Marton Csokas

Marton Csokas (Hungarian: Csókás Márton [ˈtʃoːkaːʃ ˈmaːɾton]; born 30 June 1966) is a New Zealand film and television actor. Csokas was born in Invercargill, New Zealand. His mother, a nurse, is of Irish and Danish descent; his Hungarian-born father, also named Márton Csókás, worked as a mechanical engineer. Csokas attended King's College, Auckland, and graduated from Toi Whakaari, The New Zealand Drama School in 1989. 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 Aeon Flux as Trevor Goodchild. Csokas holds dual New Zealand and Hungarian citizenship. 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.


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