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Russell Dykstra is a Actor Australien born on 31 december 1966 at Brisbane (Australie)

Russell Dykstra

Russell Dykstra
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Nationality Australie
Birth 31 december 1966 (56 years) at Brisbane (Australie)

Russell Dykstra is a multi-award winning Australian actor of screen, stage and TV.

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Filmography of Russell Dykstra (10 films)

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Oranges and Sunshine, 1h45
Directed by Jim Loach
Origin Australie
Genres Drama
Actors Emily Watson, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Richard Dillane, Tara Morice, Lorraine Ashbourne
Roles Dan
Rating70% 3.547873.547873.547873.547873.54787
The film is based on the true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham who uncovered the scandal of "home children", a scheme of forcibly relocating poor children from the United Kingdom to Australia and Canada.
Scorched (2009)
, 1h30
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Georgie Parker, Rachael Carpani, Vince Colosimo, Libby Tanner, Cameron Daddo, Bob Morley
Roles Keith
Rating54% 2.7242552.7242552.7242552.7242552.724255
Scorched looks at the problems of climate change and water scarcity in the near future. The year is 2012, and after over 240 days without rain, Sydney has only two weeks of water left.
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger, 1h43
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Danielle Catanzariti, Keisha Castle-Hugues, Toni Collette, Christian Byers, Essie Davis, Russell Dykstra
Roles Music Teacher
Rating62% 3.147723.147723.147723.147723.14772
Esther Blueburger is a 13-year-old Jewish outcast at her posh private school. Things are no better at home, where her twin brother is beginning to develop into a sociopath and her controlling mother pressures Esther to conform. She finds her only friend in a duck called Normal, and she frequently prays into a toilet asking God to "get me out of here". After escaping her own Bat Mitzvah, Esther bumps into Sunni, a rebellious girl from the local public school, who she had observed and spoken to on previous occasions.
Clubland (2007)
, 1h45
Directed by Cherie Nowlan
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Emma Booth, Rebecca Gibney, Brenda Blethyn, Richard Wilson, Philip Quast, Russell Dykstra
Roles Shane
Rating63% 3.1945353.1945353.1945353.1945353.194535
Life for shy 21-year-old Tim Maitland (Khan Chittenden) is not always smooth sailing. His mum Jean (Brenda Blethyn) is a cafeteria worker by day who hits the comedy club circuit by night, while his dad John (Frankie J. Holden) is busy trying to recapture his fifteen minutes of fame from when he was a country and western singer back in 1975. But when the feisty beautiful Jill (Emma Booth) walks into Tim's life, things seem to be looking up. Unfortunately, there's another woman in Tim's life, one who will stand between him and the perfect romance... his mother!
Romulus, My Father, 1h44
Directed by Richard Roxburgh
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about suicide, Transport films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Eric Bana, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Franka Potente, Marton Csokas, Jacek Koman, Russell Dykstra
Roles Mitru
Rating65% 3.297293.297293.297293.297293.29729
It tells the story of Romulus Gaiţă, a Romanian immigrant to Australia after World War II and his struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up his son, Raimond. As close family members die around him Raimond has to deal with the deterioration of his father's mental health. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Ned Kelly
Ned Kelly (2003)
, 1h50
Directed by Gregor Jordan
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Biography, Action, Adventure, Historical, Crime, Western
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Naomi Watts, Geoffrey Rush, Joel Edgerton, Kerry Condon
Roles Wild Wright
Rating63% 3.19773.19773.19773.19773.1977
The film started out with a young Ned Kelly rescuing a young boy from drowning. It then pans to the Australian bush with Ned talking about his father. He then awakens in the Australian outback and sees a white mare. He rides it into town, only to be arrested and subsequently imprisoned in 1871, for supposedly stealing the horse, even though it had actually been stolen by Wild Wright, Ned's friend.
The Wannabes, 1h32
Directed by Nikolaos Giannopoulos
Genres Comedy
Actors Nikolaos Giannopoulos, Russell Dykstra, Isla Fisher, Michael Carman, Lena Cruz, Costas Kilias
Roles Marcus
Rating39% 1.9756451.9756451.9756451.9756451.975645
Danny (Nick Giannopoulos) is a talentless entertainer who is hired by Marcus (Russell Dykstra) and his motley crew to turn them into the biggest kids' group since The Wiggles. But while Danny is training them to become The Wannabes, they're secretly planning to use their new identity as cover to pull off a heist of a diamond necklace from the very rich Aurora Van Dyke (Lena Cruz). Aurora has hosted a party for her grandchild, and booked all the best child entertainers in town to perform, and as The Wannabes prepare for the show, two of the characters steal the necklace.
Garage Days, 1h40
Directed by Alex Proyas
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical theatre, Action, Musical
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Kick Gurry, Pia Miranda, Russell Dykstra, Marton Csokas, Chris Sadrinna, Andy Anderson
Roles Bruno
Rating57% 2.899562.899562.899562.899562.89956
Garage Days is the story of a young Sydney garage band desperately trying to make it big in the competitive world of rock'n'roll. Through a series of misadventure and luck, they end up playing a major music festival in replacement for a major band—only to be booed off the stage for their terrible music.
Lantana (2001)
, 2h1
Directed by Ray Lawrence
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Musical, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Films about sexuality, Théâtre, Transport films, Films based on plays
Actors Anthony LaPaglia, Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey, Kerry Armstrong, Rachael Blake, Manu Bennett
Roles Michael
Rating71% 3.5972653.5972653.5972653.5972653.597265
An unknown woman's body is seen caught in the lantana bush, missing a shoe.