Joel Edgerton

Biography

Joel Edgerton (born 23.06.74)

Joel Edgerton is an Australian actor, producer and screenwriter, best known for his roles in films like 'Star Wars Episode 2: Attack of The Clones' and 'The Great Gatsby' and 'The Warrior'.

Joel Edgerton: Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2013, Joel Edgerton has a net worth of three million USD.

Joel Edgerton: Childhood

Joel Edgerton was born in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, to Michael and Marianne Edgerton. He attended The Hills Grammar School in Sydney, graduating in 1991. After this, he moved to the University of Western Sydney, where he studied at Nepean Drama School. Edgerton then went on to work at Sydney Theatre Company amongst other venues.

Joel Edgerton: Career

Edgerton made his screen debut in an episode of the Australian television show, 'Police Rescue', in 1995. This was followed by his feature film debut the following year in 'Race the Sun'. After appearing in a series of short films and television movies, Edgerton landed a role in 'Star Wars Episode 2: Attack of the Clones' in 2002. In 2004, Edgerton appeared in the film 'King Arthur' alongside Clive Owen before reprising his role in 'Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith'.

In 2006, Edgerton appeared in the film 'Smokin' Aces', before landing a main role in the television series 'Dangerous' in 2007. Edgerton later appeared in the children's animated movie, 'Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole' in 2010. The following year, Edgerton shot into the limelight following his starring role opposite Tom Hardy in 'Warrior'. This was followed by an appearance in 'Zero Dark Thirty' in 2012, and a large part in 2013's 'The Great Gatsby'. Also in 2013, Edgerton wrote his first feature-length screenplay for 'Felony', which also saw Edgerton star. In 2014, Edgerton appeared opposite Christian Bale in the Ridley Scott film 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'.
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27th November 2014 -

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15th September 2014 -

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10th July 2014 -

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Director Ridley Scott has dealt with some epic stories whether it's the might of the Roman Empire and the obsession with gladiators, slavering murderous aliens in space or legends of British folklore. But now the...

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10th July 2014 -

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24th March 2014 -

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28th August 2013 -

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28th August 2013 -

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30th May 2013 -

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17th May 2013 -

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10th May 2013 -

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7th May 2013 -

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Isla Fisher are all interviewed by various reporters on the red carpet at the New York premiere for 'The Great Gatsby'. Carey describes the premiere as 'crazy' and revealed she...

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7th May 2013 -

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The cast of 'The Great Gatsby' discussed their thoughts on the book-to-film adaptation of 'The Great Gatsby'. Among them were director Baz Luhrmann and stars Tobey Maguire, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton and Leonardo...

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3rd May 2013 -

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'The Great Gatsby' premiered at the Lincoln Center in New York. Arrivals included one of the movie's stars Joel Edgerton, director Baz Luhrmann with his wife Catherine Martin and Florence + The Machine's Florence Welch...

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30th April 2013 -

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Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby in The Great GatsbyBaz Luhrmann appears to have done it again. The Australian director has long been known for his visually arresting movies, Romeo...

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8th April 2013 -

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3rd April 2013 -

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Zero Dark Thirty

25th January 2013 -

 Movie Review

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20th December 2012 -

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5th December 2012 -

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12th October 2012 -

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23rd May 2012 -

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16th January 2012 -

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13th April 2011 -

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