Gary Oldman bio, Movies, Spouse, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

March 14, 2019Gary Oldman bio, Movies, Spouse, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

Who is Gary Oldman?

Gary Oldman is an English actor and filmmaker winning the Academy Award. In the' Harry Potter ' series, people mostly recognize him as Sirius Black. He has credits for appearing in other movies like' The Dark Knight Trilogy,'' Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' and' Léon: The Professional' among others. He portrayed Winston Churchill's role in' Darkest Hour' and won the Best Actor Academy Award for the role.

In the Early life of Gary Oldman

Oldman was born on March 21, 1958, as Gary Leonard Oldman in New Cross, London. He was born to Leonard Bertram Oldman and Kathleen's parents. When he was only seven years old, his father left the family. He was a pianist as a child, but later he chose a career in acting. He's of American and British nationality. He also belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English and Irish. Talking about his education, Oldman attended Deptford's West Greenwich School. He also studied at the Young People's Theater in Greenwich. He also won a scholarship to attend Rose Bruford College. He finally graduated with a BA in Acting in 1979.

In the Career(movies) of Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman in Harry Potter

Fig: Gary Oldman in Harry Potter

Initially, Oldman made his debut as Puss at York's Theater Royal in' Dick Whittington and His Cat.' He also appeared in' The Paris Massacre.' His film debut came after he appeared in' Remembrance' in 1982. She portrayed Coxy's role in the television movie' Meantime' the next year. He had roles in' Dramarama' and' Morgan's Boy' in 1984. In 1985 he played Gary in the TV series ' Summer Season.' He appeared as Sid Vicious in' Sid and Nancy,' Joe Orton in' Prick Up Your Ears,' Martin in' Track 29.' He has since appeared in numerous other movies and television series. He also wrote and produced several movies and television series. All in all, he has over 90 credit as an actor.

Other movies and television series in which Oldman has appeared are' The Hitman's Bodyguard,'' The Space Between Us,'' Criminal,'' Man Down,'' RoboCop,'' Paranoia,'' Guns, Girls and Gambling,'' Lawless,'' Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,'' Red Riding Hood,'' Rain Fall,'' The Backwoods,'' Dead Fish,'' Tiptoes,'' Interstate 60: Road episodes,'' The Contender,'' Lost in Space,'' Murder in the Fii' Oldman is also involved in filmmaking aside from acting. He produced, directed, and wrote the movie ' Nil by Mouth.' He has also performed alongside Glen Matlock and produced a live performance by former White Stripes member Jack White. He is considered one of this generation's best living actors.

Net worth and Awards of Gary Oldman

 Gary Oldman with Academy Award

Fig: Gary Oldman with Academy Award

Oldman won the prestigious 2018 Academy Award for his performance in' Darkest Hour.' He also received the Oscar nomination for' Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' in 2012. He has also won the Golden Globe Award, the BAFTA Film Award, the AACTA International Award, and the Saturn Award. All in all, to date, he has 58 wins and 73 nominations to his name. Oldman hasn't revealed his current salary. However, he currently has an estimated net worth of around $50 million.

Rumors and Controversy of Gary Oldman

 Gary Oldman with Winona Ryder

Fig: Gary Oldman with Winona Ryder

Oldman has criticized the Golden Globe Award several times. In addition, he became part of several controversies after being accused of domestic violence in 2001, which made his 2018 Oscar win even more controversial. In addition, many have also criticized Oldman's problems with alcohol over the years. There is a rumor that in 1992 he might have dated actress Winona Ryder.

Facts of Gary Oldman

Although Oldman is not active on social media, he has several fan pages dedicated to him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

 


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