Born in Wellington, New Zealand, Karl first appeared on television as a child. Throughout his school years, he wrote, directed and starred in many film and stage productions. As a young adult, he postponed his university studies to further pursue his acting career, training and working throughout Australasia in theatre and film.
Urban's feature film debut was in Heaven, starring Martin Donovan and Richard Schiff. His other film credits include Via Satellite and Ghost Ship, in which he starred opposite Gabriel Byrne and Julianna Margulies.
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Karl Urban Facts
|Birth Name||Karl-Heinz Urban|
|Birthday||June 7, 1972 (45)|
|Birthplace||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Height||6' 2" (1m88) How tall is Karl Urban compared to you?|
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