Jai Stephen Courtney (; born 15 March 1986) is an Australian actor. He started his career with small roles in films and television series before being cast as Charlie in the action film Jack Reacher (2012). He went on to star in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), I, Frankenstein (2014) and The Exception (2016).Courtney had a recurring role as Varro in the television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010). He played Eric in the science fiction action film Divergent (2014), and in 2015, he reprised the role in the sequel, Insurgent. He portrayed Kyle Reese in Terminator Genisys, DC Comics villain Captain Boomerang in the 2016 film Suicide Squad and will reprise the latter role in the 2021 sequel The Suicide Squad.
Courtney was born in on 15 March 1986 in Sydney, New South Wales and grew up in Cherrybrook, a suburb of Sydney. His father, Chris, worked for a state-owned electricity company, and his mother, Karen, was a teacher at Galston Public School, where Courtney and his older sister were students. He then attended Cherrybrook Technology High School and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, graduating in 2008.
Movies & TV shows
A woman with rage issues. She shocks herself with a vest to control her temper. One day she makes a connection with Justin, which gives her hope for a shock-free future, but when he's murdered, she la...
The Suicide Squad
The super-secret, super-shady Task Force X is dropped off at the remote island of Corto Maltese with a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison.
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Freddy Lupin, heir to a proud family line of werewolves, is in for a shock when on his 14th birthday his first 'warfing' goes awry, turning him into a ferocious poodle. The pack elders give Freddy unt...
A bank robber tries to turn himself in because he's falling in love and wants to live an honest life, but when he learns the Feds are more corrupt than him, he must fight back to clear his name.
Four strangers — a flight attendant escaping a suburban cult, an Afghan refugee fleeing persecution, a young Australian father escaping a dead-end job, and a bureaucrat caught up in a national scandal...
Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, the hustler will do anything to escape the debt-collecting world.
Storm Boy lives a lonely life with his father on a desolate coastline and forms a close bond with a pelican. He takes a new turn in his life.
Cal is a cop and a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. Cal and his friends hatched a plan to get his half brother out of prison no matter what the cost.
Alita: Battle Angel
When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is t...
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A German soldier tries to find out if the Dutch resistance planted a spy in the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the beginning of World War II, but falls in love with a young Dutch woman.
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
A decade after their wild summer as junior counselors, the gang gets together for a weekend of bonding.
The Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison ...
There is a U.S. The place he once called home is no better than the battlefields he fought overseas when he was a marine. He searches for his son and wife with his best friend. The two intercept a man...
She must confront her demons and continue her fight against the powerful alliance that threatens to tear her society apart.
Be Here Now
An inspiring feature documentary and love story about the overnight sensation, actor and international sex symbol, Andy Whitfield, who put the same determination and dedication that he brought to his ...
The year is 2029 in 2029. The leader of the resistance is fighting against machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot...
The Water Diviner
An Australian farmer travels to Turkey in 1919 to find out what happened to his three sons. To find the truth, Joshua has to travel across the war-torn landscape.
A chronicle of the life of a runner who was taken prisoner by the Japanese during World War II.
His creation was created 200 years later. The creature from "Frankenweenie" is still walking. Adam discovers that he holds the key to destroy humankind when he finds himself in the middle of a war.
In a world of differing personality types, Tris learns that she won't fit in. Tris and the Four have to find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Three detectives became involved in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that left a child in critical condition. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other tries to expo...
A Good Day to Die Hard
Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his son Jack, unaware that Jack is actually a highly-trained CIA spy...
All evidence points to the suspect in the killings. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher agai...
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The historical figure of Spartacus, a gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic, is the inspiration for the American television series.
Eddie is going to take a sacred stone back to his hometown in order to connect with his blackfella roots. Eddie's spiritual journey goes off track when wild-boy Charlie forces himself along for the ri...
The God Four
A former championship rower learns of a former classmate's suicide on the eve of their ten-year reunion.
As her world is shrouded in darkness, a young girl must overcome her fears and travel to a mysterious city of light to save her father from a dangerous scientist and prevent the destruction of her pla...