The Daily Telegraph reports
A Melbourne schoolboy has become the latest Australian actor to sink his teeth into Hollywood.
Gulliver McGrath may be 13 years old but he has already worked with Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Johnny Depp.
He will hit new heights when his new film, the vampire comedy Dark Shadows, opens next week.
His next role will be opposite Daniel Day Lewis, in an upcoming biopic of Abraham Lincoln directed by Steven Spielberg. His first film
The teen actor is already right at home among his co-stars, telling Fairfax: “When you're in the room with (Day-Lewis), you feel like you don't need to act, you feel like you're there. That's how good he is."
Dark Shadows, Gulliver’s first major role, is directed by Tim Burton and stars Depp.
Gulliver, who has also starred in Scorsese's award-winning Hugo, is the son of two doctors who fell into acting at age six when he was asked to audition for a milk commercial. But while he loves acting, he plans to go to university to study law.
"Early on in my life I wanted to be a politician," he told Fairfax. "Then I wanted to be a civil rights lawyer, because I felt sorry for people that suffered injustice. Acting is a hobby more than anything, I think. I'm not dedicating my life to it."