Henry Nixon.

Henry Nixon
is an Australian actor.

Film Portrayal

He portrayed Downey.


Henry Nixon is an Australian actor.

Henry Nixon was born in the 1970s at St Margaret's Hospital on Crown Street in the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills. As a teenager, he attended Narrabundah College in Canberra, and there he studied drama.

He graduated from the Australian National University with an Arts degree, majoring in Anthropology, Sociology and English, before deciding to pursue an acting career. He auditioned for and was accepted into the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney.

Since graduating from NIDA in 2000 Nixon has worked extensively in film, television and theatre.

In 2002 he regularly played the character Chris King in the popular Channel 5 TV serial Don't Blame Me (or Don't Blame the Koalas). He is known for his work as Sterlo McCormack on All Saints, an Australian hospital drama. In 2009, Nixon portrayed Lieutenant Hugh (Ivy League) Corrigan in the HBO Film follow-up to Band of Brothers, The Pacific.

Selected Filmography

  • Happy Feet (2006)
  • Triangle (2009)
  • Anima (2013)


  • Was flown to Los Angeles in 2007 to audition personally for Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg for the role of Leckie in the HBO/ Playtone/ Dreamworks Co production of "The Pacific". The role eventually went to James Badge Dale and Nixon ended up portraying 2nd LT Hugh Corrigan.



Cast and Crew
Crew Christopher Smith - Chris Brown - Christian Henson - Dot Allison
Cast Bryan Probets - Emma Lung - Henry Nixon - Joshua McIvor - Liam Hemsworth - Melissa George - Michael Dorman - Rachael Carpani

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