Ewen Leslie graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2000 and has since become one of Australia’s most popular faces on stage and screen.
Ewen’s film credits include the critically acclaimed The Daughter, The Nightingale, Peter Rabbit 2, Sweet Country, The Mule, The Railway Man, Dead Europe, Sleeping Beauty, Three Blind Mice, Katoomba, Kokoda and Jewboy.
Selected television credits include Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake: China Girl, which premiered at Festival de Cannes, the Emmy Award–winning Safe Harbour, Operation Buffalo, The Gloaming, Fighting Season, Janet King, Deadline Gallipoli, Wonderland, Mr and Mrs Murder, Top of the Lake, Rake, Redfern Now, Devil’s Dust, Mabo, My Place, Lockie Leonard, Love My Way, The Junction Boys, All Saints and The Road from Coorain. He starred in The Cry alongside Jenna Coleman and most recently The Luminaries opposite Eva Green and Eve Hewson, both for BBC.
Theatre credits for Belvoir include Ivanov, Thyestes, Hamlet, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Wild Duck, The Promise and Paul; for Sydney Theatre Comedy, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead and Riflemind; for Melbourne Theatre Company, Hamlet and Richard III; for Malthouse Theatre, The Trial and The Wild Duck.
Ewen received the Helpmann Award and a Green Room Award for his role in Richard III and a Helpmann Award and Sydney Theatre Award for The War of the Roses. Ewen has also received an AFI nomination for his performance in Jewboy, an AACTA Award for his work in Top of the Lake: China Girl and AACTA nominations for Operation Buffalo, The Daughter, Dead Europe, The Butterfly Tree, Fighting Season and The Cry.