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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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Other Works:

March 8 2002: narrator for Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" overture performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at Deakin University Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. See more »

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3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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There's the pressure of being a No. 1 on the call sheet, being a lead actor. There's almost this feeling like being captain of the team. You want to put a bit of energy into actually setting a good example. See more »

Trivia:

Joel's brother, Nash Edgerton, was also in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002). Nash was the stunt double for Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi). See more »

Trademark:

Razor-sharp cheekbones

Star Sign:

Cancer

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