Brenton Thwaites, born in 1989, in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, is an Australian actor.

Thwaites studied acting at the Queensland University of Technology and he graduated in 2011. He then relocated to Sydney to pursue his career in acting.

Prior to graduating from the Queensland University of Technology, Thwaites had his film debut in “Charge Over You”, a 2010 independent feature film. After he graduated, he went onto appear in an episode of Sea Patrol, and was cast portraying Luke Gallagher in the Fox8 teen drama series, “SLiDE’, and Stu Henderson in the soap opera “Home and Away”.

While he is famous mainly in Australia, that is changing that he has been cast as the male lead in the television remake of “The Blue Lagoon (2012)”.