Australian actor Dustin Clare has been a prominent actor in the television industry for more than a decade now. His famous roles as Gannicus and Riley Ward have fetched him immense popularity and plaudits as an actor.
The 40-year-old actor has appeared in several TV series in his acting career which spans 19 years. He has also acted in 4 films thus far and is a household name, not only in Australia but also in different parts of the world.
In this article, we provide you with a list of 15 TV shows and movies featuring Dustin Clare that were handpicked based on their popularity.
- Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
To begin with, we have Spartacus: Gods of the Arena- the show that shot Dustin Clare to fame worldwide. It was a television miniseries released in 2011 after the success of Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
The show acts as a prequel to Spartacus: Blood and Sand and explores the tale of the original champion of the House of Batiatus, Gannicus. The show consists of 6 episodes and is rated at an admirable 8.5 on IMDb.
Clare, of course, plays the main role of Gannicus.
- Spartacus: Vengeance
Spartacus: Vengeance was released in 2012 after Spartacus: Gods of the Arena. The miniseries is a sequel to Spartacus: Blood and Sand continuing the plot forward.
Dustin Clare reprises his role as Gannicus in the show and is accompanied by characters from the first season.
Spartacus: Vengeance consists of 10 episodes. The first episode was aired on January 27 and the last was on March 30.
- Spartacus: War of the Damned
The third and final season of the Spartacus series, Spartacus: War of the Damned was released in 2013. Another miniseries, the show consists of 10 episodes.
Dustin Clare returns in the season for his final appearance as Gannicus along with other characters. War of the Damned is a sequel to Spartacus: Vengeance and depicts the events that take place thereafter.
- McLeod’s Daughters
McLeod’s Daughters was an Australian soap opera that was aired from 2001 all the way till 2009. The show displays the story of two estranged sisters who reunite after 20 years to inherit their family’s cattle station after their father’s death. The series consists of as many as 8 seasons and 224 episodes.
Dustin Clare features in McLeod’s Daughters as Riley Ward, one of the main characters. He first appears in the show in season 6 and continues in the role for 8 episodes till season 7.
- Pacific Rim Uprising
The second installment in the Pacific Rim franchise, Pacific Rim Uprising was released in 2018. It is a sci-fi action film resembling its predecessor and is directed by Steven S. DeKnight.
Dustin Clare appears in the movie as Joseph Burke. Although he does not play a major character, he still manages to captivate the audience with his presence.
Pacific Rim Uprising was a commercial success as it bagged $290.9 million at the box office worldwide.
Satisfaction is a three-season drama series that aired from 2007 to 2010. The show is about the lives of a group of women who work at a high-class Australian brothel. The show consists of 30 episodes in total.
Dustin Clare plays a main character, Sean in the show from season 2 onwards for which he was nominated for the Silver Logie award for Best Actor.
- Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities
Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities is a part of the Australian television true crime-drama Underbelly. A Tale of Two Cities is the second season of the show which consists of a total of 7 series.
Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities was aired from February to May of 2009. The season consists of 13 episodes.
Dustin Clare plays the Sydney hit-man and gangland figure, Christopher Dale Flannery, in 8 episodes.
- The Eye of the Storm
Released in 2011, The Eye of the Storm is a drama film directed by Fred Schepisi. It follows the story of a brother and sister who visit their dying but defiant mother hoping to reconcile and secure their inheritances.
Col is the character that Dustin Clare stars in this movie. It was adapted from the 1973 novel of the same name by Patrick White.
- ANZAC Girls
A war television miniseries, ANZAC Girls depicts a group of nurses serving in Turkey’s Gallipoli peninsula as part of the Australian Army Nursing Service during the first World War. Aired in 2014, it consists of only one season.
Dustin Clare features in the show as the important character of Lieutenant Harry Moffitt. The series is merely 6 episodes long but is highly praised.
- Wolf Creek
Wolf Creek is a T.V miniseries inspired by the 2005 film of the same name. It consists of two seasons and 12 episodes aired from May 2016 to December 2017.
The series features Dustin Clare as Sullivan Hill, the main character. Rated 7.1 on IMDb, Wolf Creek is a horror drama but has also been categorized by many as a psychological thriller.
Goddess presents the events in the life of Elspeth, a mother of twin boys in the countryside, who rises to instant fame and fortune after she decides to record herself singing with a webcam.
Laura Michelle Kelly stars in the film as Elspeth. Dustin Clare appears in it in the cameo role of a character named Rory.
Goddess is directed by Mark Lamprell.
- Doctor Doctor
Yet another drama series in Dustin Clare’s filmography career is Doctor Doctor. The Australian series spans over 5 seasons from September 2016 to June 2021.
Dustin Clare features in the show only in its fourth season with 10 episodes as Jarrod.
Doctor Doctor is rated with a decent 7.1 on IMDb and is known as The Heart Guy worldwide.
Tidelands is an eight-part Netflix series written and created by Stephen M. Irwin and Leigh McGrath. The series is a crime drama that follows the story of a young woman who has returned home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay after 10 years in juvenile detention.
Dustin Clare plays the role of Pat McTeer in the show. Rotten Tomatoes rates Tidelands at 77%.
- Strike Back: Legacy
Strike Back: Legacy is the fifth season of the British-American T.V serial Strike Back. Consisting of 10 episodes, the series belongs to the action genre. The series features Dustin Clare in the recurring role of Faber, a Stillwater mercenary working for the CIA and later Whitehall.
Clare’s character in the show is antagonistic- something that is remarkably rare in his career.
- Reef Break
A crime drama series, Reef Break stars Dustin Clare as Richard Stuyler. The show premiered on June 20, 2019, and the last episode was aired on September 13.
Clare appears in his role in 5 episodes out of the 13 episodes that the series comprises. Reef Break is a French-American crime thriller full of high-octane, fast-paced escapades and island intrigue.