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Joel Edgerton

Birthday: 
Sunday, June 23, 1974
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Birth Place: 
Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 
5'11"

Joel Edgerton was born on 23 June, 1974 in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia. He went to Hills Grammar School in the Western Suburbs of Sydney, and after leaving, he attended Nepean Drama School in 1994. Joel has done many projects on stage and off, but most people will recognize him from his work on the Australian television show, The Secret Life Of Us, in which he played the character of Will. This gave him his first big break through in the television industry. For this role, he was nominated in 2001 for an AFI Award. As well as The Secret Life of Us, he has also appeared in other television projects such as The Three Stooges (2000) (TV), "Dossa and Joe" (2002), Secret Men's Business (1999) (TV), Never Tell Me Never (1998) (TV), and Saturn's Return (2001) (TV). Joel has done a lot of work on the theatrical stage having played King Henry in Henry V, Prince Hal in Henry III, and others including Road, Third World Blues, and Dead White Males. As well as acting he has also starred, co-written and produced the movie Bloodlock.

His first international break came from when he played Uncle Owen in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002). Since then he has also starred in Ned Kelly (2003), King Arthur (2004), and the up coming Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).

Reviews

The Gift (BLU-RAY)

     Simon (Jason Bateman; Arrested Development) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall; Iron Man 3) have just moved into a new house and a new city. All seems to be going as planned until Simon has a run in with an old school mate, Gordo (Joel Edgerton; Black Mass).... Read more
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Zero Dark Thirty

The death of Osama bin Laden in May of 2011 is considered one of the most significant events of that year and the culmination of years’ worth of intelligence gathering and planning.... Read more
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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (BLU-RAY)

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” is the story of Cindy (Jennifer Garner) and Jim (Joel Edgarton) Green, who live in the small mid-western town of Stanleyville, which is known for the pencils they produce.... Read more
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The Odd Life of Timothy Green

One of the greatest joys in life is having a child, but what if something prevented you from conceiving. Sure, there’s always adoption and other means but it doesn’t make the news any less devastating.... Read more
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The Thing (2011) (BLU-RAY)

Any discussion of this film inevitably has to include a consideration of John Carpenter’s classic, the original The Thing.... Read more
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Videos

Exodus: Gods And Kings (Trailer)

Exodus: Gods And Kings (Trailer)

From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire.... Read more
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Exodus: Gods And Kings (Creating The Action Featurette)

Exodus: Gods And Kings (Creating The Action Featurette)

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Exodus: Gods And Kings (The World Featurette)

Exodus: Gods And Kings (The World Featurette)

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Felony (International Trailer)

Felony (International Trailer)

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The Odd Life Of Timothy Green FEATURETTE

The Odd Life Of Timothy Green FEATURETTE

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