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Karl Urban


Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Karl Urban now lives in Auckland. Born on June 7, 1972, he is the son of a leather-goods manufacturer (who had hoped that Karl would follow in his footsteps). His first acting role was when he was 8 -- he had a line on a television series. However, he did not act again until after high school. He was ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2016 Pete's Dragon (filming)
Gavin
 2014 Short Poppies (TV Series)
Alex the Hair Dresser
- Mary Ledbetter (2014) ... Alex the Hair Dresser
 2013 Riddick
Vaako
 2013 Riddick: Blindsided (Short)
Vaako (voice)
 2013 Star Trek (Video Game)
Bones (voice)
 2011 Priest
Black Hat
 2009 Star Trek
Bones
 2007 Pathfinder
Ghost
 2005 Doom
John Grimm
 1996-2001 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Caesar / Julius Caesar / Cupid / ...
- When Fates Collide (2001) ... Caesar
- Lifeblood (2000) ... Kor
- Endgame (1999) ... Julius Caesar
- A Good Day (1998) ... Caesar
 2000 The Privateers (TV Movie)
Capt. Aran Dravyk
 2000 Truth About Demons
Harry Ballard
 1998 Via Satellite
Paul
 1998 Heaven
Sweeper
 1997 Amazon High (TV Movie)
Kor
 1996 Cover Story (TV Series)
Damien Marshall
- The Cult (1996) ... Damien Marshall
 1995 Riding High (TV Series)
James Westwood
 1993 White Fang (TV Series)
David
- Tough Kid (1993) ... David
 1992 Chunuk Bair
Wellington soldier
 1992 Homeward Bound (TV Series)
Tim Johnstone
 1992 Shortland Street (TV Series)
Paramedic Jamie Forrest (1993-1994)
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Other Works:

Stage: He played Marc Antony in Auckland Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" in Auckland, New Zealand. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm high-energy. See more »

Trivia:

On the set of The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), he passed the time by playing Dungeons & Dragons with Vin Diesel, Judi Dench and Thandie Newton. See more »

Trademark:

Deep commanding voice See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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