Lew Pryme was a popular New Zealand performer, who appeared in big screen musical Don't Let it Get You and on sixties television show C'mon. After stints as a music promoter and agent, Pryme played a part in bringing the entertainment and sports worlds together as executive director of the Auckland Rugby Union - introducing cheerleaders, mascots and music entertainment to rugby fans.
I think even before I started singing I had a feeling I wanted to be in the acting field. I knew I was good enough to do it. And when you’re living in a little freezing works town of Waitara, about 1500 people, if you don’t think like that...you just finish up as another freezing worker. Lew Pryme