Ricky Didham Pro

Actor, Extra, Model, Influencer, Photographer,… more

Otago, New Zealand
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Shine On Me

"Shine on me" by band Ancient Sage Warfare. Sung by Ricky Didham written by Shane Neiman

01Shine On Me

Physical Attributes

Height:
177 cm / 5ft 10in
Waist:
88 cm / 35 in
Weight:
87 kg / 191 lbs
Eye color:
Brown
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Black
Chest:
101 cm / 40 in
Hair length:
Short
Skin color:
White
Hair type:
Wavy

Credits & experience

2019
  • "The Peacemakers" Feature film : Lead Actor as "Private" (body only, not voice)
  • Wendy's TVC : Actor
2018
  • "Matches made" Short Film. Producer Kevin Brownlee : Lead role as "Joseph"
  • "Starlight" short film entry for 48 hours film festival : Lead role as the husband
  • Mind Over Money with Nigel Latta : As Myself
  • "Be back soon" Produced by Laurence Yee. Harmoney Trust : Lead Actor. John
  • Aritzo real estate TVC (web and youtube only) : As Customer
2017
  • "What's next" (TV Show) Ruckus Media : As myself. Interviewed for a segment in the show
  • "Finding Aroha" Maori TV : Contestant for dating show
2016
  • "First Dates" Episode 2 : Reality TV show. As myself
  • TVC : Promotion for the TV Show "First Dates". TVNZ. As myself.
2015
  • Show me shorts film festival : Presenter of Best Actor Award
  • Auckland Philharmonica Orchestra : Audience ettiquite DVD as Lead
  • Nutri Infusion TVC : Hero Male
2013
  • Housing New Zealand contractor induction DVD : Presenter
  • Air New Zealand. : Modeling for Magazines and Internet use
  • Cadbury Dream Factory : Reality TV Show. As myself.
  • Shortland Street Television series : Paid speaking role. Orthopedic Surgeon Hamish Ball. Director Oliver Driver. South Pacific Pictures
2012
  • Vodafone NZ : Customer Service Training DVD : Angry customer
  • Jack Links presents "Snackin with Sasquash" (Poker)TVC : Poker player. Paid speaking role. Director Rocky Morton Advertising Agency: Carmichael Lynch, USA
2010
  • The Erin Simpson show. Whitebait TV : As the salesman.
  • The Erin Simpson show. Whitebait TV : As pirate
2007
  • Philips Campaign : Model. Bannan Films/DDB Singapore Dir Peter Bannan
2005
  • Micobathrooms TVC : Reading man. Paid Non speaking role. Bannan Films. Dir Peter Bannan

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Springsouth


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • New Zealand
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • Indian
  • Maori

2019 "The Peacemakers" Feature Film. Lead Actor "Private". Sin Inc Films.

2019 Wendy's TVC "Baconator range" Paid speaking role

2018 "Matches made" Short film
as Joseph. Producer Kevin Brownlee

2018 "Starlight" as "The husband" Short film for 48 hours film festival. Winner of best actor for Hamilton region and nominated for Best Performer in the grand final

2015 Kiwi Living segment about coffee consumption. As myself. Producer Marcus Palmer. TVNZ

2015 Audience etiquette video for Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra. Lead character (lone audience member) Director Skot Barnett. Producer Andy Jalfon. JX Live

2015 Nutri Infusion Infomercial as Hero Male. Director Tony Johns. Producer Gareth Davies. Brand Developers Ltd

2014 Housing New Zealand contractor induction dvd. As the Presenter. Guru Digital Media

2013 Shortland Street. Credited. Paid Speaking role. Orthopedic Surgeon. Hamish Ball. South Pacific pictures.

2012 Television commercial (International) "Snackin with Sashquash "Poker" lead, Advertising Agency: Carmichael Lynch. Director Rocky Morton

2013 "Gene pool" as Tarmon. Sci Fi Film. Nightshade films. Dir Aden Shillito

2012 Audition Technique course. Tutor Andrea Keyland

2012 Beastwars "Empire" Music video as tribesman

2012 "Retail therapy" A commercial for Best Buy, made as submission to the 2010 MOFILM Barcelona competition. It was shortlisted, placing it amongst the best of the entries. From an original concept that I wrote

2012 "Adventure drive" A commercial for Chevrolet, made as submission to the 2012 MOFILM Palm Springs competition.

2011 "Angels in America" as Belize. Script ease productions. Dir David Sheard

2010 "Men in suits do bad things" Student Short film as Josh. Strang Productions. Dir Rowan Strang

2010 "Inheritance" Student Short film as physically abusive partner. Dir Nicole Caldwell

2010 "The Diary of Anne Frank" As Nazi solder. Repertory Theater. Christchurch, Dir Robert Gilbert

2010 "Journeys End" As Lance-Corporal Broughton. Repertory Theater. Christchurch. Dir Rozena Hallum

2009 "Privates on parade".As Cheng Repertory Theater. Christchurch. Dir Robert Gilbert

2009 "Box: The container for one mans life" Nebelheim Theater. Tablo

2009 "Once upon a pie" (Adaption of "Into the woods"). As Narrator New Zealand tour to 250 schools. Aranui Theater company Dir Robert Gilbert.

2009 "Hamlet the moody dame" as Queen Gertrude. New Zealand tour to 250 schools. Aranui Theater company. Dir Robert Gilbert

2008 "Beauty and the beast" as Prince Vincentio. Riccarton Players Dir Garry Thomas

2008 "Fred" as Barry. Elmwood players

2008 Nutrimedics skincare commercial as lead male (competition entry)

2008 "Peter Pan" as Lone Wolf. Repertory Theater Christchurch

2000-2002 Acting. Screen acting courses. Centerstage. Tutor Ross Mckeller

1997 Otago institute of television, theater and radio. Acting workshop

1994 6 month Acting course run by The Fortune Theater. Dunedin



Acting Awards

2018 48hour film competition.
-Winner Best Performer Award for Hamilton region
-Nominated for Best Performer in the Nationwide Grand Finals

Dunstan High school talent Quest.
Winner- Best Male Performance.
- Best performance from a group.
- Best overall Performance.

New Zealand theater federation district festival. 2009 Canterbury
Winner -First place
-Best comedy
-Excellence in Acting certificate

Dunstan High School 1996 End of year final performance. One Improvisation piece and one scripted piece.
Winner- First place

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modeling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


2015 Budweiser campaign. Hero Male. Internet use. Young and Shand Production company.

2015 Nutri Infusion Infomercial as Hero Male. Director Tony Johns. Producer Gareth Davies. Brand Developers Ltd

2013 Air NZ. Advertising agency: True. Match photographers. Photographer: Ross Brown. Producer: Kate Bridges. Television, Print and internet advertisements

2007 Philips. Bannan Films/DBB Singapore. Infotainment shoot Dir Peter Bannan
This was for an international campaign targeted at the Asian markets, my images were used as the default screen image on phones, packaging, print advertising as well as front of store videos.

Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Rapping ability

Beginner


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Metal
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Influences: Fiona Apple, Duncan Sheik, Air (french Band), Lisa Loeb, Beck, Florence And The Machines, King Crimson, Amy Winehouse, Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Anika Moa

Many Musical Theater productions spanning 16 years which included Solos

Lead singer for the Band Ancient Sage Warfare.

"Little shop of Horrors" as the Dentist. Dunstan High School Dir Ray Coats

"A tribute to Bing Crosby". Christchurch Theater Company Dir Betty Gratten

"Directors Choice". Christchurch Theater Company Dir Betty Gratten

"A date with Judy (garland)". Christchurch Theater Company. DIr Betty Gratten

"Anne get your Gun". Christchurch Theater company Dir Betty Gratten

"Cantabrian Capers 1,2 and 3". Christchurch Theater Company Dir Annette Begg

Those are just a few that I can remember the names of. Ive done about 16 of them, Most were musical variety shows which included songs from musicals as well as modern music. They were all accompanied with dance routines and many costume changes.

I studied singing for a year with "Centerstage" in Christchurch. The tutors were also teachers at the National academy of singing and dramatic art (NASDA)

I did 5 concerts a year for 5 years in a singing group called "Sing" which included Solos and dance routines. Audience numbers were about 400 each concert

TV & Reality

2019 Wendy's TVC "Baconator Burger range" Paid speaking role

2018 Mind over money, With Nigel Latta. As myself. Season 2 episode 1.Ruckus Media. TVNZ

2017 Finding Aroha. As myself. Season 2 episode 2 Maori TV

2016 First Dates. As myself. Season 1 episode 2. Warner Bros. TVNZ

2015 Kiwi living segment on Coffee. As Myself. Producer Marcus Palmer TVNZ

2015 Nutri Infusion Infomercial as Hero Male. Director Tony Johns. Producer Gareth Davies. Brand Developers Ltd

2013 Shortland Street Television series. Paid speaking role. Orthopedic Surgeon Hamish Ball. Director Oliver Driver. South Pacific Pictures

2013 Cadbury Dream Factory. Reality TV Show. As myself. Mediaworks. Season 1 Episode 3

2012 Television commercial (USA. Canada. India.) "Snackin with sashquash "Poker" featured/lead, Advertising Agency: Carmichael Lynch. Director Rocky Morton

2012 Beastwars "Empire" Music video as tribesman

2010 "The Erin Simpson Show" as Salesman. Whitebait T.V.

2010 "The Erin Simpson Show" as Pirate. Whitebait T.V.

2005 Micobathrooms TVC. Bannan Films/DDB Singapore Dir Peter Bannan Featured

Film & Stage Crew

Production & Management ability

Intermediate


Presenting

TV presenter experience

Previous paid TV presenter roles


Presenting agent

Springsouth


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • New Zealand
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • Indian
  • Maori

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