Sunday, January 07, 2007

Karl Urban

Karl Urban is a New Zealand actor best known for playing Éomer in the second and third films of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Early in his career he played a gay paramedic in the New Zealand TV soap Shortland Street. He also appeared in Xena: Warrior Princess and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys for several years, which were filmed in New Zealand.

Hollywood success came with appearances in Ghost Ship, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, a leading role in The Chonicles of Riddick and, most recently, one of the lead characters in Doom.

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