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Simon Prast


Actor/director Simon Prast is best-known for his stage career, and 11 years commanding the Auckland Theatre Company. Prast's screen-acting career dates back to the mid 80s, most famously for his role as rich kid Alister Redfern in beloved soap Gloss. His biggest feature role to date remains Stephen, man-at-the-crossroads in 1998 feature When Love Comes

Simon Prast is subtle, compassionate and funny, and he relishes edgy moments, which was great. He wouldn’t pull back from something — he’d push it further. Garth Maxwell, on directing Prast in the movie When Love Comes.