Jason Cope (known as Benoit Franc) is a South African actor who has starred and played multiple roles in the 2009 Academy Award-nominated science fiction film District 9.
Cope appeared in the second season of the SABC1 comedy show The Pure Monate Show in a variety of roles in 2004. In 2008, he appeared in the MNet miniseries Ella Blue as Howard Weaver.
Actress Nathalie Boltt played the title character in the miniseries, and she would later co-star with Cope in the film District 9. Since 2010, he has also appeared on eTV’s satirical news show Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola as a “Field Reporter.”
Cope portrayed a multitude of characters in the 2009 film District 9, including the alien Christopher Johnson, who was constructed entirely through CGI utilizing Cope’s motion recorded performance.
He also starred alongside renowned actor John Cleese in the South African-produced film Spud in 2010.
Cope appeared in DREDD 3D as one of the goons slain during the film’s opening sequence in 2012. In Neill Blomkamp’s science-fiction film Chappie, he played a Tetravaal Lead Mechanic.
Jason Cope Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $200,000 which he has earned as an actor.