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Russell Dykstra

Actor
KNOWN FOR 
Lantana (2001) | Romulus, My Father (2007) | Soft Fruit (1999)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Russel Dykstra
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/russelldykstra
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Past Film & Video (17 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
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  • Primary photo for Wild BoysWild Boys (TV Series) Winston (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for SpiritedSpirited (TV Series) Adam One (8 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 8
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  • Primary photo for My PlaceMy Place (TV Series) Mr Merry (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Charlotte and HenryThe Adventures of Charlotte and Henry (TV Movie) Henry's Dad  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for ScorchedScorched (TV Movie) Keith  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for BlackJack: GhostsBlackJack: Ghosts (TV Movie) Buchanan (as Russel Dykstra)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for BlackJack: In the MoneyBlackJack: In the Money (TV Movie) Buchanan (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for BlackJack: Ace Point GameBlackJack: Ace Point Game (TV Movie) Buchanan  Less 2005
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  • Primary photo for All SaintsAll Saints (TV Series) Grant Jenkins (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
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  • Primary photo for White Collar BlueWhite Collar Blue (TV Series) Dale Trindle (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Grass RootsGrass Roots (TV Series) Bill Hooks (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Cars (May 7, 2003) Bill Hooks  Less
  • Primary photo for BlackJack: Murder ArchiveBlackJack: Murder Archive (TV Movie) Buchanan  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Water RatsWater Rats (TV Series) Tino Girodelli (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for MedivacMedivac (TV Series) Fitzpatrick (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Bondi BanquetBondi Banquet (TV Series) Rufus  Less 1999– 

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Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Sydney Theatre Award * – Best performance by an Actor in a Musical 2013
  • Helpmann Award * – Best Supporting Actor in a Musical 2013
  • USQ Alumnus of the Year Awards * – Outstanding Alumnus of the Year 2013
  • Equity Award * – Most Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series 2011
  • Helpmann Award * – Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play 2008
  • Sydney Theatre Award * – Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2007
  • Australian Film Institute Award (AFI) * – Best Supporting Actor 2007
  • Helpmann Award * – Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play 2006
  • Australian Film Institute Award (AFI) * – Best Actor in a Leading Role 1999
  • Film Critics’ Circle of Australia Award * – Best Male Actor 1999
  • Brisbane Theatre Critics’ Matilda Award * – Best Male Actor 1998
  • Victorian Green Room Award * – Best Male Actor 1998

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

UPLOADED RESUME
  • * RUSSELL DYKSTRA

    FILM

    2010 ORANGES AND SUNSHINE See-Saw Oranges Pty Ltd. Dir Jim Loach. Role - Dan.

    2007 VIEW FROM GREENHAVEN DRIVE Screentime. Dir. Kenn MacRae.Role - Tim.

    2007 HEY HEY IT'S ESTHER BLUEBURGER EB Productions. Dir. Cathy Randall. Role - Osmond Blueburger.

    2006 ROMULUS MY FATHER Arena Film. Dir. Richard Roxburgh. Role - Mitru.

    2006 CLUBLAND RB Films. Dir. Cherie Nowlan. Role - Shane.

    2002 THE WANNABES G.O. Films. Dir. Nick Giannopoulos. Role - Marcus.

    2002 NED KELLY Working Title Australia. Dir. Gregor Jordan. Role - Wild Wright.

    2001 GARAGE DAYS Mystery Clock Cinema. Dir. Alex Proyas. Role - Bruno.

    2000 LANTANA Jan Chapman Productions. Dir. Ray Lawrence. Role - Michael.

    1998 SOFT FRUIT Soft Fruit. Dir. Christina Andreef. Role - Bo.

    SHORT FILM

    2013 MAIDEN Dir. Stephen Kanaris. Role - Mick.

    2009 NIGHTWALKING Olsen Levy Productions. Dir. Leigh Richards. Role - Voices.

    2005 THE WATER DIARY Big Shell Publishing. Dir. Jane Campion. Role - Rog.

    2004 AMORALITY TALE Pommie Granite Productions.Dir. Mike Bullen. Role - Brian Chappell.

    2002 STUFFED BUNNY Prods.Cameron Davies, Matthew Bird. Dir. Matthew Bird. Role - Man.

    2001 VERSUS AFTRS. Dir. Chris Houghton. Role - Jay.

    2000 BEACH STORY Prod./Dir. Karen Colston. Role - Frank.

    TELEVISION

    2013 RAKE (Series 3) Essential Media and Entertainment. Role - Barney.

    2012 RAKE (Series 2) Essential Media and Entertainment Dir. Various. Role - Barney.

    2011 WILD BOYS Southern Star Productions No. 8 Pty Ltd. Dir. Various. Role - Winston.

    2010 RAKE Essential Media and Entertainment Dir. Various. Role - Barney.

    2009 SPIRITED Southern Star Productions. Role - Adam.

    2009 MY PLACE Little Leaf Productions. Role - Mr Merry.

    2008 STRIKE TEAM Network 9. Dir. Tony Tilse. Role - Keith.

    2007 THE ADVENTURES OF CHARLOTTE AND HENRY. Optimistic Pictures. Role - Henry's Dad & tough guy.

    2006 BLACKJACK "GHOSTS" Jigsaw Entertainment. Dir. Peter Andrikidis. Role - Buchanan.

    2004 BLACKJACK Jigsaw Entertainment. Dir. Peter Andrikidis. Role - Buchanan.

    2003 LOOT Seaside Stories. Dir. Shawn Seet. Role - Bruno Batelli.

    2003 ALL SAINTS Seven Network. Guest role - Grant Jenkins.

    2003 WHITE COLLAR BLUE Knapman Wyld Television. Dir. Ian Watson. Role - Dale Trindle.

    2002 BLACKJACK Jigsaw Entertainment. Dir. Peter Andrikidis. Role - Buchanan.

    2002 BACKBERNER Crackerjack Productions. Role - Mr Dennis McCauley.

    2001 GRASS ROOTS Islay Pty Ltd. Role - Bill Hooks.

    2001 WATER RATS Quicksilver Productions. Role - Tino.

    1999 BONDI BANQUET Robyn Kershaw Productions. Role - Rufus.

    1996 MEDIVAC Liberty & Beyond Productions. Role - Fitzpatrick.

    THEATRE

    2013 LION KING Disney Theatrical. Dir. Julie Taymor & Associate Dir. John Stefaniuk. Role - Pumbaa.

    2013 THE ADDAMS FAMILY New Theatricals. Dir. Jerry Zaks. Role - Fester.

    2012 BABY TEETH Company B. Dir. Eamon Flack. Role - Gideon.

    2009 GOD OF CARNAGE Sydney Theatre Company. Dir. Gale Edwards. Role - Michael.

    2009 WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISSOCIA Sydney Theatre Company. Dir. Marion Potts. Role: Passenger 3, Oath-taker, Attendant, Goat, Biffer, Nurse 2.

    2008 YIBIYUNG Company B. Dir: Wesley Enoch. Role - Doctor.

    2008 ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS National Playwriting Festival. Dir. Peter Evans. Role - Ronnie.

    2008 VIOLET TIME National Playwriting Festival. Role - Liam.

    2007 TOY SYMPHONY Belvoir Street Theatre. Dir. Neil Armfield. Role - Various.

    2006 NOT LIKE BECKETT Malthouse Theatre. Dir. Michael Kantor. Role - Walter Walloon Beckett.

    2005 STUFF HAPPENS Belvoir Theatre/Company B. Dir. Neil Armfield. Role - Donald Rumsfeld.

    2005 RAY'S TEMPEST Belvoir Theatre. Company B. Dir. Richard Roxburgh. Role - Boris/Doctor/TV Presenter.

    2004 THE UNLIKELY PROSPECT OF HAPPINESS Sydney Theatre Company. Dir Jeremy Sims.
    Role - Ben O'Sullivans.

    2004 THE ODYSSEY Workshop for Company B in Perth. Dir. Michael Kantor.

    2003 THE UNDERPANTS Company B. Dir. Neil Armfield. Role - Versati.

    2001 THE LARAMIE PROJECT Company B. Dir. Kate Gaul. Roles - Andy Paris, Phillip Dubois, Matt Galloway, Stephen Mead Johnson, Jonas Slananker, Jeffrey Lockwood, Andrew Gomez, Gov. Geringer & Russell Henderson.

    2000 THE GYPSY BOY Theatre of Image. Dir. Kim Carpenter. Role - Zazel.

    2000 THE HAM FUNERAL Company B. Dir. Michael Kantor. Role - Second Relative.

    2000 BELOW Griffin Theatre Company. Dir. Patrick Nolan. Role - John.

    1999 THE MILEMONUM PROJECT Cabaret at Glen Street Theatre. Written &
    Devised by Genevieve Lemon and Russell Dykstra.

    1999 THE IMAGINARY INVALID Ensemble Theatre. Dir. Chris Canute. Role - Beralde / Dr Krahper.

    1999 THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Dir. Glen Elston. Role - Wandering Minstrel.

    1998 CHILDREN OF THE DEVIL One man show. Downstairs Belvoir St & tour.

    1998 A BEAUTIFUL LIFE Brisbane Festival. Dir. Michael Futcher. Role - Ahmad.

    1996 SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME Brisbane Festival & Qld tour (return season). Dir. Jim Vile.

    1996 GLAMALOT Queensland Performing Arts Theatre/Toadshow. Role - Sir Galahad.

    1995 MISS BOSNIA La Boite Theatre. Dir. Sue Rider. Roles - Boris & Lidija.

    1995 SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME Queensland Performing Arts Theatre. Australia Remembers.

    1995 CARMEN Lyric Opera of Queensland. Role - Lillias Pastia.

    1995 GIGI Queensland Theatre Company. Dir. David Bell.

    1994 THE WINTER'S TALE Queensland Theatre Company. Dir. Rodney Fisher. Role - Autolycus.

    1994 THE GIFT OF THE GORGON Queensland Theatre Company. Dir. Richard Wherrett.

    1994 WORLDS APART Queensland Theatre Company. Dir. Janet Robertson.

    1994 GREEK THEATRE PROJECT University of Southern Queensland.

    1994 TOP POPS Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra. Narrator.

    1993 BODY SLAM The Wharf Studio, Sydney.

    1993 AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG Queensland Theatre Company. Dir. Rodney Fisher.

    1993 KNOCK 'EM DEAD Queensland Arts Council.

    1992 MOTOR BILL & THE LOVELY CAROLINE Queensland Arts Council.

    1992 BODY SLAM Rock and Roll Circus. Dir. David Bell.

    1990 THE RING CYCLE Queensland Performing Arts Theatre. Role - Alberich.

    1990 SHIMADA Queensland Theatre Company. Dir. David Bell. Role - Billy.

    1990 PLAYING FOR TIME Queensland Arts Council. Director, Co-Writer & Performer.

    1990 DREAMWORLD Natural Theatre Company. Roles - Various.

    1990 LITTLE WINGS Grin & Tonic Theatre Company. Role - Baby.

    1990 TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Grin &Tonic Theatre Company. Dir. Brian Nason. Role - Priam the King.

    1989 OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD A selection of Australian works from Grin & Tonic Theatre Company. Roles - Various.

    1989 MACBETH Grin & Tonic Theatre Company. Roles -Porter / Defence Lawyer.

    1989 HAMLET Grin & Tonic Theatre Company. Role - Hamlet.

    1989 GILGAMESH Grin & Tonic Theatre Company. Role - Enkidu.

    1988 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Grin & Tonic Theatre Company. Role - Helena.

    1988 HAMLET Grin & Tonic Theatre Company. Role - Hamlet.

    1988 MACBETH Grin & Tonic Theatre Company. Role - Macbeth.

    DIRECTOR

    1998 KAKOS Queensland University Theatre.

    1998 MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Stage X Festival & Zen Zen Zo.

    1998 WHO NOSE ROMEO & JULIET? Vena Cava. Woodward Theatre.

    1996 CA CA COURAGE Queensland Performing Arts Theatre D'Arts. Cremorne Theatre.

    Russell has also directed various productions for both the Grin & Tonic and
    Big Deal theatre companies.

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