George has extensive experience with theatre, opera, television and film providing rich and brilliant performances. He is perhaps best known for his theatre roles at the Mercury Theatre, which include King Lear, Lenin and Ugly Sister. For television he has appeared in Ray Bradbury Theatre, William Tell and most recently, the just completed series, Greenstone. For film George starred in the highly acclaimed Once Were Warriors. He has toured overseas with several NZ productions and in 1994 won the Best Theatrical Performance for his role in Jesus Christ Superstar at the Entertainer of the Year Awards. For ATC he performed in Uncle Vanya.