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Will Wallace


The screen career of Will Wallace began at high school, when he almost crushed his director's chest while auditioning for a scene where his character did CPR. By 2006 the Unitec acting grad was playing a tough guy cop on border security drama Orange Roughies — which saw him nominated for an NZ Screen Award —  and had sailed for Skull Island on King Kong. But his career really heated up around 2013: after playing a detective on TV drama Harry, he joined the cast of Step Dave as a put upon husband, before acting in TV film Field Punishment No. 1 and rejoining Shortland Street, as the manipulative Glenn Rickman. 

I've either been cast as the negative character or as a police officer. Two extremes: the lawbreaker or the law keeper. But the lawbreaker is more fun. Will Wallace, in an interview with the New Zealand Woman's Weekly, 21 November 2016