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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 (post-production)
Ron Hollar
 2014 The Snow Queen: Magic of the Ice Mirror
Orm (English version, voice)
 2014 Powers (TV Series)
Christian Walker (2014)
 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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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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