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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 26 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises Commissioner Gordon
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Léon: The Professional
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 2016 The Space Between Us (completed)
Nathaniel Shepherd
  Flying Horse (announced)
Dennis Spencer
 2016 Criminal
Quaker Wells
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Lord Vortech (voice)
 2015/I Man Down
Captain Peyton
 2014 RoboCop
Dr. Dennett Norton
 2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
A Thanksgiving Message
- Episode #11.82 (2013) ... A Thanksgiving Message
 2013 David Bowie: The Next Day (Video short)
 2012 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
George Smiley
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Shen (voice)
 2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops I (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)
 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
 2004 Who's Kyle? (Short)
 2003 True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game)
Rocky / Agent Masterson (voice)
 2003 Tiptoes
 2002 Beat the Devil (Short)
 2002 Greg the Bunny (TV Series)
Gary Oldman
 1999 Jesus (TV Movie)
Pontius Pilate
 1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
- Hair (1999) ... Hairdresser
 1998 The Fifth Element (Video Game)
Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg (voice)
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Pat Kelley
 1992 Bram Stoker's 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
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
- Rachel and the Roarettes (1985) ... Gary
 1984 Morgan's Boy (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Colin
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... Colin
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Colin
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Colin
 1984 Dramarama (TV Series)
- On Your Tod (1984) ... Ben
 1984 Meantime (TV Movie)
 1982 Remembrance
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Sang "You've Been Around" with David Bowie (duet from "the Sacred Squall of Now"). See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Maurice Escargot | Gary von Oldman


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Personal Quote:

I'm 56 now, and if you've managed to work as long as I have, you understand that these roles everyone fusses over are your career; they're not your life. It's just a job, really. You have financial responsibilities, you have children, you have all those things all the regular people have. Honestly, I forget I'm an actor until I'm reminded. See more »


Harry Potter co-actor Jason Isaacs lists him as one of his favorite actors. See more »


Often plays reluctant Heroes who assist the main character See more »



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Has no "presence" on screen and is one of the "least interesting" actors black_mass-65596
Gary Oldman is such an amazing actor! crstiemcafee
The Professional chelseaswmanagement
Finally another actor that speaks out against the liberal bs drsigmal
never won an oscar what a joke mccathie10
Performances which he should have been nominated for an Oscar? Koyaanisqatsi4
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