Who is Sullivan Stapleton?
Australian actor Sullivan Stapleton is best known for his starring roles in television shows such as Neighbours, The Secret Life of Us, Satisfaction, and Strike Back.
In 2014, he appeared as Greek leader, Themistocles, in the film 300: Rise of an Empire. He has been depicting the leading role in Kurt Weller in the NBC crime drama Blindspot since 2015.
Full Name: Sullivan Stapleton
Date of Birth: June 14, 1977
Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Father’s name: N/A
Mother’s name: N/A
Net Worth: $3 million
Relationship status: Single
Height: 6 ft. 1 inch
Weight: 85 kg
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Green
Early/Personal life, Family:
The Strike Back star was born on 14th June 1977 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He has two siblings, a younger sister, actress Jacinta Stapleton, and a younger brother Joshua Stapleton, who is also an actor.
Career and Education:
For education, he joined Sandringham Secondary College in Sandringham, Victoria, Australia where he studied acting, He took training in acting at Melbourne’s St. Martin’s Theatre.
He debuted his acting career as Adrian in the 1994 Australian television movie “Baby Bath Massacre.” Then, he appeared in 1996, playing Chris in the Australian film, “River Street.”
He rose to fame after appearing as Craig Cody in the movie, “Animal Kingdom”. The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. For his work in the film, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the AACTA Awards.
Stapleton depicted the leading role of a Greek leader Themistocles in the film “300: Rise of an Empire” in 2014. His performance helped him to win nominations in the 2014 Australian thriller film, “Cut Snake”. That includes AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Australian Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor and FCCA Award for Best Actor.
Relationships and Affairs:
Sullivan Stapleton was married to a former star of the Australian soap opera Neighbours, Carla Bonner. However, the two split up in late 2007 after a union of two and a half years. After that, he is living his single life.
Net worth and Salary:
Sullivan Stapleton has earned a net worth of $3 million from the lucrative acting career. Also, he is also a flourishing entrepreneur having invested in various businesses.
His empire includes his restaurant chain called the “Fat Stapleton Burger” chain in Canberra and owns a Football Team called the “Melbourne Angels”). Moreover, he has his own brand of Vodka called Pure Wonderstapleton in Australia.
Wiki and Facts:
Stapleton received his actors’ union card at the age of 9 years old.
He appeared opposite Lena Headey in the movie 300: Rise of an Empire, which is the sequel of 300.
Sullivan currently resides in Canberra, Australia.