Fast Facts

  • Has been acting since he was 13, when he won a part on the TV series Strangers in his native New Zealand after a casting call at his elementary school.
  • Played rugby in high school. 
  • Received the 1993 Best Male Dramatic Performance in a Television Show award at the New Zealand Television and Film Awards for his work on the New Zealand series Shortland Street.
  • Studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York for two years.
  • Played Britney Spears' ex-boyfriend in her "Toxic" video.
  • Became friends with Heath Ledger when they both worked on the Australian series Sweat; Ledger later helped him when he was struggling to make it in Hollywood.

Awards

  • 2000, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2009, Australian Film Institute Awards — International Award for Best Actor: Nominee
  • 2005, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee

Relationships

  • Ian Henderson — Father
  • Veronica Henderson — Mother

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Details

  • Birth Place: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Birthday: October 8, 1974, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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