[38] Principal photography on the film began on 20 March 2014 at the Fox Studios in Sydney, Australia, and the film was released worldwide on 26 February 2016. He has a sister, Stacey. In this role, he starred opposite Academy Award-nominee David Strathairn. Brenton Thwaites (born 10 August 1989) is an Australian actor. Brenton Thwaites hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand. Once you go into a movie you learn with your character and you build and develop this person and then by the time wrap happens you 'graduate'. [10][11], In November 2010, Thwaites, along with Adele Perovic, Ben Schumann, Emily Robins, and Gracie Gilbert, was cast in a new Fox8 Australian teen drama series, Slide. He is the fourth actor to play the DC Comics character Dick Grayson after Douglas Croft, Burt Ward and Chris O'Donnell and the first one to play him as Nightwing instead of Batman's sidekick Robin. [7] Tristan Swanwick of The Courier-Mail said Thwaites was a "bit too pretty to be a bad-ass River Boy" but that some fake tattoos would balance that impression. Born in Cairns, Australia #1. He underwent secondary education at Cairns State High School, graduating in 2006. [22], In 2014, Thwaites briefly returned to Australia for the filming of crime thriller Son of a Gun. Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor. Primarily shot in Perth, Kalgoorlie and Melbourne,[23] Thwaites had to audition for the part of JR "up to 10 times before landing the role." Unknown. [19] The film was first released on 5 September 2013, at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival,[20] and received a worldwide theatrical release on 11 April 2014. His films include Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), Oculus (2013), Maleficent (2014), and The Giver (2014). He's struggling with family issues. 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[8] Thwaites made his first appearance as Stu, a member of the River Boys, on 23 August 2011. Since moving to the United States, Thwaites has had major roles in the films Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), Oculus (2013), The Giver (2014), Gods of Egypt (2016), and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). [1], During his youth, Thwaites was drawn to the idea of becoming a policeman or a firefighter, having been interested in movies involving the latter. [49] Thwaites was then cast as Dick Grayson / Robin in the DC Universe series Titans[50] which began airing in 2018. He played Luke Gallagher on the Fox8 teen drama series SLiDE (2011) and Stu Henderson on the Australian soap opera hit Home and Away (1988). [3][4][5] He then relocated to Sydney to join the long-running soap opera Home and Away before moving to the United States in 2011/12 to pursue his career in acting. Cairns , Australia. [6][7][8], Prior to graduating from the Queensland University of Technology, Thwaites made his film debut in Charge Over You, a 2010 independent film. Born as Brenton Thwaites, she landed the planet on 10 August 1989, which makes her age be 31 years old as of 2020. He's drawn in as it was a chance to find better friends and an opportunity to be part of a group. "[32], Later in the year, he also had the lead role in The Giver, playing Jonas, alongside Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep. In 2018, he joined the cast of the 2018 comic adaptation series Titans. |  [5][7] Thwaites called the show a great learning experience and said his co-stars were easy to work with. Born on August 10 #14. Australian actor Brenton Thwaites is currently at the age of 30. [12][13] The show follows five Brisbane teenagers making their way to adulthood. [13], Shortly after Thwaites moved to Sydney from Cairns in April 2011, he was given a five-month recurring role of Stu Henderson in the 24th season of Home and Away. Date of Birth: 8 August, 1989 (Age: 27) Height: 188 cm (6 ft 2) Weight: 73 kg (161 pounds) Brenton Thwaites measurements: Chest size: 97 cm (38 in) Waist size: 76 cm (30 in) Biceps: 36 cm (14 in) Eye color: Black Hair Color: Dark Brown Brenton Thwaites is a young talented actor with ideal […] [29] Additionally, he starred in The Signal as the male lead, Nic Eastman, opposite Laurence Fishburne and Olivia Cooke. Brenton Thwaites, Actor: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The series ran one season. I just thought that was interesting as a young man myself. Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor. In a relationship with Chloe Pacey, since 2015. He grew up with his sister Stacey in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. "[24] Thwaites received critical acclaim for his portrayal of JR, with Variety contending that he "makes a suitably keen-eyed, clean-scrubbed lead, retaining a kind of porous naivete even as the character gets his blood up"[25] and The Sydney Morning Herald praising his role as the embattled hero of the plot. He made his debut in 2010 when he appeared in Charge Over You. His films include Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), Oculus (2013), Maleficent (2014), and The Giver (2014). Official Sites. He and his girlfriend Chloe Pacey have two daughters together. [interview with Jonathan Moran, October 2014] I have a lot of love in my life but I don't have any partner at the moment. [21] His performance as Russell was well received by Indiewire, which claimed that Thwaites maintained a "credibly frightened demeanor" throughout the film. He played Luke Gallagher on the Fox8 teen drama series SLiDE (2011) and Stu Henderson on the Australian soap opera hit Home and Away (1988). 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