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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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Known For

District 9
District 9 Wikus Van De Merwe
(2009)
Chappie
Chappie Chappie
(2015)
Elysium
Elysium Kruger
(2013)
Maleficent
Maleficent Stefan
(2014)

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 2016 Free Fire (completed)
Vernon
 2016 The Hollars
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 Payday 2 (Video Game)
Jimmy (voice)
 2013/I Elysium
Kruger
 2006/IV Yellow (Short)
Soldier (uncredited)
 2005 Alive in Joburg (Short)
Sniper (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Trailer: Payday 2 (2013): Hardcore Henry Packs - portraying Jimmy

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

To some degree Hollywood doesn't know what to do with me because the characters I do are so different. But hopefully that will give me longevity. See more »

Trivia:

Good friends with Director Neill Blomkamp. They attended the same high school. See more »

Trademark:

South African accent See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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