Ario Bayu

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Ario Bayu
Born Ario Bayu Wicaksono
(1985-02-06) 6 February 1985 (age 32)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Occupation Actor
Years active (2004–present)

Ario Bayu (born 6 February 1985) is an Indonesian actor. He is best known for his roles in Dead Time: Kala as Eros, Dead Mine as Captain Tino, and in the Hollywood production Java Heat as Lieutenant Hashim.


Born in Jakarta to Javanese parents, Ario Bayu had spent nearly all of his formative years in the city of Hamilton, New Zealand, where his father studied and then went into business. He returned to Indonesia in 2004 with the intent to pursue his acting and music ambitions.[1]

He studied at the Globe Theatre in London.

In his first break through role, Ario Bayu plays a detective [2] in Dead Time: Kala, Indonesia's first tribute to film noir which won rave reviews from critics, directed by Joko Anwar.

In 2013, Ario played alongside Hollywood actress Joan Chen in HBO Asia's production Serangoon Road.[3]

In Java Heat, Ario plays opposite Kellan Lutz and Oscar nominee Mickey Rourke.[4]

In Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka, Ario plays the protagonist Sukarno. [5]



  1. ^’s-got-look.html[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ AFFD Review: KALA aka DEAD TIME | Twitch. (19 August 2008).
  3. ^ HBO Asia Original Series ‘Serangoon Road’ Adds Cast. The Hollywood Reporter (24 January 2013).
  4. ^ Java Heat – Movie Trailers – iTunes.
  5. ^ Suhendra, Ichsan (14 September 2013). "Rachmawati Tolak Film Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka". Kompas. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 


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