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Michael Eric Hurst Net Worth

Michael Eric Hurst Net Worth is
$1.4 Million

Michael Eric Hurst Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Michael Eric Hurst, ONZM (born 20 September 1957) is a 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.
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Date Of BirthSeptember 20, 1957
Place Of BirthLancashire, England, UK
Height5' 6" (1.68 m)
ProfessionActor, Director, Producer
SpouseJennifer Ward-Lealand
Star SignVirgo
#Fact
1Patron of Young Auckland Shakespeare Company (since 2013).
2A co-founder and member of the artistic board of The Actors' Program acting school, Auckland, NZ (since 2010).
3Patron of The Auckland Performing Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ (since 2003).
4Chair of the Auckland University Students' Association Outdoor Shakespeare Trust (since 2010).
5Patron of Q Theatre, Auckland.
6Named "Best Theatre Guy" in Metro magazine's annual Best of Auckland issue (December 2010) for directing and acting in Auckland Theatre Company's production of Cabaret.
7Named a New Zealand Entertainer of the Year for 2007 by the New Zealand Herald.
8Named "Best New Zealand Actor" in 2005 Metro magazine reader's poll.
9Appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit "for service to film and the theatre" in 2005
10Recipient of 2003 Laureate Award from the Arts Foundation of New Zealand.
11The eldest of three brothers
12Son, Jack Hurst, was born on January 25, 1997; son, Cameron Hurst (aka Cameron Lane Ward Hurst), was born on December 2, 1999.
13Married to noted New Zealand actress Jennifer Ward-Lealand since 1988.
14Family moved to Christchurch, New Zealand when he was 7
15Attended University of Canterbury for 1 year
16Attended Papanui High School (years F3-F7)

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
High Road2016TV Series shortThe Director
Terry Teo2016TV SeriesCornelius Jones
Auckland Daze2012-2014TV SeriesMichael
Death Walks Into a Bar2014ShortGod of War
Inorganic2012ShortBrett
Path of Exile2012Video GameEmperor Izaro (voice)
The Almighty Johnsons2012TV SeriesKvasir
Spartacus: War of the Damned2012TV SeriesRoman Messenger
Jono's New Show2010TV SeriesMichael Hurst
Bitch Slap2009Gage
Legend of the Seeker2009TV SeriesAmfortas
The Map Reader2008Alison's father
The Adventures of Voopa the Goolash2007TV SeriesMoogabi
We're Here to Help2007Rodney Hide
The Tattooist2007Crash
The Last Magic Show2007Trevor Norton
Going, Going, Gone2006TV SeriesNarrator
Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure Island2006Ferry Pilot
Maddigan's Quest2006TV SeriesMaska
Power Rangers S.P.D.2005TV SeriesSilverhead
Hold the Anchovies2004Video shortManager & Old Iraqi (voice)
Fracture2004Athol Peet
Power Rangers Ninja Storm2003TV SeriesVexacus / DJ Drummond
Shortland Street2003TV SeriesGreg Vicelich
Mataku2002TV SeriesDr. Forbes
Good Morning2002TV SeriesRiff Raff
Sunday2002TV SeriesRiff Raff
Andromeda2002TV SeriesRyan
Honey2002/IShortNic
The Man Who Has Everything2001TV MovieGeorge Allwell
Love Mussel2001TV MovieStephen Jessop
Xena: Warrior Princess1995-2001TV SeriesCharon Iolaus Nigel
Jack of All Trades2000TV SeriesCaptain Nardo da Vinci
Topp Twins III2000TV SeriesCelebrity Golfer
This Is It1999TV MovieNarrator / Host / Various historical figures
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys1995-1999TV SeriesIolaus Iolaus II The Widow Twanky ...
Duggan1999TV SeriesMichael Taylor
I'll Make You Happy1999Lou
Young Hercules1998TV SeriesCharon
Young Hercules1998VideoJeweler
A Moment Passing1998ShortJoey
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus1998VideoIolaus (voice)
Hercules & Xena: Wizards of the Screen1997ShortIolaus
Highwater1997TV MovieHugh Chance
The Bar1997Short
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur1994TV MovieIolaus
Hercules in the Underworld1994TV MovieCharon the Boatman
Hercules and the Amazon Women1994TV MovieIolaus
Typhon's People1993TV MovieConstantine
Desperate Remedies1993Willam Poyser
The Footstep Man1992Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
The Ray Bradbury Theater1990-1992TV SeriesLt. Simmons / Roger Shumway
For the Love of Mike1991TV SeriesLaurie
Shark in the Park1990TV SeriesDavid Jennings
The New Adventures of Black Beauty1990TV SeriesKurt
The Shadow Trader1989TV Mini-SeriesBob Hoyle
Heroes1984-1986TV SeriesDave Nelson
Dangerous Orphans1985Moir
Hanlon1985TV SeriesDefence Lawyer / Elliott
Death Warmed Over1984Michael Tucker
Country GP1984TV SeriesMark Sloane
Constance1984Photographer (scenes deleted)
Both Sides of the Fence1983TV SeriesGary McNabb
Daphne and Chloe1982TV MovieKevin McDermott
Casualties of Peace1982TV MoviePeter
Prisoners1981Sciano

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
800 Words2016TV Series 2 episodes
Westside2016TV Series 4 episodes
Ash vs Evil Dead2015TV Series 2 episodes
Step Dave2014-2015TV Series 5 episodes
Tatau2015TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
The Brokenwood Mysteries2014TV Series 1 episode
Spartacus: War of the Damned2010-2013TV Series 7 episodes
The Almighty Johnsons2013TV Series 2 episodes
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena2011TV Mini-Series 1 episode
Legend of the Seeker2009-2010TV Series 7 episodes
Treasure Island Kids: The Mystery of Treasure Island2006
Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure Island2006
Dark Stories 32002Video segment "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"
Love Mussel2001TV Movie
Xena: Warrior Princess1997-2001TV Series 6 episodes
Jack of All Trades2000TV Series 2 episodes
Jubilee2000
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys1996-1999TV Series 6 episodes
Amazon High1997TV Movie
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry1994Short

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spartacus: War of the Damned2012TV Series producer - 10 episodes

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Clown Story1996Short story
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry1994Short screenplay

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Campbell Live2009TV SeriesHimself
One Network News1990-2009TV SeriesHimself / Riff Raff
Rocked the Nation2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Frontseat2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
Here to Stay2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Breakfast2002-2007TV SeriesHimself
Headliners2004-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Air Force2005TV Series documentaryNarrator
Murder on the Blade?2003TV Movie documentaryDefence lawyer
Stage Challenge Grand Final 20032003TV MovieHimself
Test the Nation: The New Zealand IQ Test 20032003TV MovieHimself
Holmes2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Showstoppers2002TV SeriesHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHimself
Today Live with Susan Wood2000-2001TV SeriesHimself
Lucy Lawless: Kiwi Superstar2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Jubilee'2000Video documentaryHimself
How'd They Do That?2000TV SeriesIolaus
Celebrity Profile2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Mai Time2000TV SeriesHimself
Marae1999TV SeriesHimself
Sunday News Give Us a Clue1999TV Series
60 Minutes1999TV SeriesHimself
Squeeze1999TV SeriesHimself
Queer Nation1999TV SeriesHimself
[email protected]1999TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight1996-1997TV SeriesHimself
E! News Live1997TV SeriesHimself
Town and Country1996TV SeriesHimself
Sunday1992-1995TV SeriesHimself - interviewee / Himself
2 Newsnight1995TV SeriesHimself
New Zealand Film and Television Awards1995TV SpecialHimself
Body and Soul1994TV SeriesHimself
3.45 Live1990TV SeriesHimself
Kaleidoscope1982-1987TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Narrator
Our Big Blue Backyard2014-2016TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator / Himself - narrator
Newsworthy2015TV SeriesHimself
The Lion Queen2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Good Morning1999-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Film Reviewer
Tagata Pacifika2014TV SeriesHimself
Undercover Rescue2014TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
First at Five2014TV SeriesHimself
Seven Sharp2014TV SeriesHimself
20/202013TV SeriesHimself
Nightline2003-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Good Word2012TV SeriesHimself
U Live2012TV SeriesHimself
View from Olympus2011DocumentaryHimself (narrator) (voice)
3 News2003-2011TV SeriesHimself
Artsville2006-2011TV Series documentaryNarrator
Hidden Apartheid: A Report on Caste Discrimination2010Documentary voice
Reel Late with Kate2010TV SeriesHimself
The Jono Project2010TV SeriesHimself
Behind Bitch Slap: Building a Better B-Movie2010Video documentaryHimself
Sunrise2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
Qantas Film and Television Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
Big Night In2009TV MovieHimself
Art That Moves2009Documentary short voice

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Campbell Live2010TV SeriesIolaus
Before Stardom2002TV MovieHimself
Look Who's Famous Now 22000TV Movie
Look Who's Famous Now1999TV MovieHimself
60 Minutes1998TV SeriesLou
TV Censored Bloopers 981998TV Series
20/201996TV SeriesIolaus
Xena: Warrior Princess1996TV SeriesIolaus
2 Newsnight1994TV SeriesDave Nelson - Heroes

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1999TV AwardNew Zealand Film and TV Awards (I)Best Director - ComedyHercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)
1997TV AwardNew Zealand Film and TV Awards (I)Best Dramatic Performance in a Supporting RoleHercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995)

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