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Eric Bana


Eric Bana was born Eric Banadinovic on August 9, 1968, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is the younger of two brothers. His father, named Ivan Banadinovic, came from Zagreb, Croatia, and worked as a manager for Caterpillar Inc. His mother, named Eleanor Banadinovic, came from a German family and was a hairdresser. Young Bana grew up in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Munich
Munich Avner
(2005)
Troy
Troy Hector
(2004)
Chopper
Chopper Chopper
(2000)

Filmography

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 2017 The Forgiven (post-production)
Piet Blomfeld
 2016 The Secret Scripture
Dr. William Grene
 2016 The Finest Hours
Daniel Cluff
 2012 Deadfall
Addison
 2009 Star Trek
Nero
 2009 Mary and Max
Damien (voice)
 2005 Munich
Avner
 2004 Troy
Hector
 2003 Hulk (Video Game)
Bruce Banner (voice)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Anchor (voice)
 2002 The Nugget
Lotto
 2000 Chopper
Chopper
 2000 Arctic Adventure (Short)
Oz (voice)
 1997 Eric (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.9 (1997) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.8 (1997) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.7 (1997) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Various Characters
 1993-1997 Full Frontal (TV Series)
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- Episode #5.9 (1997) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #4.21 (1996) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.20 (1996) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.19 (1996) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.18 (1996) ... Various Characters
 1996 Eric (TV Movie)
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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on his influences to become an actor] Early, it was Richard Pryor. I did stand-up for 10 years before acting. And the movie Mad Max (1979). It cemented in my mind that I wanted to be an actor. See more »

Trivia:

In an ironic twist, Mark Brandon Read, who was portrayed by Bana in the movie Chopper (2000), has a small role in the film Trojan Warrior (2002); which he plays a guy named "Erik Bana". This is not to be confused with Troy (2004) which also stars Bana and features a Trojan horse. See more »

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