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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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Mar 21, 1958 In New Cross, London, England, UK
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First Appeared:
Movie Space Jam: A New Legacy 2021-07-08
Latest Project:
In the movie Flying Horse
Known For
Poster of Slow Horses
Poster of Criss Angel Trick'd Up
Poster of The Driver
Poster of Director: Alan Clarke
Movie Flying Horse Dennis Spencer
Movie The Bayou Tickie
Movie Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard Vladislav Dukhovic
Movie Space Jam: A New Legacy Ruber (Voice)
Series Slow Horses Jackson Lamb
Movie Crisis Dr. Tyrone Brower
Movie The Woman in the Window Alistair Russell
Movie Mank Herman Mankiewicz
Movie The Laundromat Jürgen Mossack
Movie The Courier Ezekiel Mannings
Movie Mary David
Movie Killers Anonymous The Man
Movie Hunter Killer CJCS Charles Donnegan
Movie Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Himself (archive footage)
Movie Tau Tau (voice)
Movie Obscura Himself
Movie Darkest Hour Winston Churchill
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Vladislav Dukhovich
Movie The Human Face Himself
Movie The Space Between Us Nathaniel Shepherd
Movie Criss Angel Trick'd Up Himself
Movie Criminal Quaker Wells
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Himself
Movie The Driver Cy
Movie Child 44 General Mikhail Nesterov
Movie Man Down Captain Peyton
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage)
Movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Dreyfus
Movie I Am Steve McQueen Himself
Movie RoboCop Norton
Movie Paranoia Nicholas Wyatt
Movie The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy Himself (archive footage)
Movie La Petite Mort Narrator (voice)
Movie Ending the Knight Self
Movie Lawless Floyd Banner
Movie The Dark Knight Rises Commissioner James Gordon
Movie Jack White: Unstaged Himself
Movie Touch of Evil The Menacing Dummy
Movie Guns, Girls and Gambling Elvis
Movie Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy George Smiley
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Sirius Black
Movie Kung Fu Panda 2 Lord Shen (voice)
Movie Red Riding Hood Father Soloman
Movie One Night in Turin Narrator
Movie The Book of Eli Carnegie
Movie The Unborn Rabbi Joseph Sendak
Movie Rain Fall Holtzer
Movie Planet 51 General Grawl (voice)
Movie A Christmas Carol Bob Cratchit / Marley / Tiny Tim
Movie The Dark Knight Commissioner James Gordon
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Sirius Black
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself
Movie The Backwoods Paul
Movie Chutzpah, This Is?
Movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Sirius Black
Movie Dead Fish Lynch
Movie Batman Begins James Gordon
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sirius Black
Movie Sin Charlie Storm
Movie Tiptoes Rolfe
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown
Movie Interstate 60 O.W. Grant
Series Greg the Bunny Unknown
Movie Beat the Devil Devil
Series V Graham Norton Unknown
Movie Hannibal Mason Verger
Movie Nobody's Baby Buford Dill
Series The Hire Devil
Movie The Contender Shelly Runyon
Movie Alan Clarke: His Own Man Himself
Series The Early Show Unknown
Movie Jesus Poncio Pilatus
Movie Quest for Camelot Ruber (voice)
Movie Lost in Space Dr. Zachary Smith
Movie Lost In Space Forever Himself (also archive footage)
Movie Air Force One Ivan Korshunov
Movie The Fifth Element Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg
Movie Basquiat Albert Milo
Movie The Scarlet Letter Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale
Movie Murder in the First Glenn
Movie Immortal Beloved Ludwig van Beethoven
Series Friends Richard Crosby
Movie Léon: The Professional Norman Stansfield
Movie Romeo Is Bleeding Jack Grimaldi
Movie True Romance Drexl Spivey
Series Fallen Angels Unknown
Movie Blood Lines: Dracula - The Man. The Myth. The Movies. Himself
Movie Bram Stoker's Dracula Dracula
Movie Beyond JFK: The Question of Conspiracy Himself
Movie Director: Alan Clarke
Movie JFK Lee Harvey Oswald
Movie Heading Home Ian Tyson
Movie Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Rosencrantz
Movie Henry & June Pop
Movie State of Grace Jackie Flannery
Movie Chattahoochee Emmett Foley
Movie The Firm Bex Bissell
Movie We Think the World of You Johnny
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown
Movie Track 29 Martin
Movie Criminal Law Ben Chase
Movie Rat in the Skull Police Constable Eric Naylor
Movie Prick Up Your Ears Joe Orton
Movie England's Glory Interviewee
Movie Sid & Nancy Sid Vicious
Movie Honest Decent and True
Movie Meantime Coxy
Series Dramarama Ben
Movie Remembrance Daniel
Series Knots Landing Unknown
Series The Oscars Himself - Best Actor winner