Biography of Tom Hardy
Edward Thomas Hardy was born on September 15, 1977 in Hammer smith, London; his mother, Elizabeth Anne (Barrett), is an artist and painter, and his father, Chips Hardy, is a writer. He is of English and Irish descent. Hardy was brought up in East Sheen, London, and first studied at Reed’s School. His education continued at Tower House School, then at Richmond Drama School, and subsequently at the Drama Center London, along with fellow Oscar nominee Michael Fassbinder. After winning a modeling competition at age 21, he had a brief contract with the agency Models One.
Tom Hardy Movie Career
With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan’s science fiction thriller Inception 2010, English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. However, the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his television debut in the miniseries Band of Brothers 2001. After being cast in the World War II drama, Hardy left his studies at the prestigious Drama Centre in London and was subsequently cast as Twombly in Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down 2001 and as the villain Shinzon in Star Trek: Nemesis 2002.
In 2003, Hardy was awarded the Evening Standard Most Promising Newcomer Award for his theatre performances in the productions of “In Arabia, We’d All Be Kings” and “Blood”. In 2003, Tom also co-starred in the play “The Modernists” with Paul Popplewell, Jesse Spencer and Orlando Wells.
During the next five years, Hardy worked consistently in film, television and theatre, playing roles as varied as Robert Dudley in the BBC’s The Virgin Queen 2005, Bill Sikes in Oliver Twist 2007 and starring in “The Man of Mode” at the National Theatre. On the silver screen, he appeared in the crime thriller Layer Cake 2004 with Daniel Craig, Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette 2006, and the romp Scenes of a Sexual Nature 2006.
In 2006, Hardy created “Shotgun”, an underground theatre company along with director Robert Delamere, and directed a play, penned by his father for the company, called “Blue on Blue”.
Hardy, hailed for his transformative character acting, was lauded for his emotionally and physically convincing portrayal in the ill-fated and warmhearted tale of Shorter, a homeless and occasionally violent man suffering from addiction and muscular dystrophy.
Tom Hardy Wife
Tom Hardly is married to Charlotte Riley since 4th of July 2014 till now.
Tom Hardy Children
As of September 2017 Tom Hardy has only one child.
Tom Hardy Awards
Tom has won awards such as the British Independent Film Award, BAFTA awards,Academy Awards, USA ,Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA,Central Ohio Film Critics Association and several others.