Ed Oxenbould

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Ed Oxenbould
Born (2001-06-01) 1 June 2001 (age 17)
ResidenceSydney, New South Wales
EducationNewtown High School of the Performing Arts, Newtown, Sydney
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present
Notable work
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Paper Planes
The Visit

Ed Oxenbould (born 1 June 2001[1]) is an Australian actor. He played the title character in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Dylan in Paper Planes, and Tyler in the film The Visit.

Family and education[edit]

Oxenbould was born in Australia, the son of actors Di Adams and Jamie Oxenbould.[2] He is the nephew of comedian/actor Ben Oxenbould.[3]

Career[edit]

He starred in the 2012 Australian short film Julian, directed by Matthew Moore, in which he played the title role (a 9-year-old Julian Assange). He was nominated for the AACTA Award for Best Young Actor.[4] He is currently starring in the Australian television show Puberty Blues as David Vickers, a 10-year-old boy.[5][6]

Oxenbould co-starred as Dylan in the 2014 film Paper Planes along with Sam Worthington, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.[7][8] On 24 June 2013, Oxenbould was added to the cast of Disney's film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, in which he played the title role of Alexander, along with Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Kerris Dorsey, and Dylan Minnette.[9] Miguel Arteta directed the comedy film, which was released on 10 October 2014.[citation needed]

In September 2016, Oxenbould was added to the cast of the independent film Wildlife.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Julian Julian Assange
2012 All God's Creatures Charlie
2013 The Amber Amulet Liam MacKenzie
2014 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Alexander Cooper
2015 Paper Planes Dylan Webber
2015 The Visit Tyler
2016 Better Watch Out Garrett
2017 The Butterfly Tree Fin
2018 Wildlife Joe Brinson
2018 Being Gavin TBA

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Underbelly: Razor Fred Twiss Episode: "Jerusalem Revisited"
2012 Tricky Business Max Nugent Episode: "Skyrockets in Flight"
2012–14 Puberty Blues David Vickers Recurring role
2014 Soul Mates Russell Crowe 2 episodes
2015 Australian Story Himself Episode: "The Meaning of Life"
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Grandson 1 episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ed Oxenbould biography". tribute.ca. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  2. ^ Alexander, Bryan (7 October 2014). "Oxenbould is enjoying very good days as 'Alexander'". USA Today. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  3. ^ "New Male Talent Bio" (PDF). roymorgan.com. p. 3. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  4. ^ "2013 AACTA Award Nominations". subcultureentertainment.com. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  5. ^ Hassall, Greg (3 September 2012). "Q&A with Claudia Karvan". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 15 October 2014 – via smh.com.au.
  6. ^ "Puberty Blues: Five reasons you should be watching the best Aussie TV show in years". news.com.au. 2 April 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Paper Planes". tiff.net. Toronto International Film Festival. 2014. Archived from the original on 30 August 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  8. ^ Groves, Don (10 November 2013). "Paper Planes takes flight with star cast". if.com.au. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  9. ^ Sneider, Jeff (24 June 2013). "Ed Oxenbould to Star in 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'". TheWrap.com. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (26 September 2016). "Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan's 'Wildlife' Adds 'The Visit' Star Ed Oxenbould". Variety. Retrieved 1 November 2016.

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