Gary Leonard Oldman is a celebrated Actor, musician as well as a film maker; born on 21st March, 1958 he established his credentials as a versatile actor, playing some brilliant theatre roles in 1980s. In the mid-eighties Gary Oldman rose to prominence and today he is regarded as one of the best living actors of Britain.

Early Career

Gary Oldman started his professional acting career as a stage actor in “Dick Whittington and His Cat” in 1979. “The Massacre at Paris”, “A Waste of Time”, “Desperado Corner” and “Summit Conference” were some of his prominent stage dramas, before he finally landed a role in the movie “Remembrance”, followed by a string of roles in “Skinhead”, “Meantime”, “Entertaining Mr. Sloane” and “Saved”, which gave Gary Oldman’s career a much needed boost.

Career Highlights

“Prick Up Your Ears” and “Sid and Nancy” were the movies that opened the doors to Hollywood for Gary Oldman and then there was no looking back for him. With excellent roles in “The Criminal”, “The Dracula”, “The Firm”, “State of Grace” and “Chattahoochee” earned him critical acclaim and helped Gary Oldman established as a versatile actor.

He played the role of James Gordon in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” trilogy. Gary Oldman has won Saturn Award in 1992, MTV Award Nomination in 1997. Screen Actors Guild Award nomination in 2000, People’s Choice Awards in 2011, Empire Award and International Star Award in 2011 and three British Academy Awards to name only a few.

Top Ten Movies of Gary Oldman

  • Prick Up Your Ears
  • Criminal Law
  • Dracula
  • Air Force One
  • The Contender
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The Dark Knight
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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