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DAVID WENHAM (Neil Fletcher) has appeared in the films "300,” "Van Helsing,” "The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, in which he played the role of Faramir, and "Moulin Rouge!” His chilling lead performance in the critically acclaimed Australian feature film "The Boys” received an Australian Film Institute Nomination for Best Actor and a Film Critics Circle of Australia Nomination. Wenham also served as associate producer on the project.

Wenham's other feature credits include the title role in director Paul Cox's "Molokai: The Story of Father Damien,” "Better Than Sex,” "A Little Bit of Soul” and "Dark City.” He has also appeared in the Australian features "The Bank,” "Getting Square,” "Three Dollars,” "The Proposition,” "Marriage,” "Pure,” "Cosi,” "Idiot Box,” "Russian Doll,” and "Greenkeeping.”

Wenham's charismatic character "Diver Dan” in the Australian hit television series "Sea Change” won him an AFI Nomination for Best Actor in a Television Drama in 1998 and cult status within Australia. In 1997, he won an AFI for Best Actor in the drama series "Simone De Beauvoir's Babies.” He also appeared in an episode of "The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course” opposite the late Steve Irwin.

Wenham's extensive theatre credits include "Art,” directed by Matthew Warchaus, Cleante in director Barrie Kosky's "Tartuffe,” and as Laertes in "Hamlet” and as Sebastian in "The Tempest,” both for director Neil Armfield's Company B. 24 The youngest of seven children, Wenham was raised in Marrickville, Australia and received his training at the University of Western Australia. He began working with Baz Luhrmann in the script development workshops for "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet.”

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