Birthplace: Toowoomba, Australia
Academy Award-winning film and stage actor who was one of Australia's leading theater actors before establishing himself in feature films. He and Mel Gibson starred together in a Sydney, Australia performance of Waiting for Godot. He is best known for his Oscar-winning portrayal of mentally ill pianist David Helfgott in Shine (1996). His other films include Children of the Revolution (1997), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Quills (2000) and The Tailor of Panama (2001).
- Starstruck, 1982
- Twelfth Night, 1987
- Dad and Dave: On Our Selection, 1995
- Shine, 1996
- Children of the Revolution, 1996
- Call Me Sal, 1996
- Oscar and Lucinda, 1997
- A Little Bit of Soul, 1998
- Les Misérables, 1998
- Elizabeth, 1998
- Shakespeare in Love, 1998
- Mystery Men, 1999
- House on Haunted Hill, 1999
- Quills, 2000
- Tailor of Panama, 2000
- Lantana, 2001
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