A native of the Pacific Northwest, Wayne Bastrup has spent the past ten
years appearing in an extensive variety of film and television productions.
In 2009 he booked a role on TNT’s Leverage, opposite Academy award-
winning actor Timothy Hutton. Soon after, Wayne decided to leave the
Pacific Northwest and head for Hollywood where he began training at the
prestigious Actors Workshop with RJ Adams and Rob Adams, embracing their
Over the last few years, he has successfully appeared, and starred, in a wide
range of award-winning films and TV shows. Ahead of his most recent role in
Paramount Studios Terminator Genysis, some of his credits include: Leverage,
Awake, Whitney, CSI: NY, Radio America, and The Mentalist. He can also be
seen in the up and coming Bill Pohlad (12 Years A Slave) directed feature
“Love and Mercy”.
In October 2015 it was announced that Wayne was joining the cast of Sully,
an upcoming American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood,
based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger
Wayne is represented by Scott Vandiver of Spotlight Management.
When not filming or traveling, Wayne spends time with his family, hiking the
Hollywood Hills with their dog Maple, a Chihuahua-Beagle mix the family
rescued from an animal shelter in Los Angeles. Wayne is an advocate for
animal rights and supports The Humane Society of the United States as well
as the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
Written by Liz Rodriguez