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Brendan Cowell photo portrait

Brendan Cowell

For the National:

For the National: The Crucible

Other productions include: Dance Nation for the Almeida; Life of Galileo and Yerma (also at Park Avenue Armory, New York) at the Young Vic; The Wild Duck at the Barbican and on European tour; Once in Royal David’s City and Miss Julie at the Belvoir, Sydney; The Dark Room (nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role on a Main Stage Production, Sydney Theatre Awards) for Company B; and True West, Dissident, Goes Without Saying, Far Away, The Recruit and The Shape of Things for Sydney Theatre Company.

Press, Game of Thrones, Brock, The Let Down, The Borgias, Howzat!, Kerry Packer’s War, The Slap (also BAFTA and Emmy nominated for Best Screenplay), Underbelly, Love My Way (also AACTA nominated as Writer), Salem’s Lot and Life Support.

Avatar Sequels, The Current War, Last Cab to Darwin, Broke, Save Your Legs!, Beneath Hill 60, I Love You Too, Noise (Critics’ Circle Awards, Best Lead Actor), To End All Wars

Short films include Black Chook, I Missed My Mother’s Funeral, Bee Sting, Floodhouse and Clutch


(Updated September 2022. Photograph courtesy of Brendan Cowell)