Appeared in "The War Plays".
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9 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
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Maurice Escargot | Gary von Oldman
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
[on Sid and Nancy
(1986)] I was never really that interested in the punk movement. I was a blues guy: I liked Motown, James Brown
. I read the script and thought it was a load of rubbish. But my agent said, "They're offering £35,000". I was getting £80 a week at the Royal Court at the time and I thought "I could do with a flat", it changed my life overnight.
Director Patrice Chéreau originally wanted him for the lead role in Intimacy
(2001), but he turned it down because of the sex scenes.
Characters are usually borderline psychotics. Also known for playing a wide variety of roles that often requires a variety of different accents.