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Sharlto Copley


Sharlto Copley's childhood dreams of acting were put on hold for many years when his television production company was one of few in his native South Africa granted licensing to create content for broadcast. Rather than acting in front of the camera, Copley found himself the businessman running the production behind the scenes, becoming South ... See full bio »

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  The Hollars (filming)
Ron
 2015 Chappie (post-production)
Chappie
 2013 Oldboy
Adrian / The Stranger
 2013 Open Grave
John / Jonah
 2013/I Elysium
Kruger
 2006 Alive in Joburg (Short)
Sniper (uncredited)
 2005 Fire Ball
Red Boy (voice)
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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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[the challenge in playing 'Adrian', the mysterious baddie in 'Oldboy'] It was finding the truth in that, taking somebody who could have been soft as a child and having him damaged by things that happened to him. That happens to everybody. This is obviously an extreme case. I think every soft child in the world gets damaged. All of of us come into the world and get damaged. It's just a matter of ... See more »

Trivia:

He is in a relationship with South African supermodel and actress Tanit Phoenix beginning of January 2012 and have bought a house together in Los Angeles. See more »

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Sagittarius

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Awesome in Elysium ncnemesis
His accent panos-papadopoulos-644-884971
I wanna do things to him Lorianessa
He looks like an older Christian Bale. ryguy8322
This guy can ACT! bugz581
Sharlto Copley for The Riddler in Batman 3?! spynalchrd
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