Aden Young

Aden Young (born November 30, 1971 ) is a Canadian-Australian actor.wikipedia
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Rectify

He is best known for his portrayal of Daniel Holden in the SundanceTV drama Rectify, for which he was twice nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
It stars Aden Young, Abigail Spencer, J. Smith-Cameron, Adelaide Clemens, Clayne Crawford, and Luke Kirby, and premiered on April 22, 2013, with a first season run of six episodes.

Black Robe (film)

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Young was cast in his first role, as a young Jesuit priest in Bruce Beresford's acclaimed religious epic Black Robe (1991) on his 18th birthday.
The film's main character, Father LaForgue, is played by Lothaire Bluteau, with other cast members including Aden Young, Sandrine Holt, Tantoo Cardinal, August Schellenberg, Gordon Tootoosis and Raoul Trujillo.

Broken Highway

He took the lead role in groundbreaking Australian arthouse noir film Broken Highway (1993), directed by pioneering female filmmaker Laurie McInnes, which screened in competition in Cannes but received polarizing reviews.

Metal Skin

Young was nominated for an Australian Film Institute Best Actor award and won a Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Actor award for his role as the "ratty-looking loser" Psycho Joe opposite Ben Mendelsohn in Metal Skin (1994), Geoffrey Wright's examination of suburban hopelessness and revhead subculture, which screened internationally in competition at Venice Film Festival and Stockholm Film Festival amongst others.
Metal Skin is a 1994 Australian film written and directed by Geoffrey Wright, starring Aden Young, Tara Morice, Nadine Garner and Ben Mendelsohn.

Exile (1994 film)

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Paul Cox's Exile was filmed soon after, described in Variety as "an ambitious, sometimes hallucinatory drama that tackles themes difficult to bring off successfully in the cinema".

Hotel de Love

After making Australian films River Street, Cosi, Hotel de Love and Paradise Road in quick succession, Young portrayed a starving Polish sculptor who spurns his lover Jessica Lange in US film Cousin Bette and as slacker desperado Buck in Under Heaven, a modern reworking of Henry James novel The Wings of the Dove.

Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series

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He is best known for his portrayal of Daniel Holden in the SundanceTV drama Rectify, for which he was twice nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.

Galston High School

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Young attended Galston High and Australian Theatre For Young People as a teenager.

The Tree (2010 film)

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Compelling film cameos followed, in WW1 drama Beneath Hill 60 and French film The Tree, as Charlotte Gainsbourg's husband before starring as a besieged father dying from tetanus in the Kriv Stenders period gothic western Dark Frontier aka Lucky Country.
It was filmed in the small town of Boonah in Queensland, Australia and follows the lives of Dawn (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and her four children after the unexpected death of her husband Peter (Aden Young).

Cosi (film)

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After making Australian films River Street, Cosi, Hotel de Love and Paradise Road in quick succession, Young portrayed a starving Polish sculptor who spurns his lover Jessica Lange in US film Cousin Bette and as slacker desperado Buck in Under Heaven, a modern reworking of Henry James novel The Wings of the Dove.
Lewis's relationship with his girlfriend Lucy (Rachel Griffiths), already under pressure, is not helped by a friend called Nick (Aden Young), who seems more interested in testing Lucy's faithfulness than anything else.

Killer Elite (film)

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He played American techno geek Meyer in the Jason Statham/Robert De Niro action film Killer Elite and performed a cameo as Dr Victor Frankenstein in I, Frankenstein.
In 1980, mercenaries Danny Bryce (Jason Statham), Hunter (Robert De Niro), Davies (Dominic Purcell), and Meier (Aden Young) are in Mexico to assassinate a man.

Under Heaven (film)

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After making Australian films River Street, Cosi, Hotel de Love and Paradise Road in quick succession, Young portrayed a starving Polish sculptor who spurns his lover Jessica Lange in US film Cousin Bette and as slacker desperado Buck in Under Heaven, a modern reworking of Henry James novel The Wings of the Dove.
Under Heaven is a 1998 American drama film directed by Meg Richman and starring Joely Richardson and Aden Young.

Don't Tell

Young played lawyer Stephen Roche in the well received Don't Tell, the true story of a young Queensland woman who sued the church over sexual abuse she suffered at her Anglican school.
Don't Tell is a 2017 Australian drama film directed by Tori Garrett and starring Jack Thompson, Aden Young and Sara West.

Seeker Lover Keeper

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Young mimed the hit song "Even Though I'm A Woman", by the Australian female indie supergroup Seeker Lover Keeper, in the 2011 music video directed by Natalie Van Dungen.
The video for "Light All My Lights" starred Australian actor Barry Otto, while "On My Own" starred John Waters and "Even Though I'm a Woman" starred Aden Young.

Lucky Country (film)

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Compelling film cameos followed, in WW1 drama Beneath Hill 60 and French film The Tree, as Charlotte Gainsbourg's husband before starring as a besieged father dying from tetanus in the Kriv Stenders period gothic western Dark Frontier aka Lucky Country.
Lucky Country is a 2009 Australian film starring Aden Young.

The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course

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The early 2000s saw him starring as a traumatized Canadian soldier in War Bride, a German priest in Serenades, and smaller roles in The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course and a doctor in Cox's Molokai.

Australian Theatre for Young People

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Young attended Galston High and Australian Theatre For Young People as a teenager.

Mao's Last Dancer (film)

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Young reunited with Beresford for Mao's Last Dancer (2009), based on the 2003 best-selling autobiography of Chinese ballet dancer Li Cunxin, playing a Texan oil tycoon.

Beneath Hill 60

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Compelling film cameos followed, in WW1 drama Beneath Hill 60 and French film The Tree, as Charlotte Gainsbourg's husband before starring as a besieged father dying from tetanus in the Kriv Stenders period gothic western Dark Frontier aka Lucky Country.

I, Frankenstein

He played American techno geek Meyer in the Jason Statham/Robert De Niro action film Killer Elite and performed a cameo as Dr Victor Frankenstein in I, Frankenstein.

Love in Limbo

The film stars Craig Adams, Aden Young and Russell Crowe.

The Unseen (2016 film)

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The Unseen is a 2016 Canadian psychological horror film directed by Geoff Redknap and starring Aden Young, Camille Sullivan, Julia Sarah Stone, and Ben Cotton.

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien

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The early 2000s saw him starring as a traumatized Canadian soldier in War Bride, a German priest in Serenades, and smaller roles in The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course and a doctor in Cox's Molokai.

The War Bride

The film stars Anna Friel as Lily and Julie Cox as Sophie, two young women from London, England who marry Canadian soldiers (Aden Young and Benjamin Boyd) during World War II, and move to Canada as war brides.

River Street (film)

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River Street is a 1996 Australian film directed by Tony Mahood and starring Aden Young, Bill Hunter, Essie Davis, and Mitchell Dillon.