Ten fun facts about Eric Bana


Fact 1
He began his career as a comedian in the sketch comedy series Full Frontal before gaining critical recognition in the biographical film Chopper (2000).

Fact 2
He is High Court Chief Justice Murray Gleeson's son-in-law.

Fact 3
After a decade of roles in Australian TV shows and films, Bana gained Hollywood's attention by playing the lead role as Bruce Banner in the Ang Lee-directed film Hulk (2003).


Fact 4
He has since played Hector in the movie Troy (2004), the lead in Steven Spielberg's Munich (2005), and the villain Nero in the science-fiction film Star Trek (2009).

Fact 5
He got the chance to star alongside his favorite actors, Sam Elliott and Nick Nolte, through Hulk.

Fact 6
He received Australia's highest film and television awards for his performances in Chopper, Full Frontal and Romulus, My Father.

Fact 7
He was voted as the Sexiest Actor in Victoria's Secret 2008 "What Is Sexy?" list, unveiled in January 2008.

Fact 8
He was named Australia's Most Eligible Bachelor by Cleo Magazine in 1996.

Fact 9
He has been the second Australian actor after Hugh Jackman to play a superhero from Marvel Comics, in this case was Hulk, on the silver screen.

Fact 10
He originally wanted to be a car mechanic.


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