Alexander England

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

Lupita Nyong'o and Josh Gad will star opposite Alexander England in Australian zombie comedy-horror crossover 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.[4] 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."[5]

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2019 Danger Close CSM Jack Kirby Post-production
2019 Little Monsters Dave
2017 Alien: Covenant Ankor Along with Michael Fassbender , Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup , Danny McBride and Demián Bichir
2016 Down Under Shit-Stick Along with Lincoln Younes, Rahel Romahn, Ryan O'Kane, Damon Herriman, Justin Rosniak and David Field
2016 Gods of Egypt Mnevis Along with Gerard Butler , Nikolai Coster-Waldau , Geoffrey Rush , Rufus Sewell , Bruce Spence , Bryan Brown and Emma Booth
2014 Parer's War Chester Wilmot Along with Matthew Le Nevez , Adelaide Clemens , Ian Meadows , Luke Ford and Nicholas Bell
1995 The Diamond Stud Along with Chad Anderson, Robert Horne, Richard Locke and Chris McKenzie

TV series[edit]

Year Title Character Notes
2016 – present Offspring Harry Crewe 16 episodes
2015 The Beautiful Lie Peter Levin 6 episodes – miniseries
2014 Rake Police officer Episode # 3.8
2013 Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story Clyde Packer 2 episodes – miniseries
2013 Paper Giants: Magazine Wars James Packer 2 episodes – miniseries
2013 Mr & Mrs Murder Doyle Episode "The Course Whisperer"
2012 Howzat! Kerry Packer's War Tony Greig 2 episodes – miniseries
2012 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 Along with Josh McConville, Akos Armont, Eamon Farren, Eryn Norvill and Anna Lise Phillips
2011 The Nest Nil Anne-Louise Sarks Hayloft Project Along with Sarah Armanious, Meredith Penman , Benedict Hardie and James Wardlaw
2010 Manbeth Macbeth Tanya Gertsie Forty Five Downstairs An adaption of Macbeth
2010 For a Better World Phu Dien Vinh Daisy Noyes Griffin Independent Theatre Along with Dana Miltins, Pier Carthew and Meredith Penman
2009 Peer Gynt Mads Moen Daniel Schlusser VCA
2009 The Learned Ladies Chrysale Paul Weingott VCA

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. ^ Vrajlal, Alicia (21 July 2016). "Can he compete with the men of Nina's past? Alexander England works his charms in new Offspring promo as he becomes the latest hunk to star opposite Asher Keddie". Daily Mail Australia. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  5. ^ Vickery, Colin (26 July 2016). "Alexander England joins Offpring as hospital manager Harry Crewe". News.com.au. Retrieved 3 May 2018.