About Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton is a talented and well-known Australian actor and filmmaker who has become successful in acting and filmmaking. He has been seen working actively from the year 1995 to till now.

Quick Info
Full NameJoel Edgerton
Date of Birth23 June 1974
Birth PlaceProspect, New South Wales, Australia
ParentsMichael Edgerton(father),
Marianne Edgerton(mother)
Zodiac sign Cancer
Net Worth$3 million.

Personal Life and Relationship

Joel Edgerton was born on 23 June 1974 in Prospect, New South Wales, Australia as a father, Michael Edgerton, and mother, Marianne Edgerton. His father is a solicitor and property developer. He has one brother whose name is Nash Edgerton.

Before, Edgerton was in a relationship with Wanessa Milhomem, Alexis Blake, Robin McLeavy, Cathy Freeman, and Maude Garrett. Still, he is currently not in a relationship with any girls, so he is single now.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Joel Edgerton holds an Australian nationality and belongs to the ethnicity of English and Dutch. He is currently 46 years old, with a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) and 79 kg. He had got brown dark hair with blue eyes. As he was born on June 23, his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Joel EdgertonEarly Life and Education

In his early life, Joel Edgerton joined the Hills Grammar School, where he graduated in 1991. After that, he went to the University of Western Sydney, and then he also appeared in stage productions at Sydney Theatre Company.

Career

Film Career

Joel Edgerton started his acting career from the short movie “Loaded” as Frog, directed by Kieran Darcy-Smith & Nash Edgerton in 1996. In the same year, she was cast as Steve Fryman is an American comedy-drama movie “Race the Sun.”

After that, he was cast as Leo in an Australian movie “Praise” in 1998, directed by John Curran. In that year, he was seen appearing as Danny in a short movie, “Bloodlock.” Besides, he was seen in several movies like “Dogwatch,” “Erskineville Kings,” “Sample People,” “The Pitch,” “Saturn’s Return,” and “The Hard Word.”

In 2002, she was cast as Owen Lars is an American epic space-opera movie “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clone.” He was seen in an Australian- American comedy-drama movie “The Night We Called It a Day” as Rod Blue. In that year, he was also seen as Aaron Sherritt in an Australian Bushranger movie “Ned Kelly.” In 2004, he was seen playing Gawain’s role in a historical adventure movie, “King Arthur.”

Besides, Edgerton was seen appearing in several movies including “Kinky Boots,” “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith,” “Smokin Aces,” “Open Window,” “Spider,” “Crossbow,” “Whisper,” “The Square,” “Acolytes,” “The Waiting City,” “Separation City” and ‘Animal Kingdom.”

Besides that,  Joel Edgerton had also provided her voice over the character Anthony Lucas in an Australian animated movie “The Mysterious Geographic Exploration of Jasper Morello” in 2005. After that, he had also provided his voice in an Australian stop-motion adult animated movie “$9.99” as Ron. In 2010, he voiced over the character Metal Beak in the computer-animated fantasy-adventure family movie “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.”

Further, he was seen playing the role of Brendan Conlon in an American sports drama movie “Warrior” in 2011. In the same year, he was cast as Sam Carter in a science fiction horror movie “The Thing.” After that, he was seen playing the role of Dave Flannery is an Australian mystery drama movie “Wish You Were Here” in 2012 and also seen playing a role as Patrick in an American thriller movie “Zero Dark Thirty” in the same year.

Likewise, he had been seen cast as Malcolm Toohey in an Australian crime thriller movie “Felony,” where he was also the movie producer. Later, he appeared in an Australian dystopian Western drama movie, “The Rover,” where he also wrote the movie.

In 2014, he also saw in the epic biblical movie “Exodus: Gods and Kings” as Ramesses ll, directed by Ridley Scott. Further, he had been seen in the movies including “Life,” “The Gift,” “Black Mass,” “Jane Got a Gun,” “Midnight Special,” “Loving,” “It Comes at Night,” “Bright,” “Red Sparrow,” “Gringo”, “Boy Erased” and “The King.”

In 2020, he will be seen in an upcoming American epic medieval fantasy movie “The Green Knight” as Lord.

Joel Edgerton

Television Career

In 1995, Joel Edgerton debuted in television, where he was cast as Andy in an Australian television series “Police Rescue.” After that, he was seen appearing as Bazza in a fantasy adventure and science fiction television series, “Spellbinder,” in 2 episodes.

In adhesion also cast as Aron Lawrence in an Australian TV police procedural series, “Water Rats.” After that, he was seen in various series like “Big Sky,” “Fallen Angels,” “Wildside,” “Secret Men’s Business,” “The Three Stooges,” “The Secret Life of Us,” “Dossa and Joe,” “Dangerous,” “Dirt Game” and “The Underground Railroad.”

Filmmaking Credits

In 1996, Joel Edgerton was seen working as a producer for the movie “Loaded,” After that, in 19998, he had written and produced the short movie “Bloodlock.” Later, he has also written a short movie, “The Pitch and the, he had also written and worked as executive producer for the movie “The Square.”  Further, he had written and produced the movie “Felony,” and he had also written the movie “The Rover.”

In 2015, he was seen directing the movie for the first time, where he had also written and produced the movie “The Gift.” Later, he wrote the movie “Jane Got a Gun” and worked as an Executive producer in the movie “It Comes at Night.” Later, he had been seen directing, writing, and producing the movie “The Erased” and then also seen writing and producing the movie “The King.”

Stage

In 1995, Joel Edgerton was seen performing as Toby in the play “Blackrock” in a theatre Sydney Theatre Company. He was seen in the play “Dead White Males,” as well as in “Third World Blues.” Also, he had been seen in the plays like “Henry V,” “The Pillowman,” and “A Streetcar Named Desire.”

Awards

In the year 2000, Joel Edgerton won AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama from the series “The Secret Life of Us.” Later, he had also won the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Original Screenplay from the movie “The Square.” In 2010, he won AACTA Awards for Best Actor in Supporting Role from the drama “Animal Kingdom,” and he had also won the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for Best Supporting Actor for this movie.

In 2014, he had also won the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for Best Supporting Actor from the movie “The Great Gatsby,” Later, in 2015, he had also won Hollywood Film Awards for Breakthrough. Actor from the movie “Felony.” Also, at Santa Barbara International Film Festival, he had won the Virtuosos Award for the movie Black Mass”. Later, he became able to win in AACTA Awards for Best Adapted Screenplay from the drama “Boy Erased.” In 2019, he had also won AACTA Awards for Best Supporting Actor from the movie “The King.”

Besides this, he had received so many nominations for his outstanding work.

Joel EdgertonNet Worth

The estimated net worth of Joel Edgerton is $3 million.

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