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Gary Oldman

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Gary Oldman

English actor, voice actor, filmmaker and musicianadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1958.

Countries: United States (44%), United Kingdom (26%), (9%)

Main connections: Douglas Urbanski, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Costner

Linked to: TalkTalk Group, Royal Shakespeare Company, Blockbuster Inc., Democratic Party

 

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Gary Oldman was born in 1958 add something


1978

After graduating with a BA in Acting from Rose Bruford College in Sidcup, Kent in 1978, Oldman spent almost eight years in theatre, winning a number of awards. add something


1979

Oldman won a scholarship to the Rose Bruford College, where he received a BA in Theatre Arts in 1979. add something


1986

In 1986 he won the role of the Sex Pistols' ill-fated bassist Sid Vicious in the 1986 motion picture Sid and Nancy. add something


1987

Oldman married his first wife Lesley Manville in 1987 but left her in 1989 three months after their son, Alfie, was born. add something


1988

Oldman retained his love for music, however, and can be seen singing and playing piano in the 1988 film Track 29, and tracing over pre-recorded versions of Beethoven's music in Immortal Beloved. add something

 

J. R. Ackerley - The novel was adapted as a motion picture by the same name in 1988, which starred Alan Bates and Gary Oldman


1989

In 1989, Oldman starred as football hooligan Clive Bissel in British drama The Firm; in 2011, Total Film named Oldman's performance as the best of his career. add something


1990

He met American actress Uma Thurman on the set of State of Grace, and they were married in 1990, but it ended two years later. add something

 

Uma Thurman - Thurman met English actor Gary Oldman on the set of State of Grace, and they were married in 1990, but it ended two years later.


1991

In 1991, Oldman starred in what was at that point the most significant role of his career as Lee Harvey Oswald in Oliver Stone's JFK. The following year, he starred as Count Dracula in Francis Ford Coppola's romance-horror Dracula. add something


1992

Oldman's performance is regarded by many as a staple of the horror genre, and was recognised by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films as the best male performance of 1992, who awarded Oldman the Best Actor award. add something


1993

After a string of alcohol-fuelled debacles he checked himself into Marworth treatment facility in Waverly Township, Pennsylvania, for alcoholism treatment in 1993. add something

 

In 1993, he had a cameo role as the Devil in the promo video to the Guns N' Roses single "Since I Don't Have You"—he played the Devil in the 2002 BMW short Beat The Devil, alongside Clive Owen, James Brown and Marilyn Manson. add something

 

Oldman appeared as the Devil in the 1993 promo video to the Guns N' Roses single "Since I Don't Have You", and served as a member of Jury at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. add something

 

Michael Wincott - Also in 1993, Michael Wincott acted with his personal friend, Gary Oldman in the crime thriller, "Romeo is Bleeding"


1994

Symphony No. 3 (Beethoven) - In 1994, portions of the "Eroica" were used in the biographical film, "Immortal Beloved" starring Gary Oldman as Beethoven

 

Roy Scheider - Scheider played a mob boss in the Gary Oldman crime film "Romeo Is Bleeding" and a chief executive of a corrupt insurance company cross-examined by Matt Damon in 1997's "John Grisham's The Rainmaker", directed by Francis Ford Coppola


1997

In 1997, Oldman directed, produced, and wrote the award-winning Nil by Mouth, a movie partially based on his own childhood. add something

 

Oldman was married to Donya Fiorentino from 1997 to 2001 and has sons Gulliver Flynn (b. add something


1998

Blanc on the set of Lost in Space in 1998. add something

 

Christopher Walken - Given their visibility as popular portrayers of villains in Hollywood, MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch aired a match between Walken and Gary Oldman in 1998, citing their portrayals of such villains.


1999

Ebert's co-presenter on the film review television show, At the Movies, Gene Siskel, described Oldman as a "wonderful" actor; following Siskel's death in 1999, Oldman said, "it's pretty overwhelming for a kid from South London to hear the two most important film critics in the world call you one of the greatest actors in the world. add something


2000

Douglas Urbanski - Urbanski's film producing credits include "The Contender", which received two Academy *award Nominations and starred Gary Oldman, Jeff_Bridges, Joan Allen, Christian Slater, and Sam Elliott, and "Nil By Mouth", written and directed by Gary Oldman for which Urbanski received the 1997 British Academy *award for Outstanding British Film of the Year, and for which Oldman received the Best Original Screenplay British Academy *award


2001

Blanc) and himself. add something

 

In 2001, former wife Donya Fiorentino claimed that Oldman had a drug habit and abused her, a claim which was investigated by the family courts, child custody evaluator, the police, and Los Angeles city attorney. add something

 

In 2001, he starred opposite Anthony Hopkins in Hannibal, as Mason Verger, the only surviving victim of Hannibal Lecter. add something

 

Nobody's Baby (2001 film) - "'Nobody's Baby"' is a 2001 comedy film written and directed by David Seltzer and starring Gary Oldman and Skeet Ulrich


2004

Following his Friends appearance, Oldman did not appear in any significant roles until 2004. add something

 

In 2004, Oldman returned to prominence when he landed a significant role in the Harry Potter, playing Harry Potter's godfather Sirius Black. add something


2006

In September 2006, Nokia Nseries Studio released the Oldman-directed short film Donut, with music by Tor Hyams. add something


2007

In contrast to his often dark on-screen roles, Oldman's affable real-life demeanour has been noted, and he was named as one of Empire magazine's "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History" in 2007. add something


2008

On 31 December 2008, Oldman married singer Alexandra Edenborough in Santa Barbara, California in a private, formal ceremony. add something


2009

He had a starring role in David Goyer's supernatural thriller The Unborn, released in 2009. add something

 

Oldman co-starred with Jim Carrey in the 2009 version of A Christmas Carol in which Oldman played three roles. add something

 

Meagan Good - Good starred in 2009's "The Unborn" with Gary Oldman and Odette Yustman

 

Barry Eisler - In April 2009, Sony Pictures Japan released a mostly Japanese language film version of "Rain Fall" starring Shiina Kippei as Rain and Gary Oldman as Rain's nemesis, CIA Station Chief William Holtzer


2010

In 2010, Oldman co-starred with Denzel Washington in The Book of Eli. He played a lead role in Catherine Hardwicke's Red Riding Hood. add something

 

Jennifer Beals - In 2010, Beals reunited with Denzel Washington in the post-Apocalyptic action drama, "The Book of Eli", where she played a blind woman who is the mother of Mila Kunis' character and a servant of Gary Oldman's


2011

In 2011, he directed a music video for Alex Eden's first single, "Kiss Me Like the Woman You Loved", for Side Tracked Records. add something

 

As of 15 September 2011, motion pictures starring Oldman as leading actor or supporting co-star have grossed over $3.2 billion at the United States box office, and over $8.4 billion worldwide. add something

 

In December 2011, the Palm Springs International Film Festival announced that Oldman would be receiving its International Star Award, which honors "an actor or actress who has achieved both critical and commercial international recognition throughout their body of work. add something

 

Colin Firth - Firth appeared in the 2011 adaptation of the John le Carré novel "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy", directed by Tomas Alfredson, starring Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy

 

Max Irons - In 2011, Irons played the role of Henry in Catherine Hardwicke's "Red Riding Hood", with co-stars Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman

 

Lawless (film) - Guy Pearce, Gary Oldman, and Mia Wasikowska joined the cast in February 2011


2012

In 2012, Oldman plays Floyd Banner, a big-hitting mobster, in John Hillcoat's "Lawless", alongside Tom Hardy, Shia LeBouf, Guy Pearce and Jessica Chastain add something

 

In 2012, "The Hollywood Reporter" named Oldman the highest-grossing actor in history, based on lead and supporting roles add something

 

Matthew Modine - In 2012, he appeared in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" as Deputy Commissioner Peter Foley, a Gotham City police officer and peer to Gary Oldman's Commissioner James Gordon


2013

The film is set for release in August 2013 add something

 

Marion Cotillard - In 2013, she appeared in the controversial music video "The Next Day" by David Bowie, alongside Gary Oldman, her co-star in "The Dark Knight Rises"

 

Evanna Lynch - She was scheduled to play Fiona Carrick-Smith in the upcoming 2013 indie crime drama film "Monster Butler", alongside her "Harry Potter" co-star Gary Oldman


2014

The film is set for release in the US and UK on 7 February 2014 add something

 

In an interview in the July/August 2014 issue of "Playboy" magazine while promoting "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes", Oldman lampooned political correctness, what he deemed as the entertainment industry's hypocrisy, and defended such celebrities as Mel Gibson and Alec_Baldwin; he stressed that he was not "a fascist or a racist" add something

 

Fares Fares - Fares had a role in the 2014 Cold War thriller "Child 44" with Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman

 

Keri Russell - In 2014, Russell appeared in the film "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel to the 2011 movie "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" alongside actors Andy Serkis and Gary Oldman


2015

Also in 2015, Oldman will play the head of the CIA in "Criminal" directed by Ariel Vromen alongside Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Reynolds, Alice Eve, and Gal Gadot add something

 

Edenborough filed for divorce on 9 January 2015 add something

 

Douglas Urbanski - Also released in late 2015, Urbanski was Executive Producer of the film Criminal , which is directed by Ariel Vromen and stars Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, and Tommy Lee Jones


2016

In 2016, Oldman played a CIA chief in "Criminal", directed by Ariel Vromen, and starring Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Reynolds, Alice Eve, and Gal Gadot add something

 

He will star in "The Space Between Us" with Asa Butterfield, which will be released on 21 December 2016 add something

 

Douglas Urbanski - In 2016/17 Urbanski produced Darkest Hour, which stars Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill and is written by Anthony McCarten and directed by Joe Wright

 

Peter Chelsom - Chelsom is currently finishing "The Space Between Us", starring Gary Oldman, due for a July 2016 release

 

Peter Chelsom - Chelsom is currently finishing "The Space Between Us", starring Gary Oldman, Asa_Butterfield, Britt Robertson, and Carla Gugino, scheduled for release on August 19, 2016


2017

He starred in "The Space Between Us" with Asa Butterfield, which was released on February 3, 2017 add something

 

Oldman will appear in "The Hitman's Bodyguard" with Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, and Salma Hayek, which will be released on 18 August 2017 add something

 

In September 2017, Oldman married writer and art curator Gisele Schmidt in a low-key ceremony at the home of Oldman's manager, Douglas Urbanski add something

 

David Bowie - On 8 January 2017, which would have been Bowie's 70th birthday, a charity concert in his birthplace of Brixton was hosted by the actor Gary Oldman, a close friend


2018

In 2018, Oldman is staring in horror-thriller "Mary" directed by Michael Goi add something

 

Douglas Urbanski - In 2018, Urbanski, along with Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will produce John Le Carre's "Smiley's People", which will star Gary Oldman, once again recreating George Smiley


2019

In 2019 British Airways in honour of its 100th anniversary released video "British Airways - Made by Britain Advert" as a part of BA 100 - the 100 makers of Modern Britain, the people who represent the best of business, environment, fashion, film and entertainment, food and drink, music, art and design, philanthropy, science and technology, and sport of Great Britain add something

 

Douglas Urbanski - In 2019 Urbanski exec produces Nicholas Jarecki's Dreamland, which stars Gary Oldman and Armie Hammer

 

David Fincher - In July 2019, it was reported that Fincher had signed on to direct a biopic revolving around "Citizen Kane" screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, with Gary Oldman tapped to play the titular role using a screenplay written by Fincher's late father

 

Herman J. Mankiewicz - It was announced in July 2019 that David Fincher would be filming "Mank" - a black and white Mankiewicz biopic- with Gary Oldman tentatively cast in the title role