Vernon Wells

31 Dec 1945


Vernon George Wells (born 31 December 1945) is an Australian film and television actor who has built his career around action-type films, most often cast as a villain. He began appearing on Australian television shows in the mid-1970s, such as Homicide and Matlock Police and All The Rivers Run.

He is best known to international audiences for his role of "Wez", in the 1981 science fiction action film Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. After Mad Max 2, Wells began appearing in Hollywood films, such as the military action film Commando (1985) (as Bennett), which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the science fiction comedy Innerspace (1987), which starred Martin Short, Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan. In the 2000s, Wells acted in the television series Power Rangers: Time Force portraying the series' main villain 'Ransik'.


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Filmography (23 titles)

(movie, 2019)
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Murphy)
(movie, 2016)
···Death House
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Nela)
(movie, 2015)
···Loss Prevention
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as C.E.O.)
(movie, 2015)
···Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Marcus)
(movie, 2015)
···Jurassic City
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Agent LaFranco)
(movie, 2012)
···Jurassic Attack
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Angent Grimaldi)
(movie, 2012)
···The Lackey
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Mr. Dechlan)
(movie, 2010)
···The Dead Undead
Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Raleigh)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Network Head)
(movie, 2009)
···Green Street Hooligans 2
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tankersley Governor)
(movie, 2003)
···King of the Ants
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Beckett)
(movie, 2000)
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Squad Leader)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor
(movie, 1993)
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Maddox)
(movie, 1990)
···Circuitry Man
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Plughead)
(movie, 1990)
···Sheng zhan feng yun
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Hannibal)
(movie, 1990)
···The Shrimp on the Barbie
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Bruce)
(movie, 1989)
···Nam Angels
Genre: Action, War, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Chard)
(movie, 1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Mr. Igoe)
(movie, 1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Dabby Duck)
(movie, 1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bennett)
(movie, 1985)
···Weird Science
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lord General)
(movie, 1981)
···Mad Max 2
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Wez)