Tom Bateman Biography
Tom “Thomas Jonathan” Bateman is an English actor whos best known for appearing on the television series Da Vinci’s Demons from 2013 to 2015, the film Murder on the Orient Express in 2017 and Jekyll and Hyde 2015. He went to Cherwell School then joined London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where he was awarded the prestigious Leverhulme Scholarship for 2009 to 2011.
Tom Bateman Age
Bateman was born in 1989 15th March. He is 30 years old.
Tom Bateman Family | Tom Bateman Twin
Bateman was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire. He grew up with together with his thirteen siblings and his twin brother Merlin. They were all born to their father a music teacher and their mother a primary school teacher.
Tom Bateman Dating
Bateman has been in a relationship with Daisy Ridley whos a British actress since 2017. The two intended to keep their relationship private but it was revealed that the two are dating. The two are not shy to show off their love, displaying PDA and sharing kisses in public. Tom has also been in other relationships with Hannah Britland from 2014 to 2016 and Eve Best in 2012.
Tom Bateman Career
Bateman appeared in Sky TV’s 2013 television series The Tunnel and also appeared in the 2013 – 2015 TV series Da Vinci’s Demons as Giuliano de’ Medici. In 2015 he starred as Robert Jekyll the leading character in the 10-episode British television series Jekyll and Hyde and after two years in 2017, he made his Hollywood debut, playing Bouc in the comedy film Snatched and in the mystery film Murder on the Orient Express. Back in 2018 August, he had been announced as the lead character in ITV’s Beecham House, which will air in 2019. In 2019 Bateman starred as the main villain in the film Cold Pursuit. In 2014, Bateman portrayed William Shakespeare in the original London production of Shakespeare in Love.
Tom Bateman Movies
Murder on the Orient Express
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter’s Tale
Much Ado About Nothing
Tom Bateman TV Shows
Into the Dark
Jekyll and Hyde
Dr. Robert Jekyll / Hyde
Da Vinci’s Demons
Giuliano de’ Medici
Tom Bateman Cold Pursuit
In 2019 Bateman starred as the main villain in the film Cold Pursuit. He plays Trevor ‘Viking’ Calcote in this vengeance film where a grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers Viking being one of them, who killed his son. Its based on the 2014 Norwegian film ‘In Order of Disappearance’.
Tom Bateman Vanity Fair
Bateman plays Rawdon Crawley in the TV mini-series Vanity Fair, an adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Tom Bateman Height
Bateman stands at a height of 1.88 m.
Tom Bateman Net Worth
Bateman has an estimated net worth of $700 000. His monthly salary ranges from $45 000-$120 000.
Tom Bateman Joker
Bateman admitted that he picked some hints from Heath Ledger’s Joker in The Dark Knight for his role in the film Jekyll and Hide where he played both Jekyll and Hide. He stated that watching Heath Ledger playing The Joker influenced how he played the role of Hyde. He stated that “Jekyll is quite close to me, a little bit more shy. Whereas Hyde is a mish-mash of lots of things. I didn’t realise I was borrowing it throughout the auditions – but Heath Ledger’s Joker was an influence”.
Tom Bateman Interview
So, you play Viking, who is this great character in this movie. The bad guy, great character! Tell me, when you got the offer for this role, what did you see in that character that you could bring?
Just what you said! The bad guy, great character. The reason I really wanted to do it was the writing. I read it while I was doing a movie called Murder on the Orient Express, and it was a complete world away from that, which really excited me. Then, when I met Hans Petter, the director, he was just wonderful, and Michael Shamberg, the producer, of whom I’m a huge fan. It sort of became even more. They wanted me to get really creative. They kept saying, “Look, don’t worry about the script, let’s just go get crazy and go big.” I had a really really good time. It was probably one of my favourite-ever auditions to date, it was so fun. So when they offered it to me, I was over the moon.
A big theme in this movie is “fathers and sons.” Liam Neeson’s character has a son, and drama happens; your character has a son, and drama happens. Your character, as a father, is well-meaning, if at times inarticulate. There’s that great scene where he invokes Lord of the Flies. What can you tell me about that father/son dynamic that permeates the whole film?
If I’m honest, it’s a theme that I hadn’t really thought about much until now. (laughs) And now people are bringing it up, and I think, yeah, it is interesting. I think, actually, if you delve into it, as well, the fact that Liam kidnaps my son, you know, it’s quite an interesting that he becomes more of a father figure than I ever was. There’s a really sweet scene where he’s reading to him a magazine about snow plows; it’s probably one of the sweetest scenes in the movie. It’s a very interesting dynamic, I think, especially for a character like Viking, who is this killer and drug lord, to have a son like that, and for the first scene of the movie, for him to be offering fatherly advice is quite an interesting dynamic. I think, yes, it’s one of many interesting sides to the film.
He has that hair, which is a little bit like yours, but just… Slick. And he wears those pretty gorgeous suits! What can you tell me about that character’s style and how it reflects his character?
It was one of the first… I always talk about it like puzzle pieces, little stages of building a character and making the project. Talking with the costume designer, she said, I want him to always look… This is a guy who takes care of himself. He cares about his image. The narcissism is rife with this man. One of the first times we see me is when I’m in the mirror, sort of checking that everything is okay. The hair, there’s no way you can get that hair without paying a lot of attention to it. I wanted that vanity to be there through it. He’s probably the vainest character in the movie. He cares about what he looks like, he’s a vegan, he drives this Tesla. He wants the image of an attractive, slick, put-together guy. Even at the end, when we go out looking for Liam’s character, we’re out on the road, in the middle of nowhere on this mountain, he’s got a designer jacket and designer boots. He wants to look like he’s in a magazine shoot. The awareness that he has of himself as a person is very telling.
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