Liam Graham

Place of Birth: Scotland

Liam Ansell Graham was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Lisa Ansell, a nurse, and Colin Graham, a television audio director. He has two younger siblings, Madeleine White and Ruairidh Graham. He is of Irish, Italian, British, Scandinavian and Western European decent.

Liam attended Perth Modern School graduating in 2005. His interest in theatre grew when he was just 7 years old, attending the Actor's Workshop established by RADA graduate Alan Blackwood, and directed by award winning actress, Nichola Renton. When Liam was 12 years old, he landed his first short film role directed by Melbourne based director, Matt Richards. During this time, he discovered his innate passion for film.

Liam joined the Western Australian Youth Theatre Company (WAYTCo.) in 2007. He worked on several of WAYTCo's productions including 'Mad Forest', 'Macbeth', 'The Life of Galileo', 'DNA', and devised piece, 'Earth', directed by prominent Western Australian director, Jeffery Jay Fowler.

Liam's portrayal of Phil in Dennis Kelly's 'DNA', earned him rave reviews with critics saying his performance was "Hypnotic and mesmerizing".

Liam based himself in Sydney, where he enrolled in The Hub Studio's Masterclass, directed by esteemed NIDA lecturer and actor, Kevin Jackson in 2012, where he performed several pieces from the classics, including Sam Shepherd's 'Fool For Love'.

Liam's passion for film never dwindled during his time on stage, and he landed his first co-lead role in Giallo inspired horror/thriller, 'Sororal (2014)' in the role of love interest, Trent Melville.

Liam then went onto taking out the lead role of Max Woods, in Southern Gothic, French New Wave, psychological thriller 'The Burning Kiss (2017)'.

Liam's film and television credits include 'Bad Girl' (2017), 'Otherlife' (2017), 'Hounds of Love' (2017), 'The Legend of Gavin Tanner' (2016) and 'Greenfield' (2015).

He was nominated for BEST ACTOR at the WASAs (Western Australian Screen Awards) in 2015 for his portrayal of Michael, in multi award winning Scandinavian/ Australian web series, 'Greenfield'. Critics claimed Liam's performance as the "Series stand out, capturing the character's overwhelming emotional and spiritual arc."

His latest achievement is winning BEST ACTOR at the 2017 'Next Gen Short Film Festival' as part of 'Fringe World', for his portrayal of Jeremiah Kane in short Sci-Fi flick, 'Council'.