Brenton Thwaites

An Australian actor, best known for portraying Luke Gallagher in the Fox8 teen drama series, SLiDE, and Stu Henderson in the soap opera Home and Away. Thwaites starred in The Giver as one of the male leads, Jonas, opposite Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep. Thwaites was born in Cairns, Queensland, in 1989 to Peter and Fiona Thwaites. He has a sister, Stacey. He underwent secondary education at Cairns State High School in Far North Queensland, with his senior year held in 2006. He studied acting at the Queensland University of Technology and he graduated in 2010. He then relocated to Sydney to join the long-running soap opera Home and Away and to pursue his career in acting.

The Giver (2014)

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In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Taylor Swift  •  Meryl Streep  •  Katie Holmes

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Taylor Swift  •  Meryl Streep  •  Katie Holmes

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Javier Bardem  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Kaya Scodelario

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Javier Bardem  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Kaya Scodelario

Son of a Gun (2014)

Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but protection comes at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Avery
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Matt Nable

Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but protection comes at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Avery
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Matt Nable

Ride (2014)

A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helen Hunt
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Luke Wilson  •  Robert Knepper

A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helen Hunt
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Luke Wilson  •  Robert Knepper

The Signal (2014)

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Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, suddenly everything goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Eubank
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Lin Shaye  •  Olivia Cooke

Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, suddenly everything goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Eubank
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Lin Shaye  •  Olivia Cooke

Gods of Egypt (2016)

A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Proyas
CAST:  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau  •  Courtney Eaton  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Gerard Butler

A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Proyas
CAST:  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau  •  Courtney Eaton  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Gerard Butler

Save Your Legs! (2013)

When cricket obsessed Teddy Brown realizes his mates are growing up and moving on, he leads them and his D-Grade team on an audacious tour of India, where stumps fly, friendships fray and Ted learns that it's time to start playing shots for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boyd Hicklin
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Stephen Curry  •  Brendan Cowell  •  Damon Gameau

When cricket obsessed Teddy Brown realizes his mates are growing up and moving on, he leads them and his D-Grade team on an audacious tour of India, where stumps fly, friendships fray and Ted learns that it's time to start playing shots for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boyd Hicklin
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Stephen Curry  •  Brendan Cowell  •  Damon Gameau

Oculus (2014)

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A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Flanagan
CAST:  Katee Sackhoff  •  Karen Gillan  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Rory Cochrane

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Flanagan
CAST:  Katee Sackhoff  •  Karen Gillan  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Rory Cochrane

Maleficent (2014)

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A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stromberg
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Elle Fanning  •  Juno Temple  •  Sharlto Copley

A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stromberg
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Elle Fanning  •  Juno Temple  •  Sharlto Copley

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2014)

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon  •  Jake Newsome
CAST:  Indiana Evans  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Denise Richards  •  Frank John Hughes

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikael Salomon  •  Jake Newsome
CAST:  Indiana Evans  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Denise Richards  •  Frank John Hughes

Ruben Guthrie (2015)

The story of one man not only battling the bottle, but the city that won’t let him put it down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brendan Cowell
CAST:  Patrick Brammall  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Abbey Lee  •  Alex Dimitriades

The story of one man not only battling the bottle, but the city that won’t let him put it down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brendan Cowell
CAST:  Patrick Brammall  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Abbey Lee  •  Alex Dimitriades

That Sugar Film (2014)

One man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as 'healthy'. Through this entertaining and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Gameau
CAST:  Damon Gameau  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Stephen Fry

One man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as 'healthy'. Through this entertaining and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Gameau
CAST:  Damon Gameau  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Stephen Fry

Charge Over You (2010)

When Sarah meets Mike everything she thought she knew about the world is turned upside down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Regardt Steenekamp
CAST:  Danya Cox  •  Dominic Deutscher  •  James Lee  •  Brenton Thwaites

When Sarah meets Mike everything she thought she knew about the world is turned upside down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Regardt Steenekamp
CAST:  Danya Cox  •  Dominic Deutscher  •  James Lee  •  Brenton Thwaites

An Interview with God (2018)

An up-and-coming journalist finds his world and faith increasingly challenged when he's granted the interview of a lifetime – with someone who claims to be God.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Perry Lang
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  David Strathairn  •  Hill Harper  •  Yael Grobglas

An up-and-coming journalist finds his world and faith increasingly challenged when he's granted the interview of a lifetime – with someone who claims to be God.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Perry Lang
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  David Strathairn  •  Hill Harper  •  Yael Grobglas

Office Uprising (2018)

The compound of an arms manufacturer turns into a zombie nightmare when its workers are given the wrong formula.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lin Oeding
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Jane Levy  •  Karan Soni  •  Zachary Levi

The compound of an arms manufacturer turns into a zombie nightmare when its workers are given the wrong formula.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lin Oeding
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Jane Levy  •  Karan Soni  •  Zachary Levi

I Met a Girl (2020)

An impulsive musician struggling with schizophrenia falls for a mysterious woman who may be all in his head. When she suddenly vanishes, he takes off on a cross- country journey across Australia to find her, forcing his long-suffering brother to try to rescue him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Eve
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Lily Sullivan  •  Joel Jackson  •  Zahra Newman

An impulsive musician struggling with schizophrenia falls for a mysterious woman who may be all in his head. When she suddenly vanishes, he takes off on a cross- country journey across Australia to find her, forcing his long-suffering brother to try to rescue him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Eve
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Lily Sullivan  •  Joel Jackson  •  Zahra Newman

A Violent Separation (2019)

1983. In a quiet Midwestern town, a young deputy covers up a murder at the hands of his brother triggering a series of events that sends them and the victim's family towards a shattering climax.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Goetz  •  Michael Goetz
CAST:  Alycia Debnam-Carey  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Claire Holt  •  Ben Robson

1983. In a quiet Midwestern town, a young deputy covers up a murder at the hands of his brother triggering a series of events that sends them and the victim's family towards a shattering climax.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Goetz  •  Michael Goetz
CAST:  Alycia Debnam-Carey  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Claire Holt  •  Ben Robson

Ghosts of War (2020)

A group of World War II American soldiers encounter a supernatural enemy as they occupy a French castle previously under Nazi control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Bress
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Theo Rossi  •  Skylar Astin  •  Kyle Gallner

A group of World War II American soldiers encounter a supernatural enemy as they occupy a French castle previously under Nazi control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Bress
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Theo Rossi  •  Skylar Astin  •  Kyle Gallner

The God Four

A former championship rower learns that a former classmate has committed suicide on the eve of their ten-year reunion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Komarnicki
CAST:  Natalie Dormer  •  Jai Courtney  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Michael Douglas

A former championship rower learns that a former classmate has committed suicide on the eve of their ten-year reunion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Komarnicki
CAST:  Natalie Dormer  •  Jai Courtney  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Michael Douglas