The Glass Menagerie-playing Tom (Melbourne Theatre Company)
6 Interviews |
1 Pictorial |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
I loved the dogs. One of the reasons that Andrew was so excited about me doing this was because I'm a dog freak. I basically sat around unemployed in Sydney for three years straight and the two things that saved me were the rugby league and my dog.
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