Alexander England

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Alexander England
Alex England 2012 (cropped).jpg
Alexander graduated with a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) 2009
Born
Alexander England
OccupationActor
Years active1995–present

Alexander England is an Australian actor. He comes from Albury in New South Wales,[1] where he attended Scots School Albury.[2]

England starred opposite Lupita Nyong'o and Josh Gad in the 2019 zombie comedy horror film Little Monsters.[3]

Career[edit]

Alexander England was selected to play Tony Greig, a former captain of the English cricket team known in Australia for his cricketing commentary, in 2012 for the television miniseries Howzat! Kerry Packer's War. To copy Greig's distinctive accent, England listened to commentary recordings.[1]

In 2016, England was cast to play Harry Crewe in the Australian television series Offspring. Joining the show in season 6, England said "Offspring is a really interesting show tonally. It can swing from the extreme height of comedy to serious tragedy within one episode.I knew I was going to have to pay attention to what was going on around me and really respond it."[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2022 How to Please a Woman Tom
2019 Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan CSM Jack Kirby
Little Monsters David "Dave" Anderson
2017 Alien: Covenant Ankor
2016 Down Under Shit-Stick
Gods of Egypt Mnevis
2014 Parer's War Chester Wilmot

Television[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2019 Secret Bridesmaids' Business Jakob Novak Miniseries
2016–17 Offspring Harry Crewe 16 episodes
2015 The Beautiful Lie Peter Levin Miniseries
2014 Rake Police officer 1 episode
2013 Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story Clyde Packer Miniseries
Paper Giants: Magazine Wars James Packer
Mr & Mrs Murder Doyle Episode: "The Course Whisperer"
2012 Howzat! Kerry Packer's War Tony Greig Miniseries
Tricky Business Damien Wilson Episode: "Love Bites"
2011 Wild Boys Conrad Fischer 10 episodes

Theatre[edit]

Year Work Character Director Theater Notes
2013 Romeo and Juliet Paris Kip Williams Sydney Theatre Company
2011 The Nest Nil Anne-Louise Sarks Hayloft Project
2010 Manbeth Macbeth Tanya Gertsie Forty Five Downstairs An adaptation of Macbeth
For a Better World Phu Dien Vinh Daisy Noyes Griffin Independent Theatre
2009 Peer Gynt Mads Moen Daniel Schlusser VCA
The Learned Ladies Chrysale Paul Weingott

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Category Prize Series Result
2014 Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama AACTA Award Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story Part 1 Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Batson, Peter (16 August 2012). "It's all about the accent". The Border Mail. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  2. ^ Partenza, Nathan (26 September 2011). "Wild Boy ready to get back on horse". The Border Mail. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  3. ^ Clarke, Stewart (30 October 2017). "Lupita Nyong'o, Josh Gad to Star in Zombie Rom-Com 'Little Monsters'". Variety. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  4. ^ Vickery, Colin (26 July 2016). "Alexander England joins Offpring as hospital manager Harry Crewe". News.com.au. Retrieved 3 May 2018.