David Wenham

Highest Rated:
96% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Lowest Rated:
21% Dust (2003)
Birthday:
Sep 21
Birthplace:
Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
Bio:
David Wenham is a versatile, red-haired actor whose chameleon-like ability to disappear into his characters has found him successful in everything from large-scale epics to intimate domestic dramas. His success on the stages of his native Australia eventually led him to international success thanks…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
42% 300: Rise of an Empire
  • Dilios
$106.6M 2014
The Beach
  • Actor
-- 2014
92% The Turning
  • Director
-- 2013
On Borrowed Time
  • Actor
-- 2011
71% Oranges And Sunshine
  • Len
$23.7k 2011
50% Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
  • Digger
$55.7M 2010
Pope Joan
  • Gerold
-- 2009
68% Public Enemies
  • Pete Pierpont
$97.0M 2009
30% The Children of Huang Shi
  • Barnes
$0.7M 2008
55% Australia
  • Neil Fletcher
$49.4M 2008
55% Married Life
  • John O'Brien
$1.2M 2008
60% 300
  • Dilios
$210.6M 2007
He Changed Our World: Steve Irwin Memorial Tribute
  • Actor
-- 2006
Three Dollars
  • Eddie
-- 2006
87% The Proposition
  • Eden Fletcher
$1.7M 2005
Van Helsing: The London Assignment
  • Carl
-- 2004
Stiff
  • Actor
-- 2004
23% Van Helsing
  • Carl
$120.0M 2004
The Brush-Off
  • Actor
-- 2004
The Brush Off
  • Actor
-- 2004
94% The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Faramir
$377.0M 2003
Gettin' Square
  • Johnny Spitieri
-- 2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2003
21% Dust
  • Luke
-- 2003
After the Deluge
  • Actor
-- 2003
96% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Faramir
$340.5M 2002
53% The Crocodile Hunter - Collision Course
  • Sam Flynn
$28.3M 2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2002
Pure
  • Lenny
-- 2002
61% The Bank
  • Jim Doyle
-- 2002
76% Moulin Rouge!
  • Audrey
$55.1M 2001
Idiot Box
  • Actor
-- 2001
47% Better Than Sex
  • Josh
-- 2001
48% Russian Doll
  • Ethan
-- 2001
A Little Bit Of Soul
  • Richard Shorkinghorn
-- 1999
63% Molokai: The Story of Father Damien
  • Father Damien
-- 1999
The Boys
  • Brett Sprague
-- 1998
Cosi
  • Doug
-- 1997


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
93% Top of the Lake
2013
  • Det. Sgt. Al Parker
2013

David Wenham Trivia

Has been voted the Sexiest Man Alive (in Australia).
- submitted by Lindsay Elizabeth M (4 years ago)
Was given the part of Faramir in the "Lord of the Rings" films because of his resemblance to his on-screen brother, Sean Bean. According to David, they both have big noses.
- submitted by Lindsay Elizabeth M (4 years ago)

Quotes from David Wenham's Characters

    1. Twilight: Ahah!! Danger, intrigue!! The stuff of song.
    2. Digger: Oh, no, not the lute.
    3. Twilight: But such things have no effect on me!! For I am a poet, as much as a warrior.
    From Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole. Submitted by shoop d (2 months ago)
    1. Digger: Do you even know the way to the Sea of Hoolemere? Twilight knows the way.
    2. Twilight: Of course I know the way!! We are off to the Sea of Hooladance!!
    3. Digger: It's Hoolemere.
    4. Twilight: Hoolemere!!
    From Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole. Submitted by shoop d (2 months ago)
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