Michael Hurst

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 09/20/1957 (61) | Lancashire, England
Michael Eric Hurst, ONZM (born 20 September 1957) is a British-born New Zealand actor, director and writer, mostly on stage and television. He is probably best known internationally for playing Iolaus in the television programs Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and companion series Xena: Warrior Princess. Most recently, he is known for his role in directing the popular Starz series Spartacus: Blood and Sand and Ash vs Evil Dead. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Science-Fiction & Fantasy

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Awards & Nominations for Michael Hurst

Officer of The New Zealand Order of Merit

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Movies with Michael Hurst as Actor(17)

as Narrator (voice)2012 View from Olympus
as Gage2009 Bitch Slap
as Alison's father2008 The Map Reader
as Trevor Norton2007 The Last Magic Show
as Crash2007 The Tattooist
as Athol Peet2004 Fracture
as Jeweler1998 Young Hercules
as Ellis Walker1996 Project: Assassin
as Charon the Boatman1994 Hercules in the Underworld
as Willam Poyser1993 Desperate Remedies
as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec/Barman1992 The Footstep Man
as Michael Tucker1985 Death Warmed Up
as Moir1985 Dangerous Orphans

TV Shows/Series with Michael Hurst as Actor(15)

as Cornelius Jones2016 Terry Teo
as Narrator (voice)2014 Our Big Blue Backyard
as Kvasir2011 The Almighty Johnsons
as Amfortas2008 Legend of the Seeker
as Dr. Forbes2002 Mataku
as Ryan2000 Andromeda
as Vexacus (voice)1993 Power Rangers
as Roger Shumway1985 The Ray Bradbury Theater
as Lt. Simmons1985 The Ray Bradbury Theater

Movies with Michael Hurst as Crew(4)

TV Shows/Series with Michael Hurst as Crew(12)

Directing/Director2015 Ash vs Evil Dead
Directing/Director2015 Tatau
Directing/Director2015 800 Words
Directing/Director2015 Westside
Directing/Director2014 The Brokenwood Mysteries
Directing/Director2014 Step Dave
Directing/Director2011 The Almighty Johnsons
Directing/Director2010 Spartacus
Directing/Director2008 Legend of the Seeker
Directing/Director2000 Jack of All Trades
Directing/Director1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Directing/Director1995 Xena: Warrior Princess

Additional Information

Full Name: Michael Hurst
Citizenship: New Zealand
Born: Friday, 09/20 1957 (September) in Lancashire (current age: 61 years + 334 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Canterbury, Papanui High School
Spouses (current/former): Jennifer Ward-Lealand
Other names for Michael Hurst (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Michael Hurst (I)"
"Michael Eric Hurst"
"Billy Wagstaff"
"Edith Sidebottom"
Michael Hurst frequently works together with these people:
Kelson Henderson (13x, Actor)
Kevin Sorbo (12x, Actor)
Campbell Cooley (9x, Actor)
Sam Raimi (8x, Crew)
James Gaylyn (8x, Actor)
John Leigh (8x, Actor)
Robert Tapert (7x, Crew)
Bruce Campbell (6x, Actor)
Mark Beesley (6x, Crew)
Judd Lynn (6x, Crew)
Daniel Truly (5x, Crew)
Andrew Dettmann (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:75452, Added: 05/24/2018, Last updated: 08/09/2019