DAR­REN DEV­LYN

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DAVID Wen­ham has veered be­tween wildly dif­fer­ent TV and film roles, of­ten blur­ring boundaries be­tween hero and vil­lain.

He im­pressed as con­tro­ver­sial lawyer An­drew Fraser in the mini-se­ries Killing Time, adding to a string of cred­its in­clud­ing Lord of the Rings, 300, Van Hels­ing, An­swered By Fire and Seachange.

Wen­ham’s lat­est chal­leng­ing role is Syd­ney cop Ben­nett O’mara in Drip­ping in Choco­late, in­ves­ti­gat­ing a se­ries of killings, with volup­tuous cho­co­latiere Ju­liana Lovece (Louise Lom­bard) a pos­si­ble sus­pect.

Wen­ham de­scribes Ben­nett as an ever-so-slightly crum­pled, but very pro­fi­cient de­tec-

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