Tom Courtenay

Actor | * 02/25/1937 (83) | Kingston-Upon-Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Sir Thomas Daniel Courtenay (born 25 February 1937) is an English actor of stage and screen. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Courtenay achieved prominence in the 1960s with a series of acclaimed film roles, including The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)⁠, for which he received the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles⁠, and Doctor Zhivago (1965), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other notable film roles during this period include Billy Liar (1963), King and Country (1964), for which he was awarded the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival, King Rat (1965), and The Night of the Generals. Expressing a preference for stage work, Courtenay elected to focu... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Tom Courtenay

British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor Silver Bear for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play 2x European Film Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Tom Courtenay as Actor(47)

as The Duke of Edinburgh (voice)2019 The Queen's Corgi
as Kenny Collins2018 King of Thieves
as Grandpa2018 Grandpa's Great Escape
as Lance Corporal Jones2016 Dad's Army
as Geoff Mercer2015 45 Years
as himself2015 The First Film
as Chief Superintendent McManaman2015 The Legend of Barney Thomson
as Older João Eca2013 Night Train to Lisbon
as The Major2012 Gambit
as Reginald Paget2012 Quartet
as Dr Blatella (voice)2011 The End of an Era
as Farder Coram2007 The Golden Compass
as Leonard Morrison2007 Flood
as Newman Noggs2002 Nicholas Nickleby
as Vic2001 Last Orders
as Roy Southgate1998 A Rather English Marriage
as Uncle Tony Cronin1996 The Boy from Mercury
as Kenneth (voice)1996 Famous Fred
as Daniel Quilp1995 The Old Curiosity Shop
as Antoine Moreau1991 The Last Butterfly
as Stan Peachey1991 Redemption
as William Bentley1991 Let Him Have It
as Frayn1987 Leonard Part 6
as Edward Saunders1987 Happy New Year
as Colin1985 Absent Friends
as George1985 Me and the Girls
as Norman1983 The Dresser
as Baxter Clarke1971 Catch Me a Spy
as Otley1968 Otley
as Gatiss1968 A Dandy in Aspic
as Corporal Hartmann1967 The Night of the Generals
as The Navigator1967 The Day the Fish Came Out
as Pasha Antipov / Strelnikov1965 Doctor Zhivago
as Grey1965 King Rat
as Robert Henshaw1965 Operation Crossbow
as Pvt. Arthur Hamp1964 King and Country
as William Terrence 'Billy' Fisher1963 Billy Liar
as Pvt. Potter1962 Private Potter

TV Shows/Series with Tom Courtenay as Actor(4)

as Baxter2020 The North Water
as Eric Slater2015 Unforgotten
as Mr. Dorrit2008 Little Dorrit

Full Name: Tom Courtenay
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 02/25 1937 (February) in Kingston upon Hull (current age: 83 years + 161 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Spouses (current/former): Cheryl Kennedy
Other names for Tom Courtenay (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sir Thomas Daniel "Tom" Courtenay"
Tom Courtenay frequently works together with these people:
Ronald Harwood (7x, Crew)
Ray Winstone (4x, Actor)
Dick Clement (4x, Crew)
David Wilkinson (4x, Actor)
Joanna Quinn (3x, Crew)
Denys N. Coop (3x, Crew)
Caspar Wrede (3x, Crew)
Jack Thorne (3x, Crew)
Keith Waterhouse (3x, Crew)
Romain Hémeray (3x, Crew)
Rosie Cavaliero (2x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4299, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/28/2020