Stuart Townsend is an Irish actor and director. He was born on 15 December 1972, in Howth, Dublin, Ireland.
Known for playing the part of Lestat de Lioncourt in Anne Rice’s Queen of the Damned and Dorian Gray in Alan Moore’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
Here, we have talked about his age, height, wife, and most notable films.
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Stuart Townsend bio
In the early 1990s, before he became a famous film star, Stuart Townsend was a theatre actor and played the role of Ermintrude the Cow in the amateur drama ‘The Venice Project’.
He played the title role in the 2000 film ‘About Adam’ which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Stuart Townsend was originally cast as Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but Viggo Mortensen replaced him before filming started.
Born in Ireland, Stuart Townsend was raised in Dublin, Ireland, where his father was an actor.
His mother, Lorna Hogan, is Irish and the mother of two children, Dylan and Chloe.
Stuart Townsend’s father remarried after his mother’s death. In 2005, he met Agatha Araya, who was a model.
In 2010, he began dating the actress. In 2013, they separated, but in 2016 they got married. His second wife, Sofia, is an actress who was a model, and has two children, Ellie and Ella.
Stuart Townsend movies
When it comes to his acting career, Stuart Townsend has had a stellar run.
His films have all starred renowned actors like Woody Harrelson and Charlize Theron.
His best-known film, “Battle in Seattle,” was based on the 1999 WTO Ministerial Conference, which was marred by anti-globalization protests.
Despite its limited release, the film has garnered a loyal following among critics and fans.
In his early career, he played memorable roles such as Lestat de Lioncourt in the Anne Rice adaptation of Queen of the Damned, and Dorian Gray in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
He was also the original choice to play Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings, though Viggo Mortensen eventually replaced him.
Throughout his career, Townsend has starred in over thirty films, starring in a variety of roles, including romantic lead roles.
Stuart height & weight
Townsend is 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 70 kilograms.
Stuart Townsend wife
In the past, many fans thought that Charlize Theron was the perfect match for Stuart Townsend, but this has been debunked.
The actor is an incredibly attractive celebrity, and his appearance in his prime years has sparked a great deal of fan adoration.
The actress has been linked to many hunk actors, and has debunked a number of dating rumors as well.
While she has dated at least three men in the past, her real-life love interest is an actor who has never been married.
Before the breakup rumors started, Townsend was reportedly dating actress Charlize Theron, who played the lead role in his new movie.
The two spent almost a decade together, and she made a cameo appearance in her acceptance speech at the 2004 Academy Awards.
However, there are rumors that the couple broke up after she was spotted without her promise ring.
While there is no definitive proof of the breakup, Townsend has moved on to a new relationship.
Stuart net worth
His net worth is estimated at $5 million.