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Tom Hollander - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography

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Born 25 August 1967 in Bristol is a British film and theater actor.

Tom Hollander's childhood was spent in Oxford. He was a soloist in the school choir, as well as a member of the troupe of the National Youth Theater and the Children's Musical Theater. At the age of 14, he landed his first role in the BBC adaptation of Leon Garfield's John Diamond.

After high school, Tom Hollander entered Cambridge to study English. During his student years, his interest in acting only strengthened, he participated in productions of the studio "Ramp", which gave a start in life to many stars of British cinema. Sam Mendes was a fellow student and stage director for several performances. After graduation, despite the lack of specialized education, Tom Hollander began working in the theater.

He made his debut on the big screen much later - in 1996 in the political drama Sons. In the same year, Tom Hollander starred in the sports melodrama "The Last Truth". Then he got small but notable roles in the TV movie "You Can't Prevent Living Nicely" and the independent film "Bedrooms and Hallways". In 1998, Tom Hollander played one of the main roles in the romantic comedy "Something About Martha." He got a supporting role in the comedy "Everything is possible, baby!"

Tom Hollander met again with Sam Mendes at the theater - in the performances of The Threepenny Opera, Tartuffe, The Inspector General. In The Kiss of Judas, directed by David Hare in London and Broadway, Tom Hollander played Lord Alfred Douglas, lover of the famous writer Oscar Wilde.

After filming the comedies "Secret Marriage" and "You Can't Command Your Heart," Tom Hollander joined the brilliant ensemble cast in Robert Altman's acclaimed detective story "Gosford Park."

In the same 2001, Tom Hollander played one of the roles in a spy thriller about the Second World War "Enigma". In 2003, he played one of the British students sent to spy in the USSR in the television movie "Spies from Cambridge".

The role of an aristocrat again went to the actor in the comedy "Beauty in English", dedicated to King Charles II, who allowed women to play on stage in the 17th century. In 2004, Hollander starred in the comedy thriller Paparazzi and the historical drama The Libertine, and in 2005, he played the vicar in the next film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. After that, he was invited to Hollywood to star in the comedy "Darwin Award".

In 2006, Tom Hollander landed the role of Beckett in the world blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, and a year later he returned to this role in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.

In 2007 he again played in the costume melodrama "The Golden Age" about the reign of Elizabeth. Critics also noted his comedic portrayal in Freeze on BBC 2. In 2008, Tom Hollander returned to the WWII theme, playing one of the Nazi leaders in Operation Valkyrie. Then he appeared on American television, playing the English king in the historical mini-series "John Adams". In 2009, he played one of the main roles in the British comedy "In The Loop".

Since 2010, Tom Hollander has starred in the comedy series Reverend, which earned him BAFTA and British Comedy nominations.

In 2011 he again starred in Hollywood - in the fantastic action movie Hannah. A perfect tool. "

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