Harrison Gilbertson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Harrison Gilbertson
Harrison Gilbertson, Marny Kennedy and Taylor Glockner 2012.jpg
Harrison Gilbertson, Marny Kennedy and Taylor Glockner (2012)
Born (1993-06-29) June 29, 1993 (age 21)
Adelaide, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present

Harrison Gilbertson (born June 29, 1993) is an Australian actor.

Life and career[edit]

Gilbertson was born in Adelaide, Australia, the son of Julie Sloan and Brian Gilbertson.[1] He began acting at the age of six when he played the character of Sorrow in a local production of Madama Butterfly. He made his screen debut in 2002 playing the role of Greggy in Australian Rules.[2] He is currently filming a romantic thriller based on Lauren Kate's best selling young adult novels Fallen in Hungary directed by Scott Hicks.

His big break came in 2009 when he landed the lead role of Billy Conway in Accidents Happen. Reviewers commended his performance and acting abilities.[3][4]

His US debut was in the indie Virginia, directed by Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, and starring Jennifer Connelly and Ed Harris. He won the 2010 AFI Young Actor Award for his performance as Frank Tiffin in Beneath Hill 60.[5]

Also in 2014, he appeared in Need for Speed, with Aaron Paul, and the thriller ghost feature, Haunt, with Liana Liberato and Jackie Weaver. He will appear in the indie Australian produced movie My Mistress with Emmanuelle Beart, a romance about a young man who becomes infatuated with his neighbor, an S&m dominatrix.[citation needed]


List of film and television credits
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Australian Rules Greggy
2009 Accidents Happen Billy Conway Lead role
2009 Blessed Daniel
2010 Beneath Hill 60 Frank Tiffin Australian Film Institute Young Actor Award
2010 What's Wrong with Virginia Emmett
2011 Bush Basher Weed
2012 Conspiracy 365 Callum Ormond[6][7] 12-part series depicting each month. Original books written by Gabrielle Lord.
2013 Haunt Evan
2013 The Turning Vic Lang
2014 My Mistress Charlie Boyd Completed
2014 Need for Speed Pete
2015 Fallen Cameron Briel Post Production

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2010 Australian Film Institute Awards Young Actor Award Beneath Hill 60 Won


  1. ^ http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/entertainment/movies/mums-the-word-says-actor-harrison-gilbertson/story-e6freeuc-1226052164505
  2. ^ Eccleston, Roymund (2010-03-13). "Why Hollywood's mad about the boy". AdelaideNow. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  3. ^ Kane, Phil Jeng; Smith, Burleigh; Sideris, Liz (2010-04-25). "3 Filmmakers Review ACCIDENTS HAPPEN". Film & Television Institute WA Inc. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  4. ^ Williams, Evan (2010-04-24). "Gilbertson performance worth the Accident". The Australian. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  5. ^ "AFI Award Winners and Nominees". Australian Film Institute. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  6. ^ Lee, Hannah (2011-06-20). "Conspiracy 365 pay-TV series begins production". Inside Film magazine. Retrieved 2011-07-02. 
  7. ^ Sobolewski, Helene; Iannella, Antimo (2011-06-21). "Our lad lands major television role". AdelaideNow. Retrieved 2011-07-02. 

External links[edit]