He became known for playing Riley in the Twilight Saga: Eclipse. He has also played roles in September, Newcastle, Loved Ones, A Few Best men, and Further We Search.
He is a fan of the Adelaide Crows.
His breakthrough role was in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, with Robert Pattinson.
His first role in show business was on McLeod's Daughters.
He dated former Miss Europe Shermine Shahrivar.
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