Karl Urban

Karl Urban

About Karl Urban

Karl-Heinz Urban (born 7 June, 1972) is a New Zealand actor. He is known for playing Eomer in the second and third installments of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy in the 2009 film Star Trek, and Caesar on Xena: Warrior Princess. He played Vaako in The Chronicles of Riddick, the Russian assassin Kirill in The Bourne Supremacy, Ghost in Pathfinder, and Judge Dredd in the 2012 film Dredd. He won acclaim for his performances in New Zealand films The Price of Milk and Out of the Blue. Urban was born in Wellington, New Zealand. His father, a German immigrant, owned a leather goods store, and his mother once worked for Film Facilities in Wellington.

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