Date of Birth: 07/06/1972
Place of birth: Wellington
Nationality: New Zealand
Author: Alexei Bulatov
Karl-Heinz Urban, born June 7, 1972 in Wellington, New Zealand.
Son craftsmen father, the owner of the company for leather processing, and the mother, who worked in the production company. His father hoped that his son would follow in his footsteps and continue his work, but Carl from childhood loved to watch the work on the set, while my mother was engaged in affairs - the Statement and determined fate.
Urban attended the parochial school of St. Mark, where he showed himself an active performer who loves to speak in public. One day he saw Sam Neill and Bruno Lawrence during the "crashes Palace" filming. And once one of his mother`s friends told her: "Look, we need the eight-year children for the show, maybe Karl could try?". And he replied: "Yes !!!" So, his first role was Carl at 8 years old in one of New Zealand television series. However, once he has never acted as a film actor, he has not yet graduated from high school, even though he has already made attempts to write the script and played in theater productions. He even tried his hand as a director. Carl himself believes that a professional actor with 12 years.
After high school he entered the Urban Wellington College, he was offered a role in the New Zealand hit, the series "Shortland Street", with a very specific - homosexual paramedic Jamie Forrest. As a member of the cast of the series ensemble, Carl was in the 1993-1994 season of the show. and studied at the University of Victoria for one year and then dropped out in favor of an acting career. Zaneskolko years he has received several theater roles in the Wellington scenes, and being seen, eventually moved to Oakland, where it crumbled heap of proposals for guest roles in local television series. One of the first was the role of heroin addict in