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Brendan Cowell

Brendan Cowell
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Nationalité Australie
Naissance 16 aout 1976 (46 ans)

Brendan Cowell (born 16 August 1976) is an Australian actor, screenwriter, comedian and director. Cowell was born in Sydney. He stumbled upon acting by accident while waiting for his sister to come out of a rehearsal; he was then cast in a commercial at age 8. He went to Charles Sturt University, in Bathurst, to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre/Media, originally considering journalism as a career option.

Cowell won the Patrick White Playwrights' Award for his third play Bed along with a collection of other awards. His play Ruben Guthrie showed at the Belvoir St Theatre in 2009 to sell-out houses. It has a new production at La Boite Theatre in 2011, starring Gyton Grantley and directed by David Berthold. His most famous acting role is playing the enigmatic Tom on Australian cable TV's Love My Way, for which he also wrote several episodes, and playing Todd for the first two seasons on Life Support on SBS TV, for which he also wrote sketches.

His most recent foray into film have included roles in the 2007 crime drama Noise, World War 1 war film Beneath Hill 60 and romantic comedy I Love You Too. He won some acclaim for his portrayal of the title role in Bell Shakespeare's 2008 Production of Hamlet and acted in Sydney Theatre Company's production of True West, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, in 2010. Brendan lives in Newtown, New South Wales Sydney and is a committed supporter of the Cronulla Sharks rugby league team.

He recently published his first novel: How it Feels.


Brendan was born to parents Yvonne and Bruce 'Bruiser' Cowell. He has two older sisters, Belinda and Jacqui (who was part of pop group Girlfriend). Was a self-confessed loner at primary school, which he said was due to his reading poems out at assembly and making up little plays and forcing people to watch them. Dated Rose Byrne for six years until they amicably parted ways in early 2010.

Brendan was criticised by media and political figures for perceived political opportunism for participating in a video condemning Prime Minister Tony Abbott for not doing enough to secure the lives of convicted drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in the days before their execution. In the video Brendan made personal attacks on the Prime Minister in a close up to camera, “Tony, if you had any courage and compassion you'd go to Indonesia and bring these boys home. Show some balls." He later apologised on Twitter and closed his Twitter account.

Le plus souvent avec

Anthony Hayes
Anthony Hayes
(2 films)
Jeremy Sims
Jeremy Sims
(3 films)
James Cameron
James Cameron
(1 films)
Lucy Bell
Lucy Bell
(1 films)
Geoff Morrell
Geoff Morrell
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Brendan Cowell (13 films)

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Last Cab to Darwin
Réalisé par Jeremy Sims
Genres Drame, Comédie, Romance
Acteurs Michael Caton, Jacki Weaver, Emma Hamilton, Mark Coles Smith, John Howard, David Field
Rôle Publican
Note71% 3.596113.596113.596113.596113.59611
Rex est un solitaire, et quand on lui dit qu'il ne lui reste plus beaucoup à vivre, il part à un voyage épique à travers l'arrière pays australien, de Broken Hill à Darwin, pour mourir à sa propre façon. Mais son voyage lui révèle qu'avant de pouvoir mettre fin à sa vie, il faut la vivre, et pour vivre sa vie, il faut la partager.
Save Your Legs!, 1h32
Genres Comédie
Thèmes Sport
Acteurs David Lyons, Brenton Thwaites, Brendan Cowell, Stephen Curry, Pallavi Sharda, Madeleine West
Rôle Rick
Note56% 2.8050052.8050052.8050052.8050052.805005
Edward 'Teddy' Brown lives for his suburban cricket club and his two best friends, Rick and Stavros. But when he realizes that his beloved team mates are moving on and growing up, he's forced to take matters into his own hands and remind them of just how good cricket can be.
Howzat! Kerry Packer's War, 1h30
Genres Drame
Acteurs Lachy Hulme, Matthew Le Nevez, Brendan Cowell, Abe Forsythe, Cariba Heine, Clayton Watson
Rôle Australian wicket-keeper Rod Marsh.
Note76% 3.8387653.8387653.8387653.8387653.838765
The Ashes is the pinnacle of world cricket with two old enemies, Australia and England, going head to head. This series is the story of World Series Cricket and its creator, Australian media mogul Kerry Packer, who signed up the world's greatest players and set up a parallel cricket competition.
Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away
Réalisé par Cherie Nowlan
Genres Drame, Policier
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Toby Schmitz, Claire van der Boom, Jeremy Sims, Aaron Jeffery, Nicholas Eadie, Brendan Cowell
Rôle Benny O'Connell
Note65% 3.28913.28913.28913.28913.2891
The Man Who Got Away tells the true story of British-Australian drug smuggler David McMillan. McMillan came from a privileged background, but chose a life of crime, which put him on Interpol's Top Ten Most Wanted list. The love of his life was also his partner in crime, Clelia Vigano. Together McMillan and Vigano were an unstoppable force, or so they thought.
Commandos de l'ombre, 2h2
Réalisé par Jeremy Sims
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Guerre, Historique
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Politique
Acteurs Brendan Cowell, Gyton Grantley, Harrison Gilbertson, Aden Young, Harrison Gilbertson, Bella Heathcote
Rôle Captain Oliver Woodward
Note69% 3.4986853.4986853.4986853.4986853.498685
L'action se situe en 1916, pendant la Première Guerre mondiale, du côté d'Armentières et d'Ypres, à la frontière franco-belge. La situation s'enlise. Afin d'aider l'avancée des troupes britanniques, un commando australien, sous les ordres du capitaine Oliver Woodward, est chargé de miner les tranchées allemandes. Les sapeurs devront, le plus discrètement possible, creuser des galeries afin de déposer des charges explosives sous un bunker ennemi.
I Love You Too, 1h43
Genres Drame, Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Acteurs Brendan Cowell, Peter Dinklage, Yvonne Strahovski, Megan Gale, Bridie Carter, Steve Bisley
Rôle Jim
Note60% 3.0004753.0004753.0004753.0004753.000475
Ce qui est important c'est l'amitié, la signification des relations et le courage de conquérir celle ou celui qu'on aime. Jim, un trentenaire immature qui n'arrive à déclarer sa flamme à sa petite-amie, Alice, risque de la perdre.... C'était sans compter sur l'aide de son futur pote le nain qui trouve les mots qu'il faut...
Three Blind Mice, 1h34
Réalisé par Matthew Newton
Genres Drame, Comédie, Romance
Acteurs Matthew Newton, Ewen Leslie, Bud Tingwell, Toby Schmitz, Gracie Otto, Jacki Weaver
Rôle Glenn Carter
Note60% 3.002313.002313.002313.002313.00231
Three young Australian naval officers hit the streets of Sydney for one last night before being shipped out to Iraq. The dynamic between the three friends is uneasy; Sam (Ewen Leslie) has been mistreated at sea and is going AWOL, Dean (Toby Schmitz) has a fiancé and the future in-laws to meet, and Harry (Matthew Newton) just loves playing cards. Throughout the night the boy's struggle with what a night in Sydney can offer, as details of their last six months at sea emerge.
Noise (2007)
, 1h48
Genres Drame, Thriller, Comédie, Policier
Acteurs Brendan Cowell, Nicholas Bell, Richard Cawthorne
Rôle Constable Graham McGahan
Note65% 3.2977353.2977353.2977353.2977353.297735
Deux crimes atroces ont laissé une ville de banlieue chancelante. La police manque désespérément de témoins, la population locale étant partagée entre peur et méfiance. Un jeune policier, Graham Mc Gahan qui souffre d'un problème auditif chronique est chargé de tenir la caravane de la police stationnée près du la scène du crime. Il se lie avec plusieurs des habitants traumatisés par ces meurtres et apprend à embrasser son rôle de policier et d'homme.
Salem (2004)
, 3h1
Réalisé par Mikael Salomon
Genres Drame, Thriller, Horreur
Thèmes Magie, Vampire
Acteurs Rob Lowe, Andre Braugher, Donald Sutherland, Samantha Mathis, Robert Mammone, Dan Byrd
Rôle Dud Rogers
Note62% 3.113953.113953.113953.113953.11395
Ben Mears, un auteur revient à la petite ville du Maine, Jérusalem Lot, où il a passé les premières années de sa vie, pour y écrire un livre. Il découvre alors que la ville est sous l'emprise d'un étrange individu qui pourrait être un vampire et que les habitants ont tendance à disparaître.
Cercle intime, 1h33
Réalisé par Samantha Lang
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Thriller, Policier
Thèmes Sexualité, Homosexualité, LGBT, LGBT, Lesbianisme
Acteurs Susie Porter, Kelly McGillis, Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Bojana Novakovic, John Noble
Rôle Hayden
Note50% 2.5492652.5492652.5492652.5492652.549265
Jill Fitzpatrick est une jeune femme lesbienne de 28 ans, détective privée au chômage et célibataire. À la recherche de sensations fortes, elle accepte d'enquêter sur la disparition de Mickey, une étudiante.
Chungkai, le camp des survivants, 2h5
Réalisé par David L. Cunningham
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Guerre, Comédie, Action, Historique
Thèmes La mer, La prison, Transport, Politique
Acteurs Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong, James Cosmo, Masayuki Yui
Rôle Pte. Wallace Hamilton
Note69% 3.4959453.4959453.4959453.4959453.495945
Basé sur les mémoires du pasteur Ernest Gordon (1916 – 2002), emprisonné trois ans dans un camp de travail par l'armée impériale japonaise, ce film raconte la vie des soldats alliés prisonniers pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale en Thaïlande, en insistant sur le sort des hommes du régiment des Highlanders d'Argyll et de Sutherland.
City Loop
City Loop (2000)

Genres Comédie, Romance
Acteurs Jessica Napier, Sullivan Stapleton, Jason Gann, Brendan Cowell, Megan Dorrian, John Batchelor
Rôle Robert
Note52% 2.636132.636132.636132.636132.63613
The lives and loves of several characters over a few hours on the same night, centering around a pizza delivery place called Speedys. The stories are:


Save Your Legs!, 1h32
Genres Comédie
Thèmes Sport
Acteurs David Lyons, Brenton Thwaites, Brendan Cowell, Stephen Curry, Pallavi Sharda, Madeleine West
Rôle Ecrivain
Note56% 2.8050052.8050052.8050052.8050052.805005
Edward 'Teddy' Brown lives for his suburban cricket club and his two best friends, Rick and Stavros. But when he realizes that his beloved team mates are moving on and growing up, he's forced to take matters into his own hands and remind them of just how good cricket can be.