Joel Edgerton

Australian actor

Joel Edgerton (born 23 June 1974) is an Australian actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his roles in movies such as Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), Ned Kelly (2003), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005), Animal Kingdom (2010), Warrior (2011), The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Zero Dark Thirty (both 2012), The Great Gatsby (2013), The Gift, Black Mass (both 2015), Loving (2016), It Comes at Night (2017) and Red Sparrow (2018).

Joel Edgerton
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Edgerton at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con.
Born (1974-06-23) 23 June 1974 (age 48)
  • Actor
  • filmmaker
Years active1995–present
RelativesNash Edgerton (brother)

Edgerton was born in Blacktown, New South Wales. His brother, Nash, is a movie director.[1]

Joel Edgerton at the The Great Gatsby Premiere Sydney Australia 2013.


  1. Maddox, Garry (15 March 2017). "Joel Edgerton says brother Nash's new thriller is funny and dangerous". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 1 December 2017.

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