17 Facts About Antony Starr


Antony Starr was born on 25 October 1975 and is a New Zealand actor, known for his television roles.


Antony Starr played the dual roles of Jethro and Van West on Outrageous Fortune, Lucas Hood on Banshee, and Homelander on The Boys.


Antony Starr was nominated for the New Zealand Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in After the Waterfall.


Antony Starr began his professional acting career early in the 1990s with a small part in Shortland Street and had guest roles in Xena: Warrior Princess.


In 2001, Antony Starr was cast in Mercy Peak as Todd Van der Velter, a guest role that he had throughout the show's three seasons.


Antony Starr received a role as the brother of long running character Waverley Wilson in the soap opera Shortland Street.


Antony Starr appeared for several weeks as part of the write out of the Minnie Crozier character.


Antony Starr stated he did not like the fast pace of the show and thought his performances suffered because of it.


Between series two and three of Outrageous Fortune, Antony Starr worked on a collaborative short film with some friends.


Between filming Outrageous Fortune seasons five and six, Antony Starr starred in feature film After the Waterfall and the telefeature Spies and Lies.


In 2011, Antony Starr joined the cast of the Australian police drama Rush, playing Senior Sergeant Charlie Lewis.


Antony Starr will have a role in the second series of Lowdown.


From 2013 to 2016, Antony Starr starred in the television series, Banshee, his first role on US television.


Antony Starr played an unnamed ex-con who, after 15 years in prison, assumes the identity of Lucas Hood, becoming the new Sheriff of Banshee.


In January 2018, it was announced that Antony Starr was cast as The Homelander in The Boys, Amazon Studios' adaptation of the Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson comic book of the same name.


On 4 March 2022, it was reported that Antony Starr was arrested in Alicante, Spain after assaulting a 21-year old chef at a local pub.


Antony Starr was sentenced to a 12-month suspended prison sentence and paid $5,530 in restitution to avoid prison time.