Originally from the UK, Toby Wallace emigrated to Australia as a child. He recently won the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor at the Venice Film Festival for his performance as ‘Moses’ in Babyteeth opposite Ben Mendelsohn and Eliza Scanlen and directed by Shannon Murphy. He currently plays ‘Campbell Eliot’ in Chris Keyser and Marc Webb’s popular Netflix series, The Society. Toby played leading roles in the Australian feature Acute Misfortune opposite Daniel Henshall, and miniseries Romper Stomper, based on the original film by writer-director Geoffrey Wright.
Toby made his professional debut in Kriv Stenders’ feature film Lucky Country (Dark Frontier). It was for this role that he was nominated for an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Young Actor. Other credits include the feature The Turning adapted from Tim Winton’s iconic book, Galore, directed by Rhys Graham and co-starring Ashleigh Cummings, the young Michael Hutchence in the INXS miniseries Never Tear Us Apart, and the lead in Nicholas Verso’s coming-of-age feature Boys In The Trees.