|Born||21 September 1965 |
Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
David Wenham (born 21 September 1965) is an Australian actor who has appeared in movies, television series and theatre productions. Events 1217 - The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights. Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. Marrickville is a Suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Events 1217 - The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights. Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U Theatre (or theater, see spelling differences) is the branch of the Performing arts defined by Bernard Beckerman as what "occurs when one He is perhaps best known in Hollywood for his roles as Faramir in the The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Carl in Van Helsing and Dilios in 300. In J R R Tolkien 's Middle-earth legendarium, Faramir is a Fictional character appearing in The Lord of the Rings. The Lord of the Rings film trilogy consists of three Live action Fantasy Epic films The Fellowship of the Ring ( 2001 Van Helsing is a 2004 American action / Horror film about Vampire hunter Gabriel Van Helsing, written and For the mythical descendent of Heracles see Aristodemus. Aristodemus was a Spartan warrior one of the famous Three Hundred PLEASE SEE THE DISCUSSION PAGE BEFORE MAKING A MAJOR EDIT*** The topic of the article is controversial which may be under dispute He is also best known in his native Australia for his role as Diver Dan in SeaChange. SeaChange was a popular Australian Television show that ran for 39 episodes from 1998 to 2001 on the ABC.
Wenham was born in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, the son of Kath and Bill Wenham. Marrickville is a Suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. He has five older sisters, Maree, Kathy, Helen, Carmel and Anne, and an older brother, Peter. He also has a nephew named Justin. Wenham was raised in the Catholic religion and attended Christian Brothers' High School, Lewisham. Catholic is an Adjective derived from the Greek adjective '' / 'katholikos' meaning "whole" or "complete". Christian Brothers' High School Lewisham (also known as CBHS Lewisham is a Roman Catholic, Day school for boys located in Lewisham, an inner-western  He worked as a bingo caller and an insurance clerk before becoming successful as an actor.
Wenham's television credits include several telemovies, such as his AFI award winning role in the 1996 telemovie Simone de Beauvoir's Babies; and his role as the outwardly laid back but deeply enigmatic diver Dan Della Bosca in the 1998 and 1999 seasons of the highly successful ABC television series SeaChange. The Australian Film Institute (AFI established in 1958 is an organisation that promotes Australian film and television through the annual AFI Awards, a membership Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly abbreviated to the 'ABC' is Australia's national public broadcaster. SeaChange was a popular Australian Television show that ran for 39 episodes from 1998 to 2001 on the ABC. His role as "Diver Dan" has made the actor something of a sex symbol, although he dislikes thinking of himself as such, and he has been voted Australia's "sexiest man alive". A sex symbol is a famous person of either gender typically an Actor, Musician, model, Teen idol, or Sports star A portrait of Wenham by artist Adam Cullen won the Archibald Prize in 2000. Adam Cullen (b 1965 Australian artist most known for winning the Archibald Prize in 2000 with a portrait of actor David Wenham. The Archibald Prize is regarded as the most important Portraiture prize and is the most prominent of all arts prizes in Australia. Wenham is signed to Storm Model Management in London. Storm Model Management is a major international Modeling agency with offices in London and South Africa London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom.
In film, Wenham seems to have been more successful in Australia than abroad. Australian films Wenham has starred in include the critically acclaimed The Boys (1998) based on the play of the same name premiered at Griffin Theatre Company and in turn based on the Anita Cobby murder; Molokai (1999), based on the life of Father Damien; The Bank (2001); Gettin' Square (2003) and Three Dollars (2005). Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) Griffin Theatre Company is an Australian theatre specialising in new writing. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Blessed Damien de Veuster ( January 3, 1840 &ndash April 15, 1889) born Jozef de Veuster and also known as Blessed Damien The Bank is a 2001 Australian thriller / Drama film starring David Wenham and Anthony LaPaglia about Banking and corruption Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Gettin' Square is a crime caper movie set on Australia's Gold Coast and directed by Jonathan Teplitzky Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Three Dollars is a 2005 Australian film directed by Robert Connolly and based on a novel by Elliot Perlman. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Wenham has periodically appeared in Hollywood films. The film role for which he is most known for worldwide is the fictional character Faramir, son of Denethor, in New Line Cinema's The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. In J R R Tolkien 's Middle-earth legendarium, Faramir is a Fictional character appearing in The Lord of the Rings. Appearances Literature As stated in the early chapters and the Appendices of The Return The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers is a 2002 Fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second volume of J This article is about the live-action movie which shares a title with a book, video game, and animated film. Wenham jokes that he was cast in The Lord of the Rings because of his resemblance to his on-screen brother, Sean Bean. Shaun Mark Bean (born 17 April 1959 is an English Film and stage Actor. As he notes, they both have big noses. Has appeared with two of 2001's Best Supporting Actor Nominees. That year's winner was Jim Broadbent, with whom he appeared in Moulin Rouge. The other was Ian McKellen, who reprised his Oscar-nominated role opposite Wenham in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
He was also seen in Van Helsing playing Hugh Jackman's sidekick, Friar Carl. Van Helsing is a 2004 American action / Horror film about Vampire hunter Gabriel Van Helsing, written and Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October, 1968) is an Tony Award -winning and Emmy Award -winning Australian Actor His character, Dilios, narrated and appeared in the movie 300. PLEASE SEE THE DISCUSSION PAGE BEFORE MAKING A MAJOR EDIT*** The topic of the article is controversial which may be under dispute Minor roles of Wenham's in overseas films include in The Crocodile Hunter as a park ranger, and briefly in Moulin Rouge! as Audrey. The Crocodile Hunter was a wildlife This article is about the 2001 Motion picture. For other uses see Moulin Rouge (disambiguation Moulin Rouge! is a 2001 Musical film Wenham stars in the music video for Alex Lloyd's single "Brand New Day". Alex Lloyd (born Alex Wasiliev in Sydney, November 1974 is an Australian Singer-songwriter. " Brand New Day " is a song by Australian artist Alex Lloyd.
In both Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and 300, Wenham's character is the sole survivor returned from an ill-fated battle (the Battle at Osgiliath and the Battle of Thermopylae, respectively). In the Battle of Thermopylae, which occurred in August 480 BC (and was detailed almost entirely by Herodotus) an alliance of Greek City-states fought He reprises his role of Dilios in the videogame 300: March to Glory for Sony Playstation Portable, which contains a lot of new dialogue.
He has one daughter, Eliza Jane, with his longtime girlfriend, Kate Agnew. His nickname, "Daisy", originates from his childhood.
Wenham read a poem by Rupert McCall at the memorial service for naturalist Steve Irwin. Natural history is the Scientific research of Plants or Animals leaning more towards the Observational than Experimental methods Stephen Robert Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006 known simply as Steve Irwin and Nicknamed " The Crocodile Hunter " was an iconic The poem was entitled "The Crocodiles are Crying".
In 1999, he presented the Village Roadshow Pictures Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.