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Joel Edgerton


Joel Edgerton was born on June 23, 1974 in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, to Marianne and Michael Edgerton, who is a solicitor and property developer. His brother is filmmaker Nash Edgerton. 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 14 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Gift
The Gift Gordo
(2015)
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby Tom Buchanan
(2013)
Black Mass
Black Mass John Connolly
(2015)
Warrior
Warrior Brendan Conlon
(2011)

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 2018 Boy Erased (post-production)
Victor Sykes
 2018 Gringo (completed)
Richard Rusk
 2018 Red Sparrow (completed)
Nathaniel Nash
  Bright 2 (announced)
Nick Jakoby
 2017/I Bright
Nick Jakoby
 2017 It Comes at Night
Paul
 2016 Loving
Richard
 2016 Midnight Special
Lucas
 2015 Jane Got a Gun
Dan Frost
 2015 Black Mass
John Connolly
 2015/VI The Gift
Gordo
 2015/II Lifted (Short)
Paul
 2015/I Life
John Morris
 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings
Ramses
 2013 Felony
Detective Malcolm Toohey
 2013 The Great Gatsby
Tom Buchanan
 2013/I The Captain (Short)
Dead Body
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Patrick - Squadron Team Leader
 2012 Bob Dylan: Duquesne Whistle (Video short)
Mobster
 2012/I Wish You Were Here
Dave Flannery
 2011 The Cartographer (Short)
The Envoy (voice)
 2011/I The Thing
Carter
 2011 Warrior
Brendan Conlon
 2010 Animal Kingdom
Barry 'Baz' Brown
 2010 The Thief (Short)
Joel
 2009 The Waiting City
Ben Simmons
 2009 Separation City
Simon Nicholson
 2009 Dirt Game (TV Series)
Shane Bevic
- Reckoning (2009) ... Shane Bevic
- Down Among the Dead Men (2009) ... Shane Bevic
- Boab Dreaming (2009) ... Shane Bevic
- Silent Night (2009) ... Shane Bevic
- Green and Gold (2009) ... Shane Bevic
 2008 $9.99
Ron (voice)
 2008 Acolytes
Ian Wright
 2008 The Square
Billy
 2008 Father (Short)
Narrator
 2007 Spider (Short)
Paramedic
 2007 Crossbow (Short)
The dad
 2007/I Whisper
Vince
 2007 Dangerous (TV Series)
Senior Sergeant Mark Field
- Episode #1.8 (2007) ... Senior Sergeant Mark Field (credit only)
- Episode #1.7 (2007) ... Senior Sergeant Mark Field
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Senior Sergeant Mark Field
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Senior Sergeant Mark Field
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Senior Sergeant Mark Field
 2006 Smokin' Aces
Hugo Croop
 2006 Open Window
Peter Delaney
 2005 Kinky Boots
Charlie
 2005 The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello (Short)
Jasper Morello (voice)
 2004 King Arthur
Gawain
 2003 Ned Kelly
Aaron Sherritt
 2001-2002 The Secret Life of Us (TV Series)
Will McGill
- Do the Right Thing (2002) ... Will McGill
- Walpurgisnacht (2002) ... Will McGill
- Make Up Your Mind (2002) ... Will McGill
- A Fine Line (2002) ... Will McGill
- It's Not Easy (2002) ... Will McGill
 2002 Dossa and Joe (TV Series)
Robbo
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Robbo
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Robbo
 2002 The Hard Word
Shane Twentyman
 2001 The Secret Life of Us (TV Movie)
Will McGill
 2001 Saturn's Return (TV Short)
Barney
 2001 Animalis (Short)
Jack
 2001 The Pitch (Short)
Guy
 2000 Gate (Short)
David
 2000 Sample People
Sem
 2000 The Three Stooges (TV Movie)
Tom Cosgrove
 1999 Dogwatch
Sparrow
 1999 Secret Men's Business (TV Movie)
Baz
 1999 Erskineville Kings
Wayne
 1996-1999 Water Rats (TV Series)
Aaron Lawrence / Crosby
- Force of Habit (1999) ... Aaron Lawrence
- Eyewitness (1996) ... Crosby
 1998 Never Tell Me Never (TV Movie)
Pab
 1998 Bloodlock (Short)
Danny
 1998 Praise
Leo
 1998 Wildside (TV Series)
Michael Savini
- Episode #1.15 (1998) ... Michael Savini
 1995-1997 Spellbinder (TV Series)
Bazza
- Reunions (1997) ... Bazza
- Run! (1995) ... Bazza
 1997 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Scoob
- The Faust Lane (1997) ... Scoob
 1997 Big Sky (TV Series)
Pierce Bateman
- Lost and Found (1997) ... Pierce Bateman
 1996 Loaded (Short)
Frog
 1996 Race the Sun
Steve Fryman
 1995 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Andy
- Wild Card (1995) ... Andy
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

Whereas 'Avatar' and other movies get shocks out of their three-dimensionality, 'Gatsby' is going to be about inviting the audience into this larger-than-life drama, letting them almost be inside the room rather than looking at it through the window. I think it will really work. See more »

Trivia:

The Edgerton brothers have collaborated on several film projects. See more »

Trademark:

Razor-sharp cheekbones

Star Sign:

Cancer

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