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Gary Oldman Bio

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Born:: 1958
Age:56 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: English
Profession: Actor

  • 1958- born on March 21st in New Cross, London
  • 1986- played Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy
  • 1988- starred in Track 29
  • 1991- played Lee Harvey Oswald in JFK
  • 1992- played Count Dracula in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, directed by Francis Ford Coppola
  • 1993- had memorable cameo role in True Romance, written by Quentin Tarantino
  • 1997- starred in The Fifth Element alongside Bruce Willis
  • 1997- starred in Air Force One alongside Harrison Ford
  • 1998- starred as Dr. Zachery Smith in science fiction film Lost in Space, based on the legendary series from the 1960s
  • 2004- played Sirius Black for the first time in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • 2005- played James Gordon for the first time in Batman Begins
  • 2005- played Sirius Black again in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Power
  • 2006- starred in The Backwoods
  • 2007- played Sirius Black for third time in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • 2008- played James Gordon in The Dark Knight
  • 2010- starred in The Book of Eli alongside Denzel Washington
  • 2011- played Sirius Black for fourth and final time in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II
  • 2011- played fictional spy George Smiley in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy, a remake of the BBC spy thriller mini-series, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor
  • 2014- starred in RoboCop, a remake of an earlier 80s action film
  • Gary Oldman is known as an “actor’s” actor, as many in the film industry consider him either their favorite actor or their biggest influence as actors themselves growing up. His acting fans include Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Ralph Fiennes, Chris Pine, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt and many, many others.Known for his intense performances and psychotic characters, Oldman’s real life demeanor is in stark difference to this persona. He is known as a quiet, thoughtful man and considered very friendly and down-to-earth. Eschewing the normal Hollywood scene, Oldman is very private.

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