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David Wenham, plays Arthas in the new World of Warcraft Movie, directed by Sam Raimis. Warcraft Movie.

David Wenham (born 21 September 1965) is an Australian actor who has appeared in movies, television series and theatre productions. He is known in Hollywood for his roles as Faramir in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Carl in Van Helsing and Dilios in 300. He is also known in his native Australia for his role as Diver Dan in SeaChange. More recently, he is rumored to have narrated the first season of the American television show "Deadliest Warrior". The narrator is credited as "Drew Skye", which is widely rumored to be a pseudonym.

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Biography

Early life
Wenham was born in Marrickville, Sydney, Australia, the son of Kath and Bill Wenham. He has five older sisters, Maree, Kathy, Helen, Carmel and Anne, and an older brother, Peter. Peter's son is named Justin Wenham. Wenham was raised in the Roman Catholic faith and attended Christian Brothers' High School, Lewisham. He worked as a bingo caller and an insurance clerk before becoming successful as an actor.

David Wenham, plays Arthas in the new World of Warcraft Movie, directed by Sam Raimis. Warcraft Movie.   

Career

Wenham's television credits include several telemovies, such as his AFI award winning role in the 1996 telemovie Simone de Beauvoir's Babies; and his role as the outwardly laid back but deeply enigmatic diver Dan Della Bosca in the 1998 and 1999 seasons of the highly successful ABC television series SeaChange. His role as "Diver Dan" has made the actor something of a sex symbol, although he dislikes thinking of himself as such, and he has been voted Australia's "sexiest man alive". A portrait of Wenham by artist Adam Cullen won the Archibald Prize in 2000. Wenham is signed to Storm Model Management in London.

In film, Wenham seems to have been much more successful in Australia than abroad. Australian films Wenham has starred in include the critically acclaimed The Boys (1998) based on the play of the same name premiered at Griffin Theatre Company and in turn based on the Anita Cobby murder; Molokai (1999), based on the life of Father Damien; The Bank (2001); Gettin' Square (2003) and Three Dollars (2005). Wenham has periodically appeared in Hollywood films; the role for which he is best known for worldwide is Faramir, son of Denethor, in New Line Cinema's The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Wenham jokes about that he was cast in The Lord of the Rings because of his resemblance to his on-screen brother, Sean Bean. As he notes, they both have big noses. He has appeared with two of 2001's Best Supporting Actor Nominees: That year's winner was Jim Broadbent, with whom he appeared in Moulin Rouge. The other was Ian McKellen, who reprised his Oscar-nominated role opposite Wenham in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

He was also seen in Van Helsing playing Hugh Jackman's sidekick, Friar Carl. His character, Dilios, narrated and appeared in the movie 300. Minor roles of Wenham's in overseas films include in The Crocodile Hunter as a park ranger, and briefly in Moulin Rouge! as Audrey. Wenham stars in the music video for Alex Lloyd's single "Brand New Day". In 2008's Australia, he reunited with Hugh Jackman playing antagonist Neil Fletcher who seeks to acquire the ranch Jackman's character is employed with.

In both Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and 300, Wenham's character is the sole survivor returned from an ill-fated battle (the Battle at Osgiliath and the Battle of Thermopylae, respectively). He reprises his role of Dilios in the videogame 300: March to Glory for Sony Playstation Portable, which contains a lot of new dialogue.

David Wenham, plays Arthas in the new World of Warcraft Movie, directed by Sam Raimis. Warcraft Movie.In 2009 he again took to the stage, this time as the lead actor, Jerry Springer, in the critically acclaimed hit british musical Jerry Springer - The Opera. During its short 6 day run at the Sydney Opera House he played to sold out audiences alongside ARIA award winning singer Kate Miller-Heidke.

Personal life
He has two daughters, Eliza Jane and Millie, with his longtime girlfriend, Kate Agnew. His nickname, "Daisy", originates from his childhood.

Wenham read a poem by Rupert McCall at the memorial service for naturalist Steve Irwin. The poem was entitled "The Crocodiles are Crying".

In 1999, he presented the Village Roadshow Pictures Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.

Filmography
1987: Sons and Daughters (TV series) .... Debt Collector
1987: Jack Simpson: A Willesee Documentary (TV) (uncredited) .... Wounded soldier
1987: Poor Man's Orange (mini) TV Series .... Party Youth
1988: The Heroes (TV) .... Horrie Young
1990: Come in Spinner (TV) .... Australian Soldier
1991: Police Rescue (TV series) .... Ferret
1992: Greenkeeping .... Trevor
1992: Seeing Red .... Frank No 2
1992: A Country Practice (TV series) .... David Cornish
1994: Heartland (mini) TV Series .... Warwick Bone
1994: Gino .... Trevor
1994: Tran the Man .... Raymond "Tran" Moss
1994: No Escape .... Hotel Guard #2
1994: Escape from Jupiter ... Dr Chrobak
1995: One of Us .... Luke Potter
1995: Roses Are Red .... Brian
1996: Twisted Tales (TV series) .... George
1996: Cosi .... Doug
1996: Idiot Box .... Bank Teller with a History
1997: Return to Jupiter TV Series .... Dr. Chrobak
1997: Simone de Beauvoir's Babies (mini) TV Series .... Ian
1998: The Boys .... Brett Sprague
1998: Dark City .... Schreber's Assistant
1998: A Little Bit of Soul .... Dr. Richard Shorkinghorn
1998: SeaChange TV Series .... Daniel 'Diver Dan' Della Bosca (1998-1999)
1999: Molokai: The Story of Father Damien .... Father Damien
2000: Better Than Sex .... Josh
2001: Russian Doll .... Ethan

2001: Moulin Rouge! .... Audrey
2001: The Bank .... Jim Doyle
2001: Dust .... Luke
2002: The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course .... Sam Flynn
2002: Pure (2002 film) .... Lenny
2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers .... Faramir
2003: After the Deluge (mini) TV Series .... Alex Kirby
2003: Gettin' Square .... Johnny Spitieri
2003: Basilisk Stare .... Dave
2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King .... Faramir
2004: Van Helsing: The London Assignment (V) (voice) .... Carl
2004: Van Helsing .... Carl
2004: Stiff (TV) .... Murray Whelan
2004: The Brush-Off (TV) .... Murray Whelan
2005: Three Dollars .... Eddie Harnovey
2005: The Proposition .... Eden Fletcher
2006: Answered by Fire (mini) TV Series .... Mark Waldman
2007: 300 .... Dilios
2008: Married Life ... John O'Brien
2008: The Children of Huang Shi .... Barnes
2008: Australia .... Neil Fletcher
2009: Deadliest Warrior .... Narrator
2009: Public Enemies .... Harry Pierpont
2009: Pope Joan .... Gerold
2010: Guardians of Ga'Hoole .... Digger

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