Biography

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 directing Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Ash vs. Evil Dead, 800 Words, and Westside.

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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 directing Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Ash vs. Evil Dead, 800 Words, and Westside.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 44

Birthday 1957-09-20

Place of Birth Lancashire, England

Official Site http://michaelhurst.co.nz/

Also Known As

  • Michael Hurst (I)
  • Michael Eric Hurst
  • Billy Wagstaff
  • Edith Sidebottom

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Mataku(1 episode) as Dr. Forbes
The New Adventures of Black Beauty(1 episode)
2016 Terry Teo(1 episode) as Cornelius Jones
2014 Our Big Blue Backyard(12 episodes) as Narrator (voice)
2012 View from Olympus as Narrator (voice)
2011 The Almighty Johnsons(3 episodes) as Kvasir
2009 Bitch Slap as Gage
2008 Legend of the Seeker(1 episode) as Amfortas
2008 The Map Reader as Alison's father
2007 The Tattooist as Crash
2007 We're Here to Help as Rodney Hide
2007 The Last Magic Show as Trevor Norton
2006 Maddigan's Quest(10 episodes)
2004 Fracture as Athol Peet
2000 Andromeda(1 episode) as Ryan
2000 Jack of All Trades(1 episode)
1999 I'll Make You Happy as Lou
1998 Young Hercules as Jeweler
1998 Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus as Ioalus
1997 Duggan(2 episodes) as Michael Taylor
1997 Hercules & Xena: Wizards of the Screen as Iolaus
1996 Project: Assassin as Ellis Walker
1995 Xena: Warrior Princess(4 episodes) as Iolaus
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys(173 episodes) as Iolaus
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys(2 episodes)
1994 Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur as Iolaus
1994 Hercules in the Underworld as Charon the Boatman
1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women as Iolaus
1993 Desperate Remedies as Willam Poyser
1993 Power Rangers(38 episodes) as Vexacus (voice)
1992 The Footstep Man as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec/Barman
1985 The Ray Bradbury Theater(1 episode) as Lt. Simmons
1985 The Ray Bradbury Theater(1 episode) as Roger Shumway
1985 Dangerous Orphans as Moir
1985 Death Warmed Up as Michael Tucker

Directing

2015 Ash vs Evil Dead(2 episodes)Director
2015 800 Words(22 episodes)Director
2015 Westside(6 episodes)Director
2015 Tatau(2 episodes)Director
2014 The Brokenwood Mysteries(1 episode)Director
2014 Step Dave(5 episodes)Director
2011 The Almighty Johnsons(2 episodes)Director
2010 Spartacus(7 episodes)Director
2008 Legend of the Seeker(7 episodes)Director
2006 Treasure Island Kids: The Mystery of Treasure IslandDirector
2006 Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure IslandDirector
2000 JubileeDirector
2000 Jack of All Trades(2 episodes)Director
1995 Xena: Warrior Princess(6 episodes)Director
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys(3 episodes)Director
1994 I'm So Lonesome I Could CryDirector

Writing

1994 I'm So Lonesome I Could CryWriter

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