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Joel Tobeck

Actor

Actor Joel Tobeck acted in a number of early titles directed by Niki Caro, including Cannes-nominated short film Sure To Rise (1994) and Caro's first feature Memory and Desire. In 1997 Tobeck won a NZ Film and TV award for Topless Women Talk About Their Lives, playing wannabe partner to Danielle Cormack's character. He re-teamed with Cormack for offbeat drama Channelling Baby, and played the bad guy in both the first Lawless telemovie (winning him another acting award) and This is Not My Life. Tobeck has also acted on American television hit Sons of Anarchy and Australian series The Doctor Blake Mysteries.

I don't have classic good looks ... but then I'd rather play the off-centre roles. I'm quite happy playing a drug addict or the bastard in the wheelchair. Joel Tobeck

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Interview

Joel Tobeck: On playing the bad guys...

Interview, 2010

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Mortal Engines

2018, As: City Driver (Bürgermeister) - Film

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Shortland Street - Past Memories

2017, Subject - Web

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McLaren

2017, As: Voice of Bruce McLaren - Film

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Hillary

2016, As: Bunny Fuchs - Television

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Westside

2016, As: Des McEwan - Television

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Agent Anna

2014, As: Grant - Television

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Siege

2012, As: Superintendent Sam Hoyle - Television

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The Hopes and Dreams of Gazza Snell

2010, As: Ron - Film

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The Pretender - Series Two, Episode One

2008, As: Selwyn - Television

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Eagle vs Shark

2007, As: Damon - Film

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Interrogation

2005, As: Ken Pringle - Television

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The Pretender

2005 - 2008, As: Selwyn - Television

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bro'Town

2009, As: Joel Tobeck - Television

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Perfect Strangers

2003, As: Bill - Film

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Mercy Peak

2001 - 2003, As: Cornell Van der Velter - Television

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Jackson's Wharf

1999 - 2000, As: Greg Smith - Television

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Channelling Baby

1999, As: Tony - Film

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Lawless

1999, As: Terry Bowers - Television

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Memory and Desire

1998, As: Nod - Film

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Share the Dream

1997, As: Bosco - Television

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Topless Women Talk about Their Lives

1997, As: Neil - Film

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Topless Women Talk about Their Lives - Episode Two

1995, As: Neil - Television

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Topless Women Talk about Their Lives - First Episode

1995, As: Neil - Television

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Peach

1995, As: Mog - Short Film

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The Call Up

1995, As: Turner - Television

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Topless Women Talk about Their Lives (Series)

1995, Neil - Television

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Old Bastards

1994, As: Waiter - Short Film

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Sure to Rise

1993, As: Parachutist - Short Film

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Shortland Street

1996, 2015 - 2016, As: Craig Develter, Jimmy Isaac - Television

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Moonrise (aka Grampire)

1992, As: McDonald's cashier - Film

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Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

1996, As: Craig Develter - Television

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The Summer the Queen Came

1992, As: Miles - Television

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1990 Commonwealth Games promo - Join Together

1989, As: Running soldier - Commercial

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Strangers - Episode One

1989, As: Ludo - Television

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Just Me and Mario

1989, As: Customer - Short Film