Nathan Phillips (actor)
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Nathan Phillips (born 13 March 1980) is an Australian actor.
|Born||March 13, 1980|
Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
Life and careerEdit
His professional acting career began in 1999, with a role on the popular Australian soap opera Neighbours. His television career was later followed by roles in Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story, Blue Heelers, Something in the Air and The Saddle Club.
In 2002, he made his feature film debut with a role in Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao (also starring Kevin Smith, Shedrack Anderson III and Nina Liu). His next role, the lead in Australian Rules, earned him a nomination for the Film Critics Circle of Australia's Best Actor award, alongside David Gulpilil, Guy Pearce and Vince Colosimo.
Phillips has since enjoyed a thriving film career, starring in movies such as Take Away (with Rose Byrne), Chernobyl Diaries, One Perfect Day (with Abbie Cornish) and Under the Radar. In 2005, hit horror film Wolf Creek introduced him to an international audience, helping to launch his career in the United States with roles in Snakes on a Plane, Redline and Surfer, Dude.
Phillips portrayed Tom Wills, Australia's first significant cricketer and father of Australian rules football, in a docudrama about the tragic sportsman's life. It was first screened publicly in 2014 and had its television debut in 2016. In 2020 Phillips appeared in the Nine Networks Halifax Retribution
|1999||Neighbours||John "Teabag" Teasdale||TV series|
|2001||The Saddle Club||Red O'Malley #1||TV series|
|Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story||Hugh||TV movie|
|2002||Australian Rules||Gary "Blacky" Black|
|Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao||Ryan Jeffers|
|2004||Under the Radar||Brandon|
|One Perfect Day||Trig|
|2005||Wolf Creek||Ben Mitchell|
|You and Your Stupid Mate||Philip|
|2006||Snakes on a Plane||Sean Jones|
|2008||Surfer, Dude||Baker Smith|
|2014||The Bridge||Jack Dobbs||TV series|
|These Final Hours||James|
|Tom Wills||Tom Wills|
|2016||Hunters||Flynn Carroll||TV series|
- Flanagan, Martin (5 August 2016). "Tom Wills one hell of a story", The Age. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
- In the running. The Age (16 October 2002)