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Gary Oldman


Gary Oldman was born on March 21, 1958 in London, England, the son of Kathleen (Cheriton), a homemaker, and Leonard Bertram Oldman, a welder. For most of his career he was best-known for playing over-the-top antagonists, though he has recently reached a new audience with heroic roles in the Harry Potter and Dark Knight franchises. Oldman won a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 25 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Flying Horse (announced)
Dennis Spencer
 2015 Man Down (post-production)
Captain Peyton
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Shen (voice)
 2009 Planet 51
General Grawl (voice)
 2009 Rain Fall
William Holtzer
 2005 Dead Fish
Lynch
 2003 Tiptoes
Rolfe
 1998 Quest for Camelot
Ruber (voice)
 1992 Dracula
Dracula
 1990 Henry & June
Pop (as Maurice Escargot)
 1988 Criminal Law
Ben Chase
 1988 Track 29
Martin
 1982 Remembrance
Daniel
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Chinchilla". See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 9 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maurice Escargot | Gary von Oldman

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[1990, on State of Grace (1990)] It's the best thing I've ever done. Ever. Ever. We could do 20 or 30 takes - do it until we got it right. I'm not saying you always need that for it all to gel and be brilliant, but it lets you forget about the finance and just fly. On something like Prick Up Your Ears (1987) you had to get it in one or two takes. Because those kind of movies - British movies - ... See more »

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Member of jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1993. See more »

Trademark:

His ability to change his appearance and voice to make every character unique See more »

Nickname:

Gaz

Star Sign:

Aries

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never won an oscar what a joke mccathie10
Gary's problem is he likes to work illbeoneasystreet
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