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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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8 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dredd
Dredd Judge Dredd
(2012)
Star Trek
Star Trek Bones
(2009)
The Bourne Supremacy
(2004)

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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 »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's only so much you can do until you get on set and see the aesthetics of what you're dealing with. Then you see what the other players are giving to you. It's all about the transfer of energy between different actors. See more »

Trivia:

Reportedly received a $400,000 bonus for his work on "The Lord of the Rings" [London Daily Mail, December 5, 2003]. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

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