David Wenham is an Australian actor with a formidable acting career, including major roles in film such as Lord of the Rings, Moulin Rouge, Van Helsing, Public Enemies and Australia. He is also known for his role in the critically acclaimed cable mini-series Top of the Lake, television mini-series Better Man and Australian box office hit Paper Planes. In 2013 he directed one of the interconnected stories from The Turning. He has just finished shooting Australian film Goldstone, due to be released in 2016.