The Glass Menagerie-playing Tom (Melbourne Theatre Company)
6 Interviews |
1 Pictorial |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
'The Yearling' was the first film I ever saw, and my mom told me I cried for about four or five days afterwards. I'd be going along during the day and suddenly start crying over what had happened to the little deer.
Mendelsohn was originally cast as Hando in Romper Stomper and had already shaved his head for the part of the neo-Nazi when Russell Crowe (his costar in Spotswood) began campaigning against him, claiming the actor wasn't threatening enough for the role. Mendelsohn was eventually dismissed and replaced by Crowe, but did star in director Geoffrey Wright's follow-up film, Metal Skin.
Often plays arrogant, unlikeable and borderline sociopathic characters who are never as clever as they think they are