Gary Oldman is an English actor and filmmaker who has been in the entertainment industry for over three decades. He is known for his chameleon-like ability to portray a wide range of characters, from villains to action heroes. His versatility and commitment to his craft have earned him critical acclaim and numerous awards, including an Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Critics’ Choice Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
About Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman was born on March 21, 1958, in New Cross, South London.
He has been acting professionally since 1979 and has appeared in a variety of films, television shows, and stage productions.
He has won numerous awards for his acting performances, including an Oscar in 2018 for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Oldman is known for his versatility and range as an actor, with his characters spanning a variety of genres and personalities.
Some of his most recognizable roles include Commissioner Gordon in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, Sirius Black in the Harry Potter films, and Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.
He has also appeared in other notable works such as The Professional (1994), Léon: The Professional (1994), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
In addition to his acting career, Oldman is also a filmmaker and served as a producer on the film Nil by Mouth (1997).
Oldman is also an accomplished singer and musician and has released several solo albums.
There’s no handbook for parenting. So you walk a very fine line as a parent because you are civilizing these raw things. They will tip the coffee over and finger-paint on the table. At some point, you have to say, ‘We’re gonna have to clean that up because you don’t paint with coffee on a table.’Gary Oldman
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I wanted to play Dracula because I wanted to say: ‘I’ve crossed oceans of time to find you.’ It was worth playing the role just to say that line.Gary Oldman