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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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[on the characterization of George VI in 'The King's Speech'] I didn't want to make a film about the miracle cure.The truth about most disabilities is it's about living with them - there is no miracle. 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 »

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Libra

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