- Marton Paul Csokas
June 30, 1966 (age 54)
- Actor, Voice Actor
- Eva Green
- Marton Csokas, Margaret Christine Rayner
Marton Paul Csokas (born 30 June 1966) is a New Zealand film and television actor.
Csokas was born in Invercargill, New Zealand, the son of Margaret Christine (née Rayner), a nurse, and Márton Csókás, who worked as a mechanical engineer. His father was Hungarian and his mother had English, Irish, and Danish ancestry. Csokas has a younger brother, Robert. Csokas attended King's College, Auckland, and graduated from Toi Whakaari, The New Zealand Drama School in 1989. His surname is pronounced "CHO-Kash".
Two of Csokas' most notable roles are Lord Celeborn in the films The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, and Guy de Lusignan in Kingdom of Heaven. He made repeated appearances in Xena: Warrior Princess as Xena's past love and ally, Borias. He also played roles as Jarda in The Bourne Supremacy, the villain Yorgi in xXx, and played opposite Charlize Theron in Æon Flux, as Trevor Goodchild as well as Mr. Smith in Kangaroo Jack 2003.
Csokas's stage credits include plays by Tom Stoppard and William Shakespeare in the 1990s in New Zealand, and in Australia Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (2007) and Peribáñez (2006) with Company B.
His 2014 film credits include Noah, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and main antagonist Teddy in The Equalizer.
Csokas became involved with actress Eva Green after they met in 2005 on the set of Kingdom of Heaven. In 2008, after three years of a long distance relationship, he moved to London to live with her. He split with Green at some point in 2009 and now lives in Venice Beach, Los Angeles.
Csokas holds dual New Zealand and Hungarian citizenship.