Dean O'Gorman Biography (1976-)

Born December 1, 1976, in Auckland, New Zealand; son of Lance (a landscape painter) and Vicky O'Gorman; brother of Brett O'Gorman (a comedian and actor).

New Zealander
Birth Details
December 1, 1976
Auckland, New Zealand

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Nurse Harry Martin, Shortland Street, TV New Zealand, 1996
  • Iolaus, Young Hercules, Fox Kids, 1998-1999
  • Episodic
  • "The Dead Man," The Ray Bradbury Theatre, 1992
  • Iloran, "The Gauntlet," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1995
  • Orion/Homer, "Athens City Academy for Performing Bards," Xena: WarriorPrincess, syndicated, 1996
  • Ruun, "Prodigal Sister," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1997
  • Young Iolaus, "Regrets ... I've Had a Few," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1997
  • Young Iolaus, "Medea Culpa," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1998
  • Young Iolaus, "Twilight," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1998
  • Darek, "The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior," The Legend of William Tell, 1998
  • Contestant, Give Us a Clue (game show), 1999
  • "A Family Affair," Big Sky, 1999
  • Fergus MacLllwaine, "Going Overboard," Duggan, TV1 (New Zealand),1999
  • Wiglaf, "Return of the Valkyrie," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 2000
  • TV1 Today Live!, TV1, 2001
  • Also appeared in the Australian series All Saints.
  • Other
  • Tony Garrett, The Rogue Stallion (also known as Wildfire),1990
  • Bobby Morrison, Raider of the South Seas, 1990
  • Jim Hawkins, Return to Treasure Island (also known as Jim Hawkins--Rueckkehr nach Treasure Island), 1996
  • Presenter, TV Guide Television Awards, 1998
  • Andrew Scott, The Chosen, 1998
  • Cliff, Fearless, 1999
  • Nat, Lawless: Beyond Justice (also known as Lawless 3), TV2(New Zealand), 2001
  • Also appeared in Money for Jam.
  • Film Appearances
  • Timothy Taylor, Bonjour Timothy, Cinar Productions/Tucker Films, 1995
  • Title role, Siren (short film), 1996
  • Deek, Doom Runners, Nickelodeon, 1997
  • Young Iolaus, Young Hercules, MCA Home Entertainment, 1998
  • Mark, When Love Comes Along (also known as When Love Comes), MF Films, 1998, Jour de Fete Films, 1999
  • Little Samurai (short film), 1999
  • Johnny, Snakeskin, Portman Entertainment, 2001
  • Ben, Toy Love (also known as Toy Love: Infidelity for Beginners), John Swimmer Productions, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Florizel, The Winter's Tale, Summer Shakespeare, Watershed Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand, 1994
  • Also appeared in a production of Suspect, Watershed Theatre.

Further Reference


    • Kena, March, 2001
    • New Zealand Herald, September, 1999
    • New Zealand TV Guide, August 4, 2000

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