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David Wenham Biography and Profile

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David Wenham Profile

Birth Name David Wenham
Occupation Actor
Career 1987–present
Acting Debut A Country Practice
Date of Birth September 21, 1965
Birth Place Marrickville, Sydney, Australia
Zodiac Virgo
Nationality Australian
Height 1.83 m
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Education Christian Brothers’ High School, Lewisham
Father Bill Wenham
Brother Peter
Mother Kath
Sisters Helen, Anne, Carmel, Kathryn, Maree
Relationships Kate Agnew (1994–)
Children Eliza Jane WenhamMillie Wenham

David Wenham Biography

David Wenham is an Australian actor. He was born on September 21, 1965 in Marrickville, Sydney, Australia to Kath and Bill Wenham. He has five older sisters; Helen, Anne, Carmel, Kathryn and Maree and one older brother, Peter. He studied at Christian Brothers’ High School, Lewisham. He started his career in 1987 as an actor after graduating from Theatre Nepean at the University of Western Sydney. He started his film acting career when he made his acting debut in the television film Come In Spinner in 1990. He is best known for playing the roles as Faramir in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Carl in Van Helsing, Dilios in 300 and its sequel 300: Rise of an Empire. He is in long-time relationship with Kate Agnew and they have two daughters together, Eliza Jane Wenham and Millie Wenham.

David Wenham Filmography

Year Title Role
1990 Come In Spinner Australian soldier
1992 Greenkeeping Trevor
1992 Seeing Red Frank
1994 Gino Trevor
1994 Tran the Man Raymond “Tran” Moss
1994 No Escape Hotel Guard #2
1994 Escape from Jupiter Dr. Chrobak
1995 Roses Are Red Brian
1996 Cosi Doug
1996 Idiot Box Bank Teller
1998 The Boys Brett Sprague
1998 Dark City Schreber’s Assistant
1998 A Little Bit of Soul Dr. Richard Shorkinghorn
1999 Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Father Damien
2000 Better Than Sex Josh
2001 Russian Doll Ethan
2001 Moulin Rouge! Audrey
2001 The Bank Jim Doyle
2001 Dust Luke
2002 The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course Sam Flynn
2002 Pure Lenny
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Faramir
2003 Gettin’ Square Johnny Spitieri
2003 Basilisk Stare Dave
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Faramir
2004 Van Helsing Carl
2005 Three Dollars Eddie Harnovey
2005 The Proposition Eden Fletcher
2006 Answered by Fire Mark Waldman
2007 300 Dilios
2008 Married Life John O’Brien
2008 The Children of Huang Shi Barnes
2008 Australia Neil Fletcher
2009 Public Enemies Harry Pierpont
2009 Pope Joan Gerold
2010 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole Digger (voice)
2010 Oranges and Sunshine Len
2012 Dripping in Chocolate Bennett O’Mara
2014 300: Rise of an Empire Dilios
2015 Force of Destiny Robert
Year Title Role Notes
1987 A Country Practice Ambulanceman 1 Episode: “Mozart Rules – Part 1”
1987 Sons and Daughters Debt Collector Episode: “#1.954”
1988 A Country Practice Scott Galbraith 2 episodes
1991 Police Rescue Ferret Episode: “The Cosmic Lightbeam”
1992 A Country Practice David Cornish 2 episodes
1994 Blue Heelers William Cassidy Episode: “The Folly of Youth”
1996 Blue Heelers Robbie Doyle Episode: “Happy Families”
1997 Return to Jupiter Dr. Ghrobak 2 episodes
1998–1999 SeaChange Dan Della Bosca 15 episodes
2011 Killing Time Andrew Fraser 10 episodes
2013 Top of the Lake Al Parker 7 episodes
2013 Better Man Julian McMahon 4 episodes
2015 Banished Governor Arthur Phillip Upcoming series

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