatre
  • 1982
  • AMERICAN BUFFALO
  • Actor/Producer
  • Depot Theatre
  • 1981
  • AMADEUS
  • Downstage Theatre
  • 1981
  • THE ROSE
  • Downstage Theatre
  • 1981
  • THE CAMPAIGN SHOW
  • Actor/writer
  • William Walker
  • 1980
  • STAGE TRUCK - Theatre in Education
  • Downstage Theatre

  • NON-BROADCASTING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • LOVE IN A CAR - Safe Sex Council
  • THE MONDAY ACCOUNT
  • Corporate Video
  • LOAN SHARK - Corporate Video
  • RELEATIONSHIPS
  • Marriage Guidance Video
  • ASSERTIVENESS
  • Training Corporate Video
  • THE GOOD HOST - Corporate Video
  • BNZ - Corporate Video

  • DIRECTING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 1992-94
  • Artistic Director
  • Downstage Theatre
  • 1985-86
  • Artistic Director
  • Centrepoint Theatre


  • TRAINING
  • Graduate of the New Zealand Drama School.
  • Bachelor of Arts majoring in Film and Television , Swinburne, Melbourne.
  • Theatre Intensive, London.

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • BADMINTON, BOWLS, CAMERA OPERATOR, CARD DEALING, CRICKET, DIRECTING, DRIVE, FENCING, FILM AND VIDEO EDITING, GOLF, HT LICENCE, HORSE RIDING, MARTIAL ARTS, MOTORBIKE, SNOOKER, SOCCER, SOUND RECORD, SQUASH, TABLE TENNIS, TENNIS