Appeared in "Real Dreams".
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Maurice Escargot | Gary von Oldman
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on his character Jackie from State of Grace
(1990)] I'll tell you what's also interesting. On the surface of it, my language in the film is full of four-letter words, but that's mixed with a kind of poetic elegance. It's terribly subtle, but the tune, the lilt, is still very Irish even though it's New York slang. It gives a kind of pelt bristling beneath the cloth.
As of July 2014, films starring Oldman have grossed over $3.8 billion at the United States box office, and over $9.9 billion worldwide. In 2012, The Hollywood Reporter named Oldman the highest-grossing actor in history, based on lead and supporting roles.
Characters are usually borderline psychotics. Also known for playing a wide variety of roles that often requires a variety of different accents.