Byron Coll, born as Byron Anthony Coll, is an actor and composer, known for his work in Guns Akimbo (2019), Power Rangers Ninja Steel (2017) and Jack the Giant Slayer (2013).
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Education & Career
Byron Coll is a professional character actor working consistently in film, television and theatre since graduating from Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School in 2007.
His work includes roles in Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake - his character 'Penguin' was written for him by Jane Campion after seeing his character work as a penguin from the award-winning play Heat by Linda Chanwai-Earle.
Other credits include Warp Films multi award-winning feature Shopping by Louis Sutherland and Mark Albiston, which featured at such festivals as Sundance Film Festival and Berlinale Film Festival, Jack the Giant Slayer directed by Bryan Singer, Lippy Pictures’ television drama Tangiwai, Jean and Field Punishment No.1, Screentime's Bombshell and Gaylene Preston’s Home by Christmas featuring Martin Henderson.
His solo work in DIVE, a short film by Matthew Saville created prestigious accolades in New Zealand which has became an Oscar® accredited film for 2016.
Byron may be most recognisable as Tim, the over-enthusiastic All Blacks supporter in the award- winning Mastercard commercials featuring Richie McCaw, Ma'a Nonu, Dan Carter and Ali Williams.
His theatre work in Apollo 13: Mission Control and The Little Shop of Horrors has taken him through prestigious USA, UK, Australia and Ireland touring circuits.
He was awarded Actor of the Year at the Chapman Tripp Wellington Theatre awards for his work in Midsummer by David Greig. He is also very well known through the Auckland Theatre Scene performing many shows with The Auckland Theatre Company and has lead the New Zealand Opera with their production of The Mikado with critical acclaim.
Byron is also an accomplished musician and composer, having written scores for the Auckland Annual Theatre Awards, performed music in Live Live Cinema's Little Shop Of Horrors, and produced musical stings in the corporate sector for Versatile Garage and Buildings and MiTek NZ.
In the fall of 2020, Byron starred in Shadow In The Cloud film as Terrence Taggart.