- For the American businessman and philanthropist, see James Sorenson
18 July 1986 |
Military Soldier (2010)
Fitness Instructor (2011)
During his final year at high school, Sorensen was cast in his first major role, Hating Alison Ashley. He has also appeared in various children's programmes and in 2005 played the lead role of Mike in the children's drama series Blue Water High. He has also had guest roles in Wicked Science and Satisfaction and appeared in the short film "Physical Graffiti", which was filmed in Melbourne.
In 2007 Sorensen had started in the cast in the Australian soap Neighbours as Declan Napier, brother of Oliver Barnes (David Hoflin) and son of Rebecca Napier, (Jane Hall). Declan became a popular character among fans, but on 30 January 2010 it was confirmed that Sorensen was departing Neighbours to join the army, but his character was recast as the producers were not yet ready to write him out of the show. It was later revealed that Sorensen quit Neighbours to join the army, but he revealed in an interview that he will return to acting in a few years' time. However Sorensen left the army after a few months due to injury, and is now pursuing a career in Science, studying at Victoria University; St Albans Campus. Sorensen appears in television commercials for Man With A Van.
He is set to star in Conspiracy 365.
Sorensen is currently undertaking a nursing degree at Mayfield College, with the hopes to eventually enter a Surgery training programme. In 2011, Sorensen completed a course in Fitness Instruction and now trains clients in between the demands of his studies.
He is of Danish, British and Portuguese descent. He has a twin sister and a brother who is six years younger. Sorensen is a keen photographer and also enjoys keeping fit by cycling. He has participated in The Great Victorian Bike Ride twice. Sorensen also enjoys playing futsal in his spare time. Sorensen also enjoys Holden cars and air travel and has been playing the piano since he was four years old.
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