Stuart Townsend

Stuart Townsend

actor, director, writer

Stuart Townsend was born on Dec 15, 1972 in Ireland. Stuart Townsend's big-screen debut came with Shooting Fish directed by Stefan Schwartz in 1997, strarring Jez. Stuart Townsend is known for Salem directed by Nick Copus, Janet Montgomery stars as Mary Sibley and Shane West as John Alden. Stuart Townsend has got 2 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Stuart Townsend achieved is WorldFest Houston. The upcoming new movie Stuart Townsend plays is Apache Junction which will be released on Aug 11, 2022.

Stuart Townsend was born in Howth, County Dublin in 1972. Although his father, Peter Townsend was a professional golfer, Stuart was determined to be an actor and began his career by appearing in a number of student films, while attending the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. He supported himself by boxing until his first feature film debut in Trojan Eddie (1996). Although his part was small, Townsend attracted a London agent and began appearing in numerous stage and film productions in England and Ireland. America began to take notice of Stuart's talents when he appeared in two films featured in the 2000 Sundance Film Festival, in one of which, About Adam (2000), he took the title role. He also played Lestat de Lioncourt in Queen of the Damned (2002). Townsend was in a romantic relationship with actress Charlize Theron from 2001 to 2009.

  • Birthday

    Dec 15, 1972
  • Place of Birth

    Howth, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Also known


Known For


2 wins & 2 nominations

WorldFest Houston
Best Actor
Winner - Gold Remi Award
Resurrection Man (1998)
Winner - Best Actor

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