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Bryan Brown was born on June 23, 1947 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Bryan Neathaway Brown. He is an actor and producer, known for Cocktail (1988), Australia (2008) and Along Came Polly (2004). He has been married to Rachel Ward since April 16, 1983. They have three children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cocktail Doug Coughlin
Australia King Carney
Along Came Polly
Along Came Polly Leland Van Lew
Gorillas in the Mist
Gorillas in the Mist Bob Campbell


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 2017 Sweet Country (completed)
Sergeant Fletcher
 2017 Australia Day
Terry Friedman
 2016 Red Dog: True Blue
 2015 Let's Talk About (TV Mini-Series)
Barry Hardliner
 2015 Deadline Gallipoli (TV Mini-Series)
General Bridges
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... General Bridges
 2015 Cocktails & Dreams (TV Movie)
The Australian Guy
 2014 Kill Me Three Times
Bruce Jones
 2013 The Darkside
 2013 Lessons from the Grave (TV Mini-Series)
Douglas Baker
 2013 An Accidental Soldier (TV Movie)
Captain Foster
 2013 Better Man (TV Series)
Lex Lasry
- A Lost Lamb (2013) ... Lex Lasry
- The Last Dance (2013) ... Lex Lasry
 2010/I Limbo
 2008/I Cactus
 2005 The Poseidon Adventure (TV Movie)
Jeffrey Eric Anderson
 2005 Spring Break Shark Attack (TV Movie)
Joel Gately
 2004 Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman (TV Movie)
Hal Thorne
 2004 Dexter & Sinistra (Video short)
 2003 Footsteps (TV Movie)
Eddie Bruno
 2002 Dirty Deeds
Barry Ryan
 2001 Styx (Video)
 2001 Mullet
Publican (voice)
 2000 On the Beach (TV Movie)
Dr. Julian Osborne
 2000 Risk
John Kriesky
 1999 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Casper Hastings
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Casper Hastings
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Casper Hastings
 1999 Grizzly Falls
Tyrone Bankston
 1999 Two Hands
 1999 Dear Claudia
Walter Burton
 1998 On the Border (TV Movie)
Barry Montana
 1998 Dogboys (TV Movie)
Captain Robert Brown
 1997 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (TV Mini-Series)
Ned Land
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Ned Land
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Ned Land
 1996 Twisted Tales (TV Movie)
 1996 Dead Heart
Ray Lorkin
 1996 Twisted Tales (TV Series)
Jack Jackson
- The Confident Man (1996) ... Jack Jackson
 1995 The Celluloid Heroes (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1995 Full Body Massage (TV Movie)
 1994 The Wanderer (TV Series)
Adam / Zachary
- Home (1994) ... Adam / Zachary
- Waste Not, Want Not (1994) ... Adam / Zachary
- A Dragon by Any Other Name (1994) ... Adam / Zachary
 1993 Age of Treason (TV Movie)
Marcus Didius Falco
 1993 The Last Hit (TV Movie)
Michael Grant
 1992 Devlin (TV Movie)
Frank Devlin
 1992 Blame It on the Bellboy
Mike Lawton / Charlton Black
 1991 Dead in the Water (TV Movie)
Charlie Deegan
 1991 Sweet Talker
Harry Reynolds
 1990 Prisoners of the Sun
Captain Cooper
 1988 Gorillas in the Mist
Bob Campbell
 1987 Peter Kenna's The Good Wife
Sonny Hills
 1987 The Shiralee (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Macauley
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Macauley
 1986 Tai-Pan
Dirk Struan
 1985 Rebel
 1985 The Empty Beach
Cliff Hardy
 1985 Bones
David Parker
 1984 Kim (TV Movie)
Mahbub Ali
 1984 Eureka Stockade (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Lalor
 1983 The Thorn Birds (TV Mini-Series)
Luke O'Neill
- Part 4 (1983) ... Luke O'Neill
- Part 3 (1983) ... Luke O'Neill
- Part 2 (1983) ... Luke O'Neill
- Part 1 (1983) ... Luke O'Neill (credit only)
 1981 A Town Like Alice (TV Mini-Series)
Joe Harman
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Joe Harman
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Joe Harman
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Joe Harman
 1981 Noise (Short)
 1980 Blood Money
Brian Shields
 1980 Stir
China Jackson
 1980 Palm Beach
Paul Kite
 1979 Cathy's Child
Paul Nicholson
 1979 The Odd Angry Shot
 1978 Third Person Plural
 1978 Money Movers
Brian Jackson
 1978 Newsfront
 1978 Weekend of Shadows
 1978 The Irishman
Eric Haywood
 1975 The Christmas Tree (Short)
Axe man
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When you live in a place, you're not just taking from it, you're contributing to it. In America I would never be able to make myself a person who could contribute. I wasn't interested in that society; I was interested in this society. See more »


He was awarded the A.M. (Member of the Order of Australia) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 2005 for services to film and television and for his support of community organizations, including the Hope for the Children Foundation, World Vision and the YWCA. See more »


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