THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN
JOEL EDGERTON (Jim Green) was born in Blacktown, New South
Wales. He has appeared in such films as
"Erskineville Kings," "King Arthur," "Ned Kelly," "Star Wars Episode II: Attack
of the Clones" and "Star
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith," portraying a young Owen Lars, stepbrother of
Anakin Skywalker and
It was most recently announced that Edgerton will begin production on
"Felony," a film in which he will
also wrote. The film will tell the story of a decorated police officer who lies
about running a cyclist
off the road
after having a celebratory drink with his fellow officers.
This December, Edgerton will be seen in Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty"
alongside Jessica Chastain
Chris Pratt. The film, which will be released on December 19, 2012, chronicles
the search and ultimate
Osama Bin Laden by U.S. special troops in Pakistan. That same month, Edgerton
will be seen in Baz
remake of "The Great Gatsby." Edgerton will portray the character of Tom
Buchanan, starring alongside
DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan. Warner Bros. will release the film, based on the
famous novel by F. Scott
on Christmas Day.
Last year, Edgerton starred in Lionsgate's critically acclaimed,
mixed-martial-arts drama "Warrior"
Nolte and Tom Hardy. Edgerton portrayed the estranged older brother of Hardy and
older son of Nolte.
was released on September 9, 2011. Edgerton also had a supporting role in
Universal Pictures' prequel of
Carpenter's "The Thing," opposite Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
In 2010, Edgerton starred in the Australian film "Animal Kingdom," a powerful
crime drama that explores
intense battle between a criminal family and the police, and the ordinary lives
caught in the middle.
received the World Cinema Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and was
also awarded the
Film Institute/AFI Awards for Best Film and Member's Choice. Edgerton was
honored with an AFI Award for
Supporting Actor on behalf of the film.
In 2009, Edgerton starred alongside Cate Blanchett as Stanley in The Sydney
Theatre Company's acclaimed
production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." Edgerton and Blanchett also performed
the play to sold-out
at the Kennedy Center in November 2009, followed by a run at the Brooklyn
Academy of Music in December
Edgerton attended the Nepean Drama School in Western Sydney before moving
onto various stage
most notably at The Sydney Theatre Company, "Blackrock," "Third World Blues" and
"Love for Love" and at
Shakespeare, "Henry IV." On television, Edgerton is known for playing the role
of Will on the series
Life of Us," for which he was nominated for an AFI Award.
In 2008, Edgerton was seen in the film "The Square," directed by his brother
Nash Edgerton. That same
Edgerton starred in "Acolytes," an Australian film about teenagers who get
revenge on a serial killer.
Edgerton was seen in the film "Whisper" with Josh Holloway. He also had a
significant role in the 2006
film "Smokin' Aces."
In 2005, Edgerton appeared in the British comedy "Kinky Boots," in a lead
role alongside Chiwetel
the son of a deceased shoemaker who must find a niche market in the 21st
century. That same year,
lent his voice to the title character of "The Mysterious Geographic Explorations
of Jasper Morello," an
Award â€“nominated animated short film.
Edgerton is also a founding member of the Australian moviemaking collective
Blue Tongue Films. He, along
his brother Nash Edgerton, David Michod, Spencer Susser, Luke Doolan and
Kiran Darcy-Smith, are
for contributing to aforementioned films such as "The Square" and "Animal
Kingdom," as well as "Wish You
Here," which received its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this past
Edgerton currently splits his time between Australia and Los Angeles.
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