Knowledge Identifier: +Ben_Mendelsohn
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1969.
Countries: Australia (52%), United States (28%), United Kingdom (10%)
Linked to: Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Howard Florey Institute, Sydney Theatre Company, The Australian
In 1983 while still at high school, he appeared in the role of an enslaved Inca in the Heidelberg Theatre Company's production of "The Royal Hunt of the Sun"
Rupert Murdoch - Murdoch has been portrayed by Barry Humphries in the 1991 mini-series "Selling Hitler", Hugh Laurie in a parody of "It's a Wonderful Life" in the television show "A Bit of Fry & Laurie", Ben Mendelsohn in the film "Black and White", Paul Elder in "The Late Shift" and by himself on "The Simpsons", first in "Sunday, Cruddy Sunday" and later in "Judge Me Tender"
William McInnes - Subsequent film roles include in 2006 "Irresistible", with Susan Sarandon, and "Kokoda", the lead role in the romantic drama "Unfinished Sky" in 2007, and in 2009 "Prime Mover", featuring Andrew S. Gilbert, Ben Mendelsohn and Anthony Hayes, and Sarah Watt's follow-up film "My Year Without Sex"
In 2009, he appeared in the American science fiction film "Knowing" directed by Alex Proyas
In 2010, he appeared in "Animal Kingdom", starring in the film as Andrew 'Pope' Cody, a criminal on the run from the law living in the notorious Melbourne Underworld
He was selected as one of the entrants to the Who's Who in Australia 2012 edition
In 2013, he guest starred in the TV series "Girls" as the father of Jessa, played by Jemima Kirke
Mississippi Grind - On January 7, 2013 Ben Mendelsohn joined the cast of the film, he'll star opposite Gyllenhaal
In 2014, Mendelsohn joined the cast of "Bloodline", a Netflix original from the creators of "Damages"
In September 2016, Netflix announced that the show had been cancelled, and that it will end after its third season in 2017