Sullivan Stapleton is an Australian actor who is widely known for portraying the roles in SKY/ Cinemax/ HBO TV series called Strike Back, 2010 Sundance Film Festival selection Animal Kingdom as well as the film called Kill Me Three Times. He had also played a lead role of Greek leader Themstocles, in film 300: Rise of an Empire. In addition to that, Sullivan was also honored on the 24th October of the year 2013 with the Breakthrough Award at the exclusive Australians in Film Benefit Dinner that was held in the Los Angeles. Sullivan launched his career in Australia. His first onscreen acting performance was as Adrian in 1994 Australian TV movie called Baby Bath Massacre.
In early of the year 2014, while he was in Thailand for filming of TV series called Strike Back. In February, on one night out in the Bangkok after his work, he fell off a tuk-tuk and then suffered a head injury. The shooting for the show was paused for 6 months which allowed him full recovery. It pushed the airing of the final season to the year 2015. Prior to his acting jobs, He had also done several other types of works which also includes modeling, working as grip in considerable number of the films and TV productions in front as well as behind of camera, cleaning the animal cages in pet shop, working on the building sites and and assisting carpenters.
A native of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, stands very much tall at the towering height of six feet and one inch. He came into this world on 14th June of the year 1977 which has now made him at the age of 38. He also has one younger sister named as Jacinta Stapleton who is also an actress. When he was 8 years old, he along with his sister joined the acting as well as modeling agency. Later, his picture caught the attention of the director who then invited Sullivan to be in his one of the short movie. He was then pleased by his performance and after that, the director qualified him as the gifted as well as encouraged him to pursue his career in acting. In addition to that, he had also received the training at the Melbourne’s St. Martin’s Theater. He also studied drama as well as theater at the Sandringham Secondary College.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Sullivan was previously dating his then girlfriend Carla Bonner who is an Australian actress. The couples were in relationship with each other for two and half years. Later, due to some reason, they got separated in the year 2007. Later, he met the Australian TV personality Jo Beth Taylor in the Melbourne in the year 2004. They first appeared as a couple in 2010 Kodak Inside Film Awards Red Carpet at Sydney City Recital Hall, Angel Place. Later, they ended their relationship after few months before September of 2011. It is not known about his present relationship or whether he is married or has any wife. Besides that, he can also be connected through Instagram and Twitter account and more details about him can also be accessed from various sources.