Brenton Thwaites (born 1989) is an Australian actor, best known for portraying Luke Gallagher in the Fox8 teen drama series, SLiDE, and Stu Henderson in the soap opera Home and Away.
Prior to graduating from the Queensland University of Technology, Thwaites had his film debut in Charge Over You, a 2010 independent feature film.
In November 2010, it was confirmed that Thwaites, had been cast in a new Fox8 Australian teen drama series called SLiDE. Brenton Thwaites made his first appearance on SLiDE in the series' premiere episode on 16 August 2011.
Shortly after Thwaites relocated to Sydney from Cairns in April 2011, he was given a five–month recurring role of Stu Henderson in the 24th season of Home and Away. Brenton Thwaites made his first appearance as Stu on 23 August 2011.