Gary Oldman - Details


Gary OldmanGARY OLDMAN has earned praise for his performances in a wide variety of film roles.
Born in England, Oldman first gained international recognition for his portrayal of Sid Vicious in "Sid and Nancy." He subsequently starred as doomed playwright Joe Orton in Stephen Frears' "Prick Up Your Ears (1987) ," for which he earned a BAFTA nomination. His earlier film work also includes Rosencrantz in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead"; Oliver Stone's "JFK (1991) ," in which he starred as Lee Harvey Oswald; and the title role in "Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) ," directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
Oldman more recently squared off with Harrison Ford in Wolfgang Petersen's blockbuster "Air Force One (1997) ." He includes among his other film credits "Lost In Space (1998) ," "Fifth Element, The (1997) ," "Basquiat (1996) ," "The Scarlet Letter," "Murder In The First (1995) ," "Immortal Beloved (1994) ," "Romeo Is Bleeding (1993) " and "True Romance (1993) ."
In addition, Oldman has worked extensively on the London stage, and has won numerous awards for his performances, including the Evening Standard Award.
Behind the camera, Oldman wrote, directed and produced the 1997 film "Nil By Mouth (1997) ," for which he won BAFTA Awards for Best British Film and Best Original Screenplay. The project was produced under the banner of the SE8 Group, which he and Douglas Urbanski founded in 1985. Together, they also executive produced "Plunkett & Macleane (1999) ." Their upcoming projects include "Nobody's Baby," in which Oldman will star, and "Joe Buck," to be written and directed by Oldman.


  • 21st March 1958 - Birth