Friday 06 June 2014 18:01.
Joel Tobeck plays GREGGO
Joel Tobeck’s HOPE & WIRE character Greggo is a property developer who leaps out of bed, rushes to his car and drives naked through the earthquake-ravaged streets to check on his properties after the first earthquake. Writer/director Gaylene Preston says this incident is based on a true story.
Joel Tobeck has an international career in television and film, which includes US series Sons of Anarchy, Spartacus: War of the Damned, City Homicide and Hawaii Five-O, Without A Trace, Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules, Young Hercules and Cleopatra 2525; Australian series Tangle, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, The Doctor Blake Mysteries and 30 Seconds. His NZ television drama work includes Siege, Underbelly NZ: Land of the Long Green Cloud, This is Not My Life, Lawless, Interrogation and Mercy Peak.
His feature films include the critically acclaimed Little Fish, Eagle vs Shark, Memory & Desire and Perfect Strangers. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 30 Days of Night, The Water Horse, Mee-Shee: The Water Giant, Hopes and Dreams of Gazza Snell and Topless Women Talk About Their Lives, for which he won a New Zealand Film Awards best actor award.