Ten fun facts about Gary Oldman

Fact 1
Gary Oldman acquired a B.A. in theater arts after receiving a scholarship to Rose Brudord Drama College in Britain.

Fact 2
After starting his career off in theater and appearing in numerous plays throughout the early 80's, he then went off to become a movie actor in the early 90's.

Fact 3
The actor starred in several films throughout the 1990's, including “True Romance”, “The Fifth Element”, and “Dracula”. In all of these movies he portrayed villainous characters.

Fact 4
He won his first Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of master spy George Smiley in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”.

Fact 5
The film “Nil by Mouth”, which won Kathy Burke the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival was written and directed by Gary Oldman.

Fact 6
With his notable ability of expertise with accents and formidable acting skills, Gary Oldman was able to play a broad range of characters including Ludwig van Beethoven and Lee Harvey Oswald.

Fact 7
The actor often considered a career in music, but never highly pursued it.

Fact 8
One of the films Gary Oldman wrote was based on his life growing up in London.

Fact 9
He has acted with some of the biggest producers and directors in Hollywood including Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Zemeckis, Quentin Tarantino And Oliver Stone.

Fact 10
Is known to have answered to the nickname “Gaz.” He has never revealed publicly where the nickname comes from.

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Short about Gary Oldman
Is an actor from London who was originally known for playing antagonists and is now also well versed in heroic roles.

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