Of Greek/Cypriot heritage, Damien is an award-winning actor, best known for his work on HBO Max and BB1’s The Tourist and the AACTA/Logie award winning Foxtel Original series The Twelve playing Alexi Menelaus.
Leading his first Shakespeare play at fourteen, Damien developed a keen love of language. This passion coupled with little lead him to study acting at eighteen before taking a job with the Bell Shakespeare Company at nineteen, touring Australia performing as the youngest ever member of ‘Actor’s at Work’. Shortly after, he was accepted into the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
After graduating WAAPA in 2012, he worked extensively in theatre, leading shows at The Sydney Opera House and working with every major theatre company in Sydney. Credits include; The Harp in the South (Sydney Theatre Company), The Life of Galileo (Belvoir). The One (Ensemble) For The Bell Shakespeare Company Damien has appeared in; The Miser, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo & Juliet, The Tempest and Henry V. Other theatre credits include; All’s Well That Ends Well, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, Cyrano de Bergerac, Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Sport for Jove Theatre Company, and Inner Voices, for Red Line Productions; for which he received a Best Actor nomination at the Sydney Theatre Awards in 2017.
Since turning his attention to screen he has appeared across television and film, including HBO Max and BB1 series The Tourist, Netflix original series Pieces of Her, The Twelve (Foxtel), Peter Rabbit 1&2, I am Woman (Stan), Frayed (ABC), Home and Away (7 Network), Wonderland (Network 10), Last King of the Cross and One Night (Paramount +). Most recently Damien appeared alongside Sam Worthington in director Matt Nable’s feature film Transfusion.