David Wenham 'It did have detrimental effects on me at the time'
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David Wenham, is a globally successful film, stage and TV actor. He’s performed in over 95 productions including Lord of the rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, Moulin Rouge, Lion and diver Dan in Sea change. It's hard not be captivated by David on screen, yet the celebrity side of Hollywood is peripheral to David as he prides himself on ‘flying under the radar’

Acting is the fire in his belly, and in this episode Jess and David dig deep on how he prepares for a character and the detrimental impact some of his more confronting roles have had on his mental well-being. David also shares what creates good chemistry with a co-star, and working alongside some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Toni Collette, Nicole Kidman, and Johnny Depp.

David is hosting a new series on ABC called 'The ABC of' where he sits down with famous Australians and revisits their pasts through moments drawn from the ABC archives. You can watch it here on ABC Iview from 28th June 

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