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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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 2016 Special Correspondents (completed)
Frank Bonneville
 2016 The Finest Hours (completed)
Daniel Cluff
 2016 The Secret Scripture (post-production)
Dr. William Grene
 2012 Deadfall
 2009 Star Trek
 2009 Mary and Max
Damien (voice)
 2005 Munich
 2004 Troy
 2003 Hulk (Video Game)
Bruce Banner (voice)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Anchor (voice)
 2002 The Nugget
 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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(2009) I've always been someone that sets achievable short-term goals. I've never been someone that's had a five-year plan, or a three-year plan. That just seems to lead to a lot of disappointment, and doesn't give you the chance to be flexible. So I've just always been someone that's sort of reassessed where I'm at, and set goals that are realistic. And luckily, I've had plenty of chances to ... See more »


No fewer than three of his theatrical films are remakes of, or share the same source material with, a television movie. The Incredible Hulk comic book series was filmed as the television movie and series The Incredible Hulk (1978), and the theatrical film Hulk (2003). Homer's "Iliad" was filmed as Helen of Troy (2003) for television, and the theatrical film Troy (2004). George Jonas' book "... See more »

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