Xavier Samuel

Active - 2007 - 2017  |   Born - Dec 10, 1983 in Victoria, Australia  |   Genres - Fantasy, Drama

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Australian-born actor Xavier Samuel studied his craft at Flinders University before taking on a professional career both on-stage and onscreen. He made waves with a role on the Australian TV series McLeod's Daughters in 2003, and later transitioned to the big screen with roles in 2007's September and the 2008 film Newcastle.

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  • Grew up in Adelaide, a city in Australia.
  • Was the lead singer for the band Hyatus.
  • Played Hamlet in a graduate production at Flinders University Drama Centre in Adelaide.
  • Got his big break in the Australian TV series McLeod's Daughters in 2003.
  • Rose to fame playing Riley in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010).
  • Learned to surf for his role in Drift (2013).