Joel Edgerton is an Australian actor and movie maker was born on 23 June 1974. He has done many popular films like Star Wars: Episode II. Some other major projects are Attack of the Clones in 2002, the warrior in 2011, Zero Dark Thirty in 2012, the nice Gatsby in 2013, Exodus: Gods and Kings in 2014, Black Mass in 2015 loving in 2016, and Bright in 2017.
In Australia, Edgerton represented William McGill in ‘The Secret Life of US’. He won the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a tv Drama in 2002. He also appeared in Animal kingdom in 2010, that he won the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
Joel Edgerton Achievements
Edgerton garnered critical approval for his performance as Richard gaga in the 2016 historical drama, Loving, for which he received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – motion picture Drama. He can shortly star as Nathaniel author in an approaching film adaptation of Jason Matthews’ book Red Sparrow. Edgerton received a nomination for a psychological horror-thriller ‘The Gift’ which is written, directed, co-produced by him, and in which he co-starred in ‘Directors Guild Of America Awards for Outstanding Directing
Joel Edgerton Religion
Joel belongs to a Catholic family. He was brought up in a strict Catholic environment. But as he grew up it seems that he doesn’t have a belief in not only Catholicism but on any other religion. He once said that ‘As a child, he felt guilty for little things because of his religion. He also confesses that his decision of having no religion is also a reflection of it. It’s really awkward that he worked in many religious movies and having no religion himself.
Joel Edgerton Political Views
Joel has not spoken much about his political views as he never talked in favor of any political party. He never gave his views about politics. It’s difficult to determine whether he supports some specific party or not. However, he often talks about racial equality. In his film ‘Loving’ a white man married to a black wife. After doing that movie he felt the rising tension around him. Then he thought about the time when there was a law in America that white and black could not share a meal together, let alone love each other. He said:
“What’s really interesting is that we identify with what we look like on the outside — we all somewhere in our genealogy come from the same place and now we judge each other by the color of our skin and treat each other differently,”.
Joel Edgerton Hobbies
Joel loves sweets. He is fond of jelly beans and loves to eat them every now and then. Also, he loves chocolates. He is a foodie and likes American junk food. However, he used to said that despite enjoying a relatively healthy lifestyle to get in shape for films there is nothing wrong to eat such stuff. Joel is a music lover as well. He enjoys going to concerts. His favorite music genre is rap.
Joel had many rumored relationships. First, he has been seen with Dayana Reeves, a French model in Cannas Film Festival. But there was nothing confirmed about their relationship. He had an engagement before, with Alexis Blak. They broke up in 2013. Also, he was rumored to be dating Wanessa Wilhomem in 2016.