15 March 1982
Thomas Budge (born 15 March 1982) is an Australian actor. Budge was born in Melbourne, Victoria. Early in his acting career, Budge appeared in a number of Australian television shows, including Neighbours, Round the Twist, and Shock Jock. After a few years, Budge transitioned from television to film, and he has appeared in a number of Australian films, including The Proposition, Kokoda, Candy, Bran Nue Dae, and Last Train to Freo, for which he was nominated in 2006 by both the Australian Film Institute and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for best supporting actor.
From 2008 to 2009, Budge appeared in several episodes of the television drama East of Everything. Budge also makes an appearance in the WW2 TV mini-series The Pacific, which aired in 2010. In 2008, Budge was tipped to play AC/DC guitarist Angus Young in a movie about the former AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott.
In early 2020, it was announced that Tom Budge had been cast in an undisclosed role in The Lord Of The Rings on Amazon Prime. In March 2021, he walked away from the role saying that "after recently seeing the first episodes shot over the last year Amazon has decided to go in another direction with the character I was portraying."
|2014||Son of a Gun||Josh|
|2010||Bran Nue Dae||Slippery|
|2009||Everything's Alright||Crash Austin||in production|
|2009||The Pacific||Ronnie "The Kid" Gibson||TV mini-series|
|2008-09||East of Everything||Dale||TV Series, 7 episodes|
|2008||$9.99||Voice of Bisley|
|2006||Last Train to Freo||Trev|
|2006||The Cow Thief||Robert|
|2006||Kokoda||Johnno||aka Kokoda: 39th Battalion (UK)|
|2005||The Glenmoore Job||Peter||TV|
|2005||The Opposite of Velocity||Trevor|
|2005||The Proposition||Samuel Stoat|
|2005||Three Dollars||Chicken Shop Assistant|
|2003||The Honourable Wally Norman||Normie Norman|
|2003||The Night We Called It a Day||Geeky Kid||aka All the Way: The Kidnapping of a Music Legend (USA: DVD title)|
|2003||Welcher & Welcher||Jake Buzzo||TV, 1 episode|
|2001/02||Shock Jock||Clive Rank||TV,26 episodes|
|2001||Horace & Tina||Cameron||TV, 1 episode|
|2000/01||Round the Twist||Tiger Gleeson||TV, 24 episodes|
|2000||The Games||Michael||TV, 1 episode|
|1999/2000||Neighbours||Tim Harrison||TV, 4 episodes|
- Nominated: 2006 Nominated AFI Award Best Supporting Actor- Last Train to Freo.
- Nominated: 2006 Nominated FCCA Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role-Last Train to Freo.
- "Tom Budge/Awards page". Internet Movie Database.
- "AC/DC movie in the making". Herald Sun. December 5, 2008.
- "An Interview With Tom Budge (Tiger)". Round The Twist Website.
- "The Tom Budge Band@Myspace".
- D'Aless, Anthony; ro (2020-01-14). "'The Lord Of The Rings': Amazon Studios Sets Series Cast – TCA". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-03-10.