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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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 2015 Chappie (filming)
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 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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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I feel so comfortable in an acting role, you know, as an actor. Maybe it's because I came into it late. If anything, I've felt frustrated that I can't carry a film because everything since 'District 9' has been supporting roles. I haven't found leads that I thought were good enough or there were twenty names ahead of me that will get the lead on a really good project. 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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His accent panos-papadopoulos-644-884971
Awesome in Elysium ncnemesis
I wanna do things to him Lorianessa
He looks like an older Christian Bale. ryguy8322
Sharlto Copley for The Riddler in Batman 3?! spynalchrd
This guy can ACT! bugz581
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