Marton Csokas is a popular Newzealand actor who never failed to impress the audience with his acting ability and good dialogue delivery. He is best known for his roles in films like The Lord of the Rings film series (2001–03), x X x (2002), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Æon Flux (2005), and Romulus, My Father (2007). He debuted in acting in 1990 with a minor role in TV series, Shark in the Park.
Early Life Of Marton Csokas
Marton Csokas was born on June 30, 1996, in Invercargill, New Zealand to Margaret Christine (née Rayner), a nurse, and Márton Csókás, a mechanical engineer. His mother is of English, Irish, and Danish ancestry, and father is Hungarian. He was raised along with his younger brother, Robert Csokas.
Marton Csokas's Career
Marton Csokas started his acting journey in 1990 in the New Zealand drama series, Shark in the Park as Terry Mercer. He got his major breakthrough in 1993 in Shortland Street which opened doors for his acting career. After a year, he debuted in the big-screen from the romantic comedy fantasy, Jack Brown Genius.
In 1997, he starred in Xena: Warrior Princess where he played the role of Borias. He rose to prominence after appearing in 2001 epic adventure fantasy film, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Lord Celeborn. His role was thoroughly popular among the audience.
Some of his notable screen credit includes Guy de Lusignan in the Kingdom of Heaven, XXX, Kangaroo Jack, The Bourne Supremacy, Æon Flux, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Peribáñez, Noah, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Sin City: A Dame to Kill Form, and Into the Badlands among others.
In 2007, Csokas won an AACTA Award and a Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Romulus, My Father. As of 2018, he appeared in an American comedy-drama, Divorce.
Marton Csokas' Net Worth And Salary
Marton Csokas' net worth is $4 million at present. He earned an impressive sum from movies and series. As per some online sources, he made more than $300k from his appearances in the movies and series. He owns a theater company, The Stronghold Theatre.
Csokas is active in the film industry since 1994 and till date, he has worked on numerous movies, some are commercially successful whereas some are a miserable disaster. Some of his highest grossing movies are enlisted below,
|Year||Movie||Budget (US Dollar)||Box-office Collection (US Dollar)||IMDb rating||Starring|
|2001||The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring||$93 million||$871.5 million||8.8 stars||Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen|
|2002||XXX||$88.3 million||$277.4 million||5.9 stars||
|2004||The Bourne Supremacy||$75 million||$288.5 million||7.8 stars||Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Brian Cox, Julia Stiles|
|2005||Kingdom of Heaven||$130 million||$211.7 million||7.2 stars||Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Gha s san Ma s soud, Jeremy Irons|
|2014||The Equalizer||$73 million||$192.3 million||7.2 stars||Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour, Bill Pullman|
Marton Csokas' Personal Life
Marton Csokas is confidential about his private life, he hasn't shared much about his love life. He is possibly single at the present but previously he dated an actress, Eva Green. They first met on the sets of Kingdom of Heaven and after a few dates, they eventually fell in love.
The duo stayed together for two years before their official break up in 2007. They haven't revealed the real reason for their split but it is believed their personal differences was the main cause of their separation.
Once in an interview, Csokas said, he wants to spend a day with Meryl Streep. He loves tattoos. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles, the USA.
Here is a video where he talks about working with Emilia Clarke in Voice From the Stone.
by ab-mahima, 13 Jun, 2018