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Karl Urban

Karl Urban [12]


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Born:June 7, 1972 (45)
Filmography Rating:7.94 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.88 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.25 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:87.28%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers [2002](30) => Éomer - Third Marshal of the Riddermark
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [2003](31) => Éomer - Third Marshal of the Riddermark
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: Extended Edition [2003](31) => Éomer - Third Marshal of the Riddermark
The Chronicles of Riddick: Unrated Director's Cut [2004](32) => Vaako
The Bourne Supremacy [2004](32) => Kirill
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Extended Edition [2004](32) => Éomer - Third Marshal of the Riddermark
Star Trek [2009](37) => Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy
Star Trek Into Darkness [2013](41) => Bones
Riddick [2013](41) => Vaako
Star Trek Beyond [2016](44) => Doctor 'Bones' McCoy
Pete's Dragon [2016](44) => Gavin
Thor: Ragnarok [2017](45) => Skurge

Trivia that mentions this person:
Star Trek [2009]
  • Karl Urban is a longtime self-described "religious" fan of [the Original Series]. He used to watch it on Saturday mornings in New Zealand with his dad. Shortly before word came down about the development of this film, he bought the complete series on DVD and watched them with his son.
  • Karl Urban was cast at his first audition, which was two months after his initial meeting with J.J. Abrams. He said he was happy to play a role with lots of comedy, something he had not done since The Price of Milk, because he was fed-up of action-oriented roles.
    X-Men Origins: Wolverine [2009]
  • Karl Urban and Gerard Butler were both considered for the part of Victor Creed. Michelle Monaghan was offered the role of Silver Fox, but though she wanted to work with Hugh Jackman she had to turn it down due to scheduling conflicts. [?] Michael C. Hall was at one point considered for the role of William Stryker.
    Star Trek Into Darkness [2013]
  • Karl Urban pays homage to DeForest Kelley as he wears a pinkie ring on his left hand, just as Kelley did in the original [Star Trek] series and six movies.
    Star Trek Beyond [2016]
  • In an interview, Karl Urban stated that he almost did not return to the role of Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy. What convinced him to stay was a discussion with director Justin Lin.
    Pete's Dragon [2016]
  • Features four actors that have been in Marvel Comics movies. The first being Karl Urban as Skurge in Thor: Ragnarok. The second Wes Bentley as Blackheart in Ghost Rider. The third is Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The fourth Bryce Dallas Howard as Gwen Stacy in Spider-Man 3.
  • Karl Urban replaced [?] Michael C. Hall as Gavin, while Wes Bentley replaced Casey Affleck as Jack.
    Thor: Ragnarok [2017]
  • Four of the male cast have appeared in at least one [Star Trek] movie: Karl Urban (Skurge) played Dr. McCoy in Star Trek, Star Trek: Into Darkness, and Star Trek: Beyond. Chris Hemsworth (Thor) was Lieutenant George Kirk in Star Trek. Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange) played Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness. Idris Elba (Heimdall) played Krall in Star Trek: Beyond. In addition, Clancy Brown guest starred as Zobral in an episode of [Star Trek: Enterprise], season one.