Eamon Farren graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 2007 and has worked extensively in film, television and theatre.
In film, Eamon has played the role of Jimmy in Lucky Country, directed by Kriv Stenders; the role of Roo in Blessed, directed by Ana Kokkinos; the role of Dave in Red Dog; the role of Harry in the Australian film “X”, directed by Jon Hewitt; the lead role of Rabbit in the US feature film Chained, also starring Vincent D’Onofrio and Julia Ormond, and directed by Jennifer Lynch; the role of Patrick in the John Duigan film Careless Love; the lead role of Dean in Love Is Now, written and directed by Jim Lounsbury and also starring Claire van der Boom and Anna Torv; the role of Luke in Lion, directed by Garth Davies and also starring Rooney Mara, Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman.
In television, Eamon has worked on numerous productions including Steven Spielberg’s The Pacific; The Killing Field; and most recently the role of Ava in Carlotta, directed by Samantha Lang. This performance saw him win the 2015 AACTA Award as Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama.
Eamon has worked for the leading Australian theatre companies, appearing in productions for Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir Theatre Company, Windmill Theatre Company and Griffin Theatre Company. Most recently, Eamon appeared on stage in Sydney Theatre Company’s The Present, directed by John Crowley and also starring Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh.