Agus Kuncoro

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Agus Kuncoro
Born (1972-08-11) 11 August 1972 (age 46)
NationalityIndonesian
OccupationActor
Years active1990–present
Notable work
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Agus Kuncoro (born 11 August 1972) is an Indonesian actor. He has received several nominations for Best Supporting Actor at the Indonesian Film Festival, and in 2012 won Best Actor at the Bandung Film Festival for his role in the television drama Tim Bui.

Biography[edit]

Kuncoro was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 11 August 1972. He initially intended to become a sculptor and majored in it at the Jakarta Art Institute, but after hearing a sermon about Islam's view of the art he decided to become an actor. He started his career in the early 1990s with soap operas, making his feature-film debut in two action films several years later.[1]

While continuing to act in soap operas, in 2005 Kuncoro appeared in Panggung Pinggir Kali (Stage Beside the River). His next film, Kun Fayakuun (Be, and It Is; 2008) was a religious-themed film. Kuncoro's following films, Di Bawah Langit (Under the Sky) and Sang Pencerah (The Enlightener), both released in 2010, were of a similar vein. Sang Pencerah marked Kuncoro's first film with Hanung Bramantyo.[1]

Kuncoro played a trouble actor named Surya in Bramantyo's 2011 film ?. Originally cast in another role, Kuncoro chose the role of Surya as he identified with it. He based his acting on the mannerisms of fellow actor Mohammad Ikhsan.[1] His next role was in another Bramantyo film, Tendangan dari Langit (Kick from the Sky), in which he played the main character's uncle.[2] He received two nominations for Citra Award for Best Supporting Actor at the 2011 Indonesian Film Festival, one for each film, but did not win either.[3]

The following year, Kuncoro starred in the football-themed prison drama Tim Bui, a 13-part series broadcast on Metro TV.[4] At the 2012 Bandung Film Festival Kuncoro received Best Actor for his performance.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Kuncoro is married to the actress Anggie Jelita. They have one child, Kunkeira Gayla.[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • Saur Sepuh IV (1991)
  • Saur Sepuh V (1992)
  • Panggung Pinggir Kali (Stage Beside the River; 2005)
  • Kun Fayakuun (Be, and It Is; 2008)
  • Di Bawah Langit (Under the Sky; 2010)
  • Sang Pencerah (The Enlightener; 2010)
  • ? (2011)
  • Tendangan dari Langit (Kick from the Sky; 2011)
  • Pengejar Angin (The Wind Chaser; 2011)
  • Malaikat Tanpa Sayap (Angel Without Wings; 2012)
  • Sule, Ay Need You (2012)
  • Ambilkan Bulan (Take the Moon; 2012)

Television[edit]

References[edit]

Footnotes
Bibliography
  • Dipa, Arya (14 May 2012). "'The Mirror Never Lies' dominates Bandung film festival". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 17 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
  • Rachman, Anita (10 February 2012). "Coming Soon: An Indonesian TV Drama With Soul". Jakarta Globe. Archived from the original on 17 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
  • Setiawati, Indah (17 April 2011). "Agus Kuncoro: His life for Films". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 17 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
  • "Soccer fever Continues". The Jakarta Post. 28 August 2011. Archived from the original on 17 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
  • Sofyan, Eko Hendrawan (1 December 2011). "Oka Antara Bersaing dengan Tio Pakusadewo" [Oka Antara Against Tio Pakusadewo]. Kompas (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 18 March 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2012.

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