Richard Wilson (Australian actor)


Richard Wilson (Australian actor)

Richard Wilson (born 23 October 1984 in Leicester, England) is a British-born Australian actor. Wilson moved from the UK to Australia when he was six and currently resides in Sydney.He is best known for his role as Mikey Burns in the 2005 film The Proposition.

He has won and been nominated for numerous awards, most recently for his critically acclaimed performance in the 2007 film Clubland in which he received an AFI (Australian Film Institute) Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Many respected critics including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation described Wilson's portrayal of a mentally handicapped teen as "a tour de force performance".Fact|date=February 2008

His next film project is said to be "Birthday", in which he commences principal photography in late March, 2008.Fact|date=February 2008

Awards

2008
Film Critics Circle of Australia, Nominated, Best Actor - Supporting Role, Clubland (2007)

2007
Australian Film Institute Awards, Nominated, AFI Award, Best Supporting Actor, Clubland (2007)

2006
FILMINK Magazine Awards, Winner, Best Australian Newcomer, The Proposition (2005) and Deck Dogz (2005)

2006 St Kilda Film Festival, Winner, Best Actor, for "Debut" (2006 short film)"

2005
Australian Film Institute Awards, Nominated, Young Actor's Award, Out There (2003) TV

Filmography

*"Clubland" "(USA Title: Introducing the Dwights)" (2007)
*"48 Shades" (2006)
*"The Proposition" (2005)
*"Deck Dogz" (2005)
*"Out There" (2003) TV
*"All Saints" (2002) TV
*"McLeod's Daughters" (2001 & 2002) TV
*"Flat Chat" (2001) TV
*"Escape of the Artful Dodger" (2001) TV

External links

*imdb name|id=0934019|name=Richard Wilson


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