20 november, 1988
Rhys Wakefield is an Australian actor who first started out as a regular on the Australian TV series Home and Away. In 2008 he was nominated for Best Actor in a Feature Film by the Australian Film Institute and the Australian Film Critics Circle for his lead role in The Black Balloon. Rhys followed this with a role in the action-adventure feature film Sanctum, executive produced by James Cameron. He attended classes at The McDonald College of Performing Arts where he won the acting scholarship in 2003. He also appeared in numerous Shakespeare festivals and has worked with Opera Australia. Wakefield finished Year 12 at The McDonald College of Performing Arts in 2006.