Who is Dustin Clare?
Dustin Clare, born on the 2nd of January 1982, is an Australian actor who became known through his role as Gannicus in the hit series “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena”, “Spartacus: Blood and Sand”, “Spartacus: Vengeance”, and “Spartacus: War of the Damned.” He also recently appeared in the movie “Pacific Rim: Uprising.”
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Dustin Clare’s Early Life
Clare was born in Grafton, New Soth Wales Australia, and is the son of Linda Clare and Graeme Clare. He spent most of his time growing up in Ballina, New South Wales as well as Maclean, New South Wales. Clare later attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth, and graduated in 2004.
Dustin Clare’s Career
Clare’s career started in 2003 when he was cast in the short film “Brothers.” This appearance led to another movie called “Going Down in Flames”, as well as appearances in the television shows “All Saints” and “Headland.” His early years as an actor helped establish his career as well as his net worth. After a few years of acting in support roles, Clare finally achieved his career breakthrough when he joined the cast of the series “McLeod’s Daughters”. He played the role of Riley Ward from 2006 to 2007, and even won a Silver Logie award in the category Most Popular New Male Talent of 2007. The fame of the show helped further boost his career as well as his net worth.
From “McLeod’s Daughters”, Clare then realized that he could find fame in television. His next project that also proved to be a success was “Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities” in 2009, and he also appeared in the series “Satisfaction” from 2008 to 2010. In 2011 Clare was cast in “The Eye of the Storm” alongside Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, and Charlotte Rampling. His work in various movies and series also helped in increasing his wealth.
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Dustin Clare as Gannicus
Clare’s career catapulted to global status when he joined the cast of “Spartacus: God of the Arena,” which premiered in 2011 on the Starz network, and follows the life of Clare’s character Gannicus, the first gladiator representing Lentulus Batiatus to become the champion of Capua. The show became a huge success that led to several sequels, including “Spartacus: Vengeance” and ‘Spartacus: War of the Damned.” The show received a positive response from the audience that helped his career as well as his net worth.
After the success of the “Spartacus” series, Clare continued to appear in various projects, including the movies “Goddess” and “Sunday” as well as guest appearances in the series “ANZAC Girls”, “Strike Back: Legacy” and “Wolf Creek,” all of which also helped in increasing his net worth. Today, Clare is still working as an actor, and in 2018 appeared in the movie “Pacific Rim: Uprising” alongside John Boyega and Scott Eastwood.
Dustin Clare Body Measurement
In terms of his body measurement, Clare is 5ft 10ins (1.78 m.) tall and weighs 163lbs (74 kg.). He also has brown hair and brown eyes.
Dustin Clare’s Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Clare’s net worth is reported to be over $1 million, which he has been able to acquire from his years working as an actor since 2003.
Dustin Clare’s Personal Life
In terms of his personal life, Clare is married to actress Camille Keenan. The two tied the knot in 2009 and have one son together named Darcy, born in 2012. Aside from being an actor, Clare also served as a 2012 ambassador for the Warrambeen Film Festival. He is also an ambassador for the White Ribbon Foundation, an Australian organization that helps prevent men’s violence against women.
Clare also aims to help small documentaries have a chance of being distributed to a larger audience. Hence, he created his own distribution company Fighting Chance Films to help small and up-and-coming filmmakers release their work to the world.