Marton Csokas is an actor who has appeared in numerous movies, stage plays, and television series. He is a New Zealand actor who is also making waves in Hollywood. Amongst the numerous films he had appeared in, it was his role in the blockbuster trilogy; The Lord of the Rings that propelled him to the mainstream of the American film industry. Often times, he plays the role of a sympathetic man or an atrocious strong man.
Marton Csokas – Bio
New Zealand actor was born on the 30th of June 1996 in Invercargill, New Zealand with the middle name Paul. He is the son of Marton Csokas, a Hungarian mechanical engineer and Margaret Christine, a nurse. Marton holds a mixed ethnicity as his mom, is of Danish, English, and Irish descent and is an Australian while his dad is a Hungarian. The actor holds dual citizenship – Hungarian and New Zealand. Csokas has a younger brother named Robert.
Creativity once existed in his immediate family; his father during his heydays started off his career as a trapeze artist and was also unique with his voice as an opera singer. Unfortunately, he didn’t feed that career enough before running off to be an engineer. As a child, Marton Csokas watched his father closely and learned his father’s occupation.
Marton Csokas acquired a bachelor’s degree in Arts from Canterbury University, New Zealand and initially attended Kings College as an undergraduate student; graduating in 1989 from Toi Whakaari.
Career – Movies, and TV Show
Marton Csokas appeared for the first time on set on the New Zealand drama series; Shark in the Park. Then, he made a short appearance in an episode of Technical K.O and for two consecutive years, he starred as Leonard Rossi-Dodds in Shortland Street. In 1996, he made a stunning appearance in the movie, Broken English. Through the year 1997 to 2001, Csokas was a recurring cast in the drama series, Xena: Warrior Princess.
He hit his acting climax with his role as Lord Celeborn in the Lord of the Rings series. He first appeared in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2001, then appeared in its sequel; The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2003. In between his role in The Lord of the Rings, he also starred in films like Yorgi in XXX (2002), and Kangaroo Jack (2003).
Subsequently, Marton Csokas played as Jarda in The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and in 2005, played as Guy de Lusignan in the movie; Kingdom in Heaven and Trevor Goodchild in Æon Flux in 2005. In 2010, Marton film credits include, Alice in Wonderland, The Tree, With Love… from the Age of Reason, South Solitary, and The Debt.
He appeared only in the 2011 film Dream House and in 2012, he made a remarkable performance in the movie, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and the drama film, Dead Europe. Dead Europe earned him a nomination for the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
The actor in 2013 appeared in films like Pawn and Rogue. In the following year, he was a cast in films like Noah, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, The Equalizer, Klondike and Sons of Liberty.
Stage Play Appearances
In as much as Marton has made several film and televisions appearance, he has also appeared in a few theatres plays. He appeared on several stage plays by Tom Stoppard and William Shakespeare in the 1990s in New Zealand. His other stage credits include Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Peribáñez, Romulus, My Father; a play that gave him the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and a Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Supporting Actor.
For Marton Csokas, acting has sure paid his bills. Since the inception of his acting career, it has been from one successful height to another. For his many acting works, he has been rewarded handsomely. Currently, his net worth is pegged at $4 million.
Who is Marton Csokas’ Wife?
It is no doubt that Csokas is doing amazingly well in his acting career but when it comes to his relationship, the story is not the same. Apart from his former relationship with actress Eva Green, the actor has refused to speak about his love life after since their break up.
Eva and Marton had a beautiful love story but we all know that love is filled with happiness yet contains sadness. Sources say that the two met when the actor was playing as the actress love interest in Ridleys Scott’s Crusades epic; Kingdom of Heaven. What they shared on screen later blossomed in real life. Soon, they started dating and were together from 2005 to 2007.
As of now, Marton Csokas is assumed to be single, however, due to his reserved nature about his personal life, there have been several rumors about his sexuality. The actor, on his part, has never spoken about his sexuality, so, it is quite difficult to draw conclusions on if he is gay or not.