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Karl Urban
Karl Urban is Éomer Karl Urban is Éomer

Full Name: Karl Urban
Birthdate: June 7, 1972
Birthplace: Wellington, NZ
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel-green
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Spouse: None
Children: 1, son (Hunter)

Biography: Karl Urban first started acting at the age of 8. His first role was on a New Zealand TV show, but his early career was shortlived. He layed off acting until after High School. As he was about to attend Victoria University he received an acting role in the New Zealand television show, Shortland Street from 1993 to 1994.

Karl stayed busy early on doing odd jobs around his Aunt's farm. He is also known for his talent at riding horses which helped him land a spot on the show called Riding High. A children show about horses. This may also help him with his role as Éomer, son of Éomund, a Rider of Rohan. He is probably best known for his roles on the television shows, Xena: Warrior Princess and Hercules.

Karl Urban
Movie Notes

Cast in the role of Éomer


"Lots of riding. I spent a whole month, five days a week, every week, doing horse riding lessons because Éomer is of Rohan, a horse nation." - IGN Interview (Transcript)

Movie Images

Eomer listing in the TORN Scrapbook

Karl Urban listing in the TORN Scrapbook

Past Roles

Kor in Amazon High (1999)
Paul - Chrissy's boyfriend in Via Satellite (1998)
Julius Caesar in "Xena: Warrior Princess" (1995)(TV)
Cupid in "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" (1995)(TV)
Jamie Forrest in "Shortland Street" (1993-94)(TV)


Karl Urban IMDB Listing
Karl Urban page
Karl Urban page
Caesar's Palace - The Unofficial Karl Urban page
Karl Urban Fan Page
An interview with Karl Urban at Whoosh!
Other Cast Members

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