Brenton Thwaites

"The Giver" Los Angeles Press Conference

Thwaites in 2014, photo by PR Photos

Place of Birth: Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Date of Birth: 10 August, 1989

Ethnicity: English, possibly other

Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor. He has starred in the films Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, Save Your Legs!, Oculus, Maleficent, The Giver, The Signal, Son of a Gun, Ride, Gods of Egypt, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Office Uprising, An Interview with God, A Violent Separation, Ghosts of War, and I Met a Girl, and on television’s Slide, Home and Away, and Titans.

Brenton is the son of Fiona Middleton and Peter Thwaites. A picture of Brenton with his father and sister can be seen here. A picture of Brenton’s mother can be seen here. He has two children with his partner Chloe Pacey.

Brenton’s parents both have English surnames. Nothing else appears to be publicly known about his ancestry.

Brenton’s maternal grandfather is likely named Terry Middleton.

The Los Angeles Mission Thanksgiving Dinner for Skid Row

Thwaites in 2012, photo by PR Photos

77 Responses

  1. jonasbsjr says:

    damn some dangerous levals of sunburn for a white man, skin cancer rates in Australia must be huge, that is really not the ideal place for northern europeans to live

  2. Bronco says:

    My guess is that he is half Venezuelan (IDK, talk to Fiona), and that possible Venezuelan side could have some Spaniard, or Italian, or both.
    Aside from that there’s definitely something NOT Mediterranean in him, something more Baltic.
    I’d be highly surprised if he turns out to be 100% English, although apparently in England 50% of the genes come from Spain if I recall correctly. I still think he has something else (Venezuelan/Italian).

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