RICHARD ROXBURGH made a big splash with moviegoers with his performance as the Duke of Monroth in the Academy Award nominated Moulin Rouge!
His other film credits include The Road To Coorain
, Mission Impossible II
, Oscar And Lucinda
, Passion, Children Of The Revolution
, and Thank God He Met Lizzie
. Roxburgh won the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor and an Australian Film Institute (AFI) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, for Doing Time For Patsy Cline
. He next co-stars opposite Hugh Jackman
in Van Helsing
In late 2000, he directed Twelfth for Company B, Australia's most cutting-edge theater producers. Roxburgh's theatre credits also include Neil Armfield's production of The Seagull, and Hamlet, for which Roxburgh received the Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Award for Best Actor. Roxburgh has also starred in Closer for director Marion Potts, The Homecoming directed by Rodney Fisher, and Burn This directed by Wayne Harrison, all for the Sydney Theatre Company. Roxburgh's direction of the adaptation of the novel That Eye The Sky, for Burning House Theatre Company, won the Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle John Tasker Award for Freelance Director. He won a Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series and an AFI nomination for Best Actor for his critically-acclaimed lead performance, based on the legendary corrupt Sydney cop Roger Rogerson, in the television drama Blue Murder.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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