Tim Balme

Actor/ Writer

Tim Balme burst onto the big screen as the hapless young man fighting off zombies with lawnmowers, in Peter Jackson's Braindead. He went on to roles on TV's Mercy Peak, Shortland Street and Maddigan's Quest, alongside gigs as a writer (Outrageous Fortune) and time as Head of Development for South Pacific Pictures.

Tim had the right degree of charisma but also that volatility, the swaggering charm ... Director Stuart McKenzie on the qualities Balme brought to playing the killer in For Good

Interview

Tim Balme: An acting and writing all-rounder...

Interview, 2010

Interview

The Almighty Johnsons: A myth in the making...

Interview, 2016

The Brokenwood Mysteries

2014 - ongoing, Head Writer, Writer - Television

Step Dave - First Episode

2014, Head of Development - Television

The Brokenwood Mysteries - First Episode

2014, Script Editor, Writer - Television

Nothing Trivial

2011 - 2013, As: Jules - Television

The Almighty Johnsons

2011 - 2013, As: Mike Johnson, Writer - Television

The Almighty Johnsons - First Episode

2011, As: Mike Johnson - Television

The Tattooist

2007, As: Jake's father - Film

Tough Act - Episode Five

2005, Narrator - Television

Tough Act

2005, Narrator - Television

Maddigan's Quest

2005, As: Yves - Television

Maddigan's Quest - First Episode

2005, As: Yves - Television

Outrageous Fortune

2005 - 2010, Writer - Television

Tough Act - Episode Nine

2005, Narrator - Television

For Good

2003, As: Grant Wilson - Film

Mercy Peak - What She Least Expected

2001, As: Ken Wilder - Television

Mercy Peak

2001 - 2003, As: Ken Wilder - Television

Greenstone

1999, As: Father Michael - Television

Via Satellite

1998, As: Ken - Film

Cover Story

1995 - 1996, As: Nick Williams - Television

Jack Brown Genius

1995, As: Jack Brown - Film

Planet Man

1995, As: The Man - Short Film

The Last Tattoo

1994, As: Jim Mitchell - Film

Braindead

1992, As: Lionel Cosgrove - Film

Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

1994 - 1999, As: Greg Feeney - Television

Away Laughing

1991 - 1992, As: Various roles - Television

Away Laughing - First Episode

1991, As: Various roles - Television

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

1990, As: Barry - Television