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Tom Hooper (II)


Tom Hooper is from a very privileged background. He was educated at the prestigious Westminster School and studied English at England's top university, Oxford. His father was a director at United News and Media, which owned an ITV franchise. His father introduced him to British television legend Matthew Robinson, who gave him breaks by employing ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Jaguar: Rendezvous (Short)
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series) (7 episodes)
- Peacefield (2008)
- Unnecessary War (2008)
- Unite or Die (2008)
- Reunion (2008)
 2006 Longford (TV Movie)
 2005 Elizabeth I (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2005)
- Episode #1.1 (2005)
 2004 Red Dust
 2002 Daniel Deronda (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2002)
- Episode #1.2 (2002)
- Episode #1.1 (2002)
 2001 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2001)
- Episode #1.1 (2001)
 1999 Cold Feet (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #2.2 (1999)
- Episode #2.1 (1999)
 1998 EastEnders: The Mitchells - Naked Truths (Video) (archive directed by)
 1997 Byker Grove (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #9.20 (1997)
- Episode #9.19 (1997)
- Episode #9.18 (1997)
- Episode #9.17 (1997)
 1992 Painted Faces (TV Short)
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TV commercial, "Welcome to My Innovation Lab," with Nicholas Hoult, and directed by Tom Hooper for the 2014 Jaguar XJ. See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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I grew up in London and I grew up with the nice sense that the place that did the best drama in the world was London, and American television drama was awful, and you had a nice sort of sense of superiority. And I kind of feel that's been almost turned on its head. I certainly feel like English TV drama isn't necessarily taking as many risks as it perhaps once did and I feel there's a tremendous ... See more »

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Directed 5 actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Hugh Jackman, and Anne Hathaway. Firth and Hathaway won Oscars for their work in Hooper's movies. See more »

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Often directs historical dramas and period pieces See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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