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Peter Rowley

Actor

Peter Rowley has performed alongside many Kiwi comedy legends, including David McPhail, Jon Gadsby and Billy T James. After debuting on hit 1970s sketch show A Week of It, he joined the ensembles of McPhail and Gadsby and (in 1985) The Billy T James Show. In 1994 Rowley won equal billing alongside comedian Pio Terei on Pete and Pio, before going on to co-star in McPhail and Gadsby's Letter to Blanchy.

He has the ability to be numerous characters all rolled into one. He’s very funny. Footrot Flats creator Murray Ball on Peter Rowley

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Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy

2019, Subject - Television

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NZ On Air 30th Birthday - Billy T James

2019, Subject - Web

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Mortal Engines

2018, As: Orme Wreyland - Film

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Netherwood

2011, As: Carl - Film

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Billy T: Te Movie

2011, Subject - Film

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Russian Snark

2010, As: Neville - Film

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The Amazing Extraordinary Friends

2007, As: General Quarters - Television

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Love Mussel

2001, As: Dave Pearce (the Mayor) - Television

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Mercy Peak

2001 - 2003, As: Bruce Strick - Television

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Beyond a Joke!

1995, Subject - Television

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Billy T James - A Celebration

1995, Subject - Television

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Letter to Blanchy

1994 - 1997, As: Ray - Television

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Letter to Blanchy - A Dinner Down Under

1994, As: Ray - Television

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Letter to Blanchy - Unofficial Channels

1994, As: Ray - Television

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Pete and Pio

1994 - 1995, Presenter, Writer, As: Various roles - Television

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Letter to Blanchy - A Serious Undertaking

1994, As: Ray - Television

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Pete and Pio - Series One compilation

1994, Presenter, Writer, As: Various Characters - Television

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The Best of The Billy T James Collection

1992, Writer, As: Various roles - Television

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The Billy T James Collection - Episode Four

1992, Actor - Television

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Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

1992, As: Frank Hill - Television

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You Make the Whole World Smile

1992, Performer - Music video

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Never Say Die

1988, As: Armed police leader - Film

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Pallet on the Floor

1986, As: Henderson - Film

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Footrot Flats

1986, As: Dog - Film

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Network New Zealand

1985, Subject - Television

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Came a Hot Friday

1984, As: Barman - Film

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Savage Islands

1983, As: Louis Beck - Film

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McPhail and Gadsby - First Episode

1980, As: Various roles - Television

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A Week of It - Christmas Special

1979, As: Various roles - Television

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A Week of It - Series Two, Episode 15

1978, As: Various roles - Television

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A Week of It - First Episode

1977, Actor - Television

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A Week of It - Series One, Episode Three

1977, As: Various roles - Television

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A Week of It

1977 - 1979, As: Various roles - Television