Martin has worked in Film, Television and Theatre for over thirty years. Having studied acting at the prestigious Stella Adler Acting School in New York, Martin has appeared in many varied film and television roles. It was the police drama ‘Blue Heelers’ that established Martin as one of Australia’s most talented actors, earning him five consecutive silver Logies for best actor. Following his departure from the show after eleven years, Martin moved behind the camera to direct his first film, ‘Crushed’, which screened at the LA International Film Festival. He also directed numerous episodes of Blue Heelers and the medical drama, ‘All Saints’. His real passion, however, was acting and after gaining experience behind the camera, was offered the role of loan shark, Mario Condello, in the original and highly acclaimed crime drama, Underbelly. Other notable television credits include the miniseries ‘Do or Die’, ‘Fields of Fire’, and Channel Ten’s telemovie ‘My Husband My Killer’ playing the lead role of Andrew Kalajzic. Since then he has featured in television dramas including City Homicide, Sea Patrol, Rescue: Special Ops, Lowdown, Offspring, The Straits, Jack Irish and more recently ABC’s telemovie ‘Cliffy’, Rake, Gods of Wheat Street and Channel 7’s A Place to Call Home. His short films include Blackbuster, Island, Breath and the award winning short film This Dog’s Life. He featured in Village Roadshow’s action adventure film, Bait 3D ,The Cup, and stars in the soon to be released Australian true story movie Rise. He is currently shooting Foxtel’s drama Wentworth and Wonderland for Network 10.
Nathan Wilson is an actor living in New South Wales originally from Queensland where he studied Acting at QUT. During his study he worked with renowned directors such as Jennifer Flowers and Tony award winner Mel Shapiro. Upon graduating from Acting school he signed with Shanahan Management and secured his first lead role in the true story Australian feature film 'Rise' directed by Mack Lindon and also starring Martin Sacks.
During an illustrious career as an actor and singer Rhone has performed with and in front of some of the biggest names in entertainment. From the Rolling Stones to Yul Brynner; the Bee Gees, John Denver, Peter Allen and performed on stage in front of De Niro, Hoffman, Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, the late Princess Grace of Monaco, the late King Hussein of Jordon and the British Royal family. In recent times Rhone has moved into the film genre and is compiling an impressive catalogue of performances, including 'Fung Poi' a heavily disabled prison inmate in the soon to be released Australian true story feature film 'Rise'. He has had No1 hit records ‘Denim & Lace’ and ‘A Mean Pair of Jeans’. Marty's achievements include his portrayal of the fugitive assassin Henry in the short film Snowmen and Master Long in the competition winning 'Marble’. Performances also in ‘The King & I’ with the late Yul Brynner at the London Palladium, Godspell, Machiavelli’s La Mandragola, Jack the Ripper, The Father - ‘God’ in Stephen Schwartz ‘Children of Eden’, winner of the ‘Outstanding Performance Award at the World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo and MC for Pope John II Youth Rally in front of 40,000. Whether it’s acting, or singing, Marty Rhone has done it all with great panache.