Phoenix RaeiThe Rooster, The Night Agent, Clickbait
Phoenix Raei is an Australian actor, writer and director born in Shiraz who immigrated to Perth, Australia as a child.
He is known for playing charismatic detainee and leader Javad, in the acclaimed drama Stateless with Cate Blanchett, Yvonne Strahovski and Jai Courtney. He can also be seen in the critically acclaimed ABC series The Heights (Matchbox Pictures and NBC) in which he plays series regular Ash.
In 2019, he was the recipient of the Casting Guild of Australia, Rising Star Award and was cast as a lead in the Netflix series Clickbait (NBCUniversal International Studios, Matchbox Pictures).
His breakthrough role came in Kriv Stenders‘ Australia Day starring next to Bryan Brown, Daniel Webber and Sean Keenan. Phoenix was praised by audiences for his performance as Yaghoub Ghaznavi, a small-time drug dealer who feels the pressure from his family to take action when his brother is violently assaulted.
He also starred in the feature film, Below which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival alongside Anthony LaPaglia and Ryan Corr. Critics praised Phoenix’s performance for carrying the heart of the film.
Phoenix has worked as a recurring guest star on multiple award-winning series such as Romper Stomper (2018) with writer/director of the original Geoffrey Wright, the hit prison drama Wentworth (2017/18) and Mustangs FC (2017).
He is a co-founder of Little Fish Films alongside his partner Kate Lister.
|The Night Agent||Series||Dale (Series regular)||Shawn Ryan||Netflix|
|Black Site||Feature||Uri||Sophia Banks||Asbury Park Productions|
|Clickbait||TV Series||Roshan||Brad Anderson||Netflix/ Matchbox Pictures/ Heyday Films|
|Stateless||TV Series||Javad||Emma Freeman/Jocelyn Moorhouse||ABC/Matchbox/Netflix|
|The Heights S1-2||TV Series||Ash||Multiple||ABC|
|Below||Feature Film||Azad||Maziar Lahooti||Good Thing Productions|
|Romper Stomper||TV Series||Amir||Geoffrey Wright||Stan|