One of Australia’s most respected actors, David Wenham has received critical acclaim for his diverse performances in film, theatre and television. Film credits include Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! and Australia, Better Than Sex, The Bank, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and Return of the King, Gettin' Square, Van Helsing, The Proposition, 300 and Oranges and Sunshine.
For television David received acclaim for his roles in Seachange and his portrayal of Andrew Fraser in Killing Time and Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake. David received an AFI Award in 2007 for his role in Answered by Fire, a Screen Actors Guild Award for The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, and an IF Award, FCCA Award and AFI Award for Gettin' Square. He has received AFI Nominations for Oranges and Sunshine, The Bush Off, Molokai: The Story of Father Damien, The Bank, Better Than Sex, The Boys, Seachange and Simone De Beauvoir’s Babies. He has received a Silver Logie for his role in Seachange and nominations for After the Deluge, Answered By Fire and Killing Time.