Anthony Hayes

21 Sep 1977

Actor, Director

Anthony Hayes (born 21 September 1977) is an Australian actor, best known for his role as Jack McLeod in the acclaimed Australian series McLeod's Daughters. Apart from acting in numerous films and television shows, he also wrote, directed and produced the films Ten Empty (2008), New Skin (2002) and Sweet Dreams (2002). Ten Empty had its World Premiere at the Sydney Film Festival (2008). The screenplay was nominated for 2007 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and 2008 Victorian Premier's Literary Award. New Skin (2002) won the Dendy Award at the 2002 Sydney Film Festival and won Hayes an IF Award as best emerging director. Sweet Dreams (2002) was voted most popular film by the audience at the St Kilda Film Festival in 2003. Hayes also earned AFI and Film Critics Circle award nominations for The Boys. Hayes received AFI and Film Critics Circle award nominations for best supporting actor in The Square (2009), and won for Look Both Ways (2005) and Suburban Mayhem (2006). He is a co-founder of Rogue Stars Productions with fellow actors Brendan Cowell and Leland Kean in 1999. Joel Edgerton nicknamed him "The King of Western Grit" during the shoorting of The Square, The moniker later became the name of a Facebook page, with a collection of movie posters with Hayes' face on them.


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Filmography (16 titles)

(movie, 2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Horror
Role: Actor (as Vic)
(movie, 2017)
···War Machine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Pete Duckman)
(movie, 2016)
···The Light Between Oceans
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Vernon Knuckey)
(movie, 2014)
···The Rover
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Rickofferson)
(movie, 2014)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Warren)
(movie, 2014)
···The Broken Shore
Genre: Crime
Role: Actor (as Rick Hopgood)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pat Ball)
(movie, 2010)
···Animal Kingdom
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Detective Justin Norris)
(movie, 2010)
···Beneath Hill 60
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as William McBride)
(series, 2010)
···Killing Time
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as John Bond (2010))
(movie, 2008)
···The Square
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Greg 'Smithy' Smith)
(movie, 2008)
···Ten Empty
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···Ned Kelly
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Kennedy)
(movie, 2002)
···Heroes' Mountain
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Woody)
(series, 2001)
···Tracey McBean
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Shamus Wong)
(movie, 1998)
···The Sugar Factory
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Marlo)