Tom Green (Australian actor)

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Thomas Green
Born (1991-09-04) 4 September 1991 (age 22)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present

Thomas Green is an Australian dancer and actor who is best known for his role as Sammy in the ABC series Dance Academy,[1] the lead role in Camp as Kip Wampler, and as Thomas Lasky in the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn webseries.

Biography[edit]

Beginning his professional career in 2007, his first role was in the Network Ten telemovie Emerald Falls alongside actors Vince Colosimo, Georgie Parker and Catherine McClements.[2] He also made his stage debut in 2007 playing Phillip in Lockie Leonard with the Merrigong Theatre Company.

In 2008, he starred in two Australian short films, Vafadar[3] and The Ground Beneath. For The Ground Beneath, he received a nomination at the 2008 AFI Awards[4] and won the Best Actor award in 2009 at the St Kilda Film Festival.[5]

In 2009 he starred in Voyeurnet,[6] in a 19-episode role as Dexter Walker in Home and Away,[7] and in the feature film Beneath Hill 60.[8] Green began filming on the television series Dance Academy on 13 July 2009.[9][10] In 2009, Green also acted in a theatre production of The Nargun and the Stars for the Perth International Arts Festival and the Sydney Festival.

In 2012, Green starred in the Robert Carter drama, Thirst, alongside Hanna Mangan-Lawrence, Myles Pollard and Victoria Haralabidou.[11] Green also performed in his first American production, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, a webseries based on the bestselling series of games.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Type Episodes Role
2008 Emerald Falls[2] TV film Zac Ferguson
2008 The Ground Beneath[4] Short film Kaden
2008 Vafadar[3] Short film Vafa
2009 Voyeurnet[6] Short film Trent
2009 Home and Away[7] TV series 19 Dexter Walker
2009 Beneath Hill 60[8] Feature film Hutchings
2010–2012 Dance Academy[1] TV series 52 Samuel Lieberman
2012 Thirst[11] Feature film Zac
2012 Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn[12] Web series 5 Thomas Lasky
2013 Camp[13] TV series All Kip Wampler

Theatre[edit]

Year Production Location Role Notes
2005 Lockie Leonard Merrigong Theatre Company, Wollongong Phillip
2009 The Nargun and the Stars Perth International Arts Festival, Sydney Festival Simon Adaptation of Patricia Wrightson's novel The Nargun and the Stars

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Award For role in Result
2008 AFI Awards AFI Young Actor Award The Ground Beneath Nominated[4]
2009 St. Kilda Film Festival Best Actor The Ground Beneath Won[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dance Academy on ABC3". Australian Broadcasting Corporation via Throng. 2010. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Tree's company". Time-Ot-Sydney.com.au. 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Vafadar". Vafadar.com. 2009. Retrieved 18 July 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "AFI Awards 2008". Australiantelevision.net. 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Tom Green Awards". IMDB.com. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "Voyeurnet". St Kilda Film Festival Online. 2009. Retrieved 18 July 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "Home and Away welcomes Walker family". What's-on-tv.co.uk. 29 July 2009. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  8. ^ a b "Beneath Hill 60 : Interview". Australian Broadcasting Company. 2009. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  9. ^ "Dance Academy Kicks Off Today" (Press release). Australian Broadcasting Company. 13 July 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  10. ^ "Dance Academy: World Premiere: starts 5:20pm Monday May 31, ABC1". ABC3 TV Blogs. 21 May 2010. Retrieved 31 May 2010. 
  11. ^ a b Pomeranz, Margaret (21 March 2012). "Thirst: Web Only Review". At the Movies, ABC.net.au. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  12. ^ [1]
  13. ^ "Development Update". The Futon Critic. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 

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