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Jai Courtney Biography

Birth Name:
Jai Stephen Courtney
Birth Place:
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Fast Facts

  • Named after a character in the 1966 TV series of Tarzan
  • Made his TV debut in All Saints in 2008
  • Stepped in, with 24 hours' notice, to play the role of Andrey in Cry Havoc!'s production of Chekhov's Three Sisters in 2010
  • Breakthrough role was in 2010, as Varros in Spartacus: Blood and Sand
  • Cast as Jack McClane, the son of Bruce Willis's character, in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), following a global, months-long casting search
  • Took Russian language classes before filming A Good Day to Die Hard, set in Russia