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Since graduating from the National Institute Of Dramatic Art in 1998 he has played lead roles in film, television and on stage. His feature films include 'Looking For Alibrandi', 'My Mother Frank', 'The Bet', 'Bitter and Twisted', 'Blurred', 'The Great Raid' and 'Queen Of The Damned'. He has worked extensively on television including the ... See full bio »
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Queen of the Damned
Face to Face
Face to Face Jack Manning
The Bet
The Bet Will
Looking for Alibrandi
Looking for Alibrandi John Barton


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  Wasn't Afraid to Die (post-production)
Russian arms dealer
 2014 The Sideways Light
 2011 Face to Face
Jack Manning
 2011/I The Lie
 2009 Birthday Suit (Short)
 2008 The Strip (TV Series)
Gregor Foxx
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Gregor Foxx
 2008 Bitter & Twisted
Matt Salt
 2005-2008 All Saints (TV Series)
Isaac Talbot / Derek Cook
- The Simple Things (2008) ... Isaac Talbot
- Potential (2005) ... Derek Cook
 2008/I Ascension (Short)
 2007 La même nuit (Short)
 2006 The Bet
 2005 The Great Raid
2nd American POW
 2004 Right Here Right Now
 2002 Blurred
Mason the Chauffeur
 2001 Farscape (TV Series)
Ka Jothee
- Suns and Lovers (2001) ... Ka Jothee (as Matt Newton)
- Season of Death (2001) ... Ka Jothee (as Matt Newton)
- Die Me, Dichotomy (2001) ... Ka Jothee (as Matt Newton)
- Liars, Guns and Money: Part 3: Plan B (2001) ... Ka Jothee (as Matt Newton)
 2000 My Mother Frank
David Kennedy
 2000 Water Rats (TV Series)
Josh Rogers
- Obsession (2000) ... Josh Rogers
 2000 The Lost World (TV Series)
- Camelot (2000) ... Gawain (as Matt Newton)
 1999 Chuck Finn (TV Series)
Dr. Finlay / Steven Stevens
- Scrutiny on the Bounty (1999) ... Dr. Finlay / Steven Stevens
 1998 Good Guys Bad Guys (TV Series)
Casper Moody
- Dog People (1998) ... Casper Moody
 1995 Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (TV Series)
Private Horsefall
- Toy Soldiers (1995) ... Private Horsefall
 1993 Body Melt
 1992 Late for School (TV Series)
Dennis Price
- Episode #1.13 (1992) ... Dennis Price
- Episode #1.12 (1992) ... Dennis Price
- Episode #1.11 (1992) ... Dennis Price
- Episode #1.10 (1992) ... Dennis Price
- Episode #1.9 (1992) ... Dennis Price
 1987-1991 The Flying Doctors (TV Series)
Wombat / Simon Maguire
- Freedom (1991) ... Wombat
- All Things Bright and Beautiful (1987) ... Simon Maguire
 1989 Sugar and Spice (TV Series)
- Guiding Hands (1989) ... Freddo
- The Best of Enemies (1989) ... Freddo
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(2000, August - September) Appeared in the John Webster play "The White Devil" produced by the Sydney Theatre Company at the Theatre Royal, Sydney, Australia.

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They taught me a sense of honesty, particularly my mum.She's very upfront. I remember the opening night of Assassins at NIDA and I had a lead role. The show went really well and I joined the crowd afterwards and I saw Mum crossing the foyer. She'd just arrived in Sydney and she walked straight up to me and I put my arms out. And the first thing she said was, 'You don't call that an opening night ... See more »


Was in the same class as Sam Worthington. See more »



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