Wayne Bastrup

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Wayne Bastrup
Born (1976-01-20) January 20, 1976 (age 42)
Port Townsend, Washington
Occupation Actor, musician
Years active 2003–present
Website waynebastrup.com

Wayne Bastrup is an American actor and musician. He is known for his portrayal of the younger version of Oscar winner J. K. Simmons’ character Detective O’Brien in the fifth installment of the Terminator film franchise, Terminator Genisys.[1][2] Bastrup also appears in the critically acclaimed 2014 American biographical film Love and Mercy, directed by Bill Pohlad, about musician and songwriter Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys.[3] He has performed as a guest-star on numerous television shows, including The Mentalist, CSI: NY, Leverage, Awake, and Whitney.

In October 2015 it was announced that Bastrup was joining the cast of Sully, an upcoming American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger.[4]

Bastrup is also the drummer for the Seattle-based band Gunbunny. His drumming style has been described as "driving" and "textured" with a live performance review noting his capabilities as "stellar."[5] Wayne was born January 20, 1976, in Port Townsend, Washington, USA.[6] He earned a master's degree in Architecture from the University of Washington in 2002.


Year Title Role
2016 Sully Brian Kelly
2015 Terminator Genisys young O'Brien
2014 Love and Mercy Process Server


Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Mentalist Charles Whitaker 1 Episode
2013 Whitney Bryan 1 Episode
2013 CSI NY Wayne Brown
2012 Awake Thompson
2009 Leverage Lt. Abbot 1 Episode


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