It is surprising and even thrilling if we aim for something small and win which is incredible. We might have never given a thought of it, but it so happens that they meant us. Sometimes in life, we are so lucky enough to achieve great things that we never thought we could. The same thing happened to Jed Brophy. All he thought was to stick to the theater and make his living. But he couldn't deny when someone came to him and said that something more than the present is waiting for him. That might be because of mere luck, but he had to prove himself to continue there. He did it and gained accolades all through. Jed Brophy was born on October 29, 1963, in New Zealand. He had a great childhood, and he grew passion towards the theater.
After his schooling, he decided to study Drama and after four years, he graduated in 1987. Soon after his graduation, he just wants to try his hand at theater and make money out of it. But at a particular point of time in Taki Rua theater, while doing a show, the co-writer of Braindead saw him and introduced to
Peter Jackson. Soon, they have their meetings and became close friends. In the late 1980's, Jed Brophy entered the film industry. By the time he met Peter Jackson, he had appeared in a minor role in a television serial. He played the role of a Policeman in 1988 film Small War On The Edge Of
The Town. Though it didn't get any response, that was his debut appearance on the screen. Soon, he papered in the 1992 zombie film Braindead.
He took the role of Thomas Jacob "Void" Randell. This movie starred Timothy Balme and Elizabeth Moody. In his career, he also played some roles in television series and movies like Return to Treasure Island, The Enid Blyton Secret Series, The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson, etc. The relationship between Peter Jackson and Jed Brophy is never ending. Every movie which had their partnership did well at the box office. In 2001, his role as Nazgul in The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring gained many critical responses.
In 2002, he did duel roles as Sharu and Snaga in The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers. As a part of venture crew, he played a role in King Kong. Then he is also famous for his character Nori in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit Series in three consecutive years 2012, 2013, 2014. Jed Brophy is not just an actor, but also a Stunts Teacher at Toi Whakaari and Whitireia's College Of Performance Arts.