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Gary Oldman


Gary Oldman is a talented British born movie actor who played Sid Vicious in Sid & Nancy, Drexl in True Romance, and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He starred in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the remake of RoboCop. He is also an English filmmaker, musician and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style, Oldman is one of the most... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Flying Horse (announced)
Dennis Spencer
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Lord Vortech (voice)
 2015/I Man Down
Captain Peyton
 2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
A Thanksgiving Message
- Episode #11.82 (2013) ... A Thanksgiving Message
 2013 David Bowie: The Next Day (Video short)
Priest
 2011 Touch of Evil (Short)
Gary Oldman
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Shen (voice)
 2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops (Video Game)
Viktor Reznov / Dr. Clarke (voice)
 2009 Planet 51
General Grawl (voice)
 2009 Rain Fall
William Holtzer
 2009 Do Not Go See the Perfect Sleep (Video short)
 2008 Call of Duty: World at War (Video Game)
Sgt. Reznov (voice)
 2008 The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon (Video Game)
Ignitus (voice)
 2008 The Dark Knight
Gordon
 2007 The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night (Video Game)
Ignitus (voice)
 2006 The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning (Video Game)
Ignitus (voice)
 2005 Dead Fish
Lynch
 2004 Who's Kyle? (Short)
Scouse
 2003 True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game)
Rocky / Agent Masterson (voice)
 2003 Tiptoes
Rolfe
 2002 Beat the Devil (Short)
Devil
 2002 Greg the Bunny (TV Series)
Gary Oldman
 1999 Jesus (TV Movie)
Pontius Pilate
 1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Hairdresser
- Hair (1999) ... Hairdresser
 1998 The Fifth Element (Video Game)
Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg (voice)
 1998 Quest for Camelot
Ruber (voice)
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Pat Keiley
 1992 Dracula
Dracula
 1986-1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Ian Tyson / Bex Bissell / Derek Bates
- Heading Home (1991) ... Ian Tyson
- The Firm (1989) ... Bex Bissell
 1990 Henry & June
Pop (as Maurice Escargot)
 1989 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Don Ross
- Close Call (1989) ... Don Ross
 1988 Criminal Law
Ben Chase
 1988 Track 29
Martin
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Gary
- Rachel and the Roarettes (1985) ... Gary
 1984 Morgan's Boy (TV Series)
Colin
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Colin
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... Colin
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Colin
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Colin
 1984 Dramarama (TV Series)
Ben
- On Your Tod (1984) ... Ben
 1984 Meantime (TV Movie)
Coxy
 1982 Remembrance
Daniel
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in the video "Love Kills" for Joe Strummer/ See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 9 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maurice Escargot | Gary von Oldman

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on portraying famous people]: It's a double-edged sword because, in one sense, you have a lot of material to work with, but in a strange kind of way, that puts up a framework that you have to keep within. You can't play Beethoven with pink hair but, to an extent, because no-one has ever met him, who's going to tell me that's not Beethoven? See more »

Trivia:

Appears in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) with Ralph Fiennes. Both of them have played villains in the Hannibal Lecter series: Fiennes played Francis Dolarhyde in Red Dragon (2002), and Oldman played Mason Verger in Hannibal (2001). 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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He has a good taste in women Prascovia
Gary Oldman is such an amazing actor! crstiemcafee
Finally another actor that speaks out against the liberal bs drsigmal
Performances which he should have been nominated for an Oscar? Koyaanisqatsi4
never won an oscar what a joke mccathie10
Gary's problem is he likes to work illbeoneasystreet
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