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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 & 41 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
 2003 Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (TV Mini-Series)
 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, "To Life, Love and Loot" for Captain Morgan Rum, directed by Tom Hooper. See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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The thing that fascinates me is that the way I came to film and television is extinct. Then there were gatekeepers, it was prohibitively expensive to make a film, to be a director you had to be an entrepreneur to raise money. Now with my little £150 digital camera, I can film and use editing software on the computer. There's been a complete democratization. The barrier to entry is so much lower, ... 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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