Date of Birth: 15 September 1977
Tom Hardy biography:
Hailing from South West London, dashing and luscious-lipped young actor Tom Hardy started off his career in war dramas alongside other hunky newcomers. He began his studies at the prestigious Drama Centre, but left early for a part in the award-winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers. He made his feature film debut in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down, with Josh Hartnett. He then appeared with Paul Bettany in The Reckoning, a British film based on the novel Morality Play. In 2002, he remained in the U.K. for the independent film Dot the I, sharing the bill with the handsome Gael Garc??a Bernal. He then traveled to North Africa for Simon: An English Legionnarie, a story of the French Foreign Legion. In the same year, he gained some heavy international exposure as Shinzon, a clone of Captain Picard in Star Trek: Nemesis. He returned to England for the 2003 thriller LD 50.