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Karl Thaning

Karl Thaning is a South African-born actor. He started studying law at university in South Africa, but left to pursue acting, going on to study Theatre Arts through a scholarship at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Since graduating he returned home and acts in international and local productions in film and television. See full bio »
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Doomsday Pilot
Dredd Judge Chan
The Dark Tower
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 2017 The Dark Tower
Jake's Dad
 2017/I Accident
 2016 Tutankhamun (TV Mini-Series)
Anthony Carruthers
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Anthony Carruthers
 2015/I Momentum
Doug MacArthur
 2014-2015 Black Sails (TV Series)
- X. (2015) ... O'Malley
- IX. (2015) ... O'Malley
- VIII. (2014) ... O'Malley
- VII. (2014) ... O'Malley
- VI. (2014) ... O'Malley
 2014 Dominion (TV Series)
Captain Henderson
- The Flood (2014) ... Captain Henderson
 2012 Dredd
Judge Chan
 2011 Winnie Mandela
Ferry Policeman (as Karl Thanning)
 2009/I Endgame
F.W. de Klerk's agent
 2008 Exclusive! (Video)
 2008 Feast of the Uninvited (TV Series)
Phillip Brooks
- A Map Reddens (2008) ... Phillip Brooks
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series)
Mister Goodwrench
- Screwby (2008) ... Mister Goodwrench
 2008 Doomsday
 2007 To Be First (TV Movie)
Johan van Heerden (as Karl Thanning)
 2007 Life Is Wild (TV Series)
James Hasbrooke
- Games People Play (2007) ... James Hasbrooke
 2006 Interrogation Room (TV Series)
Robert De Waal
- Crime (2006) ... Robert De Waal
 2006 Crossroads (TV Movie)
Dr. P. Martin
 2005 SOKO München (TV Series)
Dennis Craven
- Kapstadt sehen und sterben (2005) ... Dennis Craven
 2005 The Triangle (TV Mini-Series)
747 Captain
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... 747 Captain (uncredited)
 2005 Supernova (TV Movie)
Guard at Observatory (as Karl Thanning)
 2005 Einmal so wie ich will (TV Movie)
 2004 Die Rosenzüchterin (TV Movie)
 2004 12 Days of Terror (TV Movie)
Charles Vansant
 2002 Madam & Eve (TV Series)
Dr. Bushnell
- Episode #3.8 (2002) ... Dr. Bushnell
 2002 Cavegirl (TV Series)
- Exiles (2002) ... Outcast

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He swam for South Africa at the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004, and at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in 2006. See more »

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