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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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 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
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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 »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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It's tricky. I've never been standing at the top of the tree with tons of money thrown at me. I've never really had a profile. So in a way I have this 'nothing to lose' attitude. See more »


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 »


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