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Name  Erik Thomson
Role  Actor

Height  1.80 m
Nationality  New Zealand, British
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Born  27 April 1967 (age 48) (1967-04-27) Inverness, Scotland, UK
Spouse  Caitlin McDougall (m. 1999)
Children  James Thomson, Eilish Thomson
Movies and TV shows  Packed to the Rafters, The Black Balloon, All Saints, The Boys Are Back, Somersault
Similar People  Elissa Down, Caitlin McDougall, Toni Collette, Bevan Lee, Cate Shortland

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Erik Thomson (born 27 April 1967) is a Scottish-New Zealand actor known for playing Hades in the television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena Warrior Princess and Young Hercules, Dr. Mitch Stevens in All Saints and Dave Rafter in Packed to the Rafters. He won an Australian Film Institute Award for his performance in the Australian feature film Somersault.

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Early life

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Erik Thomson was born in Inverness, Scotland, and his family emigrated to New Zealand when he was seven. He studied performing arts at the New Zealand Drama School in Wellington and English Literature and drama at Victoria University of Wellington.

Career

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Thomson had a number of television roles in New Zealand, starting with Marlin Bay a drama set in a casino and resort. He won a wider fan following for his occasional appearances as the God Hades in both the Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess series, which were both filmed in New Zealand.

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In 1995 he moved to Australia and landed regular roles in Pacific Drive, medical series All Saints (1999 - 2003) and The Alice (2005). He has had guest roles on such series as Wildside and Always Greener. From 2008 to 2013, Thomson played Dave Rafter on the Seven Network dramedy series Packed to the Rafters. Since 2015, he had the lead role in 800 Words.

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Thomson's work in theatre includes roles in Complete Works of Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Twelve Angry Men, and Angels in America.

His movie credits include the role of soldier Simon Mollison in the 2008 film The Black Balloon with Toni Collette. He appeared in Somersault with Abbie Cornish and Sam Worthington, which scored him an AFI Award, and also featured in Accidents Happen with Geena Davis.

Awards

Thomson won an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Somersault, and was nominated for his work in The Black Balloon. On television he has been nominated for a Logie Award five times, and has won two Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor.

Awards for Erik Thomson include:

Won

  • 2003: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor (for All Saints)
  • 2004: Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (for Somersault)
  • 2016: Silver Logie for Best Actor (for 800 Words)
  • Nominated

  • 2002: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor (for All Saints)
  • 2004: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor (for All Saints)
  • 2004: FCCA Award for the Best Supporting Actor - Male (for Somersault)
  • 2008: Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Black Balloon
  • 2009: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor (for Packed to the Rafters)
  • 2010: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor (for Packed to the Rafters)
  • 2017: Silver Logie for Silver Logie for Best Actor (for 800 Words)
  • Personal

    Thomson is married to actress Caitlin McDougall and has a daughter named Eilish and has a son named Magnus

    References

    Erik Thomson Wikipedia


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