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Anthony Hayes Biography

Anthony Hayes

Anthony Hayes is a multi-award winning Australian actor, best known for his roles inWar Machine, The Light Between Oceans, The Slap, Look Both Ways, The Boys, Rabbit Proof Fence, Animal Kingdom and soap opera Paradise Beach born 21 September 1977.

Anthony Hayes extensive body of work in television includes his as Gary in the acclaimed BAFTA nominated ABC series The Slap, alongside Johnathan LaPaglia, Alex Dimitriades and Melissa George, which saw him nominated for Best Actor at the 2012 Festival de Television de Monte Carlo, the ABC mini-series Bastard Boys, the six part ABC series Changi and guest roles in numerous and well known Australian series including Rush, Sea Patrol, Mcleods daughters, Water Rats and Review with Myles Barlow.

Anthony Hayes

Anthony Hayes

Along with acting, Anthony Hayes has developed a career in writing and directing. His debut feature film Ten Empty had its world premiere at the Sydney Film Festival in 2008 and received nominations for Best Screenplay at the Victorian and the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards in 2008 and 2007 respectively.

In 2012, Anthony Hayes appeared in Network Ten’s Brothers in Arms which was based on the true events of the Milperra massacre in 1984 and Channel 9’s tele-movie Beaconsfield, the story of the Tasmanian mining disaster in 2006. In the ABC mini-series Devil’s Dust won him the 2013 Logie award for Most Outstanding Actor and also earned him an Australian Academy of Cinema Television Arts (AACTA) for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama. He also received a Best Actor nomination at the 2013 Seoul International Drama Awards.

In 2015, Anthony won most outstanding actor at the Monte Carlo TV awards for his role on Secrets and Lies.

Anthony Hayes Awards and Nominations

  1. Winner Best Actor in a Television Drama
  2. Winner Silver Logie
  3. Nominated Best Actor in a Television Drama
  4. Nominated AACTA award
  5. Equity Award for Most Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Television Movie or Miniseries
  6. Nominated Best Actor in A television Drama
  7. Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Television Movie or Miniseries
  8. Best Supporting Actor
  9. Best Rising Talent
  10. Best Film
  11. Best Short Film Over 15 minutes Award for Australian Short Film New Skin
  12. Best Supporting Actor – Male
  13. Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role