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Tom Hooper was born on October 1, 1972 in London, England as Thomas George Hooper. He is a director and producer, known for The King's Speech (2010), Les Misérables (2012) and The Damned United (2009). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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 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)
 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)
 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'm sitting at the Oscars [in 2012] pretty sure that I'm going to direct "Les Miz" but not sure at all who I'm going to cast. And Anne Hathaway steps forth, to the front of the stage and sings a rendition of "On My Own," to Hugh Jackman. And I'm going: Hold on a second, is Anne Hathaway using the Oscar stage as the ultimate auditioning platform for her talents and is she also suggesting Hugh ... See more »

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Educated at Westminster School, London. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive visual style involving dutch angles, hand-held cameras, and putting actors in the far side of a shot See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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