Marton Csokas, 2008
|Born||Marton Paul Csokas
30 June 1966
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Marton Paul Csokas (Hungarian: Csókás Márton [ˈchoːkash ːʃ ˈmaːɾton]) born 30 June 1966, is a New Zealand-born film and television actor, who has worked in numerous country's in productions, including America.
Two of Csokas' most notable roles are Lord Celeborn in the films The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, and Guy de Lusignan in Kingdom of Heaven. He made repeated appearances in Xena: Warrior Princess as Xena's past love and ally, Borias. He also played roles as Jarda in The Bourne Supremacy, the villain Yorgi in xXx, and played opposite Charlize Theron in Æon Flux, as Trevor Goodchild as well as Mr. Smith in 2003's Kangaroo Jack.
Csokas's stage credits include plays by Tom Stoppard and William Shakespeare in the 1990s in New Zealand, and in Australia Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (2007) and Peribáñez (2006) with Company B.
Csokas was born in Invercargill, New Zealand, the son of Margaret Christine (née Rayner), a nurse, and Márton Csókás, who worked as a mechanical engineer. His father was Hungarian and his mother had English, Irish, and Danish ancestry. Csokas has a younger brother, Robert. Csokas attended King's College, Auckland, and graduated from Toi Whakaari, The New Zealand Drama School in 1989. His surname is pronounced "CHO-Kash". Csokas holds dual New Zealand and Hungarian citizenship.
He became involved with actress Eva Green after they met in 2005 on the set of Kingdom of Heaven. In 2008, after three years of a long-distance relationship, he moved to London to live with her. He split with Green at some point in 2009 and now lives in Venice Beach, Los Angeles.
|1992||The Ray Bradbury Theater||Sid||TV series (Episode: "By The Numbers")|
|1993–1995||Shortland Street||Dr. Leonard Rossi-Dodds|
|1994||A Game with No Rules||Kane||Short|
|1994||Jack Brown Genius||Dennis|
|1995||Twilight of the Gods||Soldier||Short|
|1996||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||Tarlus||TV series (Episode: "Promises")|
|1997–2001||Xena: Warrior Princess||Krafstar, Borias/Belach|
|1998||Hurrah||Raoul||Also known as Heaven Sent|
|1999||Water Rats||Robert Tremain||TV series (Episode: "Shark Bait")|
|1999||Wildside||Larry Lodans||TV series|
|1999||All Saints||Brother Thomas||TV series (Episode: "More Things in Heaven & Earth")|
|1999||Halifax f.p.||John Garth||TV series (Episode: "Swimming with the Sharks")|
|2000||Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World||Kenner||TV series (Episode: "Tourist Season")|
|2000||The Monkey's Mask||Nick Maitland|
|2000||Beastmaster||Qord||TV series (3 episodes)|
|2000||The Three Stooges||Ted Healy|
|2000||Farscape||Br'Nee||TV series (Episode: "Bone to be Wild")|
|2001||The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring||Celeborn|
|2001||Cleopatra 2525||Krider||TV series (Episode: "No Thanks For The Memories")|
|2001||The Farm||Adrian Beckett||Mini series|
|2002||Garage Days||Shad Kern|
|2002||Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones||Poggle the Lesser (voice)||Uncredited|
|2003||The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King||Celeborn|
|2003||Timeline||Sir William De Kere/ William Decker|
|2003||Kangaroo Jack||Mr. Smith|
|2004||The Bourne Supremacy||Jarda|
|2004||Evilenko||Vadim Timurovic Lesiev|
|2005||Æon Flux||Trevor Goodchild|
|2005||Kingdom of Heaven||Guy de Lusignan|
|2005||The Great Raid||Captain Redding|
|2007||Romulus, My Father||Hora|
|2010||Alice in Wonderland||Charles Kingsleigh|
|2010||L'âge de raison||Malcolm|
|2010||South Solitary||Jack Fleet|
|2010||The Debt||Young Stefan|
|2011||Dream House||Jack Patterson|
|2012||Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter||Jack Barts|
|2013||Rogue||Jimmy Laszlo||TV series (10 episodes)|
|2014||The Amazing Spider-Man 2||Dr. Ashley Kafka|
|2014||Sin City: A Dame to Kill For||Damien Lord|
|2014||The Equalizer||Nicolai "Teddy" Itchenko|
|2015||Sons of Liberty||General Thomas Gage|
|2015||Voice from the Stone||Post-production|
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- Silvia Nucini (January 2009). "La signora delle mosche". Vanity Fair (Italy) (in Italian).
- "Twilight of the Gods | New Zealand Film Commission". Nzfilm.co.nz.
- "Catch the Rogue TV Series Exclusively on Audience Network". Directv. 29 March 2010.
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