Jonathan Manu Bennett (born 10 October 1969) is a New Zealand actor. He is primarily known for portraying characters in epic fantasy works, such as Crixus in the TV series Spartacus, Allanon in The Shannara Chronicles, Slade Wilson / Deathstroke in Arrow, and Azog the Defiler in the Hobbit film trilogy.
"Shall We Begin!", the battlecry of The undefeated Gaul Crixus first bought Manu Bennett's voice & acting career to international attention. Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011) spoke a universal language that slowly but surely captured a massive audience.
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Manu Bennett is of Maori, Scottish, English, French & Finish ancestry. Bennett was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Bennett's great grandfather Frederick Augustus Bennett was the first Maori Bishop of the Anglican Church in New Zealand. Bennett's namesake Manuhuia Bennett (grandfather) was also ordained an Anglican Bishop.
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Sep 20, 2019 · Jonathan Manu Bennett also known as Jon Bennett, is an actor. He is noted for playing Gallic gladiator Crixus in the Starz TV series Spartacus, supervillain Slade Wilson/Deathstroke in The CW TV series Arrow and as Azog the Defiler in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit.
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Jun 03, 2020 · As portrayed by New Zealander Manu Bennett, the character — always a favorite among readers of DC Comics — quickly gained favor with the series' fans, who were a bit surprised at his hasty exit...
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Manu Bennett was born on a Friday, October 10, 1969 in Rotorua. His birth name is Jonathan Manu Bennett and he is currently 51 years old. People born on October 10 fall under the zodiac sign of Libra. His zodiac animal is Rooster.
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