Thomas "Tom" 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.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
An actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance. The actor performs "in the flesh" in the traditional medium of the theatre or in modern media such as film, radio, and television. The analogous Greek term is ὑποκριτής (hupokritḗs), literally "one who answers". The actor's interpretation of their role—the art of acting—pertains to the role played, whether based on a real person or fictional character. Interpretation occurs even when the actor is "playing themselves", as in some forms of experimental performance art.
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,992.5 km2 (3,858.1 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of approximately 4.9 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".
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. More recently, Budge has been tipped to play AC/DC guitarist Angus Young in a movie about the former AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott.
East of Everything is an Australian drama television drama series set in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales which screened in 2008-2009 on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) television network. It was produced by Deb Cox (SeaChange), Fiona Eagger (CrashBurn) and Roger Monk. Two seasons were produced. In addition to its principal themes of families, relationships, values and small-town politics, the series pays homage to the relaxed beach lifestyle, adjacent rainforest, "hippy vibe", and potential conflicts with developers associated with its principal setting, a somewhat downmarket version of the tourist town of Byron Bay on the northern New South Wales coast.
The Pacific is a 2010 American television series produced by HBO, Playtone, and DreamWorks that premiered in the United States on March 14, 2010.
AC/DC are an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1973 by Scottish-born brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. Their music has been described as hard rock, blues rock, and heavy metal. The group have said they are "a rock and roll band, nothing more, nothing less".
When not on set, Budge has said that he enjoys playing guitar and singing.He also performs in The Tom Budge Band.
In the 2005 film The Proposition, Budge, who plays the character Samuel Stoat, sings the Canadian folk song "Peggy Gordon", which can be found on YouTube.
The Proposition is a 2005 Australian bushranger western film directed by John Hillcoat and written by screenwriter and musician Nick Cave. It stars Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, John Hurt, Danny Huston and David Wenham. The film's production completed in 2004 and was followed by a wide 2005 release in Australia and a 2006 theatrical run in the U.S. through First Look Pictures.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005. Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.
|2014||Son of a Gun||Josh|
|2010||Bran Nue Dae||Slippery|
|2009||Everything's Alright||Crash Austin||in production|
|2009||The Pacific||Ronnie "The Kid" Gibson||TV mini-series|
|2008/09||East of Everything||Dale||TV Series, 7 episodes|
|2008||$9.99||Voice of Bisley|
|2006||Last Train to Freo||Trev|
|2006||The Cow Thief||Robert|
|2006||Kokoda||Johnno||aka Kokoda: 39th Battalion (UK)|
|2005||The Glenmoore Job||Peter||TV|
|2005||The Opposite of Velocity||Trevor|
|2005||The Proposition||Samuel Stoat|
|2005||Three Dollars||Chicken Shop Assistant|
|2003||The Honourable Wally Norman||Normie Norman|
|2003||The Night We Called It a Day||Geeky Kid||aka All the Way: The Kidnapping of a Music Legend (USA: DVD title)|
|2003||Welcher & Welcher||Jake Buzzo||TV, 1 episode|
|2001/02||Shock Jock||Clive Rank||TV,26 episodes|
|2001||Horace & Tina||Cameron||TV, 1 episode|
|2000/01||Round the Twist||Tiger Gleeson||TV, 24 episodes|
|2000||The Games||Michael||TV, 1 episode|
|1999/2000||Neighbours||Tim Harrison||TV, 4 episodes|
Last Train to Freo is a 2006 Australian film based on Reg Cribb's play The Return, and directed by Jeremy Sims.
The Film Critics Circle of Australia is a group of cinema critics that judge Australian films. In an annual event, the Circle distributes its awards for best film performances during the year. Presidents of the Film Critics Circle of Australia:
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. Hanks is known for his comedic and dramatic roles in such films as Splash (1984), Big (1988), Turner & Hooch (1989), A League of Their Own (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Apollo 13 (1995), You've Got Mail (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Road to Perdition (2002), Cloud Atlas (2012), Captain Phillips (2013), Saving Mr. Banks (2013), and Sully (2016). He has also starred in the Robert Langdon film series, and voices Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film series. He is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is widely regarded as an American cultural icon.
Albert Finney was an English actor who worked in film, television and theatre. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and worked in the theatre before attaining prominence on screen in the early 1960s, debuting with The Entertainer (1960), directed by Tony Richardson, who had previously directed him in the theatre. He maintained a successful career in theatre, film and television.
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