Tom Budge

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Tom Budge
Born
Thomas Budge

(1982-03-15) 15 March 1982 (age 41)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present

Thomas Budge (born 15 March 1982) is an Australian actor. Budge was born in Melbourne, Victoria. Early in his acting career, Budge appeared in a number of Australian television shows, including Neighbours , Round the Twist , and Shock Jock . After a few years, Budge transitioned from television to film, and he has appeared in a number of Australian films, including The Proposition , Kokoda , Candy , Bran Nue Dae , and Last Train to Freo , for which he was nominated in 2006 by both the Australian Film Institute and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for best-supporting actor. [1]

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From 2008 to 2009, Budge appeared in several episodes of the television drama East of Everything . Budge also makes an appearance in the WW2 TV mini-series The Pacific , which aired in 2010. In 2008, Budge was tipped to play AC/DC guitarist Angus Young in a movie about the former AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott. [2]

When not on set, Budge has said that he enjoys playing guitar and singing. [3] He also performs in The Tom Budge Band. [4]

In the 2005 film The Proposition, Budge plays the character Samuel Stoat. He sings the Canadian folk song "Peggy Gordon", which can be found on YouTube. [5]

In 2015 Budge portrayed Cliff Sutton in the miniseries Gallipoli.

In early 2020, it was announced that Tom Budge had been cast in an undisclosed role in The Lord Of The Rings on Amazon Prime. [6] In March 2021, he walked away from the role saying that "after recently seeing the first episodes shot over the last year Amazon has decided to go in another direction with the character I was portraying."

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
202?Better ManGuy
2022 Upright (TV series) Geert2 episodes
2021Artist 2 ArtistWilliam(voice)
2019-20BloomShane10 episodes
2020 How to Stay Married Dale1 episode
2019 Secret Bridesmaids' Business Detective McKenzie2 episodes
2019UtopiaMartin1 episode
2019GlitchRob1 episode
2019 Judy and Punch Mr Frankly
2018 True Story with Hamish & Andy Brett1 episode
2017 The Doctor Blake Mysteries Walter Gregan1 episode
2017 The Wrong Girl (TV series) Jeremy10 episodes
2017 Here Come the Habibs Neville1 episode
2016 Wentworth (TV series) Daz1 episode
2015GallipoliCliff Sutton7 episodes
2014 Son of a Gun Josh
2012 MaboGreg McIntyre
2011 Larry Crowne Stan
2010 Bran Nue Dae Slippery
2009 Everything's AlrightCrash Austin
2009 The Pacific Ronnie "The Kid" GibsonTV mini-series
2008-09 East of Everything DaleTV series, 7 episodes
2008 $9.99 Voice of Bisley
2008 Ten Empty Brett
2007 DamnedAbraham
2006 Last Train to Freo Trev
2006 The Cow ThiefRobert
2006 Kokoda Johnnoaka Kokoda: 39th Battalion (UK)
2006 Candy Schumann
2005The Glenmoore JobPeterTV
2005 The Opposite of VelocityTrevor
2005 The Proposition Samuel Stoat
2005 Three Dollars Chicken Shop Assistant
2004 Crash Phil
2004 Pity 24
2004 Apprentice
2003 The RouseaboutTom
2003 Take Away Tarquin
2003 The Honourable Wally Norman Normie Norman
2003 The Night We Called It a Day Geeky Kidaka All the Way: The Kidnapping of a Music Legend (USA: DVD title)
2003 Welcher & Welcher Jake BuzzoTV, 1 episode
2002 Australian Rules Pickles
2001/02 Shock Jock Clive RankTV,26 episodes
2001 Horace & Tina CameronTV, 1 episode
2000/01 Round the Twist Tiger GleesonTV, 24 episodes
2000 The Games MichaelTV, 1 episode
1999/2000 Neighbours Tim Harrison TV, 4 episodes

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References

  1. "Tom Budge/Awards page". Internet Movie Database.
  2. "AC/DC movie in the making". Herald Sun. 5 December 2008.
  3. "An Interview With Tom Budge (Tiger)". Round The Twist Website.
  4. "The Tom Budge Band@Myspace".
  5. Archived at Ghostarchive and the Wayback Machine : The Proposition. YouTube .
  6. D'Alessandro, Anthony (14 January 2020). "'The Lord Of The Rings': Amazon Studios Sets Series Cast – TCA". Deadline. Retrieved 10 March 2020.