Tom Hooper (II)


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Tom Hooper was educated at one of England's most prestigious schools, Westminster. His first film, Runaway Dog, was made when he was 13 years old and shot on a Clockwork 16mm Bolex camera, using 100 feet of film. At age 18, he wrote, directed and produced the short film Painted Faces (1992), which premiered at the London Film Festival; it was ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Cats Director
(2019)
The Danish Girl Director
(2015)
Les Misérables Director
(2012)
(2010)

Filmography

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 2019 Cats
 2019 His Dark Materials (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Lyra's Jordan (2019)
 2018 Capital One: Louisiana (Video short)
 2018 Capital One: Mona Lisa (Video short)
 2016 LA Times: The Envelope (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2014 Jaguar: Rendezvous (Video 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) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2003)
- Part 1 (2003)
 2002 Yellow Bird (Short)
 2002 Daniel Deronda (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2002)
- 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 Movie)
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Other Works:

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)

Parents:

Meredith Hooper | Hooper, Richard

Relatives:

Hooper, Ben (sibling) | See more »
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[speaking in 2009] 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 ... See more »

Trivia:

His film The King's Speech (2010) was the first film of the 2010s to win the Oscar for Best Picture and his film Cats (2019) was the last film of the 2010s to win the Razzie for Worst Picture. See more »

Trademark:

Often directs historical dramas and period pieces See more »

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