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Scott Wills is a graduate from Toi Whakaari, NZ National Drama School. Upon graduating he won the Best Male Newcomer Theatre award, for his portrayal of ‘Baby’ in the iconic British play 'Mojo' by Jez Butterworth. He has worked extensively in theatre since taking major roles in such iconic classics as 'Trainspotting', 'Danny & The Deep Blue Sea', Neal labute's 'The Shape of Things', 'Beautiful Losers' as the American icon Neal Cassidy, and most recently as Bob Ewell in 'To Kill a Mockingbird' for The Auckland Theatre Co. The award winning Feature Films 'Stickmen' and 'Apron Strings' brought him to prominence, the former gaining him a mention in Screen International magazine as one to watch. For both these films he won the N.Z. Film Awards gong for Best Male Actor. He has taken roles in other Features such as NZ's 'Pork Pie', Sam Raimi’s 'Boogeyman' and the International features 'Light Between The Oceans' by Derek Cianfrance and 'Perfect Creature' by Glen Standring respectively alongside actors Michael Fassbender and Dougray Scott. Scott has also worked extensively in television taking significant or series leads for both comedy and drama in 'Interrogation', the mini series 'Doves of War', 'The Cult', the Australian franchise, 'Underbelly', 'Westside', 'Dirty Laundry', 'Stolen', 'Safehouse', 'Legend of the Seeker' and most recently in the American productions of 'The Making of The Mob 2' and 'American Playboy'. 2019 has seen Scott appear in The Bad Seed as DC Gregan for SPP, The Gulf as Billy Brax for Screenworks, the highly anticipated mini series The Luminaries and the upcoming release of the Paul Murphy feature film Low Down Dirty Criminals, featuring alongside Rebecca Gibney. His passions outside the industry are swimming in which he is actively a swim instructor and scuba diving where he has gained his scuba Dive Masters.