Who is Tom Hollander?

Thomas Anthony ‘Tom’ Hollander was born on 25 August 1967 under the zodiac sign of Virgo, in Bristol, England. He is a 54-year-old actor and producer, probably best recognized for landing the role of Anthony Meredith in the satirical black comedy film “Gosford Park” (2001), playing Rev. Adam Smallbone in the BBC Two sitcom “Rev.” (2010-2014), and featuring as Lance ‘Corky’ Corkoran in the BBC One/AMC spy thriller miniseries “The Night Manager” (2016).

How rich is he, as of now? Tom Hollander Net Worth

As of late-2021, Tom Hollander’s net worth is estimated at over $5 million, earned through his successful career in the world of entertainment. He’s worked on more than 90 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the early 1980s.

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Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Tom Hollander was born in Bristol but raised in Oxford by his parents Tony Hollander and Clare Hill, both of whom were teachers. He has an elder sister named Julia Hollander, and she is known as a director, writer and singer. He holds British nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. His father was a Czech Jew whose family converted to Catholicism, so Tom was raised in the Christian faith.

Educational Background

Regarding his education, Tom first went to the Dragon School, and then attended Abingdon School, where he was chief chorister. While in there, he was also a member of the National Youth Theatre and the Children’s Music Theatre.

Upon matriculation, he enrolled in Cambridge University, and during that time, he performed in various stage productions with the Footlights. He also performed in the critically acclaimed production of “Cyrano De Bergerac”, directed by his friend Sam Mendes, and was the president of the Marlowe Society.

Career Beginnings

Tom Hollander’s acting career officially started at the age of 14, when he booked the main role of William Jones in the BBC dramatization of Leon Garfield’s adventure novel “John Diamond”. He then went on hiatus for a few years, eventually continuing to pursue his career on stage when he won the 1992 Ian Charleson Award for his portrayal of Witwoud in the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre production of “The Way Of The World”. He then took the role of Jonathan in the BBC1 drama series “Harry”, that lasted for two seasons from 1993 to 1995.

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The next year, he made his debut feature film appearance as Farnsworth in the historical drama film “Some Mother’s Son”, which was followed by his stage performances of the title role in Molière’s “Tartuffe” (1996), and then as Khlestakov in Nikolai Gogol’s “The Government Inspector” (1997), both at the Almeida Theatre.

Rise to Prominence

In 1998, Tom Hollander landed the role of Darren in the comedy-drama film “Bedrooms And Hallways”, after which he played Sir John Ogelby in the comedy film “The Clandestine Marriage”, next to Joan Collins and Nigel Hawthorne, and starred as Osborne Hamley in the BBC adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel “Wives And Daughters: An Everyday Story”, both in 1999. His big break came two years later, when he took the part of Anthony Meredith in Robert Altman’s satirical black comedy mystery film “Gosford Park”, in which he shared the screen with Eileen Atkins, Alan Bates and Bob Balaban. It was both a critical and commercial success that led him to win more serious roles over the next few years.

In 2002, he portrayed Euan in the romantic mystery film “Possession”, next to Aaron Eckhart and Gwyneth Paltrow, after which he appeared as George V in the Emmy Award-winning BBC One biographical drama film “The Last Prince”, and featured as Guy Burgess in the BBC Two drama miniseries “Cambridge Spies”, for which he won the FIPA D’OR Grand prize for best actor, both in 2003. It was followed by his performances as Sir Peter Lely in the romantic period drama film “Stage Beauty”, directed by Richard Eyre, and Etherege in the drama film “The Libertine”, opposite Johnny Depp and John Malkovich, both in 2004.

Continued Success

Tom Hollander’s next major appearance was in the Academy Award-nominated 2005 romantic drama film “Pride & Prejudice”, based on the novel of the same title by Jane Austen, in which he played Mr. Collins alongside Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen.

It earned him both the Evening Standard Film Comedy and London Critics Circle Best Supporting Actor Awards.

Alongside his physical appearances, since 2006, he has voiced various characters in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning Fox/TBS adult animated series “American Dad!”

In 2006, he was cast as Charlie Willis in Ridley Scott’s romantic comedy film “A Good Year”, opposite Russell Crowe, and then landed the role of Lord Cutler Beckett in the Academy Award-winning epic fantasy swashbuckler film “Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”, which is the second installment of the “Pirates Of The Caribbean” franchise, sharing the screen with Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley; the film was a huge commercial success since it grossed over $1 billion at the box office.

He later reprised the role in its 2007 sequel, entitled “Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End”, and during the same year, he played Adrian Philby in the TNT historical drama miniseries “The Company” and appeared as Sir Amyas Paulet in the biographical period drama film “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”.

Further Work

In 2009, Tom Hollander starred as Simon Foster in the satirical black comedy film “In The Loop”, which earned him a British Independent Film Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Later that year, he was cast as John Ruskin in the BBC Two six-part drama miniseries “Desperate Romantics”.

His next significant role was in the BBC Two sitcom “Rev.”, in which he featured as Rev. Adam Smallbone. He also served as a creator, co-writer, and executive producer for the series which aired for three seasons from 2010 until its finale in 2014.

While filming it, Tom worked on other projects; in 2011, he landed the role of Isaacs in the action thriller film “Hanna”, directed by Joe Wright, which was followed by his portrayals of Harry in the romantic comedy-drama film “About Time”, and Wilkie Collins in the biographical film “The Invisible Woman”, alongside Kristin Scott Thomas and Felicity Jones, both in 2013. He then booked the lead role of Dylan Thomas in the BBC One Wales biographical drama film “A Poet In New York” (2014), and played Prime Minister in the action spy film “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” (2015), next to Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson.

Recent Years

Tom Hollander received a BAFTA Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Lance ‘Corky’ Corkoran in the 2016 BBC One/AMC spy thriller miniseries “The Night Manager”, sharing the screen with Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie.

The same year, he played the title role in the ITV drama adaptation of Anthony Trollope’s novel “Doctor Thorne”. It was followed by his appearances as Cholmondeley in the BBC One/FX crime drama miniseries “Taboo”, alongside Tom Hardy, Moshe in the French-Belgian comedy film “Holy Lands”, and Dr Sorgh in the historical romantic film “Tulip Fever”, both in 2017.

In the next year, he booked such roles as Sean Ryan in the biographical war drama film “A Private War” and Jim Beach in the critically acclaimed biographical musical film “Bohemian Rhapsody”. He then lent his voice to Tabaqui in the adventure drama film “Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle” (2018) and starred as Edward Stratton in the BBC One mystery thriller series “Baptiste” (2019).

Most recently, Tom was cast as Douglas Petersen in the 2020 BBC One comedy-drama series “Us” and The Moon in the 2021 Netflix animated series “A Tale Dark & Grimm”. Regarding his upcoming projects, it’s announced that he will appear in such TV and film titles as “The King’s Man”, “The Ipcress File”, and “The Alchemist”.

Other Projects

In addition to his acting career, Tom Hollander has also worked on a number of voice roles for BBC radio. He did the voice-overs of Frank Churchill in Jane Austin’s “Emma”, and Mosca in Ben Jonson’s “Volprone”. He also provided the vocal texture for J.K. Rowling’s “The Casual Vacancy”, Anthony Burgess’ “A Clockwork Orange”, and Diana Wynne Jones’ “Conrad: The Chrestomanci Series”. Furthermore, he voiced Patrick Moore in the BBC radio play “Far Side Of The Moore”, and narrated “Agatha Christie: Twelve Radio Mysteries”.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Tom Hollander has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), while his weight is around 165lbs (75kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life and Charity Work

Tom Hollander was romantically involved with interior designer Fran Hickman – the two became engaged in 2010 but eventually ended their romance. His current relationship status is a mystery, so most believe that he’s single at the moment. His residence is in Notthing Hill, London.

Tom is known for his charity work – he’s collaborated with a number of charitable organizations, such as the Teenage Cancer Trust and the Helen & Douglas House Hospice for Children and Young Adults.

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