Gary Oldman | Biography

Posted On: 04 Jul, 2014


Gary Oldman | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth March 21, 1958
Age 59 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Lesley Manville(div), Uma Thurman(div), Donya Fiorentino(div), Alexandra Edenborough
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(three times)
Married Yes
Net Worth $40 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 72 kg(approx)
Children/Kids Alfie Oldman, Charlie John Oldman, Gulliver Flynn Oldman

Gary Oldman was born on 21 March, 1958 on south London son of housewife Kathleen and Leonard Bertram Oldman and has a sister Laila Morse. His father was an alcoholic who left the family when he was seven years old. He attended West Greenwich School and he leave school at age of 16 and work in sports shop. He was a pianist child and later a singer, but he gave up his musical line to join in acting career. He did well performance in 1971 film The Raging Moon. He is an English screen, filmmaker and musician.  He stills look young and smart his age is 56.

Oldman studied with young people theatre in Greenwich he won a scholarship in Rose Bruford College from which he graduated BA in acting in1979 and his acting career began from there. He says himself as shy although he performed the role of Shakespeare as puck. After leaving school he was first professional of his school. He made his professional stage in 1979 playing in Dick Whittington and his cat at York’s. Then his theatre line began and he appeared in many movies like The Massacre at Paris, Desperado Corner, he performed in   6 month West end run and he did starting role in Mike Leigh film and lead role in Entertaining MR Sloane etc.

Oldman has play in many movies with different roles; he has won British theater top honors and Drama theatre Award for best actor. He has most significant role of his career as Lee Harvey Oswald in Oliver Stone’s. He started as Count Dracula in Francis Ford Coppola romance horror Bram Stoker’s Dracula it was a commercially successful film adaption of Bram Stoker’s it was a box office successful film from which he won Best Actor award. He received a screen actor’s guild award nomination for his performance. In 2001 he started opposite Anthony Hopkins in hannibal as Mason Verger. He spent six hours per day in make-up room.

Oldman has received lots of success in his life from his acting career. He received an Emmy award nomination for guest appearance in friends appearing in two episodes. He did not appear in significant role, he only did independent film. Oldman returned to prominence when he landed a significant role in the Harry Potter film series playing Harry godfather role. He also did everyone film in 2011 which was successful. As he is a successful actor of USA everyone say him as a Batman.

Oldman has directed and produced the award winning Nil by Mouth and he has won award for best British film, he has earned lots of name from his acting style and greatest actor that ever lived and everyone called him as one of the best actor of planet due to his acting. As he is popular we can find a lot of information of him through different websites, wiki provide correct information about him. He is also in twitter where there is lots of follower of him.

Oldman is one of the handsome actors of Hollywood; he is richest and top actor whose net worth is $4o million. He is tall and smart; his height is 5 feet 8 inches. He is good-looking actor so anyone who could be his wife could be lucky person to find him. He married English actress Lesley Manville in 1987 but later they divorce in 1989 due to he beat her and blowing thousand pounds for alcohol, drugs etc. He has three children and he loved all of them.