Sharlto Copley


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Sharlto Copley was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to Linda Stocks and Bruce Copley, a former university professor. His childhood dreams of acting were put on hold for many years when his television production company was one of few in his native South Africa granted licensing to create content for broadcast. Rather than acting in front of the... See full bio »

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Known For

District 9 Wikus Van De Merwe
(2009)
Chappie Chappie
(2015)
(2015)
The A-Team Murdock
(2010)

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 2018 God: City (Short)
God
 2018 Gringo
Mitch Rusk
 2017 God: Serengeti (Short)
God
 2016 Free Fire
Vernon
 2015-2016 Powers (TV Series)
Christian Walker
- Legacy (2016) ... Christian Walker
- Slain Dragons (2016) ... Christian Walker
- Chasing Ghosts (2016) ... Christian Walker
- Origins (2016) ... Christian Walker
- Requiem (2016) ... Christian Walker
 2016 Rooster Teeth Shorts (TV Series)
Jimmy
 2016 The Hollars
Ron Hollar
 2015 Hardcore Henry
Jimmy
 2015 Chappie
Chappie
 2014 The Snow Queen 2
Orm (English version, voice)
 2014 Maleficent
Stefan
 2013 Oldboy
Adrian / The Stranger
 2013 Open Grave
John / Jonah
 2013 Payday 2 (Video Game)
Jimmy (voice)
 2013/I Elysium
Kruger
 2013 Europa Report
James Corrigan
 2010 The A-Team
Murdock
 2010 Wikus and Charlize (Short)
Wikus van der Merwe
 2009 District 9
Wikus Van De Merwe
 2006/IV Yellow (Short)
Soldier (uncredited)
 2005 Alive in Joburg (Short)
Sniper (uncredited)
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Trailer: Payday 2 (2013): Hardcore Henry Packs - portraying Jimmy

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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[How he got into 'Maleficent'] It came through my agents, and my agents gave me the script and said, "This is something going around town. A lot of people are going after it. You're probably not going to get in there." I was like, "Look, I really would love to do this." I went after it quite aggressively, in the sense of doing a tape. Actually, if I remember correctly, there was a delay because ... See more »

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Good friends with Director Neill Blomkamp. They attended the same high school. See more »

Trademark:

South African accent See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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