Brenton Thwaites

10 August 1989

Brenton Thwaites(born 10 August 1989) is an Australian actor, best known for portraying Luke Gallagher in the Fox8 teen drama series,SLiDE, and Stu Henderson in the soap operaHome and Away.Thwaites starred inThe Giveras one of the male leads, Jonas, opposite Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep .

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 Brenton Thwaites's Personal life

He then relocated to Sydney to join the long-running soap operaHome and Awayand to pursue his career in acting.

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 Brenton Thwaites's Career

After he graduated, Thwaites went onto appear in an episode ofSea Patrol.

Thwaites believes his character, Luke Gallagher , "stands back a bit. He watches. He's struggling with family issues. He's drawn in as it was a chance to find better friends and an opportunity to be part of a group. He's a cool, accepted kid. Some friends he can love and help him mature."Thwaites made his first appearance onSLiDEin the series' premiere episode on 16 August 2011. The series ran one season.

Tristan Swanwick ofThe Courier-Mailsaid Thwaites was a "bit too pretty to be a bad-ass River Boy" but that some fake tattoos would balance that impression.Of his character, Thwaites said, "Stu's awesome, he has some fights, he gets the girls, it's awesome fun."

, which aired on 16 June 2012.Filming began in February 2012 in Maui .

as Prince Phillip .

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 Brenton Thwaites's Filmography

2010 Charge Over You Sam
2011 Headsmen Max Patterson Short film
2011 Sea Patrol Leigh Scarpia Episode: "Black Flights"
2011 SLiDE Luke Gallagher Regular role; all 10 episodes
2011 Rove LA Himself
2011–2012 Home and Away Stu Henderson Recurring role; 57 episodes
2012 Save Your Legs Mark Cow
2012 Blue Lagoon: The Awakening Dean McMullen
2014 Oculus Tim Russell
2014 Maleficent Prince Phillip
2014 The Signal Nic Eastman
2014 The Giver Jonas
2014 Ride Post–production
2014 Son of a Gun Post–production
2016 Gods of Egypt Bek Filming

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 Brenton Thwaites's References

  1. Richards, Holly (6 September 2011). "No job wait for Thwaites". The West Australian (Seven West Media Limited). Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  2. Busis, Hillary (27 September 2013). "Taylor Swift will co-star in long-awaited adaptation of 'The Giver'". Entertainment Weekly. 
  3. Strudwick, Daniel (27 July 2011). "Cairns actor Brenton Thwaites trades Far North for a role in Home and Away". The Cairns Post (News Limited). Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  4. "Underbelly coup for QUT acting grads". Queensland University of Technology. 18 August 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  5. Swanwick, Tristan (9 July 2011). "Brenton soaps up well for role". The Courier-Mail (Queensland Newspapers). Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  6. "Big break calls Thwaites back". Gold Coast Mail (APN News & Media). 16 August 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  7. Dennehy, Luke (21 August 2011). "Thwaites' to star in Home and Away". Herald Sun (The Herald and Weekly Times). Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  8. "The Project". Charge Over You. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  9. "A SLiDE Show of Teen Drama - Meet Brenton Thwaites". Q News. 16 August 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  10. "Episode 062 - Black Flights". Sea Patrol. 7 June 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  11. "SliDE starts production for Foxtel". Throng. 9 November 2010. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  12. Knox, David (15 August 2011). "SLiDE". TV Tonight. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  13. "A new drama series for Fox8 - SLiDE". Austar. 8 November 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  14. "Brenton Thwaites and Indiana Evans to star in Lifetime's remake of 1980 film The Blue Lagoon". The Daily Telegraph (News Limited). 7 February 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  15. "Blue Lagoon: The Awakening - Filming Locations". IMDb. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  16. Fowler, Tara (31 May 2012). "'Maleficient' casts 'Home and Away's Brenton Thwaites as prince". Retrieved 3 June 2012. 
  17. Swanwick, Tristan; Cooper, Nathanael (9 September 2011). "Home and Away star Brenton Thwaites busted by Rove McManus writing in his journal in audience of Rove LA". The Sunday Times (News Limited). Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  18. "Actor Brenton Thwaites busted by Rove in awkward moment". Herald Sun (The Herald and Weekly Times). 19 September 2011. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 

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