Karl-Heinz Urban is a New Zealand actor. His career began with appearances in New Zealand films and TV series such as Xena: Warrior Princess. His first Hollywood role was in the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship. Since then, he has appeared in many high-profile movies, including the second and third installments of The Lord of the Rings trilogy in the role of Éomer. He has also portrayed Leonard McCoy in the Star Trek reboot film series, Vaako in the Riddick film series, Judge Dredd in Dredd, and Skurge in Thor: Ragnarok. Since 2019, he has starred as Billy Butcher in Amazon's streaming television series The Boys.
|Born:||Karl-Heinz Urban, June 7, 1972, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Education:||St Mark's Church School|
|Alma mater:||Wellington College|
|Partner(s):||Katee Sackhoff, (2014–2018)|
|Twitter:||Karl Urban's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Karl Urban's IMDb|
About Karl Urban
New Zealand actor well-known for his role as Eomer in the second and third installments of the Lord of the Rings film franchise. He also played Vaako in The Chronicles of Riddick and McCoy in Star Trek Into Darkness.
Karl Urban Before Fame
At age 8, he made his first televised appearance with a one-line role in Pioneer Woman. He had sporadic roles in commercials and acted in school plays.
Achievement of Karl Urban
He played the titular character in Judge Dredd and has stated that he is an avid rugby fan.
Karl Urban Family Life
His father operated a leather goods shop and his mother worked for the company Film Facilities. He married makeup artist Natalie Wihongi in September 2004. They had two sons before divorcing in 2014. He began dating actress Katee Sackhoff in November 2014.
Associations of Karl Urban
He costarred with Lucy Lawless in Xena: The Warrior Princess.
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- People educated at Wellington College (New Zealand)
- New Zealand male film actors
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- Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award winners
- Victoria University of Wellington alumni