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Jai Courtney

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Jai Courtney
Jai Courtney
Birthdate March 1986 (age 27)
Birthplace Sydney, Australia
Character Varro
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Jai Courtney was born to Chris and Karen Courtney and raised in Sydney, Australia. His mother worked at the primary school he attended, and his father was employed at an electric company owned by the state.


He is best known as Varro in the hit series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, and has had the lead role in Packed to the Rafters, a guest lead in All Saints, and recently played the role of John Mclane Jr. in A Good Day to Die Hard. He also appeared in Jack Reacher, opposite Tom Cruise.

Personal LifeEdit

Jai has dated actress Gemma Pranita for several years, and after playing Varro in Spartacus, he and lead role Andy Whitfield became best friends. He stayed close to Whitfield until his death in 2011, and was hit hard by it. He is still on close terms with Whitfield's wife and children.


  • Both he and Viva Bianca went to the same drama school. Neither know the other would be on the show until they met on set.[1]


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