Peter Thurnwald is an Australian actor, director, and producer who is adopted from South Korea as a baby and raised on the Gold Coast, Australia. new to the acting industry. He recently appeared in the critically acclaimed Netflix series XO, Kitty, a spin-off of the To All the Boys I’ve Loved franchise.
Born in Korea, Peter Thurnwald was an orphan from birth but was later adopted by Australian parents. He grew up in Australia in a very traditional Australian family. He never had the opportunity to learn about his biological parents. Peter is not at all aware of his Korean culture, in fact, he only visited Korea once when he was 10 years old.
At school, Peter mainly focused on physical education and science. Peter used to take part in school theater productions. However, he never thought of pursuing a career as an actor. After secondary school, he enrolled at the University of Queensland.
Peter studied physics there and found his birth mother at the age of 19. Unfortunately, he couldn’t get any information because the orphanage he was in burned down years ago.
Peter Thurnwald career
During his studies, Peter Thurnwald never dreamed of becoming an actor at all. In his senior year of high school, he starred in the Chris Isaac play “Flood,” which sparked his interest in acting. After seeing his performance in the play, a casting agent tracked him down.
He was seen as an extra in many films. He played the most notable roles in Thor Ragnarok and King Kong: Skull Island. Working on a film set inspired him to pursue a professional acting career. In 2016 he auditioned for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Peter was selected and completed his Bachelor’s in Acting in 2019. He has also been working with Hey Films for some time.
After graduating, he got the role of “Lachie Koh” in the series Bump (2020). The series was a success and enjoyed a large following in Australia. In 2022, he was cast as the world champion “foresite” on the CBS show Players. It was a sports parody. The series followed Fugitive Gaming, a fictional team in the Pro-League of Legends.
His most recent appearance is in the Netflix series XO, Kitty, playing the role of a Korean adopted child. This role is very personal for him because it is identical to his real life and inspires him. Peter has also produced his own TV shows in association with Pathline Pictures.
Peter is also a passionate film director. He loves making a film and storytelling. His first directing job was a short film Running, starring Jonathan Lagudi, Kyle Barret, and Alexandra Nell.
Peter Thurnwald biography
|Real name||Peter Thurnwald|
|Age (as of 2023)||25 years|
|Place of birth||Korea|
|University||Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 0” – in centimeters – 183 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 73kg – in pounds – 162 pounds|
Peter Thurnwald Family
|Who is Peter Thurnwald’s girlfriend?||none|
Peter has not revealed much information about his private life. It’s not clear if the actor is dating anyone or not. He hasn’t even shared his parents’ names on social media.
Peter Thurnwald Net Worth
Peter Thurnwald has only made a few series and films so far. He has also directed a film. His main source of income is his professional acting career. His estimated net worth is $800,000. The actor has great potential to become an internationally successful star.
Facts About Peter Thurnwald
- Peter likes to play the guitar in his free time.
- He has mentored young actors in Gold Coast, Australia.