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Tim Balme


Nationality:    New Zealander
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Literary Agent:    Playmarket Inc  

Tim studied theatre and film at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He trained as an actor at the New Zealand Drama School. He won a best actor award for his role in the Peter Jackson film "Braindead". He has appeared in "Hercules the Legendary Journies" tv series and a the rougish Greg Feeney in the long running NZ soap "Shaortland Street"

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Ballad Of Jimmy Costello

Ballad Of Jimmy Costello

Based on a true storyand set in 1960's New Zealand. Jimmy Costello grew up wild and eventually ended up getting a seven year sentence for car theft. Then he kept escaping from prison and running rings around the police and New Zealanders took him to their heart. The New Zealand Dominion called it: "a rollicking tiki tour of Kiwi kultcha."


1st Produced:
Wellington, New Zealand    1997


1st Published:
Playmarket,    -


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