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Jai Courtney

Actor | * 03/15/1986 (34) | Cherrybrook, Sydney, Australia
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Jai Stephen Courtney (born 15 March 1986) is an Australian actor. He started his career with small roles in films and television series before being cast as Charlie in the action film Jack Reacher (2012). He went on to star in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) and I, Frankenstein (2014) and The Exception (2016). Courtney had a recurring role as Varro in the television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010). He played Eric in the science fiction action film Divergent (2014), and in 2015, he reprised the role in the sequel, Insurgent. He portrayed Kyle Reese in Terminator Genisys and DC Comics villain Captain Boomerang in the 2016 film ()
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Born March 15, 1986 in Sydney, Australia, Courtney and his sister were raised in Sydney's leafy northwest suburbs, attending Galston Public School where their mother, Karen, was a teacher. His father, Chris, was a civil servant with the state electricity company, implying that there were no show business influences in the family when Jai caught the acting bug as a 10-year-old. He went on to develop his dramatic skills at Cherrybrook Technology High School. At 18, Courtney, like many of Australia's finest thespians before him, tried and failed to win a place at the country's leading acting school, the National Academy for Dramatic Art (NIDA).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Thriller

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Movies with Jai Courtney as Actor(25)

as George "Digger" Harkness / Boomerang2021 The Suicide Squad
as Dr. Maybee2020 Arkie
as Wizz2020 Buffaloed
as Flasheart (voice)2020 100% Wolf
2020 Jolt
as Jashugan (uncredited)2019 Alita: Battle Angel
as Rob Carrey2019 The God Four
as Callahan2019 Semper Fi
as Hideaway Tom2019 Storm Boy
as Capt Stefan Brandt2017 The Exception
as George 'Digger' Harkness / Boomerang2016 Suicide Squad
as Devin Roberts2015 Man Down
as Kyle Reese2015 Terminator Genisys
as himself2015 Be Here Now
as Eric Coulter2015 Insurgent
as Hugh 'Cup' Cuppernell2014 Unbroken
as Gideon2014 I, Frankenstein
as Lt. Colonel Hughes2014 The Water Diviner
as Detective Jim Melic2014 Felony
as Eric Coulter2014 Divergent
as Jack McClane2013 A Good Day to Die Hard
as Charlie2012 Jack Reacher
as Eric2009 Stone Bros.
as Alex2005 Boys Grammar

TV Shows/Series with Jai Courtney as Actor(3)

as Garth MacArthur2020 Fångarna på fortet
as Cam Sandford2020 Stateless
as Varro2010 Spartacus

Additional Information

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Citizenship: Australia
Born: Saturday, 03/15 1986 (March) in Sydney (current age: 34 years + 194 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Educated at: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Other names for Jai Courtney (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jai Alexander Courtney"
Jai Courtney frequently works together with these people:
David Wain (5x, Actor)
Mary Vernieu (5x, Crew)
Kevin Grevioux (4x, Actor)
Veronica Roth (4x, Crew)
Brian Sacca (4x, Actor)
James Cameron (3x, Crew)
Stuart Beattie (3x, Crew)
Wayne Pashley (3x, Crew)
Jennifer Lamphee (3x, Crew)
Garrett Warren (3x, Crew)
Mark Williams (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2195, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/18/2020