Richard Cawthorne

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Richard Cawthorne
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Cawthorne at the AACTA Awards, Sydney Opera House, 2012
Born (1976-12-03) 3 December 1976 (age 41)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present

Richard Seymour Cawthorne (born 3 December 1976) is an Australian actor of theatre, film and television.


Cawthorne has appeared in many film and television productions. His credits include Catching Milat, Fat Tony & Co, Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms, The Straits, East West 101, Rush (2008 TV series), Noise (2007 Australian film), Neighbours, Underbelly: Squizzy, Wolf Creek (TV series) and Killing Time,[1] for which he won the 2012 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA)[2] Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama. In 2015 Richard was appointed Ambassador to the National Theatre, Melbourne.

Personal life[edit]

Cawthorne was born in Hong Kong in 1976, the youngest of two. His mother, Zelda,[3] was a journalist for the South China Morning Post, and his father, Russell,[4] was a Marketing Executive for Hong Kong film company Golden Harvest Studios.

Cawthorne is a first cousin of Australian Labour Minister, and Victorian Attorney General Martin Pakula.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2018 Upgrade Serk
2017 The Last Full Measure Young Holt
2017 The Doctor Blake Mysteries Angus Reed
2016 Found Carson Short Film
2016 The Death and Life of Otto Bloom Duane Renaud
2016 Wolf Creek Kane Jurkewitz
2016 Jack Irish Fraser Boyd
2015 Catching Milat Detective Paul Gordon
2014 Fat Tony & Co Jarrod Ragg
2013 Underbelly: Squizzy Long Harry' Slater
2012 Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms Foggy
2012 10 Terrorists Judge MI6
2012 Australia on Trial - Massacre at Myall Creek Russell
2012 Australia on Trial - The Eureka 13 James Harris
2011 Killing Time Dennis Allen
2011 East West 101 Sterling
2011 Rush Joe Hadden (3 episodes, 2011)
2010 The Pacific Perle
2009 City Homicide Harry Bolingbroke (1 episode, 2009)
2008 East of Everything Driver (1 episode, 2008)
2008 Canal Road Greg Manor (1 episode, 2008)
2008 Rush Novak (1 episode, 2008)
2007 Noise Kermond
2006 Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King Hot Rod Driver Tele Movie
2005 Neighbours Reuben Hausman (11 Episodes, 2005)
2005 The Glenmore Job Officer Danoz Tele Movie
2003 Stingers Mark 'Weasel' Burridge (1 episode, 2003)
2003 Razor Eaters Zach
2001 Blue Heelers Bradley Eckhardt (2 Episodes, 2001)
2000 Halifax f.p. Gary Groom Tele Movie
2000 Stingers Mick Prentice (1 episode, 2000)
2000 Eugénie Sandler P.I. Sammy

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Group Award Film/Show Result
2012 AACTA Awards Best Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television Drama Killing Time Won[2]
2005 Shriekfest Film Festival Best Actor Razor Eaters Won.[5]


  1. ^ Bridget McManus (9 November 2011). "Killing Time". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b [1] 2012 AACTA Awards Nominees and Winners
  3. ^ a b The Age 9 November 2011 Pakula kills time watching a crook by Suzanne Carbone
  4. ^ IMDb Biography
  5. ^ Shriekfest 2005 Winners - 2005 Archived 17 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine.

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