September 26, 1944
Actor Helmut Bakaitis was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. Bakaitis marked his early career with roles in the comedy adaptation "Stork" (1971) with Bruce Spence, the sci-fi feature "Shirley Thompson Versus The Aliens" (1972) with Jane Harders and "Melba" (PBS, 1988-89). Bakaitis made film his next project, appearing in the Keanu Reeves blockbuster action picture "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003), the Keanu Reeves hit action movie "The Matrix Revolutions" (2003) and the comedy "Razzle Dazzle: A Journey Into Dance" (2008) with Ben Miller. He also appeared in the Toby Wallace thriller "Lucky Country" (2009). More recently, Bakaitis acted in the Cate Blanchett dramatic adaptation "Truth" (2015).