Michael Galvin

Actor, Writer

As Shortland Street's 'Doctor Love' Chris Warner, Michael Galvin has survived four marriages, morphine addiction, an emergency tracheotomy, unexpected triplets, and being strung up by psycho Dominic Thompson. Shortland's longest-serving actor actually left the show for five years in 1996, before returning. Acclaimed for a part-singing role in Everly Brothers play Blue Sky Boys, he has also won awards for his writing, which includes fiction and 2009 play Station to Station — Galvin starred as a rabid evangelist. His screen roles include TV series Cover Story and 1997 telemovie Highwater.

I think Shortland Street has made me a much, much better actor. No one at Shortland Street regards it as a soap, and if any actor does, then they’re in trouble, and they’ll do crappy work. Michael Galvin in Quote, Unquote, December 1996

Interview

Michael Galvin: Shortland Street’s Dr Love...

Interview, 2012

Bloopers - Shortland Street

2018, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - Past Memories

2017, Subject - Web

Michael Galvin on meeting the triplets

2017, As: Chris Warner - Web

Reid Walker and Reuben Milner on Pixie's death

2017, As: Chris Warner - Web

Shortland Street - Chris and Rachel's wedding

2014, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - Death of Sarah Potts

2014, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street cast sings 'Anchor Me' (2013 Christmas episode)

2013, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - 20th Anniversary Special

2012, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - The Ferndale Strangler finale

2008, As: Chris Warner - Television

The Devil Dared Me To

2007, As: Good Looking Actor - Film

Shortland Street - Maia and Jay’s Civil Union

2006, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - Dominic meets a fiery end

2004, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - Nick and Waverley's wedding

2002, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - Chris Warner and Victor Kahu rap

2001, As: Shiny Hero/ Doctor Chris Warner - Television

Strassman

2002, Guest - Television

Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park

2000, Performer - Television

Highwater

1997, As: Jeremy - Television

Shortland Street - 1995 Christmas episode (truck crash)

1995, As: Doctor Chris Warner - Television

Cover Story

1995 - 1996, As: Mark Churchill - Television

Shortland Street - Carmen after the truck crash

1995, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - Kirsty and Lionel's wedding

1994, As: Chris Warner - Television

The Making of Bread & Roses

1993, Narrator - Television

Shortland Street

1992 - 1996, 2001 - ongoing, As: Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - First Episode

1992, As: Doctor Chris Warner - Television

Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

1992 - ongoing, As: Doctor Chris Warner - Television

You Make the Whole World Smile

1992, Performer - Music video

Shark in the Park - Diversions (Series Two, Episode Four)

1990, As: Alistair - Television

Shark in the Park

1991, As: Alistair - Television