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Sharlto Copley


Sharlto Copley was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to Linda Stocks and Bruce Copley, a former university professor. His 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... See full bio »
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 2015 Hardcore (post-production)
Jimmy
 2015 The Hollars (completed)
Ron Hollar
 2015 Chappie
Chappie
 2014 The Snow Queen 2
Orm (English version, voice)
 2013 Oldboy
Adrian / The Stranger
 2013 Open Grave
John / Jonah
 2013/I Elysium
Kruger
 2006 Alive in Joburg (Short)
Sniper (uncredited)
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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 »

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He was a huge fan of "The A-Team" growing up and got to play one of them in the 2010 adaptation. See more »

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Sagittarius

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This guy sucks. Stop giving him parts! LeijonaSisu
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
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