His career has seen him play roles in ‘Léon: The Professional’, ‘The Dark Knight’ and ‘True Romance’
When you think of British actors in Hollywood, you won’t find many better than Gary Oldman, a man recently recognised by Ranker as the best actor to never win an Academy Award.
But what about his life? Well, growing up in south London, as a teenager he studied with the Young People’s Theatre in Greenwich while he worked jobs on assembly lines, as a porter in an operating theatre, selling shoes and beheading pigs in an abattoir.
He has been a fixture on the acting scene since he broke through on stage with roles in the late 70s as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company [ . . . ]