Rhys Wakefield


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Rhys Wakefield is an Australian actor and director whose films have grossed over $550 million worldwide. He started out on the Australian TV series Home and Away where he starred in 363 episodes and has since starred in season 3 of HBO's True Detective, the Purge franchise, James Cameron's Sanctum, Hulu's Reprisal, and was nominated for Best Actor... See full bio »

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The Purge Polite Leader
(2013)
True Detective Freddy Burns
(2019)
The First Lady Dick Cheney
(2022)
From Now Agent Ross
(2020-2021)

Filmography

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 2022 The First Lady (TV Series)
Dick Cheney
- Nadir (2022) ... Dick Cheney
- Shout Out (2022) ... Dick Cheney
- Voices Carry (2022) ... Dick Cheney
- That White House (2022) ... Dick Cheney
 2020-2021 From Now (Podcast Series)
Agent Ross
- Until Then (2021) ... Agent Ross
- The Idealist (2021) ... Agent Ross
- The Southern Lights (2021) ... Agent Ross
- Incoming (2021) ... Agent Ross
- When the Time Comes (2020) ... Agent Ross
 2019 Reprisal (TV Series)
Matty
- The Horpus Horrendous (2019) ... Matty
- dammit (2019) ... Matty
- The Horse Cabbage Heart (2019) ... Matty
- 25 or 6 to 4 (2019) ... Matty
- For Love of the Archipelago (2019) ... Matty
 2019/I Bliss
Ronnie
 2019 Berserk
Evan
 2019 True Detective (TV Series)
Freddy Burns
- If You Have Ghosts (2019) ... Freddy Burns
- The Hour and the Day (2019) ... Freddy Burns
- The Big Never (2019) ... Freddy Burns
- Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (2019) ... Freddy Burns
- The Great War and Modern Memory (2019) ... Freddy Burns
 2018 The Grand Son
Tod
 2017 You Get Me
Chase
 2016 Cardboard Boxer
J.J.
 2016 Paint It Black
Michael
 2016 House of Lies (TV Series)
Conner
- Tragedy of the Commons (2016) ... Conner
 2015 Cardboard Boxer
J.J.
 2015 Echoes of War
Marcus McCluskey
 2014 Endless Love
Keith Butterfield
 2013 Rita (TV Movie)
 2013 After the Dark
James
 2013/I The Purge
Polite Leader
 2013 +1
David
 2013 A Man Walks Into a Bar (Short)
Man
 2012 Nobody Walks
David
 2011 Sanctum
Josh
 2011/I Scent (Short)
Dan
 2009 Broken Hill
Scott Price
 2009 Clearing the Air (Short)
David
 2005-2008 Home and Away (TV Series)
Lucas Holden
- Episode #1.4671 (2008) ... Lucas Holden (credit only)
- Episode #1.4670 (2008) ... Lucas Holden (credit only)
- Episode #1.4669 (2008) ... Lucas Holden (credit only)
- Episode #1.4668 (2008) ... Lucas Holden (credit only)
- Episode #1.4667 (2008) ... Lucas Holden (credit only)
 2008 The Black Balloon
Thomas Mollison
 2002 Don't Blame the Koalas (TV Mini Series)
Brad
- The Dingo Made Me Do It (2002) ... Brad (as Rhys Wakefields)
 2000 Bootmen
Dancing kid (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Rhys Wakefields

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Parents:

Wakefield, Chris | Wakefield, Elizabeth
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I met the director's [Elissa Down] brother - whom Charlie is based on - and Luke Ford, who plays Charlie, and I went road-testing in character. We went around the shopping center and to the movies, and it was surprising to see how people reacted to us, how ignorant some people are about autism. Some people assumed he was some kind of axe-murderer out to get them, so they'd freeze up or they'd ... See more »

Trivia:

Went to the same school as Sarah Murdoch (O'Hare), Nikki Webster, Josh Quong Tart, Bojana Novakovic and many other prominent Australians in the entertainment industry. The McDonalds College of Performing arts in Sydney. See more »

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