Tom Courtenay

Actor, Film actor

1937 –

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Who is Tom Courtenay?

Sir Thomas Daniel "Tom" Courtenay is an English actor who came to prominence in the early 1960s with a succession of films, including The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Billy Liar, and Dr. Zhivago. Since the mid-1960s he has been known primarily for his work in the theatre, although he received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in the film adaptation of The Dresser, which he had performed on the West End and on Broadway. Courtenay received a knighthood in February 2001 for forty years' service to cinema and theatre.

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Born
Feb 25, 1937
Kingston upon Hull
Also known as
  • Thomas Daniel Courtenay
  • Sir Tom Courtenay
  • Tom Courteney
  • Sir Thomas Daniel Courtenay
  • Sir Thomas Daniel "Tom" Courtenay
  • Tom
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Lived in
  • HM Prison Hull

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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