Born on March 21, 1958, Gary Oldman is an English actor and filmmaker who is known for his versatility and expressive “big” acting style, and is regarded as one of the greatest screen actors of his generation. Outside of acting in film, Oldman wrote and directed Nil by Mouth (1997); featured in television shows such as Fallen Angels, Tracey Takes On… and Friends; appeared in music videos for David Bowie, Guns N’ Roses and so on. For more information, read the article below.
Before Fame: He began acting on stage in 1979.
Gary Oldman Parents/Ethnicity/Religion
Born in New Cross, London, he is the son of Leonard Bertram Oldman and Kathleen.
Gary Oldman Affair/Married/Dating
Oldman has been married five times. Lesley Manville (m. 1987; div. 1990) Uma Thurman (m. 1990; div. 1992) Donya Fiorentino (m. 1997; div. 2001) Alexandra Edenborough (m. 2008; div. 2015) Gisele Schmidt (m. 2017). To know more, contact him on twitter and Instagram.
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Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Gary Leonard Oldman
- Nicknames: Gary Oldman
- Birthday: March 21, 1958
- Age: 59 years old
- Birthplace: New Cross, London, England
- Current Residence: United States
- Education: Rose Bruford College
- Profession: Actor, filmmaker, musician
- Nationality: English
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Not Available
- Zodiac: Aries
- Spouse/Wife: Lesley Manville (m. 1987; div. 1990) Uma Thurman (m. 1990; div. 1992) Donya Fiorentino (m. 1997; div. 2001) Alexandra Edenborough (m. 2008; div. 2015) Gisele Schmidt (m. 2017)
- Children: 3
- Net Worth: $50 million USD (estimated)
- Height: 5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
- Weight: 72 kg
- Feet Size: Not Available
- Chest Size: 40 inches
- Waist Size: 32 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- On August 8, 1991, he was arrested for drunk driving in Los Angeles and released on bail the next morning.
- He has used a different speaking accent in practically every movie he has ever been in.
- His film Nil by Mouth (1997) is loosely based upon his own life growing up in London.
- His performance as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986) is ranked #62 on Premiere magazine’s 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).
- He has been an inspiration to many actors including up and comers Michael Fassbender, Bo Barrett, Ryan Gosling, Shia LaBeouf, Chris Kato and Kaili Thorne.
- He was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#72) .
- He was told by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) to find a new career other than acting before training at Rose Bruford.
I don’t think Hollywood knows what to do with me. I would imagine that when it comes to romantic comedies, my name would be pretty low down on the list.
We’re given a code to live our lives by. We don’t always follow it but it’s still there.