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Born: June 23, 1974 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Blacktown, New South Wales, AU Profession:

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An Australian actor with rugged charm and a relatable Everyman presence, Joel Edgerton became a familiar face in both Hollywood and indie films. Starting out on Aussie television, Edgerton rose to fame in his homeland as a regular on the popular drama series "The Secret Life of Us" (Network Ten, 2001-05) and went on to appear in his first big-budget movie with a small role in the sci-fi prequel "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones" (2002). Other mainstream fare followed, but Edgerton did not have his critical breakthrough until his key part in the gritty Australian crime film "Animal Kingdom" (2010). From that point on, Edgerton was in the big leagues, with one high-profile project after another. He went on to expand his creative work, writing and directing films like psychological thriller "The Gift" (2015).

An Australian actor with rugged charm and a relatable Everyman presence, Joel Edgerton became a familiar face in both Hollywood and indie films. Starting out on Aussie television, Edgerton rose to fame in his homeland as a regular on the popular drama series "The Secret Life of Us" (Network Ten, 2001-05) and went on to appear in his first big-budget movie with a small role in the sci-fi prequel "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones" (2002). Other mainstream fare followed, but Edgerton did not have his critical breakthrough until his key part in the gritty Australian crime film "Animal Kingdom" (2010). From that point on, Edgerton was in the big leagues, with one high-profile project after another. He went on to expand his creative work, writing and directing films like psychological thriller "The Gift" (2015).

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Boy Erased (2018)
2.
  Gift, The (2015)

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Boy Erased (2018)
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3.
 Red Sparrow (2017)
4.
 American Express (2017)
5.
 Bright (2017)
6.
 Loving (2016)
7.
 Midnight Special (2016)
8.
 Jane Got a Gun (2016)
9.
 Gift, The (2015)
10.
 Black Mass (2015)
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2003:
Cast in a supporting role opposite Heath Ledger and Orlando Bloom in "Ned Kelly"
2009:
Starred with Cate Blanchett in the Sydney Theatre Company's staging of "A Streetcar Named Desire"
2010:
Appeared in the Australian crime drama "Animal Kingdom"
2011:
Co-starred with Tom Hardy in action drama "Warrior"
2014:
Co-wrote dystopian post-apocalyptic thriller "The Rover"
2014:
Co-starred as Rameses II in Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings"
2015:
Played supporting role in period drama "Life" about the friendship between actor James Dean and photographer Dennis Stock, directed by Anton Corbijn
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Education

University of Western Sydney: -

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