Sharlto Copley

1973 - Today

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Sharlto Copley (born 27 November 1973) is a South African actor. He has played Wikus van der Merwe in the Academy Award-nominated science fiction film District 9, Howling Mad Murdock in the 2010 adaptation of The A-Team, Agent C. M. Kruger in the science fiction film Elysium, James Corrigan in the science fiction horror film Europa Report and King Stefan in the dark fantasy adventure film Maleficent. He also played the title character in the science fiction film Chappie, as Jimmy in Hardcore Henry, and starred in two seasons as Christian Walker of the TV series Powers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sharlto Copley has received more than 3,694,943 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Sharlto Copley is the 3,922nd most popular actor (down from 3,567th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 89th in 2019) and the 8th most popular South African Actor.

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  • 59.01

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sharlto Copley ranks 3,922 out of 10,030Before him are Penny Johnson Jerald, James Shigeta, Jean Smart, Julia Stiles, Frankie Faison, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. After him are Devika Rani, Natalya Bondarchuk, Rosie O'Donnell, Kevin Smith, Anthony Head, and Jiang Wen.

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Among people born in 1973, Sharlto Copley ranks 140Before him are Juan Diego Flórez, Christian Horner, Fares Fares, Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Mariza, and Darko Kovačević. After him are Mick Thomson, Ümit Davala, Marcos Roberto Silveira Reis, Jack Davenport, Matías Almeyda, and Dietmar Hamann.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Sharlto Copley ranks 94 out of 312Before him are Phil Ramone (1934), Deon Meyer (1958), Mark Shuttleworth (1973), Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer (1907), Bevil Rudd (1894), and Jim Fouché (1898). After him are Trevor Rabin (1954), Ian Scheckter (1947), Oscar Pistorius (1986), Chris Hani (1942), Pik Botha (1932), and Lesley-Ann Brandt (1981).

Among ACTORS In South Africa

Among actors born in South Africa, Sharlto Copley ranks 8Before him are Arnold Vosloo (1962), Basil Rathbone (1892), Glynis Johns (1923), Cyril Cusack (1910), Angelique Rockas (1950), and Alice Krige (1954). After him are Lesley-Ann Brandt (1981), Cecil Kellaway (1890), John Kani (1943), Janet Suzman (1939), Cariba Heine (1988), and Sasha Pieterse (1996).

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