Sullivan Stapleton

Sullivan Stapleton (born 14 June 1977) is an Australian actor born in Melbourne, Victoria, who is best known for his roles in the SKY (BSkyB)/Cinemax/HBO television series Strike Back, the 2010 Sundance Film Festival selection Animal Kingdom and the film Kill Me Three Times.

Stapleton played the lead role, Greek leader Themistocles, in the film 300: Rise of an Empire (2014). He was honored on 24 October 2013 with a Breakthrough Award at an exclusive Australians in Film Benefit Dinner held in Los Angeles.

Brother of Neighbours (1985) actress,Jacinta Stapleton.
Sullivan is the former partner of Neighbours actress Carla Bonner. They split in late 2007 after 2 and a half years together.

In August 2013, Australians in Film announced that Sullivan Stapleton would be honored with the organization's Breakthrough Award at an exclusive Benefit Dinner held October 24, 2013 in Los Angeles.
Stapleton has mentioned in the past that he has the title of the cult Australian movie he acted in tattooed on his arm: Animal Kingdom.

Known For


Cast Credits

Blindspot (2015)
Starring as Kurt Weller (67 episodes)
Strike Back (2010)
Starring as Sgt Damien Scott (40 episodes)
Guest starring as Sgt Damien Scott (2 episodes)
Lowdown (2010)
Guest starring as Oliver Barry