Beauty And The Beast – Vincent Keller, a military doctor who was reportedly killed while serving in Afghanistan. For mysterious reasons that have forced him to live outside of traditional society, Vincent has been in hiding for the past ten years to guard his secret – when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses.
Portrayed by Jay Ryan.
Born in New Zealand, Ryan is recognised for his portrayal of Jak Scully in the soap series Neighbours. Ryan’s other television appearances have included a guest role in Steven Spielberg’s Terra Nova, Go Girls, and in the drama Offspring. Ryan is also no stranger to theatre having appeared in numerous productions such as Anthony and Cleopatra, John Cleese – His Life, John Cleese – Seven ways, Legacy, To Skin an Ocelot, and A Streetcar Named Desire for the Auckland Theatre Company.