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Andrew Lees (born 10 June 1985) is an Australian actor. He is best known for his role as Lucien Castle in the CW series The Originals.

Andrew Lees
Born (1985-06-10) 10 June 1985 (age 34)
Years active2008–present
Partner(s)Jenna Lind


Early lifeEdit

Lees was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He studied at NIDA since 2005 and graduated in 2007.[1][2]


Shortly after graduating NIDA, Lees began appearing in television in 2008. His first role was several guest appearances on popular soap opera Home and Away, in which he played Nathan Cunningham, a university student and residential advisor.[3] He has also made guest appearances on television series City Homicide,[3] H2O: Just Add Water,[4] and The Pacific.[3] In 2009, Lees joined new Nine Network series Rescue: Special Ops, his first leading role, playing Chase Gallagher. His role in the show has earned him notability as an actor.

Lees also appeared in the theatre production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 2009.[5]

In 2011 Lees featured in a trio of short adverts for the Australian travel company STA Travel Australia STA Travel, titled "Move",[6] "Eat" [7] and "Learn".[8]

In 2014, Lees played drag queen "Peggy", a supporting character in the telemovie "Carlotta" broadcast in Australia on ABC TV.

Recently, he starred as Lucien Castle in the CW supernatural drama series The Originals.[9]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Flame of the West Davo Short
2010 The Talk Man Short
2013 Australian Pilot Season Aussie Actor Short
2014 Carlotta Peggy Telefilm
2017 Brown Girls Brian Telefilm
Newness Nathaniel TBA
2018 Unfriended: Dark Web Damon Film
2018 Mortal Engines Herbert Melliphant Film
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Home and Away Nathan Cunningham Recurring
2009 City Homicide Jake Lockwood Guest
2009–2011 Rescue : Special Ops Chase Gallagher Main
2010 H2O : Just Add Water Ryan Recurring
The Pacific Robert Oswalt Main
2013 Dance Academy Wes Cooper Recurring
2015 Your Family or Mine Blake Main
Peter Allen : Not the Boy Next Door Greg Conell Main
2015–2016 The Originals Lucien Castle Recurring
2017 Throwing Shade Jayten Guest
2018 Dc's Legends Of Tomorrow Ernest Hemingway Guest


  1. ^ Field, Katherine (27 July 2009)"Andrew Lees tipped to be next big thing". Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  2. ^ "The Class of 2007 - NIDA Graduates - where are they now?". Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  3. ^ a b c Schwartzkoff, Louise (10 October 2008). "Act II: the difference a year can make". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  4. ^ "h20 - Just Add Water: episode guide". Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  5. ^ "Lust in the forest". 20 November 2009. Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  6. ^ "Move". 4 August 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Eat". 4 August 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  8. ^ "Learn". 4 August 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  9. ^ Roffman, Marisa (27 July 2015). "'The Originals': 'The Pacific' and 'Pretty Little Liars' Vets to Recur". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 April 2018.

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