Dr. Joel Goran
Gillies is best-known for his role in the hit series "The Vampire Diaries." He starred in, wrote and directed the film "Broken Kingdom," and was also the lead in the independent film "The Sensation of Sight." He starred in the Roland Joffe film "Captivity," and was seen in several parts of the Steven Spielberg mini-series "Into the West." Gillies' film credits include "Bride & Prejudice" as well as "Spider-Man II," in which he played the role of John Jameson. His stage credits include "The Godboy," for which he won a Chapman-Tripp Theatre Award for Best Actor for his role as Jimmy Sullivan. His other credits include "The Lower Depths," "Anthony and Cleopatra," "PlayLunch," "Julius Caesar" and "The Judas Kiss." Gillies has also written and directed his own play, "Maybe," which was performed at the Unitec Theatre in New Zealand.