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Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton was born on June 23, 1974 in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, to Marianne and Michael Edgerton, who is a solicitor and property developer. His brother is filmmaker Nash Edgerton. He went to Hills Grammar School in the Western Suburbs of Sydney, and after leaving, he attended Nepean Drama School in 1994. Joel has done many ... See full bio »

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 2016 Loving (filming)
Richard Loving
 2015/VI The Gift
 2015/I Life
John Morris
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Patrick - Squadron Team Leader
 2010 Animal Kingdom
Barry 'Baz' Brown
 2009 The Waiting City
Ben Simmons
 2009 Separation City
Simon Nicholson
 2008 $9.99
Ron (voice)
 2008 Acolytes
Ian Wright
 2008 The Square
 2007/I Whisper
 2006 Open Window
Peter Delaney
 2002 The Hard Word
Shane Twentyman
 2000 Sample People
 1999 Dogwatch
 1999 Erskineville Kings
 1998 Praise
 1996 Race the Sun
Steve Fryman
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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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To act with a tennis ball and imagine it's a tentacle, or if you're in some kind of wilderness film and you go, 'Okay, we can't have a grizzly bear here, but imagine when you step over the rock there there's a grizzly bear.' I don't know. They're tough moments. See more »


The Edgerton brothers have collaborated on several film projects. See more »


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