Who is Tom Hardy?
Tom Hardy is a big name in the entertainment industry. He is a professional actor as well as a producer. Many usually know him as Eddie Brock/ Venom, which is his role for the movie series Venom and also the movie Warrior. This 42-year-old actor has been in the industry for more than 19 years.
|Full Name||Edward Thomas Hardy|
|Birth Date||15th of September, 1977|
|Birth Place||Hammersmith, London, England|
|Father||Edward "Chips" Hardy|
|Mother||Anne Barrett Hardy|
|Height||5 feet and 10 inches|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
Tom Hardy was born on the 15th of September, 1977 with the name Edward Thomas Hardy in Hammersmith, London, England. He is the son of Edward “Chips” Hardy and Anne Barrett Hardy. Edward is a professional novelist and comedy writer, whereas Anne was an artist and painter. Furthermore, he does not have any siblings. Tom’s zodiac sign is Virgo. He belongs to Irish ethnicity and has an American nationality.
Physical Stats (Height, Weight)
Hardy stands to 5 feet and 10 inches in height, and his weight is around 75 kilograms. His chest is about 45 inches, waist is approximately 35 inches, and biceps are around 16 inches. He has a beautiful pair of Hazel Grey eyes and Dark Brown hair.
Talking about his educational qualifications, Tom attended Tower House School, Reed’s School, and Duff Miller Sixth Form College for early education. Later, he attended the Richmond Drama School and the Drama Centre London for further studies.
Dating And Marriage (Wife and Kids)
Hardy has been married twice. His first wife is Sarah Ward, a producer in 1999. However, the couple divorced in 2004. He then dated Rachael Speed. The couple has a child together, a son. However, the couple broke up after 4 years of dating. He then met Charlotte Riley, an actress in 2009. The couple married in 2014. They have two children together. Furthermore, the couple is happily together to date.
Tom Hardy Career
Hardy’s first movie was titled Black Hawk Down, which released in 2001. He played the role of Lance Twombly in the film. Furthermore, he played two films in 2002 titled Deserter and Star Trek: Nemesis, where he played the roles of Pascal Dupont and Shinzon, respectively. The next year, Tom played roles in three movies as Straw, Tom, and Matt, respectively in The Reckoning, Dot the I, and LD 50 Lethal Dose, respectively. In 2004, he played the role of Henry in the movie EMR in 2004. Hardy then played the role of Clarkie in the movie Layer Cake the same year.
Furthermore, he played in the film Marie Antoinette as Raumont in 2006. He then played roles in two movies titled Minotaur and Scenes of a Sexual Nature the same year, the characters of Theo and Noel. Hardy then played the role of Pierre Jackson in the movie WΔZ. Later, he played the roles of Zack and Dad in movies Flood and The Inheritance in 2007. In 2008, he played in three films titled Sucker Punch, PocknRolla and Bronson, for the roles of Rodders, Handsome Bob, and Charles Bronson/ Michael Peterson, respectively.
More about his Movie
Furthermore, Tom played the roles of Michaels and Doctor in the movies Thick as Thieves and Perfect, respectively, in 2009. He then played in the movie Inception as Eames. Hardy then played three films in 2011 titled Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Brother, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and Warrior as Dan, Ricki Tarr, and Tommy Riordan Conlon respectively. Then came three more movies titled This Means War, The Dark Knight Rises, and Lawless in 2012, where he played the roles of Tuck Hansen, Bane, and Forrest Bondurant, respectively. He then played the role of Ivan Locke in the movie Locke in 2013. Furthermore, Hardy played the role of Bob Saginowski in the film The Drop in 2014.
In 2015, Hardy played roles in film Child 44, Mad Max: Fury Road, London Road, Legend and The Revenant as Leo Demidov, Max Rockatansky, Mark, Ronald Kray/Reginald Kray, and John Fitzerald respectively. Two years later, he played in the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi as FN-926; however, the scenes were deleted. In the same year, the actor played the role of Farrier in the movie Dunkirk. The next year, he played the role of Eddie Brock/ Venom in the movie Venom in 2018. Hardy was also the executive producer of the movie. In 2020, he played in the film Capone as Al Capone. The movie Venom 2 is currently in Post-Production.
Apart from film, Hardy has also appeared in various television series and shows as well. His first television role was as John Janovec in series Band of Brothers in 2001 in two episodes titled “Why We Fight” and “Points.” Four years later, he appeared in 2 episodes of Colditz as Jack Rose and 3 episodes of The Virgin Queen as Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. Since 2014, he has been playing the role of Alfie Solomons in the crime drama series Peaky Blinders to present. Furthermore, he plays the role of James Delaney in 8 episodes of Taboo. He is also the co-creator and executive producer for the series.
Hardy’s first award was the 2009 British Independent Film Award for the Best Actor category for the movie Bronson. Furthermore, he won the 2010 Scream Award for the Breakout Performance-Male for the movie Inception. He then won the BAFTA Award for the Rising Star category in 2011. In 2014, he won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for the Best Actor category for the movie Locke. He then won the British Independent Film Award for the Best Actor category in 2015. Tom then won three awards in 2016; Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie, London Film Critics’ Circle Award for Actor of the Year, and British Actor of the Year.