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Brendan Cowell

Biography

Australian TV actor who later on transitioned into playwriting. He examined Communication, Theater and Media on the Charles Sturt School in Bathurst. Developing frustrated with having less quality scripts arriving his method, he made a decision to begin writing his very own. He dedcided to try commericals after looking forward to one of is own sisters to complete rehearsing for a component. He dated Australian celebrity, Rose Byrne for six years.

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Full Name Brendan Cowell
Date Of Birth August 16, 1976
Place Of Birth Australia
Profession TV Actor
Education Charles Sturt University
Nationality Australian
Parents Yvonne Cowell, Bruce Cowell
Siblings Jacqui Cowell, Belinda Cowell
Awards AACTA Award for Best Screenplay in Television
Nominations AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor, AACTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actor, Logie Award for Best Actor, ASTRA Awards for Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Male)
Movies Ruben Guthrie, Beneath Hill 60, I Love You Too, Save Your Legs!, Observance, The Monkey's Mask, The Outlaw Michael Howe, Ten Empty, Floodhouse, Noise, City Loop, Deck Dogz, Broke, Three Blind Mice, Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away, Monster, I Missed My Mother's Funeral, Clutch
TV Shows Brock, The Borgias, Howzat! Kerry Packer's War, Love My Way, Life Support, Fat Cow Motel
Star Sign Leo

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fat Cow Motel2003TV SeriesJack Green
Clutch2003ShortBrian
White Collar Blue2002TV SeriesDaniel Hudson
Life Support2001-2002TV SeriesTodd
Young Lions2002TV SeriesJason Doone
To End All Wars2001Wallace Hamilton
Water Rats2001TV SeriesJonathan Freeman
The Monkey's Mask2000Hayden
City Loop2000Robert
Kick1999Macca
Monster!1999TV MovieNate
A Thousand WordsShort post-productionJames
Brock2016TV Mini-SeriesAllan Moffat
Comedy Showroom: The Letdown2016TV ShortHarry
Broke2016/IDirk
Black Comedy2014-2016TV SeriesGuest Cast
Black Chook2015ShortJim Bloke
Observance2015/IEmployer
Last Cab to Darwin2015Publican
Soul Mates2014TV SeriesHarry Cunston
Wastelander Panda2014TV SeriesIsaac
The Outlaw Michael Howe2013TV MovieBritish soldier (uncredited)
The Darkside2013
The Borgias2013TV SeriesMattai the Hebrew
I Missed My Mother's Funeral2012ShortYoung Man
Howzat! Kerry Packer's War2012TV Mini-SeriesRodney Marsh
Save Your Legs!2012Rick
The Slap2011TV Mini-SeriesCraig
Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away2011TV MovieBenny O'Connell
Bee Sting2010ShortTom Stanners
Rush2010TV SeriesBlake Fincher
I Love You Too2010Jim
Beneath Hill 602010Oliver Woodward
Three Blind Mice2008Glenn
Ten Empty2008Shane Hackett
Noise2007/IConstable Graham McGahan
Love My Way2004-2007TV SeriesTom Jackson
Suburban Mayhem2006Interviewer (voice)
Deck Dogz2005Kurt
Floodhouse2004Herringbone John
Salem's Lot2004TV SeriesDud Rogers

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ruben Guthrie2015play / screenplay
The Outlaw Michael Howe2013TV Movie written by
Save Your Legs!2012written by
The Slap2011TV Mini-Series written by - 2 episodes
My Place2009TV Series written by - 1 episode
Ten Empty2008written by
Love My Way2004-2007TV Series written by - 8 episodes
Dangerous2007TV Series
Europe2005Short written by
Baggage Claim2002Short written by
Free2002/IIShort written by
I Love U2002Short written by
Running Down These Dreams2002Short written by
Sweet Dreams2002/IShort written by
Wasted on the Young2002Short written by
Chrono-logic2002Short written by
The Doppelgangers2002Short written by
Life Support2001-2002TV Series 4 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ruben Guthrie2015
The Outlaw Michael Howe2013TV Movie
Europe2005Short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ruben Guthrie2015executive producer
Ten Empty2008co-producer
New Skin2002executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Save Your Legs!2012performer: "Dreadlock Holiday"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Country Town Rescue2012TV Series documentaryNarrator
Kangaroo Mob2011DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
First Tuesday Book Club2008-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panellist / Himself
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHimself
Sunrise2010TV SeriesHimself
Into the Shadows2009DocumentaryHimself
The Chaser's War on Everything2009TV SeriesHimself
Review with Myles Barlow2008TV SeriesHimself
The Merrick & Rosso Show2008TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Rove Live2008TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Awgie AwardAustralian Writers' GuildFeature Film - AdaptationRuben Guthrie (2015)
2015ZOOM AwardZoom Festival, SpainBest DirectorThe Outlaw Michael Howe (2013)
2012AACTA AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Screenplay in TelevisionThe Slap (2011)
2012Awgie AwardAustralian Writers' GuildTelevision Mini-Series - AdaptationThe Slap (2011)· Emily Ballou
· Alice Bell
· Kris Mrksa
· Cate Shortland
2008FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest ActorNoise (2007)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016AACTA AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Adapted ScreenplayRuben Guthrie (2015)
2011FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest Actor - MaleBeneath Hill 60 (2010)
2010AFI AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Lead ActorBeneath Hill 60 (2010)
2008Astra AwardAstra AwardsMost Outstanding Performance by an Actor - MaleLove My Way (2004)
2007AFI AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Lead ActorNoise (2007)
2007Awgie AwardAustralian Writers' GuildTelevision - SeriesLove My Way (2004)
2007IF AwardIF AwardsBest ActorNoise (2007)
2007Silver LogieLogie AwardsMost Popular ActorLove My Way (2004)
2006Silver LogieLogie AwardsMost Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesLove My Way (2004)
2005Silver LogieLogie AwardsMost Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesLove My Way (2004)


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