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  • Date of birth : 02/06/1971



  • Tobeck Joel


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Joel Tobeck (1971)

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Born in 1971 in Auckland, New Zealand, He is a well known actor in New Zealand and Australia with over 20 years acting experience.
He comes from an acting background, his mother Liddy Holloway was a well known theatre and TV actress in New Zealand. Tobeck attended the Auckland Performing Arts School where he trained as a dancer.


Most recently Joel Tobeck is known for his part as Tim Williams in the Australian show Tangle and as Donny, in the American show Sons of Anarchy.

In the early 1990s Joel Tobeck was the breakfast show weatherman on Auckland radio station 95bfm and, as a talented singer and guitarist, often performed with friends in bands such as The Applicators, Wide Lapels, Bard's Band, and Splitter. He was in the Darcy Clay band and appeared in the house band Tadow on the TV3 show Ice As where he was famous for his Mick Jagger impressions.

One of his first big acting breaks came when he was cast in New Zealand hospital soap opera Shortland Street in 1996 as a baddie in a wheelchair.
He followed this up with film roles in Sure To Rise, Peach and Topless Women Talk About Their Lives.
Tobeck had recurring roles in the cult TV fantasy series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess , which exposed him to American audiences and led to appearances at fan conventions in the United States.

Tobeck played the main villain Creegan in the TV Series Cleopatra 2525.

As a talented character actor he has appeared in films such as 30 Days of Night, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and in Eagle Vs Shark, also starring Jemaine Clement of Flight of the Conchords fame.


2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Performance by a Supporting Actor: for Interrogation

1999 TV Guide New Zealand TV Awards
Best Supporting Actor: for Lawless

1997 New Zealand Film & Television Awards
Best Actor: for Topless Women Talk about their Lives

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