More Joel Edgerton Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Ned Kelly)Joel Edgerton graduated from Theatre Nepean Drama School in 1994.
An accomplished young actor, Edgerton has garnered himself an impressive list of credits both locally and internationally.
Edgerton gained recognition for his roles in The Bell Shakespeare Company's stage productions Henry V and Henry IV parts I and II. For the Sydney Theatre Company, his credits include Third World Blues, Blackrock and Love for Love.
Edgerton's numerous television roles include the US telemovie The Three Stooges and most notably in the successful Australian drama series The Secret Life of Us. Since landing the role of Will, the thoughtful down-to-earth guy that wears his heart on his sleeve, Edgerton has been propelled into the public eye.
Amongst his feature film appearances are Erskineville Kings alongside Hugh Jackman; Praise and Sample People.
Most recently Edgerton has appeared as Uncle Owen in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones with Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman and The Hard Word with Golden Globe winner Rachel Griffiths and Guy Pearce.
Bio courtesy Focus Features for "Ned Kelly" (09-Jun-2004)
Biography #3 (for The Hard Word)A 1994 graduate of Sydney's Theatre Nepean, Edgerton is one of Australia's most sought-after young male leads. He established a solid career on the stage after graduation, attracting attention with highly praised performances in Bell Shakespeare Company's Henry IV and Henry V as Prince Hal and King Henry and a number of appearances with the Sydney Theatre Company (Love for Love, Third World Blues, Dead White Males, Blackrock). Film roles include Owen in Star Wars, Episode 2: Attack of the Clones (2002), Leo in John Curran's Praise (1998) and Wayne in Erskineville Kings (1998) alongside Hugh Jackman. Edgerton has appeared in a number of Australian television series including Wildside, Water Rats and most recently Network Ten's The Secret Life of Us, in which he plays regular character Will.
Next up for Edgerton is Ned Kelly opposite co-star Griffiths and Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom and Geoffrey Rush. He will begin shooting Star Wars, Episode III later this year.
Bio courtesy Lionsgate Films for "The Hard Word" (01-Jan-2000)