|Born:||20 November 1988|
|Yearsactive:||2002 - present|
|Notable Role:||Lucas Holden|
Rhys Wakefield (born 20 November 1988 in Cairns, Queensland) is an Australian actor. He is best known for portraying Lucas Holden Web site: Rhys Wakefield Profile. 2007-02-03. Home and Away Official Site. in the long running TV series Home and Away, a role he had played since August 2005 until February 2008, and for portraying the main character Thomas in the 2008 film The Black Balloon.
His first professional acting role was an uncredited appearance in the film Bootmen in 2000. This was later followed by a television appearance playing Brad, a guest star in the 2001 series Don't Blame Me for which he appeared in two episodes, Best Foot Forward and The Dingo Made Me Do It. Rhys Wakefield played his first leading role in a feature film in The Black Balloon as Thomas Mollison, which opened March 6, 2008 in Australian cinemas. Its world premiere was at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany in February 2008, where the film received a Crystal Bear as the best feature-length film in the Generation 14plus category.
In August 2005, Rhys secured his first regular TV role playing Lucas Holden in the long running Australian Soap opera Home and Away. His character is the youngest of the Holden family. His performance in series has brought him to the public attention and led to a Logie Nomination, for the Best New Talent, 2006. During his time on the show he was involved in a controversial storyline which led the Australian broadcasting regulator (ACMA) to conclude that scenes had breached the Australian broadcasting code, a finding which was responsible for the series being re-classified as PG. 
Rhys dated his onscreen co-star Indiana Evans, who plays the role of Matilda Hunter for several months but confirmed that the couple ended this relationship in early 2006.
|2008||The Black Balloon||Thomas Mollison|
|2009||Broken Hill (2009 Film)||Broken Hill||Scott Price|
|2002||Don't Blame Me||Brad||Episodes 11 & 12|
|2005||Home and Away||Lucas Holden||2005-2008|