Brenton Thwaites

Brenton Thwaites

Movie Actor

Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor. Beginning his career in his home country in 2011, he had a starring role on the series Slide and later appeared on the soap opera Home and Away.

Full Name
Aug 10, 1989
Net Worth


Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor who was born on August 10, 1989 in Cairns, Queensland. He is best known for his roles in The Giver, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Maleficent and Goddess of Love. His zodiac sign is Leo and his ethnicity is Caucasian. 

Thwaites began his acting career at age 17 when he appeared as Luke Gallagher in the Australian television series Blue Water High. He then continued to pursue a career in acting with minor roles in television shows such as Home and Away and SLiDE. In 2012, he starred alongside Geoffrey Rush and Emily Browning in the movie adaptation of The Giver which helped propel him into stardom. 

In 2015, Thwaites starred alongside Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales where he played Henry Turner. Following that role, he starred opposite Angelina Jolie in Maleficent playing Prince Phillip. In 2017, he also starred in a romantic drama film called Goddess of Love which earned him critical acclaim from critics. 

Thwaites' most recent works include starring alongside Nicole Kidman and Lucas Hedges in Boy Erased (2018), appearing as Dick Grayson/Nightwing in Titans (2018-2019) and playing Tom Curry/Aquaman's father Thomas Curry in Aquaman (2018). He has also been cast to play John Diggle Jr., Oliver Queen's son, for the upcoming season of Arrowverse's show Arrow (2020).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Brenton Thwaites is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 10, 1989, Brenton Thwaites was born in Cairns, Australia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakthrough Role in "Tomorrow, When the War Began"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thwaites plays the role of Homer Yannos in the film "Tomorrow, When the War Began".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role on "Home and Away"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thwaites stars as Stu Henderson on the Australian television series "Home and Away".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Cast in Disney's Live Action Reboot of "Maleficent"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thwaites is cast as Prince Phillip in the live action reboot of Disney's "Maleficent".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Roles in Two Netflix Original Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thwaites stars as Richard on the Netflix original series "The OA" and as Clay Jensen on the Netflix original series "13 Reasons Why".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thwaites stars as Henry Turner, son of Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, in the fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in DC Comics' Titans Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thwaites stars as Dick Grayson (also known as Robin) on the DC Comics' television series "Titans".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brenton Thwaites is a very talented actor. He has starred in many popular films, such as The Giver, Maleficent and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. His performances have been praised by critics and audiences alike.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Charming</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Not only is Brenton Thwaites an amazingly talented actor, but he's also incredibly charming. He has a warm smile and an easygoing attitude that makes him instantly likable. Fans love his natural charm and charisma.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Down To Earth</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Despite being a successful actor, Brenton Thwaites is still down to earth. He loves interacting with fans on social media and often takes time out of his day to answer questions or just chat with them. It's rare to find a celebrity who is so open and approachable.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Acting at Age 12</h3><p id="" class="facts-text"> Brenton Thwaites started his acting career at the age of 12, performing in plays and musicals at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Appeared in 'Home and Away'</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brenton Thwaites made his television debut on the Australian soap opera 'Home and Away', appearing as a guest star in several episodes.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Starred in 'Maleficent'</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brenton Thwaites starred as Prince Phillip in the live-action Disney movie 'Maleficent', alongside Angelina Jolie.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Played Robin in 'Titans'</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Brenton Thwaites was cast as Robin in the DC Universe series 'Titans', playing the sidekick to Batman.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Won Breakthrough Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brenton Thwaites won the 2016 Australians In Film Breakthrough Award for his performance in 'Gods of Egypt'.</p></div>


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