Rhys Wakefield is a popular Australian actor, who earned fame through his appearances as Lucas Holden in more than 360 episodes of the soap opera Home and Away (2005—2008). Similarly, for his role in the soap opera, Home and Away, he was even nominated for an award as Most Popular New Male Talent at the Logie Awards (2006). Also, in 2013, he won the Fright Meter Award for his supporting role in the movie The Purge.
Besides, Rhys has also appeared in movies such as Broken Hill (2009), The Purge (2013), and Paint It Black (2016).
Bio (Age) Plus Education
Rhys Wakefield was born in Cairns, Queensland, Australia on 20 November 1988 to Naval Officer father, Chris Wakefield and a Medical Standards Officer mother, Elizabeth Wakefield. Also, he has a brother named Luke Wakefield.
In 2003, Rhys got enrolled at The McDonalds College of Performing arts in Sydney in an acting scholarship. After that, he attended Zenith Theatre.
Rhys Wakefield’s Personal Life; Dating, Girlfriend
Rhys Wakefield was in an on-screen relationship with his Home and Away’s co-star, Indiana Evans. However, it was later found that the on-screen couple had chemistry in real life too. The two fellow stars started dating from February 2006.
In the beginning, the pair started their relationship were dating secretly, but, later they came out publicly at TV Week Logies in mid-2006.
Rhys Wakefield with Indiana Evans in 2006 (Photo: ranker.com)
Unfortunately, their relationship wasn’t meant to last forever—they got separated in November 2006. Despite break up, the former heartthrobs still share a friendly relationship.
Career: Movies & TV Shows
Rhys Wakefield initiated his career in the entertainment industry after he got a small role as a dancing kid in the 2000’s movie Bootmen. After that, he got another chance in the 2002’s TV series Don't Blame the Koalas.
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However, he got his first major role in 2008 when he got the chance to portray the character of Thomas Mollison in the movie The Black Balloon. Since then, he has played in numerous TV shows as well as in movies. Some of his TV series include House of Lies (2016), True Detective (2019), and Reprisal (2019). Similarly, he has debuted movies are Sanctum (2011), War on the Range (2015), The Grand Son (2018), and Bliss (2019).
Some Quick Facts Related To Rhys Wakefield
His birth sign is Scorpio.
His ethnicity is white.
He stands at a height of 5 feet 10¾ inches (179.5 cms) and weighs about 76 kg (167.5 lbs).
He has managed to make a whopping net worth amounting to $3 million.
His short film, A Man Walks Into a Bar was selected as a finalist at the 2013’s Tropfest International Short Film Festival.
His favorite book is The Hobbit, and his favorite place is Thailand.
He loves to listen to the music written by bands such as Coldplay, The Black Eyed Peas, The Whitlams, and Green Day.
He can hold his breath up to 1 minute and 20 seconds.