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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 (post-production)
Gordo
 2015/I Life
John Morris
 2013/I The Captain (Short)
Dead Body
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Patrick - Squadron Team Leader
 2011 The Cartographer (Short)
The Envoy (voice)
 2010 Animal Kingdom
Barry 'Baz' Brown
 2010 The Thief (Short)
Joel
 2009 The Waiting City
Ben Simmons
 2009 Separation City
Simon Nicholson
 2008 $9.99
Ron (voice)
 2008 Acolytes
Ian Wright
 2008 The Square
Billy
 2008 Father (Short)
Narrator
 2007 Spider (Short)
Paramedic
 2007 Crossbow (Short)
The dad
 2007/I Whisper
Vince
 2006 Open Window
Peter Delaney
 2002 The Hard Word
Shane Twentyman
 2001 Animalis (Short)
Jack
 2001 The Pitch (Short)
Guy
 2000 Gate (Short)
 2000 Sample People
Sem
 1999 Dogwatch
Sparrow
 1999 Erskineville Kings
Wayne
 1998 Bloodlock (Short)
Danny
 1998 Praise
Leo
 1996 Loaded (Short)
Frog
 1996 Race the Sun
Steve Fryman
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Performing as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC See more »

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2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I'm hardly digging trenches for a living. I'm getting to tap into my boyhood fantasies of being a larger-than-life character. See more »

Trivia:

Starred in Ned Kelly (2003) with Orlando Bloom. Bloom in turn starred with Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). Kiera also starred in King Arthur (2004) with Edgerton. See more »

Trademark:

Razor-sharp cheekbones

Star Sign:

Cancer

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