Joel Tobeck

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Joel Tobeck (born 2 June 1971 in Auckland, New Zealand) is an actor known for his roles in the television series Tangle, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Xena Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and Young Hercules and Sons of Anarchy.[1][2] In 2016 Tobeck began performing as the demon Baal on the show Ash vs Evil Dead.[3]

Tobeck currently lives in Cambridge with his partner Yvette, with whom he has three children.[4] He is the grandson of former Labour Party minister Phil Holloway.



Year Film Role Notes
1992 The Summer the Queen Came Miles Film
1993 Sure to Rise Parachutist Short film
1994 Old Bastards Waiter Short film
1999 Channelling Baby Tony Film
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Guritz Film
2005 Little Fish Moss Film
2005 Stealth Black Ops Leader Film
2006 A.K.A Unknown TV movie
2006 The Silence Ross Moss TV movie
2007 Eagle vs Shark Damon Film
2007 Ghost Rider Redneck Film
2007 30 Days of Night Doug Hertz Film
2007 The Water Horse Sgt. Walker Film
2009 Accidents Happen Ray Conway Film
2010 Feud Lindsay Ferguson Film (short)
2010 The Hopes & Dreams of Gazza Snell Ron Film
2011 Sleeping Beauty Businessman Film
2015 Venus And Mars Ross Grantham Film
2018 Mortal Engines Burgermeister Film

Television series[edit]

Year TV series Role Notes
1996 Shortland Street Craig Develter Guest role[4]
1996–1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Strife and Deimos Recurring character[5]
1998–1999 Young Hercules Strife and Deimos Recurring character
2000–2001 Cleopatra 2525 Creegan Recurring character
2000–2001 Xena: Warrior Princess Strife and Deimos Recurring character
2003 Power Rangers Ninja Storm Footzilla & Slob Goblin (voices) 2 episodes
2004 Power Rangers Dino Thunder Jupitor (voice) Episode "A Ranger Exclusive"
2005 Interrogation Unknown S01E09 – "Family Matters"
2007 Without a Trace Jeff Henry S05E19 – "At Rest"
2009 30 Seconds Martin Manning Main character
2009–2012 Tangle Tim Williams Main character
2010 This Is Not My Life Richard Foster Main character
2010 Hawaii Five-0 Kurt Miller S01E11 – "Palekaiko"
2010 Sons of Anarchy Donny Recurring character
2010 City Homicide Richard McCallister Recurring character
2011 Underbelly NZ: Land of the Long Green Cloud Gary Majors Recurring character
2012 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries ("Blood and Circuses" episode) Snr Sgt Grossmith Guest role
2012 Power Rangers Samurai Duplicator (voice) episode "Runaway Spike"
2013-2014 Power Rangers Megaforce Yuffo & Gorgax (voices) 2 episodes
2013 Spartacus: War of the Damned Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus Cameo
2013 The Doctor Blake Mysteries Chief Supt Matthew Lawson Main character
2015–2016 Shortland Street Jimmy Isaac Recurring
2016 Ash vs. Evil Dead Baal Recurring[6]
2018 Harrow Tom Pimfold S01E10 – "Mens Rea"


  1. ^ "Joel Tobeck and The Doctor Blake Mysteries". Retrieved 31 October 2016 – via Yahoo New Zealand.
  2. ^ Perrott, Alan (11 July 2011). "Joel Tobeck's act of faith". New Zealand Herald. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Ash Vs. Evil Dead gets ugly real fast in the slammer". 30 October 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2016 – via The AV Club.
  4. ^ a b Nealon, Sarah. "Joel Tobeck: Shortland Street's Daddy Cool". Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  5. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2002). Crime Fighting Heroes of Television: Over 10,000 Facts from 151 Shows, 1949–2001. McFarland. p. 54. ISBN 0-7864-1395-6. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  6. ^ Moore, Debi. "First Look at Baal from Ash vs. Evil Dead Season 2". Dread Central. Retrieved 31 October 2016.

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