Scott Wills

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Scott Wills (born 1971) is a New Zealand actor who has starred in several films and has also appeared on television and theatre. He won twice the prize of the best actor in New Zealand film and television awards.


Scott Wills studied at Massey University in Palmerston North and completed a Bachelor of Arts in English and Media Studies in 1992. Then he attended the Toi Whakaari for two years. He had his start on television in 1997 with an appearance in the soap opera Shortland Street. The same year, he was awarded the Chapman Tripp Best Newcomer award for his role in Mojo.[1]

In 2000, he is named for New Zealand Film Award of the best actor in a supporting role for his role in the romantic comedy Hopeless. In 2001 he starred in his first major film, Stickmen, a comedy that achieved commercial success in New Zealand and for which he won the New Zealand Film Award of the best actor. He returned to television in different TV series and, in 2006, he co-starred in Perfect Creature. In 2008, he won his second New Zealand Film Award for best actor for his role in Apron Strings, a familial drama.[2] In 2009, he played the Head of Security of a mysterious cult in the TV series The Cult. In 2013, he staged his first play, Bus Stop.[3]



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  1. ^ "Creative Giants of Palmerston North". Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Scott Wills Biography". Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bus Stop". Retrieved 16 June 2013. 

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