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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
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Killers Anonymous
Latest Project:
Movie The Laundromat 2020
Known For
Movie Killers Anonymous The Man 2020
Movie The Laundromat J├╝rgen Mossack 2020
Movie Alan Clarke: His Own Man Himself 2020
Movie The Bayou Tickie 2020
Movie Tau Tau (voice) 2018-06-20
Movie Hunter Killer CJCS Charles Donnegan 2018-10-19
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Vladislav Dukhovich 2017-08-16
Movie Darkest Hour Winston Churchill 2017-11-22
Movie The Space Between Us Nathaniel Shepherd 2017-01-26
Movie Criminal Quaker Wells 2016-04-07
Movie Man Down Captain Peyton 2016-12-02
Movie Child 44 General Mikhail Nesterov 2015-03-15
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Dreyfus 2014-06-26
Movie RoboCop Norton 2014-01-30
Movie Paranoia Nicholas Wyatt 2013-08-14
Movie Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen 2012-02-04
Movie La Petite Mort Narrator (voice) 2012-04-12
Movie Lawless Floyd Banner 2012-08-29
Movie Jack White: Unstaged Himself 2012-03-15
Movie The Dark Knight Rises James Gordon 2012-07-16
Movie Red Riding Hood Father Soloman 2011-03-11
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Sirius Black 2011-07-07
Movie Touch of Evil The Menacing Dummy 2011-12-06
Movie Guns, Girls and Gambling Elvis 2011-11-14
Movie Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy George Smiley 2011-09-16
Movie Kung Fu Panda 2 Lord Shen (voice) 2011-05-25
Movie Countdown to Zero Narrator 2010-01-25
Movie One Night in Turin Narrator 2010-05-11
Movie The Book of Eli Carnegie 2010-01-11
Movie Planet 51 General Grawl (voice) 2009-11-19
Movie The Unborn Rabbi Joseph Sendak 2009-01-09
Movie Rain Fall Holtzer 2009-04-24
Movie A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, Marley 2009-11-04
Movie The Dark Knight James Gordon 2008-07-18
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Sirius Black 2007-06-28
Movie The Backwoods Paul 2006-09-24
Movie Dead Fish Lynch 2005-10-11
Movie Chutzpah, This Is? 2005-11-22
Movie Batman Begins Jim Gordon 2005-06-10
Movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Sirius Black 2005-11-16
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sirius Black 2004-05-31
Movie Sin Charlie Storm 2003-01-01
Movie Tiptoes Rolfe 2003-09-08
Movie Beat the Devil Devil 2002-11-22
Movie Interstate 60 O.W. Grant 2002-04-13
Movie Nobody's Baby Buford Dill 2001-01-01
Movie Hannibal Mason Verger 2001-02-08
Movie The Contender Shelly Runyon 2000-10-13
Movie Air Force One Ivan Korshunov 1997-07-25
Movie The Fifth Element Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg 1997-05-07
Movie Léon: The Professional Norman Stansfield 1994-09-14
Movie True Romance Drexl Spivey 1993-09-09
Movie Dracula Dracula 1992-11-13
Movie Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Rosencrantz 1991-02-08
Movie JFK Lee Harvey Oswald 1991-12-20
Movie State of Grace Jackie Flannery 1990-09-14
Movie Henry & June Pop 1990-09-28
Movie The Firm Bex Bissell 1989-02-26
Movie We Think the World of You Johnny 1988-12-22
Movie Prick Up Your Ears Joe Orton 1987-04-17
Movie Rat in the Skull Police Constable Eric Naylor 1987-01-01
Movie Honest Decent and True 1986-02-09
Movie Meantime Coxy 1983-10-16
Series Dramarama Ben 1983-09-12
Movie Remembrance Daniel 1982-10-01