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Eric Bana

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Eric Bana

Australian film and television actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1968.

Countries: United States (38%), Australia (23%), United Kingdom (17%)

Main connections: Andrew Dominik, Brad Pitt, Ricky Gervais

Linked to: Los Angeles Times, Caterpillar, Inc., Jutarnji list, Marvel Comics

 

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Eric Bana was born in 1968 add something


1991

However, he did not seriously consider a career in the performing arts until 1991 when he was persuaded to try stand-up comedy while working as a barman at Melbourne 's Castle Hotel add something


1993

In 1993, Bana made his television debut on Steve Vizard's late night talk show, "Tonight Live" add something


1994

This success led him to record the comedy album "Out of Bounds" in 1994 and to host his own television special, titled "Eric", in 1996 add something


1995

In 1995, while working on the television series "Full Frontal", Bana began dating Rebecca Gleeson, a publicist with the Seven Network and daughter of Chief Justice of New South Wales, and later Chief Justice of Australia, Murray Gleeson add something

 

Since 1995, he has participated in the Motorcycle Riders Association Toy Run in Melbourne , which raises money and toys for needy children at Christmas add something


 

Even so, in 1997, he received a Logie award for "Most Popular Comedy Personality" for his work on the show add something

 

In 1997, in spite of his lack of experience in dramatic roles, Bana was approached by director Andrew Dominik to appear in the film "Chopper" , a biopic based on the life of infamous Australian criminal Chopper Read add something

 

They married in 1997, after Bana proposed to her on a trip to the United States, which he won from "Cleo Magazine" after being named their "Bachelor of the Year" in 1996 add something


2000

Bana read the script after filming "Chopper" in 2000 and was drawn to it because it reminded him of his childhood and because he found its characters amusing and likable add something

 

Andrew Dominik - His career in films began in 2000 when he directed "Chopper" based on notorious Australian criminal Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read, starring Eric Bana and Simon Lyndon


2001

In 2001, director Ridley Scott cast Bana as an American soldier in the film "Black Hawk Down" add something

 

"Chopper" was a critical and financial success in Australia, and was nominated for Best Film at the Australian Film Institute awards in 2001 add something

 

Belinda Emmett - In September 2001, on the set of the Australian film "The Nugget" in which she co-starred as Cheryl with Eric Bana, Emmett began to experience intense back pain


2002

Bana appeared on the British motoring show "Top Gear" on 15 November 2009 as a guest for its "Star in a Reasonably Priced Car" segment add something


2003

Audrey Niffenegger - A film version of Niffenegger's debut novel, "The Time Traveler's Wife" , starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams, was released in August 2009


2004

Competing throughout 2004, he often finished in the top ten and in November, finished fourth at the Sandown 500, a personal best add something

 

He has worked with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, donating money to animal shelters in Berlin while filming "Troy" in 2004 add something

 

In 2004, Bana co-starred with Brad Pitt in the big-budget film "Troy" add something

 

Orlando Bloom - Trojan War - After the success of "Pirates", Bloom next took to the screen as Paris, the man who effectively started the Trojan War, in the 2004 Spring blockbuster, "Troy" opposite Brad Pitt, Eric Bana and Peter O'Toole


2005

In 2005, Bana narrated the documentary "Terrors of Tasmania" about the endangered Tasmanian Devil add something

 

Mathieu Kassovitz - Kassovitz is recognizable for playing a conflicted Belgian explosives expert in Steven Spielberg's controversial 2005 film "Munich", alongside Eric Bana and Geoffrey Rush


2006

In 2006, Bana was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences add something

 

The film was a critical success, and was nominated for five Academy awards in 2006 add something

 

Franka Potente - In 2006, she starred with Eric Bana in the Australian film "Romulus, My Father", for which she was nominated for an Australian Film Industry *award for Best Lead Actress

 

Natalie Portman - In late 2006, Portman filmed "The Other Boleyn Girl", a historical drama in which she plays Anne Boleyn; Eric Bana and Scarlett Johansson co-starred


2007

In 2007, he returned to his Australian TV roots by appearing in hit comedy Kath and Kim as himself add something

 

"Lucky You", a romantic comedy on which Bana worked before filming "Munich", was released in early 2007 add something

 

On 21 April 2007 Bana crashed his 1974 XB Falcon Coupe in the Targa Tasmania rally add something

 

Sianoa Smit-McPhee - Sianoa's brother Kodi Smit-McPhee starred in the 2007 movie "Romulus, My Father", acting beside Eric Bana


2008

In 2008 he appeared with Father Chris in an advertisement to support the organisation's annual appeal add something

 

Jim Sturgess - In 2008, he appeared in the historical drama "The Other Boleyn Girl" in the supporting role of George Boleyn opposite Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson and Eric Bana


2009

Bana's love for St Kilda FC resulted in the club being featured in the film "Funny People" and in Bana's promotion of the film in 2009, notably on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" add something

 

In 2009 he released a documentary named Love The Beast add something

 

In 2009, Bana released a self-produced and directed documentary-style film called "Love the Beast" add something

 

In August 2009, he appeared as Henry DeTamble in the film adaptation of "The Time Traveler's Wife" add something

 

Robert Schwentke - Schwentke directed 2009's "The Time Traveler's Wife", based on the best-selling novel, and starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams


2010

In 2010, Bana was named the "Saints Number One Ticket Holder" add something


2011

In 2011, Bana appeared as Erik Heller in the action thriller film "Hanna", starring alongside Saoirse Ronan & Cate Blanchett add something


2012

Kate Mara - In 2012, Mara starred in Stefan Ruzowitzky's thriller "Deadfall" with Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde

 

Lone Survivor (film) - In August 2012, it was announced that Alexander Ludwig and Eric Bana had joined the cast


2013

Steven Knight - Knight wrote the screenplay for the 2013 film "Closed Circuit," which was directed by John Crowley and which starred Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall

 

Lone Survivor (film) - "'Lone Survivor"' is a 2013 American war film written and directed by Peter Berg, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster and Eric Bana


2014

Deliver Us from Evil (2014 film) - The film stars Eric Bana, Édgar Ramírez, Sean Harris, Olivia Munn, and Joel McHale in the main roles and was released on July 2, 2014


2016

In 2016, he will star as Frank Bonneville, a struggling radio journalist, in Ricky Gervais' "Special Correspondents" add something

 

In April 2016, he starred as Frank Bonneville, a struggling radio journalist, in Ricky Gervais' "Special Correspondents" on Netflix add something


2018

In 2018, Bana starred as John in the Bravo mini-series Dirty John based on the Los Angeles Times story and hit podcast add something