He has appeared in numerous television shows including Shortland Street, Gloss and Homeward Bound. He has also appeared in several movies including Heavenly Creatures. Peter Elliott also has a strong & long-standing career on stage, performing for over 23 years. He covers the range from Shakespear to pantomime, and works frequently with notable directors such as Simon Prast.
He was also the corporate voice for New Zealand's leading talk radio station Newstalk ZB up until 2011.
Elliott was nominated for 'Best Actor' playing the scheming character Rex Redfern. Gloss was a seminal NZ drama/ soap opera, one of the first local productions to achieve NZ-wide fame & audience. He also won a Qantas award for 2009 telemovie Until Proven Innocent, and was also nominated Best Presenter at the TV Guide Television Awards 2002 for Captain's Log.