Rhys Muldoon

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Rhys Muldoon
Born (1965-10-17) 17 October 1965 (age 49)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Film actor,
Television actor

Rhys Muldoon (born 17 October 1965 in Newcastle, New South Wales) is an Australian actor, writer and director who has worked extensively in film, television, theatre and radio.

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

Muldoon has starred in numerous television roles including Bastard Boys, House Husbands, Play School[1] and the high rating Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler,[2] the BAFTA nominated Lockie Leonard based on the books by Australian writer Tim Winton,[3] Blackjack with Colin Friels, the multiple AFI award winning Grass Roots (series 1 and 2) as the scheming general manager, Greg Dominelli, Secret Life of Us, Big Sky,[4] and The Genie From Down Under.[5] He featured regularly on the ABC news and current affairs program The Drum and has starred in House Husbands and in a small recurring role in Rake alongside Richard Roxburgh.

Film[edit]

In film, Muldoon has appeared in the Oscar-nominated film The Saviour (2006), Ladykiller (1993), Gristle (1998), Mumbo Jumbo (1999), Danny Deckchair (2003), The Crop (2004),[6] Second Chance (2005), The Extra (2005), Valentine's Day (2007), the hit of the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, Bitter & Twisted[7] and Steven Soderbergh's "Secret Film Project" (2010).[8]

Theatre[edit]

Steven Soderbergh's Tot Mom for the Sydney Theatre Company (2009/10),[8] Gethsemane by David Hare for Belvoir St Theatre (2009). Muldoon starred as British Prime Minister Tony Blair in the play Stuff Happens by David Hare in Sydney and Melbourne.[9] In 2005, he was Cooley in Don's Party in 2006/7 for the MTC/STC. He starred in Decadence by Steven Berkoff, as Mozart in a production of Amadeus, as Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet and as Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream.[10]

Radio[edit]

Muldoon has worked on many radio stations in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra, as well as ABC national and local radio.[11]

Writing[edit]

He has collaborated on a children's book Jasper & Abby and the Great Australia Day Kerfuffle with Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd.[12]

Personal life[edit]

On 24 November 2007, Muldoon helped Labor Candidate Maxine McKew to oust the sitting member for Bennelong, former Prime Minister John Howard.[13]

He is married and has a young daughter, Lottie. He lives in Katoomba, NSW, a town west of Sydney.[14]

Awards and nominations[edit]

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