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He is best known for playing Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy (1999–2003), Elrond in The Lord of the Rings (2001–2003) and The Hobbit (2012–2014) film trilogies, V in V for Vendetta (2006), Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Tom Doss in Hacksaw Ridge (2016).Weaving's first television role was in the 1984 Australian television series Bodyline, where he portrayed English cricket captain Douglas Jardine.In 2006, he worked with Cate Blanchett on a reprise of the STC production of Hedda Gabler in New York City.In a controversial move by director Michael Bay, Weaving was chosen as the Decepticon leader Megatron vocally in the 2007 live-action film Transformers, rather than using the original version of the character's voice created by the voice actor, Frank Welker.Weaving was the main actor in Andrew Kotatko's award-winning film Everything Goes (2004).He starred as a heroin-addicted ex-rugby league player in the 2005 Australian indie film Little Fish, opposite Cate Blanchett.

In 1998, he received the "Best Actor" award from the Montreal Film Festival for his performance as a suspected serial killer in The Interview.

Weaving played the title role as V in the 2006 film V for Vendetta, in which he was reunited with the Wachowskis, creators of The Matrix trilogy, who wrote the adapted screenplay.

Actor James Purefoy was originally signed to play the role, but was fired six weeks into filming over creative differences.

Weaving played the enigmatic and evil-minded Agent Smith in the 1999 film The Matrix.

He later reprised that role in the film's 2003 sequels, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.His roles as a voice actor include Rex in Babe, Noah in Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two, and Megatron in the Transformers film series.