- New Zealand
- UK English
I turned up to be an Extra for the very first time on the 13 September 2017, well the Director took one look at me and said " Any Acting experience " I said NO " the Director then said " do you want to try " I said " OK " The Director gave me my lines, one take and I nailed it, I truly loved the experience.
Getting back to who I am:
This is actually a very brief summary of who I am, and yes all of it’s the truth.
I am Retired Soldier 5 March 2014, after 15 years of service and 5 deployments...
Now I am a licensed Real Estate Agent selling luxury and prestigious Realestate on the Gold Coast and loving life,
I am available 24/7 for Film Acting/Extra work, life isn’t just about making money...
Live, Love, Laugh and Learn is my motto,
I am from a farming background, cattle, horses, sheep, grain, About 2500 acres property in Victoria,
I have worked also on Cattle stations in QLD/NSW/NT, horses, cattle, sheep, and grain. In 1992 worked on a cattle Ranch in Montana USA also with horses, cattle,grain for nine months,
1988 I started a diesel Mechanical apprentice
1988 I also participated in Droving 88, over 4000 applicants applied only 360 were chosen, I was one of the 360. Later that year 14 were chosen from the 360 to open the Stockman’s Hall of fame in Longreach QLD, I was also one of the 14. That year I met RM Williams for the second time, as I also assisted the start of that year in opening the National Trail with RM and Dan Seymour,
1992 finished Diesel Mech Apprentice
1992 Traveled to USA to work on a Cattle Ranch in Montana, as a farm hand/truck driver/horse trainer/mechanic,
During my working holiday I also traveled over 12000 miles in a 1971 Ford Lincon, some of my other adventures whilst I was in the states, where I work at the Grand Canyon as a Tour guide for Mule rides around the Grand Canyon area.
1993 I arrived back in Australia, started working as a Mechanic at a Truck company called Knights Transport, I was there 6 years, with other adventures whilst I was there,
1999 Joined the Defence Force, posted to Townsville QLD 3 CSSB, the first year I was awarded student of merit for work done,
1999 Deployed to East Timor, 4 month tour
2000/2001 Deployed to East Timor 7 1/2 month Tour, where I was awarded a soldiers medallion for leadership and for other reasons,
2002 Awarded Junior NCO at 3 CSSB
2004 Posted to 4 RAR Sydney 1 year, qualified on many weapon systems,
2005 Posted to SOCOMD Sydney/Perth can’t go into detail what I did there, deployed to Afghanistan 2006,
2007 Posted to 6RAR, Jan/April/ 4 Month tour to East Timor, Nov 07 to Jun 08,
2008 Deployed to Iraq for 9 months,
Other Quals/experience I have include;
Truck driver/Horse trainer, driving instructor/weapons instructor/physical trainer,
Qualified as a Full Licensed Realestate Agent 2016.
Civilian licenses I have are;
As above Truck HC
motor cycle open
boat, Jet ski,
Mack fleet liner
All trailer codes
Motor cycles/ ATV 4x4/ ATV 6X6
Up armored Hilux/Land cruiser
Earth moving licenses;
I passionate about film work and very willing to give anything a go.
Other interests are mining - truck driving/real estate investing/currently stocks investing, and property investment,
Stocks, real estate, Golf, Volleyball, Horse riding, camping, boating, 4x4 driving, all sports, going to the Gym, fishing, martial arts and much more.
I have a Twin Brother who has done a lot of film extra work which included; water rats, 2000 leagues with Brian Brown, Flipper, just to name a couple, etc...
I have looked into film extra work years ago with my brother however in the Defence Force I don’t get much spare time, now that I have discharged after 15 years from the Military I will be able to pursue other interests, I would be interested in doing other types of film acting and extra work and I don’t mind traveling also,
I have also traveled to;
Africa 3 months
Hawaii 1 month
China 3 months
Canada 1 month (spent some of that time bronco riding at The Calgary Rodeo)
New Zealand 1 month south Island only. I have also traveled and worked all over, QLD/NT/NSW/SA/VIC/TAS/. I was awarded another medallion for something I did whilst I was in Iraq, I was also on the front page in the Herald Sun ANZAC day football game etc, in 1988 I was in the paper allot but I have changed alot since then.
I have recently returned from a 3 month trip to China, what a beautiful country, full of amazing people.
After 15 years in the ADF I am extremely disciplined, honest, reliable and on time, I can follow directions and any orders given will be carried out as needed, More than happy to travel long distances and starting at the bottom for me isn't a problem,
I have only become a full member of Star Now on the 5 September and I have to say Star Now admin are fantastic and the Extras and Actors on here with their advice, guidance and help have been extremely professional. I am so grateful for everything everyone has done for me already.
I have just recently started my own business and I am selling Luxury Properties, Cars , Yachts and look after these properties, wow what a life, I am having the best life, funny how Life gives you a chance and the fantastic people I continue to meet are so genuine and trusting. Life is a journey embrace every day help as many people as possible and Live, Love, Laugh, and continue to Learn.
If you have any questions please message me or call me.