Dan Spielman

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Dan Spielman (born 1979) is an Australian actor.[1] His career spans film, television and theatre.

Early life[edit]

Melbourne-born Spielman, without formal acting training, works in theatre, TV and film since graduating from high school in 1996 at St Michael's Grammar School, St Kilda, Victoria.[2]


His television roles include Offspring and The Secret Life of Us. More recently he portrayed Ned Banks, the parental journalist brother of The Code 's hacker Jesse Banks played by Ashley Zukerman.

He has won and been nominated for many awards, including the Australian Film Institute Awards (AFI, now AACTA Awards). He was the elusive psychopathic serial killer of gay men in the 2016 Australian mini-series, Deep Water set in Bondi, Sydney.

Personal life[edit]

In 2005, Spielman became one of the youngest members of the Sydney Theatre Company's ensemble, The Actors' Company.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Date, TheThe Date Nick Short
2001 Pitch, TheThe Pitch Filmmaker Short
2004 One Perfect Day Tommy Matisse
2004 Tom White Matt
2011 Hunter, TheThe Hunter Simon


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Blue Heelers Zac Taylor "Off the Air"
1997–98 Raw FM Mark Mulholland TV series
1998 Wildside Chris O'Connor "1.33"
1998 Blabbermouth & Stickybeak Mr. Segal TV series
1999 Queen Kat, Carmel & St. Jude Paul "Autumn: Carmel"
2001 Farscape Sub-Officer Dacon "...Different Destinations"
2002 Stingers Stephen Lucas "In the Gun"
2003 Secret Life of Us, TheThe Secret Life of Us Dr. Patrick Tidy Main role
2005 Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant, TheThe Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant Cox TV miniseries
2009 Satisfaction Robbie "Cyclone Chloe"
2009 Darwin's Brave New World Alfred Wallace "Origins", "Evolutions", "Publish and Be Damned"
2009 My Place Irish Tradesman "1888 Vicoria"
2011–12 Offspring Andrew Holland Recurring role
2013 Accidental Soldier, AnAn Accidental Soldier Harry Lambert TV film
2014–16 Code, TheThe Code Ned Banks Main role
2015 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Dr. Harcourt "Blood & Money"
2016 Deep Water Rhys Callahan TV miniseries
2017 Sisters TBA TV series, pre-production



  1. ^ a b c Dan Spielman at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ a b Dan Spielman profile, a 2007 story at ABC2 TV channel.