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Sullivan Stapleton is a Actor Australien born on 14 june 1977 at Melbourne (Australie)

Sullivan Stapleton

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Nationality Australie
Birth 14 june 1977 (47 years) at Melbourne (Australie)

Sullivan Stapleton (born 14 June 1977) is an Australian actor who is best known for his roles in the SKY (BSkyB)/Cinemax/HBO television series Strike Back, the 2010 Sundance Film Festival selection Animal Kingdom and the film Kill Me Three Times.

Stapleton played the lead role, Greek leader Themistocles, in the film 300: Rise of an Empire (2014). He was honored on 24 October 2013 with a Breakthrough Award at an exclusive Australians in Film Benefit Dinner held in Los Angeles.


Stapleton had a two and a half year relationship with Australian actress Carla Bonner. They split in 2007. He first met Australian television personality Jo Beth Taylor in Melbourne in 2004. She found him on Facebook and the two reconnected in 2010. Their first appearance together as a couple was at the 2010 Kodak Inside Film Awards Red carpet (14 November 2010) at Sydney City Recital Hall, Angel Place. The relationship ended a few months before September 2011.

Best films

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Animal Kingdom (2010)

Usually with

David Michôd
David Michôd
(1 films)
Callan Mulvey
Callan Mulvey
(3 films)
Tony Ayres
Tony Ayres
(1 films)
Teresa Palmer
Teresa Palmer
(2 films)
Scott Wiper
Scott Wiper
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Sullivan Stapleton (19 films)

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Renegades (2017)
, 1h43
Origin France
Genres War, Thriller, Action
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Sullivan Stapleton, J. K. Simmons, Charlie Bewley, Sylvia Hoeks, Joshua Henry, Dimitri Leonidas
Roles Matt Barnes
Rating55% 2.75192.75192.75192.75192.7519
A team of Navy SEALs discover an immense treasure hidden in a Bosnian lake.
Cut Snake
Cut Snake (2015)
, 1h34
Directed by Tony Ayres
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Sullivan Stapleton, Jessica De Gouw, Alex Russell
Roles Pommie
Rating59% 2.954172.954172.954172.954172.95417
Sparra Farrel, un ancien détenu, tente de refaire sa vie dans une nouvelle ville. Il a trouvé du boulot et s'est fiancé à Paula, mais la perspective d’un nouveau départ est remise en question lorsque l’inquiétant et charismatique Pommie, son ancien compagnon de cellule, retrouve sa trace. Sparra est alors replongé dans un monde qu’il pensait avoir laissé derrière lui…
Kill Me Three Times, 1h30
Directed by Kriv Stenders
Origin Australie
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Simon Pegg, Teresa Palmer, Luke Hemsworth, Sullivan Stapleton, Alice Braga, Callan Mulvey
Roles Nathan Webb
Rating57% 2.8980552.8980552.8980552.8980552.898055
In Eagles Nest, Western Australia, wealthy motel proprietor Jack Taylor believes his wife Alice to be having an affair. After a violent argument, Jack hires Charlie Wolfe, a private investigator and contract killer. When Charlie returns with video proof Alice is having sex with Dylan Smith, Jack orders Charlie to kill her. Alice makes an appointment with dentist Nathan Webb to work on her tooth, which Jack chipped when he hit her. Jack tells Charlie about Alice's dentist appointment. Before she leaves, Alice sneaks into Jack's office and robs his safe.
300: Rise of an Empire, 1h42
Directed by Noam Murro
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Fantasy, Action, Peplum
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Superhero films
Actors Eva Green, Sullivan Stapleton, Rodrigo Santoro, Hans Matheson, Caitlin Carmichael, Callan Mulvey
Roles Themistocles
Rating61% 3.099013.099013.099013.099013.09901
Queen Gorgo of Sparta tells her men about the Battle of Marathon, in which King Darius I of Persia was killed by General Themistocles of Athens 10 years earlier. Darius' son, Xerxes, witnesses his father's death, and is advised to not continue the war, since only "the gods can defeat the Greeks". Darius' naval commander, Artemisia, claims that Darius' last words were in fact a challenge and sends Xerxes on a journey through the desert. Xerxes finally reaches a cave and bathes in an otherworldly liquid, emerging as the 8-feet tall "God-King". He returns to Persia and declares war on Greece to avenge his father.
Gangster Squad, 1h53
Directed by Ruben Fleischer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Mob film, Action, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone, Anthony Mackie
Roles Jack Whalen
Rating66% 3.3470353.3470353.3470353.3470353.347035
In 1949 Los Angeles, gangster Mickey Cohen wants to control all organized crime and argues with local mobster Jack Dragna that they should not allow the East coast mafia to run the town. Meanwhile, LAPD Detective Sergeant John "Sarge" O'Mara raids a Cohen-owned brothel to save a woman from being raped, gaining the attention of Police Chief Bill Parker. Parker believes that more drastic measures need to be taken against men like Cohen, and tasks O'Mara to begin waging a guerrilla campaign against the mobsters. He tells O'Mara (a former OSS commando during World War II) to use his special operations training, learned at Camp X during World War II, and to select a small team that will work without badges or official support from the police.
The Hunter
The Hunter (2011)
, 1h40
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Frances O'Connor, Jacek Koman, Morgana Davies, Callan Mulvey
Roles Doug
Rating66% 3.349243.349243.349243.349243.34924
Mercenary Martin David (Willem Dafoe) is hired by military biotech company Red Leaf to go to Tasmania and gather samples of the Tasmanian tiger, with further instructions to kill all remaining tigers to ensure no competing organization will get their DNA.
Underbelly Files: Infiltration
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Sullivan Stapleton, Roy Billing, Jessica Napier, Tottie Goldsmith, Glenda Linscott, Kassandra Clementi
Roles Colin McLaren
Rating68% 3.4327853.4327853.4327853.4327853.432785
Infiltration tells the true story of Victorian detective Colin McLaren who posed as a shady art dealer for 18 months and infiltrated the Australian branch of the Calabrian Mafia. It resulted in the biggest win of his career, seeing 11 of Australia's most villainous Mafiosi sent to prison. Valentino del Toro and Emma de Clario play their mafia family roles with truth and power
Animal Kingdom, 1h53
Directed by David Michôd
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, Luke Ford, Jacki Weaver, Sullivan Stapleton
Roles Craig Cody
Rating71% 3.597193.597193.597193.597193.59719
After his mother dies from a heroin overdose, 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody (James Frecheville) asks his estranged grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody (Jacki Weaver), for advice about what he should do. She invites him to move in with her, and he accepts.
The Condemned, 1h49
Directed by Scott Wiper
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about films, Seafaring films, Snuff films in fiction, Films about television, Transport films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Stone Cold Steve Austin, Robert Mammone, Vinnie Jones, Madeleine West, Masa Yamaguchi, Rick Hoffman
Roles Special Agent Wilkins
Rating60% 3.0006853.0006853.0006853.0006853.000685
Jack Conrad (Steve Austin) is awaiting execution in a corrupt Salvadoran prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and transported to a deserted island in the South Pacific along with nine other condemned criminals similarly purchased from prisons around the world. They are "offered" the opportunity to avoid capital punishment and win back their freedom by fighting to the death in an illegal game to be filmed and broadcast live over the Internet.
December Boys, 1h45
Directed by Rod Hardy
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Lee Cormie, Jack Thompson, Christian Byers, Victoria Hill, Teresa Palmer
Roles Fearless
Rating64% 3.2460953.2460953.2460953.2460953.246095
This film is a coming of age picture for the four main characters, and how their lives change over one Christmas holiday. The film is set in late 1960s Australia. Four orphan boys from a Roman Catholic orphanage in the outback of Australia – Maps, Misty, Spark and Spit – were all born in the month of December, and for their birthday, they are sent on a holiday to the beach to stay with Mr. and Mrs. McAnsh. While there, they meet Fearless, a man who claims to be the risk motorbike rider in the nearby carnival, and his wife, Teresa. Misty, Spark and Spit instantly become closer to Teresa, but Maps, eldest of the four, is still reluctant to talk to her. He instead finds more fun in spending time with an older teenage girl named Lucy, who had come to the beach to stay with her uncle. He often goes up to a place with strange rocks, and meets her there.
Everything Goes, 18minutes
Genres Drama
Actors Hugo Weaving, Abbie Cornish, Sullivan Stapleton, Bojana Novakovic
Roles Jack
Rating67% 3.3832453.3832453.3832453.3832453.383245
The film depicts the unlikely relationship that forms between a young couple (Cornish and Stapleton) looking to begin their future together and a lonely middle-aged man (Weaving) trying to rid himself of the past.
Darkness Falls, 1h26
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film
Actors Chaney Kley, Emma Caulfield, Lee Cormie, Kestie Morassi, Emily Browning, John Stanton
Roles Officer Matt Henry
Rating50% 2.5047852.5047852.5047852.5047852.504785
The events of the film take place in the town of Darkness Falls, which is based on the town of Fall River, Massachusetts. It begins with the legend of a widow, Matilda Dixon, who was adored by all the town's children. Matilda gave them gifts and gold coins when they lost a tooth, thus earning her the name "Tooth Fairy".
City Loop
City Loop (2000)

Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Jessica Napier, Sullivan Stapleton, Jason Gann, Brendan Cowell, Megan Dorrian, John Batchelor
Roles Don
Rating52% 2.635712.635712.635712.635712.63571
The lives and loves of several characters over a few hours on the same night, centering around a pizza delivery place called Speedys. The stories are:
Witch Hunt
Witch Hunt (1999)
, 1h30
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Jacqueline Bisset, Cameron Daddo, Jerome Ehlers, Sullivan Stapleton, Jane Hall, Andrew Curry
Roles Craig Thomas
Rating52% 2.611112.611112.611112.611112.61111
A young girl goes missing and her father (Daddo) accuses his mother-in-law, Barbara (Bisset) of abducting her. He speculates about Barbara's deep involvement in the occult with the accusation that she is a witch. Barbara responds by accusing her son-in-law of abusing her granddaughter.