Celebrated Australian actor David Wenham shares his insights into the acting process — what is it, how to do it and why? David Wenham has received critical acclaim for his diverse performances in film, theatre and television. He is one of Australia’s most respected actors.
David’s film credits include LION, LORD OF THE RINGS, GETTIN’ SQUARE, ORANGES AND SUNSHINE, MOULIN ROUGE, AUSTRALIA, 300, GOLDSTONE, THE BANK, MOLOKAI, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, PETER RABBIT and most recently DIRT MUSIC. His recent television credits include Jane Campion’s TOP OF THE LAKE, THE CODE, KILLING TIME, ROMPER STOMPER, BETTER MAN, BANISHED AND WAKE IN FRIGHT.
In 2017 David wrote and directed his debut feature film, ELLIPSIS.
David’s accolades include Best Actor AwardS from Australian Film Institute (AFI) IF Awards, The Film Critics Circle of Australia (FCCA) and Screen Actor’s Guild.
David’s numerous theatre credits include CYRANO DE BERGERAC, THE CRUCIBLE, TRUE WEST for Melbourne Theatre Co, HAMLET, THE TEMPEST, COSI for Belvoir St and JERRY SPRINGER THE OPERA for Sydney Opera House. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Acting — What is it? How to do it? Why do it? | David Wenham | TEDxSydney