Stephen Hunter was born in Wellington, New Zealand. After working on New Zealand Television, Hunter relocated to Australia, where, following several guest roles on both sides of the Tasman, he landed the part of Sharpie in the second series of the two time Logie Award winning drama Love My Way. This was closely followed in 2008 by a leading guest role on Channel 7's long running Australian medical drama All Saints. He further developed his comedic repertoire on screen in both New Zealand and Australia, including stints on Nickelodeon's The GO Show and ABC's Review with Miles Barlow. In 2009, Hunter landed a lead role in the ABC animated series CJ the DJ as the lovable Si. In addition, Hunter's resonant voice has led him to become one of Australasia's top voice actors. He most recently starred as Aussie Bill in the New Zealand WW1 movie Field Punishment No.1 and as the Dwarf Bombur in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies. Upcoming projects include the Australian/Indian feature, UNindian with Cricketing legend Brett Lee and Sci-fi, action adventure Feature Blue World Order, where Stephen will star as Madcap, along side screen legends Billy Zane, Jack Thompson and Bruce Spence. Stephen will next appear in the feature film Killing Ground directed by Damien Power and series two of Janet King as the character Felix.
Name: Stephen Hunter
Known for: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey