Oliver Ackland is an Australian actor. In 2012, Oliver will be seen in the comedy horror film, 100 Bloody Acres, directed by Colin and Cameron Cairnes, Richard Gray’s feature Blinder and the ABC telemovie, The Mystery of a Hansom Cab.
Most recently, he appeared as ‘Toby Raven’ in the highly acclaimed mini-series realisation of Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet, directed by Matthew Saville, and as ‘Rhys’ in The Slap, adapted from the multi award winning novel by Christos Tsiolkas. Oliver’s other television credits include All Saints, Always Greener, Young Lions and Outriders. He also appeared in the telemovie Emerald Falls and co-starred in the miniseries Jessica, both directed by Peter Andrikidis.
Oliver starred in Ben Lucas’ Wasted on the Young, which premiered at the 2010 Sydney Film Festival and screened at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. His other feature film credits include Roger Scholes’ Cable and John Hillcoat’s highly acclaimed feature The Proposition.
Oliver has also appeared in numerous short films including Damian Walshe-Howling’s The Bloody Sweet Hit and Eve directed by Hannah Hilliard.