|Other names||Dan Wyllie|
|Awards||Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: 2004 (for his role in Love My Way)|
Daniel Wyllie (born 1970) is an Australian stage, film and television actor. Wyllie has began acting on the stage and has a much lauded body of work in the theatre genre.
Wyllie primarily works in theatre, having appeared in many productions over the past two decades. He has performed frequently with the Sydney company Company B Belvoir, having appeared in productions of plays such as The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Pillowman and, creating the role of Fish Lamb in the landmark production of Cloudstreet, which toured both nationally and internationally.
His first major acting role was in the film Spotswood, alongside Anthony Hopkins and Ben Mendelsohn. He played neo-Nazi skinhead Cackles in Romper Stomper alongside Russell Crowe, who got Wyllie his first agent. He counts actress Toni Collette as a close friend, and appeared with her in the films Muriel's Wedding and Così.
Wyllie's television work includes Bastard Boys, Bad Cop, Bad Cop, Underbelly and the role of Charlie Jackson in the drama series Love My Way, for which he received a Silver Logie for "Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series" in 2004. He also received Australian Film Institute Awards nominations in 2005, 2006 and 2007. In 2012 he appeared in Puberty Blues in the role of Roger Knight.
In 2010, he appeared in the role of Ezra White (one he had previously played in short drama film Ezra White, LL.B.), the central family's lawyer, in the Australian crime drama Animal Kingdom.
At the age of 18, Wyllie was involved in a car accident which knocked out his front four teeth and left him with a facial scar.
- Teiwes, Jack: Nostalgia, Reconciliation or New National Myth?: The Adaptation of Cloudstreet to the Stage, Australasian Drama Studies, Number 48, April 2006.
- Bailey, John: Lust for life, The Age, 6 January 2008.
- Dan Wyllie joins Tangle TV Tonight, 4 July 2011.
- Keenan, Catherine: Getting square, The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 February 2005.
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