Sharlto Copley


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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 Wikus Van De Merwe
(2009)
Chappie Chappie
(2015)
(2015)
The A-Team Murdock
(2010)

Filmography

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 2022/I Beast (filming)
Martin Battles
 2021 Seal Team
Switch (voice)
 2021 Ted K
Ted
 2020 The Last Days of American Crime
William Sawyer
 2018 God: City (Short)
God
 2018 Gringo
Mitch Rusk
 2017 God: Serengeti (Short)
God
 2016 Free Fire
Vernon
 2015-2016 Powers (TV Series)
Christian Walker
- Legacy (2016) ... Christian Walker
- Slain Dragons (2016) ... Christian Walker
- Chasing Ghosts (2016) ... Christian Walker
- Origins (2016) ... Christian Walker
- Requiem (2016) ... Christian Walker
 2016 Rooster Teeth Shorts (TV Series)
Jimmy
 2016 The Hollars
Ron Hollar
 2015 Hardcore Henry
Jimmy
 2015 Chappie
Chappie
 2014 The Snow Queen 2
Orm (English version, voice)
 2014 Maleficent
Stefan
 2013 Oldboy
Adrian / The Stranger
 2013 Open Grave
John / Jonah
 2013 Payday 2 (Video Game)
Jimmy (voice)
 2013/I Elysium
Kruger
 2013 Europa Report
James Corrigan
 2010 The A-Team
Murdock
 2010 Wikus and Charlize (Short)
Wikus van der Merwe
 2009 District 9
Wikus Van De Merwe
 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)

Spouse:

Tanit Phoenix  (1 child)

Children:

Phoenix-Copley, Sielle

Parents:

Stocks, Linda | Copley, Bruce

Relatives:

Copley, Donovan (sibling)
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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:

He believes he was named after Thaddeus Sholto, a character featured in a radio production of "The Sign of the Four" - a Sherlock Holmes story. See more »

Trademark:

South African accent See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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