Gary Stalker

Gary Stalker is an actor, producer and playwright.

Gary came to prominence in Gaylene Preston’s first film 'Mr Wrong' before going on to join the core cast in 'Country GP' and 'Open House'. He moved to Australia in 1986 where he appeared in films 'Grievous Bodily Harm' with Bruno Lawrence and 'The Lighthorsemen'. In 1987 he formed the Walkers & Talkers Theatre Company with fellow expats Lani Tupu, May Lloyd and Mary Regan, before appearing in numerous TV shows throughout the 80s 90s and early 2000s. Gary returned to NZ in 2005, teaming up with Paul Gittins to produce and act in Freak Winds by Marshall Napier at the Herald Theatre and later in 2008 in Finding Murdoch by Margot McRae.

Recently he has been producing television ads and promos for his production company Afterglow Films.

In 2015 Gary wrote and produced his first play Loving Kurt Vonnegut presented at The Basement Theatre. He has since gone on to write The Art of Revenge and Ghost Trees which premiered at the Going West Festival in 2019.