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WEAVING (Agent Smith) is one of Australia's most acclaimed actors.
He graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1981 and has
since worked extensively in film, television and theatre.
He was recently seen in the first two installments of Peter Jackson's
epic trilogy The Lord of the Rings as Elrond, Lord of Rivendell.
In 1988 Weaving won an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor for
his work in The Interview, directed by Craig Monahan.
In 1991 he won an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor for his
work in Proof, directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse.
He also received and AFI Award nomination in 1994 for The Adventures
of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, directed by Stephen Elliot.
Weaving's other film credits include The Old Man Who Read Love
Stories, Strange Planet, The Matrix, Bedrooms and Hallways,
the critically acclaimed True Love and Chaos, Stephen Elliot's Frauds,
The Custodian, Paul Cox's Exile, Reckless Kelly, Wendy
Cracked a Walnut, The Right Hand Man, For Love Alone and The
His television credits include the acclaimed Australian miniseries Bodyline,
the Australian series Halifax f.p., the telefilm The Bite, the
miniseries Bangkok Hilton (also starring Nicole Kidman), The
Dirtywater Dynasty, Naked - Coral Island, Barlow and Chambers:
A Long Way From Home and Melba.
His numerous theatre credits include the Sydney Theatre Company's Macbeth,
The Perfectionist, The Cherry Orchard and Arcadia.
He has also starred in Much Ado About Nothing and The Taming of
the Shrew for the Melbourne Theatre Company, and in Julius Caesar, Ring
Around the Moon and Private Lives for the State Theatre Company of
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