David Wenham

David Wenham

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1965-09-21 (55 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Marrickville, Sydney, Australia

63 Movies · 18 TV shows

Also Known As: Ντέιβιντ Γουένχαμ

Biography

David Wenham (born 21 September 1965) is an Australian actor who has appeared in movies, television series and theatre productions. He is known in Hollywood for his roles as Faramir in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Carl in Van Helsing, Dilios in 300 and its sequel 300: Rise of an Empire, Al Parker in Top of the Lake, and Lieutenant John Scarfield in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. He is known in his native Australia for his role as Diver Dan in SeaChange.

Personal Life

Wenham has two daughters with his longtime girlfriend, Kate Agnew.He read a poem by Rupert McCall at the memorial service for Steve Irwin. The poem was entitled "The Crocodiles are Crying".Wenham is a Sydney Swans supporter.

Early Life

Wenham was born in Marrickville, New South Wales, the son of Kath and Bill Wenham. He has five older sisters; Helen, Anne, Carmel, Kathryn, and Maree; and one older brother, Peter. He was raised in the Roman Catholic faith and attended Christian Brothers' High School, Lewisham.

Movies & TV shows

2022.

1 Movie
Elvis

Elvis

2022
The film shows the early years of Elvis.

2021.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

7.18
2021
Despite his best efforts, Peter can't seem to shake his mischievous reputation, despite the fact that he and the rabbits have created a makeshift family. When Peter leaves the garden, he finds himself...
TV
The Moth Effect

The Moth Effect

2021
There is a comedy sketch.

2020.

1 Movie
The Furnace

The Furnace

2020
A young Afghan cameleer is on the run with a bushman who is on the run with stolen Crown gold.

2019.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Les Norton

Les Norton

2019
The series will follow the exploits of a country man. On the run from a troubled past, he lands a job as a bouncer at an illegal casino. A classic fish out of water who is desperate to get home, he is...
Believe

Believe

2019
A journey of love and finding ones true self in a time of crisis.
Dirt Music

Dirt Music

2019
Georgie is slowly suffocating in a loveless marriage to fishing tycoon Jim Buckridge. Handsome poacher Lu is an irresistible symbol of the excitement she craves. A passionate affair follows that revea...

2018.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit

6.17
2018
There was a dispute between Peter Rabbit and Mr. As they compete for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door, McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before.
In Like Flynn

In Like Flynn

2018
Errol Flynn, his best friend Rex, a former Canadian smuggler, Dook, a handy English gentleman, and Charlie, a grumpy old sailor were on a voyage to search for gold in the early thirties.
TV
Romper Stomper

Romper Stomper

2018
A high stakes drama that follows a new generation of far right activists, their Anti-Fascist counterparts, and its impact on today's multicultural society.
Ellipsis

Ellipsis

2018
Two people are in the middle of a city. The two strangers embark on a night of adventure and connection that challenges their separate lives after this accidental, chance occurrence set in motion a ch...
Nekrotronic

Nekrotronic

2018
A man discovers that he is part of a secret sect of magical beings who hunt down and destroy demons in the internet.

2017.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Wake in Fright

Wake in Fright

2017
John Grant taught at a one-classroom school in the Outback for a year. After hitting the road, he collides with an animal and is stuck in a small mining town waiting for his car to be fixed. John drin...
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

6.48
2017
The captain was given a new adventure. Jack Sparrow felt bad when he saw the ghost sailors. The Devil's Triangle was the location of the escape. Jack must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and...
TV
Marvel's Iron Fist

Marvel's Iron Fist

6.38
2017
Danny was presumed dead for 15 years. He wants to fulfill his destiny now that he has the power of the Iron Fist.
Beyond the Known World

Beyond the Known World

2017
Carl and Julie aren't on good terms. They have to travel to the Himalayas to find their daughter when she goes missing in India.

2016.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Anh's Brush with Fame

Anh's Brush with Fame

2016
Anh Do's love for painting portraits and his love for getting to know people are combined in this new series.
Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation

Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation

2016
In this ground-breaking expose, industry insiders go on the record to explain how carefully Pokies are programmed for addiction. They’re joined by world-leading neuroscientists, taking you into the la...
Goldstone

Goldstone

1
2016
The frontier town of Goldstone has a missing persons inquiry. An intricate web of crime, corruption, human trafficking, and coordinated exploitation of indigenous people's land is uncovered by a simpl...
Lion

Lion

6.14
2016
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets o...

2015.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Blinky Bill the Movie

Blinky Bill the Movie

8
2015
Bill is a koala. He wants to follow in his father's footsteps. After finding a marker that indicates his Dad's location, Blinky embarked on a journey that would take him beyond the boundaries of Green...
TV
Banished

Banished

6
2015
Banished is a story of survival. There is a stark historical reality to the story of Australia. It is a tale of love, faith, justice and morality played out on an epic scale in a confined community wh...
Force of Destiny

Force of Destiny

2015
A journey of love and hope, of courage and sacrifice, and one man's miraculous salvation through a life-saving liver transplant. FORCE OF DESTINY was written by Paul Cox.
Oscar Wilde's the Nightingale and the Rose

Oscar Wilde's the Nightingale and the Rose

2015
A nightingale bird is in love. The Nightingale goes on a quest to find the red rose the Student needs to win his lovers heart, but this comes at a chilling price. Oscar Wilde wrote the classic fairyta...

2014.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
300: Rise of an Empire

300: Rise of an Empire

5.87
2014
Themistokles is attempting to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. The commander of the Persian navy, Artemesia, and the god Xerxes are leading the invadin...
TV
The Code

The Code

6
2014
The Code is a drama series that tells the story of two brothers who discover some information that those at the highest levels of political power are determined to keep a secret from.

2013.

1 Movie · 3 TV shows
TV
Better Man

Better Man

2013
The life and death of Van Nguyen, an Australian man who was sentenced to death for drug dealing in Singapore, was remarkable.
TV
Top of the Lake

Top of the Lake

5
2013
Detective RobinGriffin is a woman haunted by her past and investigates complex and frightening cases.
TV
Making Couples Happy

Making Couples Happy

2013
What are the secrets to a happy relationship? Great sex? Never arguing? Keeping peace with the in-laws? With one in three Australian marriages ending in divorce, finding the answers is more urgent tha...
The Turning

The Turning

8
2013
A chapter of the novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton was created by seventeen talented Australian directors. In a stunning portrait of a small coastal community, the linking and overlap sto...

2012.

2 Movies
A Cautionary Tail

A Cautionary Tail

2012
A little girl has a tail. Her parents celebrate her individuality and her tail is an inspiration to her friends. As she grows up, the young woman has to choose between conforming and self-expression. ...
Dripping in Chocolate

Dripping in Chocolate

2012
Bennett O'Mara found a chocolate wrapper on the girl's body. The perceptive woman may be at the center of an increasing murder count.

2011.

1 TV show
TV
Killing Time

Killing Time

2011
Killing Time was first aired in Australia. Andrew Fraser is the subject of a film. Ian David and Mac Gudgeon wrote the series. The executive producer is male. Due to strong violence and horror in the ...

2010.

4 Movies
Oranges and Sunshine

Oranges and Sunshine

2010
Forced migration of children from the United Kingdom is one of the most significant social scandals. Margaret brought attention to an extraordinary injustice.
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

7
2010
Soren was kidnapped by owls. Owlets are taught to be soldiers at the orphanage. The owls escaped to the island of Ga'Hoole to fight the army being created by the rulers of St. The person is referred t...
True Guardians of the Earth

True Guardians of the Earth

2010
Rico Rodríguez from "Modern Family" and David Wenham from "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole" explore the lives, biology, and secrets of owls who call various lands in this world home. The...
Glenn Owen Dodds

Glenn Owen Dodds

2010
Michael was getting on the bus. He wasn't expecting to meet Glenn Owen Dodds, a man who claims to be God. He knows a lot about Michael. Glenn Owen Dodds knows the meaning of life.

2009.

2 Movies
Public Enemies

Public Enemies

5.67
2009
John Dillinger's charm and audacity endeared him to a lot of America's poor, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. The FBI was founded by a man. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover made ...
Pope Joan

Pope Joan

8
2009
A 9th century woman of English descent who was born in the German city of Ingelheim disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican hierarchy.

2008.

2 Movies
Australia

Australia

5.4
2008
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocracy who inherits a ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. The bombing of ...
The Children of Huang Shi

The Children of Huang Shi

2008
A group of orphan children were saved by a British journalist and an Australian nurse during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.

2007.

2 Movies
Married Life

Married Life

2007
A very gentle middle-aged man is married, but when he falls in love with another woman, he decides that divorcing her would humiliate her too much, so he kills her.
300

300

5.88
2007
The 480 B.C is very similar to "300". The Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the Persians, is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persian...

2006.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Answered by Fire

Answered by Fire

2006
Answered by Fire is a two-part television film based on the 1999 East Timor conflicts that led to East Timor's independence. The film is based on "Dancing with the Devil, A personal Account of Policin...
Answered by Fire

Answered by Fire

2006
Mark Waldman (David Wenham) is an Australian policeman who volunteers for the United Nations mission in East Timor. Put in charge of the Civilian Police at the UN base in Nunura, he meets Julie Fortin...

2005.

3 Movies
The Proposition

The Proposition

4
2005
The movie follows a series of events after the rape and murder of a family in Australia. Captain Morris Stanley gives Charlie Burns 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or they wil...
Basilisk Stare

Basilisk Stare

2005
A film about obsession, sexuality, devotion and paranoia.
Three Dollars

Three Dollars

2005
Eddie is a principled man, with a wife, a daughter and a mortgage, and leads a seemingly stable and happy life. When the forces of economic and social change threaten this, he realises how fragile his...

2004.

8 Movies
Stiff

Stiff

2004
David Wenham is an amateur investigator. A view into the political workings of a local Member's office is provided in an adaption of a book.
Van Helsing

Van Helsing

7.38
2004
Gabriel Van Helsing is sent to help the Valerious family. Anna Valerious says that they have formed an alliance. She wants to exact a curse on her family.
Home of the Horse Lords

Home of the Horse Lords

2004
A look at the horse wranglers and stunts in The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Weta Workshop

Weta Workshop

2004
A documentary about Weta Workshop's work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Costume Design

Costume Design

2004
A documentary about the costume design of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Designing Middle-Earth

Designing Middle-Earth

2004
A documentary about the designing process of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Brush-Off

The Brush-Off

2004
An adviser to Australia's Minister of the Arts is looking into the death of a disgruntled artist.
Van Helsing: The London Assignment

Van Helsing: The London Assignment

2004
The events before the film in which monster hunter Gabriel Van Helsing travels to London to investigate a series of murders committed by a mad scientist are described. Mr is an evil character. Hyde.

2003.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
After the Deluge

After the Deluge

2003
The four men of the Kirby family are told their stories. Toby tried to start a family as Alex's marriage broke apart, Marty tried to kick-start his music career as well as find a meaningful relationsh...
Cameras in Middle-Earth

Cameras in Middle-Earth

2003
A documentary about the filming of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

6.32
2003
Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship attempt to save Gondor from the forces of Sauron. Sam and Frodo take the ring to the ...
From Book to Script: Finding the Story

From Book to Script: Finding the Story

2003
A documentary about the adaptation process of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.
Gettin' Square

Gettin' Square

2003
Keeping clean and going straight is what Gettin' Square is about. Barry wants to stay on the straight and narrow. There are old scores and a few new ones that make getting square a lot harder than he ...

2002.

3 Movies
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

6.21
2002
The One Ring of Power is being destroyed by Frodo and Sam while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn are searching for the orc captured by Merry and Pippin. The wizard will be waiting at the Orthanc Tower.
Pure

Pure

2002
A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course

The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course

2002
Steve Irwin, also known as The Crocodile Hunter, saved a crocodile. The crocodile has taken a top secret U.S. Special agents are sent to retrieve a satellite beacon.

2001.

4 Movies
The Bank

The Bank

2001
In a world of avarice and corruption, O'Reilly and his ilk can thrive. Jim Doyle is a maverick mathematician who has come up with a formula to predict the fluctuations of the stock market. Before join...
Russian Doll

Russian Doll

2001
Harvey, a self-doubting private investigator, plans to marry his girlfriend until he is hired to solve an adultery case and discovers the adulterer is cheating with his fiancée. Harvey quits his job a...
Moulin Rouge!

Moulin Rouge!

6.27
2001
At the time of the 20th century, a nightclub in Paris hosted a celebration of love and creativity. A young poet who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge begins a passionate affair with the ...
Dust

Dust

2001
There are two different stories of redemption. Edge is looking for gold to pay off a debt. The Macedonian story shows the brothers fighting for different sides of a revolution, with one siding with th...

2000.

1 Movie
Better Than Sex

Better Than Sex

2000
After a single night of dating, a couple is faced with the frightening possibility of what they really want.

1999.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Rove

Rove

1999
The show was on the Nine Network from September 1999 to September 2000 and on the Network Ten from 2000 to November 2009. The ensemble cast of the show presented various segments throughout the course...
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien

1999
Father Damien was a Belgian priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai to care for the lepers.

1998.

3 Movies
Dark City

Dark City

5.89
1998
A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
The Boys

The Boys

1998
A violent and psychopathic man is released on parole after serving time for assault. The day will not end well as he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers for the next 24 hours...
A Little Bit of Soul

A Little Bit of Soul

1998
Former lovers Richard and Kate are researching the aging process. Both apply for funding from the Michael Foundation, and are asked to discuss their proposals with the head of the foundation, who is m...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
Return to Jupiter

Return to Jupiter

1997
Return to Jupiter was an Australian television series, a 13-part follow-up to Escape from Jupiter, It aired in Australia from 23 March 1997 to 15 June 1997.

1996.

2 Movies
Cosi

Cosi

1996
Lewis, a young amateur theater director, was offered a job with a governmental program for the rehabilitation of mentally ill patients. Despite the fact that none of the patients are able to sing or s...
Idiot Box

Idiot Box

3.5
1996
Mick and Kev decided to rob a bank.

1994.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Blue Heelers

Blue Heelers

1994
Blue Heelers is an Australian police drama series which depicts the lives of police officers stationed at the fictional Mount Thomas police station in a small town in Victoria.
No Escape

No Escape

5.1
1994
Absolom is a jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. John Robbins, who was convicted of murdering a commanding officer, is trying to escape the island in order to clear his name.

1992.

1 Movie
Seeing Red

Seeing Red

1992
A mystery, a comedy with an undercurrant of terror, about the expose of scandal in big business transactions and how a three year-old boy and his father lost each other.

1981.

1 TV show
TV
A Country Practice

A Country Practice

1981
A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. At its inception, one of the longest-running of its kind, produced by James Davern of JNP Productions, who had wrote the pilot episode and...
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