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Gary Oldman

Name in Native Language: "Gary Leonard Oldman" (English/EN)
Film Producer / Screenwriter / Film Director / Character Actor / Actor | * 03/21/1958 (66) | New Cross, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
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Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor and filmmaker. Known for his versatility and intense acting style, he has received various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and three British Academy Film Awards. His films have grossed over $11 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Oldman began acting in theatre in 1979 and made his film debut in Remembrance (1982). He appeared in London's Royal Court and was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, with credits including Cabaret, Romeo and Juliet, Entertaining Mr Sloane, Saved, The Country Wife and Hamlet. He rose to prominence in British film with his portrayals of Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986), Joe Orton in Prick Up Your Ears (1987) and Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990), and gained recognition for his role in the television film ()
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Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor and filmmaker. Regarded as one of the best actors of his generation, he is known for his versatility and intense acting style. He received various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and three British Academy Film Awards. His films have grossed over $11 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest-grossing actors to date.Oldman began acting in theatre in 1979 and made his film debut in Remembrance (1982). He continued to follow a stage career in London's Royal Court and was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, with credits including Cabaret, Romeo and Juliet, Entertaining Mr Sloane, Saved, The Country Wife and Hamlet. He rose to prominence in British film with his portrayals of Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986), Joe Orton in Prick Up Your Ears (1987) and Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990), while also attracting attention as the leader of a gang of football hooligans in the television film The Firm (1989). Regarded as a member of the "Brit Pack", he achieved greater recognition as a New York gangster in State of Grace (1990), Lee Harvey Oswald in JFK (1991) and Count Dracula in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992).Oldman portrayed the villains in films such as True Romance (1993), The Fifth Element (1997), Air Force One (1997) and The Contender (2000); corrupt DEA agent Norman Stansfield, whom he played in Léon: The Professional (1994), was called one of cinema's best villains. He also played Ludwig van Beethoven in Immortal Beloved (1994) and later appeared in franchise roles such as Sirius Black in the Harry Potter series, James Gordon in The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012) and a human leader, Dreyfus in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014). He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour (2017), and was nominated for his portrayals of George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) and Herman J. Mankiewicz in Mank (2020).Oldman was executive producer of films like The Contender, Plunkett & Macleane (1999) and Nil by Mouth (1997), the latter of which he also wrote and directed. He featured in television shows such as Fallen Angels, Tracey Takes On... and Friends, voiced Ignitius and Viktor Reznov respectively in The Legend of Spyro and Call of Duty video games and appeared in music videos for David Bowie, Guns N' Roses and Annie Lennox.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Gary Oldman

BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award for Best Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards 3x Academy Award for Best Actor European Film Award for Best Actor European Film Academy Lux Award
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Movies with Gary Oldman as Actor(106)

as Harry S. Truman2023 Oppenheimer
as Eadweard Muybridge2023 Flying Horse
as Self (archive footage)2022 Winona Ryder: The Ghosts She Called
as Self (archive footage)2022 Nosferatu – Ein Film wie ein Vampir
as Self (archive footage)2022 Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony
as Dr. Tyrone Brower2021 Crisis
as Vladislav Dukhovic (archive footage)2021 Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
as himself2021 Exposing Muybridge
as Alistair Russell2021 The Woman in the Window
as Herman Mankiewicz2020 Mank
as Jürgen Mossack2019 The Laundromat
as David2019 Mary
as The Man2019 Killers Anonymous
as Ezekiel Mannings2019 The Courier
as CJCS Charles Donnegan2018 Hunter Killer
as Tau (voice)2018 Tau
as Winston Churchill2017 Darkest Hour
as Nathaniel Shepherd2017 The Space Between Us
as Vladislav Dukhovich2017 The Hitman's Bodyguard
as himself2017 The Human Face
as Self (archive footage)2017 Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait
as Quaker Wells2016 Criminal
as himself2016 Criss Angel Trick'd Up
as Captain Peyton2015 Man Down
as Cy (voice)2015 The Driver
as General Mikhail Nesterov2015 Child 44
as himself2014 I Am Steve McQueen
as Norton2014 RoboCop
as Nicholas Wyatt2013 Paranoia
as Narrator (voice)2013 La Petite Mort
as himself2012 Jack White: Unstaged
as himself2012 Ending the Knight
as Floyd Banner2012 Lawless
as James Gordon2012 The Dark Knight Rises
as George Smiley2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
as Father Soloman2011 Red Riding Hood
as Lord Shen (voice)2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
as The Menacing Dummy2011 Touch of Evil
as Carnegie2010 The Book of Eli
as Narrator2010 One Night in Turin
as Holtzer2009 Rain Fall
as Bob Cratchit / Marley / Tiny Tim (voice)2009 A Christmas Carol
as General Grawl (voice)2009 Planet 51
as Rabbi Joseph Sendak2009 The Unborn
as James Gordon2008 The Dark Knight
as Paul2006 The Backwoods
as Lynch2005 Dead Fish
as James Gordon2005 Batman Begins
as Charlie Storm2003 Sin
as Rolfe2003 Tiptoes
as Devil2002 Beat the Devil
as O.W. Grant2002 Interstate 60
as Mason Verger2001 Hannibal
as Buford Dill2001 Nobody's Baby
as Shelly Runyon2000 The Contender
as Poncio Pilatus1999 Jesus
as Ruber (voice)1998 Quest for Camelot
as Dr. Zachary Smith1998 Lost in Space
as Himself (also archive footage)1998 Lost In Space Forever
as Ivan Korshunov1997 Air Force One
as Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg1997 The Fifth Element
as Albert Milo1996 Basquiat
as Glenn1995 Murder in the First
as Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale1995 The Scarlet Letter
as Norman Stansfield1994 Léon: The Professional
as Ludwig van Beethoven1994 Immortal Beloved
as Drexl Spivey1993 True Romance
as Pat Kelley1993 Dead End for Delia
as Jack Grimaldi1993 Romeo Is Bleeding
as Dracula1992 Bram Stoker's Dracula
as Ian Tyson1991 Heading Home
as Lee Harvey Oswald1991 JFK
as Pop1990 Henry & June
as Emmett Foley1990 Chattahoochee
as Jackie1990 State of Grace
as Ben Chase1989 Criminal Law
as Bex Bissell1989 The Firm
as Martin1988 Track 29
as Interviewee1987 England's Glory
as Joe Orton1987 Prick Up Your Ears
as Sid Vicious1986 Sid and Nancy
as Coxy1983 Meantime
as Daniel1982 Remembrance

TV Shows/Series with Gary Oldman as Actor(16)

as Jackson Lamb2022 Slow Horses
as himself2010 Conan
as Lt. James Gordon2008 Gotham Tonight
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as himself2002 V Graham Norton
as himself1999 The Early Show
as Richard Crosby1994 Friends
as Self / Ludwig van Beethoven1992 HBO First Look
as Ben1983 Dramarama

Movies with Gary Oldman as Crew(8)

Directing/Director2023 Flying Horse
Writing/Writer2023 Flying Horse
Directing/Director2012 Jack White: Unstaged
Production/Producer2001 Nobody's Baby
Production/Executive Producer2000 The Contender
Directing/Director1997 Nil by Mouth
Production/Producer1997 Nil by Mouth
Writing/Writer1997 Nil by Mouth

Additional Information

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Full Name: Gary Oldman
Born: Friday, 03/21 1958 (March) in New Cross, London, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 66 years + 94 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Rose Bruford College
Spouses (current/former): Uma Thurman, Lesley Manville, Alexandra Edenborough, Gisele Schmidt
Siblings: Laila Morse
Other names for Gary Oldman (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Gary Leonard Oldman"
"加里·奧德曼"
"แกรี โอลด์แมน"
"Гари Олдман"
"ゲイリー・オールドマン" (Kana/Japanese)
"غاري أولدمان"
"게리 올드먼"
"게리 올드만"
"Γκάρι Όλντμαν"
"Гэри Олдман"
"Ґері Олдмен"
"Гері Олдмен"
Gary Oldman frequently works together with these people:
Douglas Urbanski (17x, Crew)
Christopher Nolan (15x, Crew)
Mark Wahlberg (9x, Actor)
Hans Zimmer (9x, Crew)
Anne Hathaway (8x, Actress)
Seth Rogen (8x, Actor)
David S. Goyer (8x, Crew)
David Heyman (8x, Crew)
Richard E. Grant (7x, Actor)
Sadie Frost (7x, Actress)
Chris Carreras (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:231, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/18/2024