Marton Csokas

Marton Csokas

New Zealand and Hungarian actor
Date of Birth: 30.06.1966
Country: New Zealand

Content:
  1. Biography of Marton Csokas
  2. Early Life and Background
  3. Education and Career
  4. Personal Life

Biography of Marton Csokas

Marton Csokas is a New Zealand and Hungarian actor. He began his professional training at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History. He then completed his training at the New Zealand Drama School in December 1989. Csokas became an actor in 1989, after graduating from the drama school in New Zealand. His first film role was in the 1994 fantasy film "Jack Brown - Genius". Two years later, Marton joined the cast of the soap opera "Shortland Street" and played Darko in the drama "Foreign Brides". After performing in numerous theatrical productions, Csokas became one of the founders of his own theater company, "Stronghold Theatre". He appeared in an episode of the series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" in 1995 and continued to work with the film production company "Renaissance Pictures" in the 1997-1998 season of the series "Xena: Warrior Princess". Csokas has appeared in New Zealand and Australian productions, including the series "Outrageous Fortune", "Beastmaster", "Cleopatra 2525", films "Hurrah" and "Monkey Mask", and returned for three episodes of the series "Xena: Warrior Princess" in the 2000-2001 season.

Marton Csokas

Early Life and Background

Marton Csokas was born on June 30, 1966, in Invercargill, New Zealand. He is a citizen of the European Union, Hungary, and a permanent resident of the United States. His mother is a nurse living in Tasmania, and his father was a Hungarian immigrant who moved to New Zealand after World War II. Marton Csokas Sr., worked as an engineer and mechanic to support his family in their new homeland. Naturally, some of his talents were inherited by his son.

Marton Csokas

Education and Career

Marton Csokas' professional education began at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History. He then completed his training at the New Zealand Drama School in December 1989. His first film role in "Jack Brown - Genius" led to collaborations with renowned directors such as Ridley Scott in the historical action film "Kingdom of Heaven", Paul Greengrass in the film "The Bourne Supremacy", and Peter Jackson in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

Marton Csokas

An important milestone in his career was the play "Arcadia" written by playwright Tom Stoppard, in which Csokas played Septimus. He also played the role of Brutus in the play "Julius Caesar", both of which were produced by the Auckland Theatre Company. Csokas received an Emmy nomination for his television role as Ted Haley in the biopic "The Three Helpers". His list of notable films includes the crime action film "xXx", the science fiction film "Aeon Flux" with Charlize Theron, and the upcoming family film "Alice in Wonderland" in 2010, which features a star-studded cast.

Marton Csokas

Personal Life

Marton Csokas is currently in a relationship with actress Eva Green, whom he met while working on the film "Kingdom of Heaven".

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