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Marton Csokas has an established career in both film and theatre. His feature credits include David Mackenzie’s Asylum, with Natasha Richardson and Ian McKellen; Paul Greengrass’ The Bourne Supremacy, opposite Matt Damon; Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven; Christine Jeffs’ Rain; and Peter Jackson’s The Lord of The Rings:The Fellowship of the Ring and Best Picture Oscar winner The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
Mr. Csokas’ (pronounced “choh-kahsh”) performance in Richard Roxburgh’s Romulus, My Father, with Eric Bana and Franka Potente, earned him the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Award and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award. His recent film work includes playing Alice’s father in Tim Burton’s blockbuster Alice in Wonderland; Julie Bertucelli’s The Tree, with Charlotte Gainsbourg; Yann Samuell’s L’âge de raison (Age of Reason), with Sophie Marceau; Shirley Barrett’s South Solitary, with Miranda Otto; and Jim Sheridan’s soon-to-be-released Dream House, with Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Naomi Watts.
Onstage, he most recently played Orsino opposite Rebecca Hall in Sir Peter Hall’s staging of Twelfth Night at the National Theatre in London. He has previously starred in productions of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, at the Belvoir St. Theatre, which garnered him a Sydney Theatre Awards nomination for Best Actor in 2007; Arcadia, Julius Caesar, and Angels in America, all with the Auckland Theatre Co.; Antony and Cleopatra, for Theatre for a New Audience, in NYC; and the award-winning staging of Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes, at New York Theatre Workshop.