Oliver Ackland

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Oliver Ackland
Born Oliver Ackland
(1979-11-09) 9 November 1979 (age 38)
Sydney, Australia
Occupation Television actor
Years active 1988–present
Website Oliver Ackland at IMDB

Oliver Ackland (born 9 November 1979) is an Australian actor.[1][2][3]


In 2012, Ackland was seen in the comedy horror film, 100 Bloody Acres, directed by Colin and Cameron Cairnes, Richard Gray’s feature Blinder and the ABC telemovie, The Mystery of a Hansom Cab.

Most recently, he appeared as ‘Toby Raven’ in the highly acclaimed mini-series realisation of Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet, directed by Matthew Saville, and as ‘Rhys’ in The Slap, adapted from the multi award-winning novel by Christos Tsiolkas. Ackland’s other television credits include All Saints, Always Greener, Young Lions and Outriders. He also appeared in the telemovie Emerald Falls and co-starred in the miniseries Jessica, both directed by Peter Andrikidis.

Ackland starred in Ben Lucas’ Wasted on the Young, which premiered at the 2010 Sydney Film Festival and screened at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. His other feature film credits include Roger ScholesCable and John Hillcoat’s highly acclaimed feature The Proposition.

Ackland has also appeared in numerous short films including Damian Walshe-Howling’s The Bloody Sweet Hit and Eve directed by Hannah Hilliard.

In 2009 he was awarded the inaugural Heath Ledger Scholarship by Australians in Film.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Proposition Patrick Hopkins
2006 Eve Jack Short film
2007 The Bloody Sweet Hit Dylan Short film
2009 Emergence Adam Short film
2010 Wasted on the Young Darren
2011 50-50 Charlie Short film
2011 Tinman Jim Short film
2012 100 Bloody Acres James
2013 Blinder Tom Dunn
2014 Engram Short Film


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Outriders Vince 26 episodes
2002 Young Lions Liam Episode: "Serial Killer: Part 1"
2003 Always Greener Matt Payne Episode: "Great and Not So Great Expectations"
2003 Home and Away Steven ross Episode: "1.3479"
2003 Pirate Islands Mars 26 episodes
2003 Out There Peter Logan Episode: "Peggy"
Episode: "Some Wombats Have All the Luck"
2004 Jessica Jack Thomas TV movie
2005 Cable pauli TV movie
2008 Emerald Falls Steve landers TV movie
2011 Cloudstreet Toby raven TV miniseries
2011 The Slap Rhys Episode: "Hector"
Episode: "Anouk"
2012 The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012 film) Brian TV movie
2014 Party Tricks Tom worland 6 Episodes
2015 Satisfaction Julian 1 Episode
2015-16 The Originals Tristan de Martel 12 episodes

Music videos[edit]

Year Artist Title Role Notes
2015 Mysteries Newly Thrown Dan Burnstall
2016 Broods Heartlines Boyfriend/Waiter


  1. ^ Foutch, Haleigh (2 July 2013). "Damon Herriman, Anna McGahan, Oliver Ackland, and Jamie Kristian Talk 100 Bloody Acres, the Film's Unique Tone". Collider. Retrieved 7 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Ng, Philiana (29 July 2016). "How Indie Duo Broods' 'Heartlines' Music Video Brought Technology to a New Level". ET (Entertainment Tonight). CBS Studios Inc. Retrieved 7 February 2017. 
  3. ^ Abrams, Natalie (27 July 2015). ""Vampire Diaries, 'Originals" add a bunch of new faces". Entertainment. EW.com. Retrieved 7 February 2017. 

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