George Henare

Sir Toby Belch

2006 marks George Henare’s 41st year in the business of stage, screen, TV and recording. For Auckland Theatre
Company George has performed in Goldie, Julius Caesar, Wind in the Willows, Cabaret and Into the Woods. Other
theatre experience includes: Haruru Mai, Purapurawhetu (which toured New Zealand twice as well as Canada and
Greece) and Jesus Christ Superstar - for which he won a Best Theatrical Performance Award at The Entertainer of
the Year Awards in 2002. George was named Best Actor at the 2000 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards for
his role in Nga Tohu - Signatures. Other television experience includes: Greenstone, Hercules and Xena. His film
credits include: Crooked Earth, Once Were Warriors, Silent One and Rapa Nui. He has also been honoured with an
OBE for services to theatre. George is a proud member of Actors Equity.