Sullivan Stapleton

  • Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • First acting appearance was in the 1994 Australian TV movie Baby Bath Massacre.
  • Once worked cleaning animal cages in a pet shop.
  • Worked as a model.
  • Trained at Melbourne's St. Martin's Theater; studied drama and theater at Sandringham Secondary College.
  • Has worked as a grip on a number of TV and film productions.
  • In 2012, was cast in his first lead role in a Hollywood film, as a Greek general in 300: Rise of an Empire.


  • 2010, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
  • 2015, AACTA Awards — Best Lead Actor: Nominee


  • Jo Beth Taylor — Ex-significant Other
  • Carla Bonner — Ex-significant Other
  • Jacinta Stapleton — Sister


  • Sandringham Secondary College, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia