Russell Dykstra

About Russell Dykstra

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: December 31, 1966
Occupation: Actor

Russell Dykstra

Russell Dykstra was born on December 31, 1966, is Actor. Russell Dykstra is a multi-award winning Australian actor of both stage and screen known for his transformative roles. He won the prestigious AFI Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in his feature film debut, Soft Fruit, for which he also received a Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nomination. Russell has won several national theatre awards, received his second AFI nomination (Best Supporting Actor) for his performance in the film Romulus My Father, and stars as Barney in the acclaimed Australian ABC TV series Rake.
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Occupation Actor
Age 54 years old
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Born December 31, 1966 ()
Birthday December 31

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Russell Dykstra was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Shortly thereafter Dykstra made his feature film debut in the critically acclaimed Soft Fruit, directed by Christina Andreef, for which he received an AFI Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (1999) and a Film Critics’ Circle Award nomination (2000).


In 2007 Dykstra was nominated for an AFI Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Romulus, My Father directed by Richard Roxburgh. Other film appearances include Oranges and Sunshine, Clubland, Lantana, Garage Days, Ned Kelly, View from Greenhaven Drive, The Wannabes and Hey, Hey, It's Esther Blueburger.


Currently Dykstra is playing Pumbaa in the Australian tour of Disney's The Lion King. For this performance Dykstra received a Sydney Theatre Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical (2013) and was nominated Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical at the 14th Annual Helpmann Awards.


In 2015 Dykstra won his second Equity Award, for Most Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series, for his portrayal of Barney in the ABC TV series Rake.


Television credits include the Australian TV series Spirited, Wild Boys, My Place, Scorched, Blackjack, ABC TV’s Loot, All Saints and White Collar Blue.

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