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Daniel Wyllie Biography

Daniel Wyllie

Daniel Wyllie also known as Dan Wyllie is an Australian stage, film and television actor born 1970. Wyllie began acting on the stage and has a much-lauded body of work in theatre.

Wyllie primarily works in theatre, having appeared in many productions over the past twenty years. He performs frequently with the Sydney company Company B Belvoir, having appeared in productions of plays such as The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Pillowman and creating the role of Fish Lamb in the landmark production of Cloudstreet, which toured both nationally and internationally.

Daniel Wyllie

Daniel Wyllie

Daniel Wyllie first major acting role as Frank Fletcher in the film Spotswood, alongside Anthony Hopkins and Ben Mendelsohn. He also played Neo-Nazi skinhead Cackles in Romper Stomper alongside Russell Crowe.

Wyllie grew up on Sydney’s North Shore. He joined North Sydney Boys High School and the University of New South Wales, where he studied arts for two years. Although he took part in amateur productions with the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) while his involvement led to professional work, Wyllie considers himself untrained.