Csokas, Marton 1966-

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Csokas, Marton 1966-


Born June 30, 1966, in Invercargill, New Zealand; Hungarian citizen; son of Marton Csokas (an opera singer); mother, a nurse. Education: Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand, B.A., art history; graduated from New Zealand Drama School, 1989.


Agent—Sue Barnett & Associates, 1/96 Albion St., Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia; William Morris Agency, One William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actor. Stronghold Theatre, cofounder, presenter, producer, and actor, 1989-94; appeared in television commercials including Speights brewery.

Awards, Honors:

Australian Film Awards nomination, best actor; Chapman Tripp Theatre Award, 1996; New Zealand Television and Film awards nomination, 1996, for Broken English.


Stage Appearances:

Ladies Night, Footbridge Theatre, Sydney, Australia, 1988.

Te Whanau a Tuanui Jones, Taki Rua Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand, 1990.

Septimus Hodge, Arcadia, 1997.

Closer, Circa Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand, 1998, then Auckland Theatre Company, Auckland, New Zealand, 1999.

Rafe Smith, The Herbal Bed, Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne, Australia, 1998.

Brutus, Julius Caesar, Auckland Theatre Company, 1998.

Clockwork Orange, Sydney, Australia, 1999.

Also appeared in The Three Sisters, New Zealand Drama School; The Cherry Orchard, New Zealand Drama School; Happy End, New Zealand Drama School; Merry Wives of Windsor, New Zealand Drama School; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, New Zealand Drama School; Icarus Mother, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand; As You Like It, Christchurch Academy, Christchurch; Today's Bay, Christchurch Repertory, Christchurch; Possibilities, Stronghold Theatre; Anglophiles, Watershed Theatre; Kevtch and Frontmen, Maidment Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand; Dancing in Lughnasa and Casement, Court Theatre; Amy's View, Circa Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand; Glorious Ruins, Circa Theatre; Angels in America, Auckland Theatre Company, Auckland, New Zealand; Peribanez Y El Comendador de Ocana; as George, Whose Afraid of Virginia Wolf, Company B, Belvoir St. Theatre, Surry Hills, New South Wales.

Film Appearances:

Dennis, Jack Brown Genius, 1994.

Kane, A Game with No Rules, 1994.

Soldier, Twilight of the Gods, 1995.

Chicken, 1996.

Darko, Broken English, Sony Pictures Classics, 1996.

Soldier, "Twilight of the Gods," Boy's Life 2, First Run Features, 1997.

Raoul, Hurrah (also known as Heaven Sent), Spin Pictures, 1998.

Chug, Accidents, 1999.

Nick, The Monkey's Mask (also known as Poetry, Sex, La maschera di scimmia, and Cercle intime), Asmik Ace Entertainment, 2000.

Celeborn, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (also known as The Fellowship of the Ring and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring: The Motion Picture), New Line Cinema, 2001.

Down and Under, Warner Bros., 2001.

Cady, Rain, Fireworks Pictures, 2001.

(Uncredited) Geonosian Archduke Poggle the Lesser, Star War: Episode II—Attack of the Clones (also known as Attack of the Clones, Star Wars II, and Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002.

Yorgi, xXx (also known as Triple X), Columbia, 2002.

Shad Kern, Garage Days, Fox Searchlight, 2002.

Mr. Smith, Kangaroo Jack, Warner Bros., 2003.

Sir William De Kere/William Decker, Timeline, Paramount, 2003.

Celeborn, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (also known as Der Herr der ringe: die ruckkehr des konigs and The Return of the King), New Line Cinema, 2003.

Himself, xXx: A Filmmaker's Diary (documentary short), Columbia, 2003.

Vadim Timurouvic Lesiev, Evilenko, 21st Century Video, 2004.

Jarda, The Bourne Supremacy (also known as Die Bourne Verschworung), Universal, 2004.

Edgar Stark, Asylum, Paramount Classics, 2005.

Guy de Lusignan, Kingdom of Heaven (also known as Konigreich der Himmel and El reino de los cielos), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Captain Redding, The Great Raid, Miramax, 2005.

Trevor Goodchild, Aeon Flux, Paramount, 2005.

Himself, "Kingdom of Heaven": Interactive Production Grid (documentary), Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

Himself and Trevor Goodchild, Creating a World: "Aeon Flux" (short), Paramount Home Entertainment, 2006.

Himself, The Path to Redemption (documentary), Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

Himself, Colors of the Crusade (documentary short), Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

Hora, Romulus, My Father, Dendy Films, 2007.

Also appeared in Casual Sex; Plain Tastes; Made Man; The Minute.

Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Leonard Rossi-Dodds, Shortland Street, TVNZ, 1994-96.

Various characters, Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1997-99, 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Adrian Beckett, The Farm, ABC (Australia), 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

John Garth, Swimming with Sharks (also known as Halifax f.p: Swimming with Sharks), Nine Network, 1999.

Ted Healy, The Three Stooges, ABC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Dr. Leonard Rossi-Dodds, Happy Birthday 2 You, TV2, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Same with No Rules," Dark Tales, 1990.

Sid, "By the Numbers," The Ray Bradbury Theatre (also known as Le monde fantastique de Ray Bradbury, Mystery Theatre, Ray Bradbury presente, The Bradbury Trilogy, and The Ray Bradbury Theater), USA Network, 1992.

Tarlus, "Promises," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1996.

Soldier, "Twilight of the Gods," Boy's Life 2, 1997.

Brother Thomas, "More Things in Heaven and Earth," All Saints, Seven Network, 1999.

Larry Lodans, Wildside, ABC (Australia), 1999.

Robert Tremain, "Shark Bait," Water Rats, Nine Network, 1999.

Cover Story, 1999-2000.

Br'ee, "Bone to Be Wild," Farscape, Sci-Fi Channel, 2000.

Qord, "The Golden Phoenix," BeastMaster, syndicated, 2000.

Qord, "Rescue," BeastMaster, syndicated, 2000.

Qord, "Revelations," BeastMaster, syndicated, 2000.

Kenner, "Tourist Season," The Lost World (also known as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Lost World"), DirecTV and syndicated, 2000.

Krider, "No Thanks for the Memories," Cleopatra 2525, syndicated, 2001.

Also appeared in The Call Up; Shark in the Park.