James Ashcroft

  • Actor
  • Age Range: 35 - 50
  • Height: 5' 8"/175cm
  • Location: Tauranga
  • Ethnicity: European - British, Maori
All
Summary
Feature Film
Short Film
Television
Television Movie
Theatre
Production
Training
Skills
Characteristics

Summary

AWARDS
2006 - Best Male Newcomer 'The Brilliant Fassah', Best Producer 'Yours Truly', Best Productions 'Yours Truly', Most Original Production 'Yours Truly' - Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards - New Zealand
2005 - Best Show 'Sorry I'm out, But I Can Be Booked...' - The Oddfellows International Comedy Festival Awards - New Zealand

Feature Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) Fresh Meat (Katene)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Danny Mulheron
Year
2009
Production (Role) Stan Helsing (Dead Body)
Production Company / Director Boz Productions / Dir: Bo Zenga
Year
2007
Production (Role) Kissy Kissy (Mark)
Production Company / Director Qualia Films / Dir: Alexander Greenhough | Elric Kane
Year
2006
Production (Role) Black Sheep (Prebble)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Commission / Dir: Jonathan King
Year
2005
Production (Role) Chaos (Emergency Medical Technic)
Production Company / Director Mobius International / Dir: Tony Giglio
Year
2005
Production (Role) King Kong (Soldier)
Production Company / Director Universal Pictures / Dir: Peter Jackson
Year
2004
Production (Role) Catwoman (Janitor)
Production Company / Director Warner Bros. / Dir: Pitof
Year
2004
Production (Role) Murmors (Dave)
Production Company / Director Qualia Films / Dir: Alexander Greenhough | Elric Kane
Year
2004
Production (Role) Walking Tall (Bailiff)
Production Company / Director Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Dir: Kevin Bray
Year
2001
Production (Role) For Good (News Crew)
Production Company / Director Kahukura Productions / Dir: Stuart McKenzie

Short Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2010
Production (Role) Appetite (Reuben)
Production Company / Director Dir: Alyx Duncan
Year
2006
Production (Role) Dead Letters (Soldier)
Production Company / Director Quarter Acre Pictures / Dir: Paolo Rotondo
Year
2005
Production (Role) Fish Out of Water (Yuppie)
Production Company / Director Dir: Lala Rolls

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2009
Production (Role) Paradise Cafe (Marcus)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Danny Mulheron
Year
2007
Production (Role) Eureka (Male Nurse)
Production Company / Director NBC Universal Television / Dir: Eric Laneuville
Year
2007
Production (Role) Intelligence (Agent Henry)
Production Company / Director Haddock Entertainment / Dir: Chris Haddock
Year
2007
Production (Role) Reaper (Exterminator)
Production Company / Director ABC Studios / Dir: Mike Rohl
Year
2007
Production (Role) Tin Man (Joe Bill)
Production Company / Director Imagiquest Entertainment / Dir: Nick Willing
Year
2005 - 2006
Production (Role) Battlestar Galactica (Security Officer)
Production Company / Director British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) / Dir: James Head
Year
2006
Production (Role) The Insiders Guide to Love (Dr. Paul)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Yvonne McKay | Brendan Donovan
Year
2006
Production (Role) Three Moons Over Milford (Townsperson)
Production Company / Director Touchstone Television / Dir: James Frawley
Year
2005
Production (Role) Outrageous Fortune (WINZ Guy)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Simon Bennett | Britta Johnstone
Year
2005
Production (Role) Supernatural (Coroner)
Production Company / Director Warner Bros. Television / Dir: Bradford May
Year
2005
Production (Role) The Mountain (Canadian Border Agent)
Production Company / Director Warner Bros. Television / Dir: Harry Winer
Year
2003 - 2004
Production (Role) Dead Like Me (Ted | Phil)
Production Company / Director MGM Television / Dir: Robert Duncan McNeill
Year
2004
Production (Role) Stargate SG-1 (Amra Delegate)
Production Company / Director Double Secret Productions / Dir: Peter F. Woeste
Year
2003
Production (Role) John Doe (Patient)
Production Company / Director Fox Television Studios / Dir: Paul Shapiro
Year
2002
Production (Role) Taken (Deputy)
Production Company / Director DreamWorks Television / Dir: Bryan Spicer
Year
2002
Production (Role) The Strip (Maitre'd)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Peter Burger | Danny Mulheron
Year
2000
Production (Role) Clare (Court Reporter)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Yvonne Mackay
Year
1995
Production (Role) Mirror, Mirror (Tama Williams)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: John Banas

Television Movie

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) Nancy Wake (Antoine)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Mike Smith
Year
2007
Production (Role) Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness (Bailiff)
Production Company / Director BPI-Road Productions / Dir: John Kent Harrison
Year
2003
Production (Role) Phenomenon II (Sheriff Aaron)
Production Company / Director American Broadcasting Company (ABC) / Dir: Ken Olin

Theatre

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2007
Production (Role) Two Brothers (Hazeem Al Ayad)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Bruce Phillips
Year
2006
Production (Role) The Brilliant Fassah (Laughton | Lead)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Tim Spite
Year
2006
Production (Role) Yours Truly (Walter Sickert | Lead)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: David O'Donnell
Year
2005
Production (Role) Fallow (Evan)
Production Company / Director Gryphon Theatre / Dir: Hone Kouka
Year
2005
Production (Role) Guantanamo (Bisher / Mr Ahmed)
Production Company / Director Centrepoint Theatre / Dir: Simon Ferry
Year
2005
Production (Role) Sorry I'm Out But I Can Be Booked (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: Andrew Foster
Year
2003
Production (Role) Quills (Marquis de Sade)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: Karen Lamb
Year
2003
Production (Role) Troilus & Cressida (Pandarus)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: Annie Ruth | Rangimoana Taylor
Year
2002
Production (Role) Hollywood Combo (Curt Diamond)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: Bill Guest
Year
2002
Production (Role) King Baabu (Colonel Shooki)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: Nina Nawalowalo
Year
2002
Production (Role) Mother Courage (Ensemble)
Production Company / Director Ta Whaea / Dir: Miranda Harcourt
Year
2000
Production (Role) Hark (Murmur)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: Dra Mackay
Year
2000
Production (Role) No Pogs, No Patches (Ensemble)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: Paula van Beek

Production

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Coming Home in the Dark | Feature Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2018
Production (Role) The Watercooler | Television (Director)
Production Company / Director Breakdown Productions / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) Calliope Bay | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) Marching | Short Film (Writer | Director | Prod)
Production Company / Director Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) PIGS | Short Film (Writer | Director | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) Tell Me You Love Me | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) Jigsaw | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) Let Down Your Hair | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) The Mavens | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) The Usher | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) Little Criminals | Television Movie (Producer)
Production Company / Director White Balance Pictures / Dir: David White

AWARDS
2006 - Best Male Newcomer 'The Brilliant Fassah', Best Producer 'Yours Truly', Best Productions 'Yours Truly', Most Original Production 'Yours Truly' - Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards - New Zealand
2005 - Best Show 'Sorry I'm out, But I Can Be Booked...' - The Oddfellows International Comedy Festival Awards - New Zealand

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2012
Production (Role) Fresh Meat (Katene)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Danny Mulheron
Year
2009
Production (Role) Stan Helsing (Dead Body)
Production Company / Director Boz Productions / Dir: Bo Zenga
Year
2007
Production (Role) Kissy Kissy (Mark)
Production Company / Director Qualia Films / Dir: Alexander Greenhough | Elric Kane
Year
2006
Production (Role) Black Sheep (Prebble)
Production Company / Director New Zealand Film Commission / Dir: Jonathan King
Year
2005
Production (Role) Chaos (Emergency Medical Technic)
Production Company / Director Mobius International / Dir: Tony Giglio
Year
2005
Production (Role) King Kong (Soldier)
Production Company / Director Universal Pictures / Dir: Peter Jackson
Year
2004
Production (Role) Catwoman (Janitor)
Production Company / Director Warner Bros. / Dir: Pitof
Year
2004
Production (Role) Murmors (Dave)
Production Company / Director Qualia Films / Dir: Alexander Greenhough | Elric Kane
Year
2004
Production (Role) Walking Tall (Bailiff)
Production Company / Director Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Dir: Kevin Bray
Year
2001
Production (Role) For Good (News Crew)
Production Company / Director Kahukura Productions / Dir: Stuart McKenzie
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2010
Production (Role) Appetite (Reuben)
Production Company / Director Dir: Alyx Duncan
Year
2006
Production (Role) Dead Letters (Soldier)
Production Company / Director Quarter Acre Pictures / Dir: Paolo Rotondo
Year
2005
Production (Role) Fish Out of Water (Yuppie)
Production Company / Director Dir: Lala Rolls
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2009
Production (Role) Paradise Cafe (Marcus)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Danny Mulheron
Year
2007
Production (Role) Eureka (Male Nurse)
Production Company / Director NBC Universal Television / Dir: Eric Laneuville
Year
2007
Production (Role) Intelligence (Agent Henry)
Production Company / Director Haddock Entertainment / Dir: Chris Haddock
Year
2007
Production (Role) Reaper (Exterminator)
Production Company / Director ABC Studios / Dir: Mike Rohl
Year
2007
Production (Role) Tin Man (Joe Bill)
Production Company / Director Imagiquest Entertainment / Dir: Nick Willing
Year
2005 - 2006
Production (Role) Battlestar Galactica (Security Officer)
Production Company / Director British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) / Dir: James Head
Year
2006
Production (Role) The Insiders Guide to Love (Dr. Paul)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Yvonne McKay | Brendan Donovan
Year
2006
Production (Role) Three Moons Over Milford (Townsperson)
Production Company / Director Touchstone Television / Dir: James Frawley
Year
2005
Production (Role) Outrageous Fortune (WINZ Guy)
Production Company / Director South Pacific Pictures / Dir: Simon Bennett | Britta Johnstone
Year
2005
Production (Role) Supernatural (Coroner)
Production Company / Director Warner Bros. Television / Dir: Bradford May
Year
2005
Production (Role) The Mountain (Canadian Border Agent)
Production Company / Director Warner Bros. Television / Dir: Harry Winer
Year
2003 - 2004
Production (Role) Dead Like Me (Ted | Phil)
Production Company / Director MGM Television / Dir: Robert Duncan McNeill
Year
2004
Production (Role) Stargate SG-1 (Amra Delegate)
Production Company / Director Double Secret Productions / Dir: Peter F. Woeste
Year
2003
Production (Role) John Doe (Patient)
Production Company / Director Fox Television Studios / Dir: Paul Shapiro
Year
2002
Production (Role) Taken (Deputy)
Production Company / Director DreamWorks Television / Dir: Bryan Spicer
Year
2002
Production (Role) The Strip (Maitre'd)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Peter Burger | Danny Mulheron
Year
2000
Production (Role) Clare (Court Reporter)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Yvonne Mackay
Year
1995
Production (Role) Mirror, Mirror (Tama Williams)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: John Banas
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) Nancy Wake (Antoine)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Mike Smith
Year
2007
Production (Role) Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness (Bailiff)
Production Company / Director BPI-Road Productions / Dir: John Kent Harrison
Year
2003
Production (Role) Phenomenon II (Sheriff Aaron)
Production Company / Director American Broadcasting Company (ABC) / Dir: Ken Olin
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2007
Production (Role) Two Brothers (Hazeem Al Ayad)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Bruce Phillips
Year
2006
Production (Role) The Brilliant Fassah (Laughton | Lead)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Tim Spite
Year
2006
Production (Role) Yours Truly (Walter Sickert | Lead)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: David O'Donnell
Year
2005
Production (Role) Fallow (Evan)
Production Company / Director Gryphon Theatre / Dir: Hone Kouka
Year
2005
Production (Role) Guantanamo (Bisher / Mr Ahmed)
Production Company / Director Centrepoint Theatre / Dir: Simon Ferry
Year
2005
Production (Role) Sorry I'm Out But I Can Be Booked (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: Andrew Foster
Year
2003
Production (Role) Quills (Marquis de Sade)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: Karen Lamb
Year
2003
Production (Role) Troilus & Cressida (Pandarus)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: Annie Ruth | Rangimoana Taylor
Year
2002
Production (Role) Hollywood Combo (Curt Diamond)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: Bill Guest
Year
2002
Production (Role) King Baabu (Colonel Shooki)
Production Company / Director Te Whaea / Dir: Nina Nawalowalo
Year
2002
Production (Role) Mother Courage (Ensemble)
Production Company / Director Ta Whaea / Dir: Miranda Harcourt
Year
2000
Production (Role) Hark (Murmur)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: Dra Mackay
Year
2000
Production (Role) No Pogs, No Patches (Ensemble)
Production Company / Director BATS Theatre / Dir: Paula van Beek
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2020
Production (Role) Coming Home in the Dark | Feature Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2018
Production (Role) The Watercooler | Television (Director)
Production Company / Director Breakdown Productions / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) Calliope Bay | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) Marching | Short Film (Writer | Director | Prod)
Production Company / Director Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) PIGS | Short Film (Writer | Director | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2016
Production (Role) Tell Me You Love Me | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) Jigsaw | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) Let Down Your Hair | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) The Mavens | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) The Usher | Short Film (Director | Writer | Prod)
Production Company / Director Light in the Dark / Dir: James Ashcroft
Year
2015
Production (Role) Little Criminals | Television Movie (Producer)
Production Company / Director White Balance Pictures / Dir: David White
Training:

Bachelor of Performing Arts - Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School | Internship - The Performance Garage - The Wooster Group - New York | Bachelor of Arts (Theatre, Film & English) - Victoria University - New Zealand

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-Standard, English-Standard, New Zealand*

Languages:
(* = native/fluent)

English

Performance:

ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Dubbing, Radio Drama, Voice Over

Height:
5' 8"/175cm
Eye Colour:
Brown
Hair Colour:
Black,Grey
Hair Length:
Bald