Gareth Williams

High Priest

Gareth Williams is an award-winning actor, comedian & filmmaker. Since graduating from Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, he has received numerous accolades for his work, including Best Comedy for the LONESOME BUCKWHIPS at the Wellington Arts Festival, a nomination for the prestigious Billy T James award, a Chapman Tripp Award for his work in Indian Ink’s THE DENTIST'S CHAIR and Metro Magazine’s Newcomer of the Year for his role in the multi-award-winning APOLLO 13: MISSION CONTROL.


Gareth has worked with several leading theatre companies including Silo Theatre, Auckland Theatre Company and the Sydney Opera House. Last year, Gareth toured the united states with APOLLO 13, to critical acclaim.


Gareth is about to launch a new website for NZ short-form video called SQUIZ with film director Curtis Vowell (FANTAIL). His screen credits include: SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA, WHEN WE GO TO WAR, SEPARATION CITY, THIS IS NOT MY LIFE, BLISS, REDFERN NW, COVERBAND and multiple television appearances with THE LONESOME BUCKWHIPS for NZ International Comedy Festival Galas.

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