Joel Edgerton

Australian Actor
Born Jun 23, 1974

Joel Edgerton is an Australian film and television actor. He is best known for his roles in 2000s and 2010s films like Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005), Animal Kingdom (2010), The Thing (2011), Warrior (2011), The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012).… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Joel Edgerton.


1974 Birth Born on June 23, 1974.


1991 17 Years Old Edgerton was born in Blacktown, New South Wales, the son of Michael, a solicitor and property developer, and Marianne Edgerton. He graduated from The Hills Grammar School in 1991. … Read More


2002 28 Years Old He played Will on The Secret Life of Us, for which he won an AACTA Award in 2002.


2005 31 Years Old In 2005, he lent his voice to the title character of The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello, an Academy Award-nominated animated short film. … Read More
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In 2009, he starred alongside as Stanley in the Sydney Theatre Company's acclaimed production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
2010 36 Years Old In February 2010, Edgerton was cast in Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.'s 2011 prequel to The Thing, portraying helicopter pilot Sam Carter. … Read More
2011 37 Years Old He was honoured for his work in international roles with the 2011 Australians in Film Breakthrough Award.


2014 40 Years Old In 2014, Edgerton starred in the biblical film Exodus: Gods and Kings, as Ramesses II, Moses' adoptive brother, who became a notorious king.
In 2015, Edgerton's directorial debut, The Gift, a psychological thriller that Edgerton also wrote, co-produced, and co-starred in, was released. … Read More
2016 42 Years Old In 2016, he starred in the Jeff Nichols film Midnight Special, and will headline Nichols' upcoming film Loving. … Read More
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