Oct. 28th, 1981
Auckland, New Zealand
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Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Dwayne started painting and sculpting from the early age of 6. He began acting when he was 12 and landed his first role on screen when he was 15 in a US television movie Amazon High (1997), filmed in New Zealand and directed by Michael Hurst. He played the boyfriend of Selma Blair (Cruel Intentions, Hellboy). He then went onto work with Hollywood legend William Shatner in William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale (1999), produced in Wellington by Cloud Nine. Then was cast for the lead role by the same company for the cult TV series The Tribe (1999). For the next two and a half years he completed 156 episodes at which time he went on a number of publicity tours to Europe, appearing in all major youth media to promote the show and the spin-off album. He also represented The Tribe in Los Angeles when it was a nominee at the 2000 GAIT Awards for international television drama. In 2001 Dwayne went on to play guest roles in numerous television dramas including, Love Bites (2002) and Dark Knight (2002). He was then chosen by SPP, the production company who made Whale Rider, for a reoccurring guest role on the award winning TV drama Mercy Peak (2001), where he played the emotionally tortured role of Gus Van Der Velter for 2 years. He also played one of the lead roles for 2 full series in Street Legal (2002), another New Zealand TV drama. Lead roles in feature films include: The Possum Hunter (2000), The Locals (2003), Cockle (2005), and most recently No Destination (2007), which he filmed in Los Angeles and got to work alongside John Savage (The Deer Hunter, The God Father III, The Thin Red Line). Dwayne has has been living in LA since 2004 where he is managed by Scott Karp of the Insomnia Media Group who are based in Universal Studios. While in LA he has been trained at the Stella Adler Academy in Hollywood and at the Ivana Chubbuck Acting Sudio, in her advanced classes. He is still a passionate painter and sculptor and has art studios in LA and Auckland.
- Dwayne left New Zealand by himself for Africa when he was only 18 years old.
- Dwayne is a professional painter and sculptor.
- He also trained at the Ivana Chubbuck Acting Studio in LA.
- He trained at the Stella Adler Academy of Acting in Hollywood.
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