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Gary Oldman

Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor, filmmaker and musician, well-known to audiences for his portrayals of dark and morally ambiguous characters. He has starred in films such as Sid and Nancy, Prick Up Your Ears, JFK, Dracula, True Romance, Léon, The Fifth Element, The Contender, the Harry Potter film series and the Batman film series, as well as in television shows such as Friends and Fallen Angels. Oldman came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a string of performances that prompted pre-eminent film critic, Roger Ebert, to describe him as "the best young British actor around". He has been cited as an influence by a number of successful actors. In addition to leading and central supporting roles in big-budget Hollywood films, Oldman has frequently acted in independent films and television shows. Aside from acting, he directed, wrote and co-produced Nil by Mouth, a film partially based on his own childhood, and served as a producer on several films. Among other accolades, Oldman has received Emmy-, Screen Actors Guild-, BAFTA- and Independent Spirit Award nominations for his acting work, and has been described as one of the greatest actors never nominated for an Academy Award. His contributions to the science fiction genre have won him a Saturn Award, with a further two nominations. He was also nominated for the 1997 Palme d'Or and won two BAFTA Awards for his filmmaking on Nil By Mouth. In 2011, Empire readers voted Oldman an "Icon of Film", in recognition of his contributions to cinema. Description above from the Wikipedia article Gary Oldman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Mar 21, 1958 In New Cross, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
41
First Appeared:
In the movie Remembrance 1982-10-01
Latest Project:
Movie Mary 2018-12-31
Known For
Filmography
Movie Mary 2018-12-31
Movie The Space Between Us Nathaniel Shepherd 2017-01-26
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Vladislav Dukhovich 2017-08-16
Movie Darkest Hour Winston Churchill 2017-11-22
Movie Hunter Killer President Russian Federation 2017-08-31
Movie Criminal Quaker Wells 2016-04-15
Movie Man Down Captain Peyton 2016-12-02
Movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Dreyfus 2014-06-26
Movie RoboCop Norton 2014-02-12
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Paranoia Nicholas Wyatt 2013-08-16
Movie The Dark Knight Rises Commissioner Gordon 2012-07-16
Movie Guns, Girls and Gambling Elvis 2012-09-05
Movie Red Riding Hood Father Soloman 2011-03-11
Movie Kung Fu Panda 2 Lord Shen (voice) 2011-05-25
Movie Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy George Smiley 2011-12-09
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Sirius Black 2011-07-07
Movie The Unborn Rabbi Joseph Sendak 2009-01-09
Movie A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, Marley 2009-11-06
Movie Dead Fish Lynch 2008-04-08
Movie The Dark Knight James Gordon 2008-07-16
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Sirius Black 2007-06-28
Movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Sirius Black 2005-11-16
Movie Chutzpah, This Is? 2005-11-22
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sirius Black 2004-05-31
Movie Interstate 60 O.W. Grant 2002-04-13
Movie Hannibal Mason Verger 2001-02-08
Movie Lost in Space Dr. Zachary Smith 1998-04-03
Movie Quest for Camelot Ruber (voice) 1998-05-15
Movie The Fifth Element Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg 1997-05-07
Movie Basquiat Albert Milo 1996-08-09
Movie Immortal Beloved Ludwig van Beethoven 1994-12-16
Movie Romeo Is Bleeding Jack Grimaldi 1994-02-04
Movie Leon: The Professional Norman Stansfield 1994-11-18
Movie Dracula Dracula 1992-11-13
Movie Heading Home Ian Tyson 1991-01-13
Movie JFK Lee Harvey Oswald 1991-12-20
Movie State of Grace Jackie Flannery 1990-09-14
Movie We Think the World of You Johnny 1988-12-22
Movie England's Glory Interviewee 1987-01-01
Movie Remembrance Daniel 1982-10-01