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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 Alan Clarke: His Own Man
Latest Project:
movie Darkest Hour 2017-11-22
Known For
Poster of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Poster of Batman Begins
Poster of 3rd Rock from the Sun
Poster of Alan Clarke: His Own Man
Movie Alan Clarke: His Own Man Himself 2019
Movie Darkest Hour Winston Churchill 2017-11-22
Movie The Space Between Us Nathaniel Shepherd 2017-01-26
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Vladislav Dukhovich 2017-08-16
Movie Hunter Killer President Russian Federation 2017-08-31
Movie Man Down Captain Peyton 2016-12-02
Movie Criminal Quaker Wells 2016-04-14
Movie Child 44 General Mikhail Nesterov 2015-03-15
Movie RoboCop Norton 2014-01-30
Movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Dreyfus 2014-06-26
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Paranoia Nicholas Wyatt 2013-08-14
Movie Jack White: Unstaged Himself 2012-03-15
Movie Lawless Floyd Banner 2012-08-29
Movie The Dark Knight Rises Commissioner Gordon 2012-07-16
Movie Kung Fu Panda 2 Lord Shen (voice) 2011-05-25
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 The Book of Eli Carnegie 2010-01-14
Series Monster High Martin 2010-05-05
Movie The Unborn Rabbi Joseph Sendak 2009-01-09
Movie Rain Fall Holtzer 2009-04-24
Movie Planet 51 General Grawl (voice) 2009-11-19
Movie A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, Marley 2009-11-04
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Sirius Black 2007-06-28
Movie The Backwoods Paul 2006-09-24
Movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Sirius Black 2005-11-16
Movie Batman Begins James Gordon 2005-06-10
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sirius Black 2004-05-31
Series The Tony Danza Show Drexl Spivey 2004-09-13
Movie Tiptoes Rolfe 2003-09-08
Movie Sin Charlie Storm 2003-01-01
Series Zatch Bell! Narrator 2003-04-06
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Interstate 60 O.W. Grant 2002-04-13
Movie The Hire: Beat the Devil Devil 2002-11-22
Movie Nobody's Baby Buford Dill 2001-01-01
Movie Hannibal Mason Verger 2001-02-08
Series The Hire Devil 2001-04-26
Series Phoenix Nights Poncio Pilatus 2001-01-14
Series Undressed Sheldon Runyon 1999-07-26
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Lost In Space Forever Himself (also archive footage) 1998-01-01
Movie Quest for Camelot Ruber (voice) 1998-05-15
Series The Love Boat: The Next Wave Ivan Korshunov 1998-04-13
Movie The Fifth Element Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg 1997-05-07
Movie Carla's Song Ben 1996-09-20
Series 3rd Rock from the Sun James Gordon 1996-01-09
Movie Leon: The Professional Norman Stansfield 1994-09-14
Movie Blood Lines: Dracula - The Man. The Myth. The Movies. Himself 1992-01-01
Movie Dracula Dracula 1992-11-13
Movie Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Rosencrantz 1991-02-08
Movie JFK Lee Harvey Oswald 1991-12-20
Movie Henry & June Pop 1990-09-28
Series Law & Order Albert Milo 1990-09-13
Movie The Firm Bex Bissell 1989-02-26
Movie Prick Up Your Ears Joe Orton 1987-04-17
Movie Sid & Nancy Sid Vicious 1986-11-07
Movie Meantime Coxy 1984-03-14
Series Guestward, Ho! Ludwig van Beethoven 1960-09-29