Gary Oldman Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Aug, 2019
Facts of Gary Oldman
Date of Birth: 1958 , March-21
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Gary Oldman
Birth Name Gary Leonard Oldman
Father Leonard Oldman
Mother Kathleen Oldman
Nationality British
Birth Place/City New Cross, London, England
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 40 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 72 KG
Married Yes
Married to Alexandra Edenborough (m. 2008) Uma Thurman m. 1990), Lesley Manville (m. 1987)
Children Alfie Oldman, Charlie John Oldman, Gulliver Flynn Oldman
Divorce Alexandra Edenborough (m. 2015)
Education Rose Bruford College
Awards BAFTA Award for Best British Film
Movies The Dark Knight 2008
TV Show Dramarama 1983 1989
Siblings Laila Morse
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Gary Leonard Oldman is an actor, musician, author, and filmmaker of English nationality who has been known for movies like The Massacre in Paris, Hamlet, etc.

Early Life, Bio, and Education Of Gary Oldman

He was born on the 21st of March, 1958 and has been involved in the acting fraternity since 1979. His parents are Kathleen and Leonard Bertram Oldman.

Gary was born in New Cross, London and was enrolled in the Young People's Theatre in Greenwhich. He starred his career as a porter and sold shows too. After winning a scholarship to attend the Rose Bruford College, he graduated with a BA in acting and performed roles of Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream.


He started acting in menial roles on film and television after which he gained critical acclaim and fame for being showcased in the film Meantime in a lead role. He had a hugely successful theatre career after he performed at the Royal Court and was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. His theatre credits include appearing in Saved, Women Beware Women, The Massacre at Paris, The Country Wife, Hamlet and Entertaining Mr. Sloane. He was named the best young British actor after appearing as Sid in Sid and Nancy and as Joe in Prick Up Your Ears.

He gained international recognition after appearing in the State of Grace as an American Gangster. His other roles include acting as Count Dracula in Bram Stoker's Dracula which earned him the Saturn Award for Best Actor. He has also appeared in The Dark Night Trilogy, Tinker Tailor Soldier, Nil by Mouth, etc.

Net Worth

Oldman has a net worth of a whopping 40 million dollars and a huge salary that fits his exceptional acting skills.

Personal Life

The personal life of this legendary personality has also been talked about well. Oldman has been known to have been married four times and is currently single. He was rumored to be dating Cyrinda Foxe on 1981 and then got married to Lesley Manville on 1986. The couple stayed together until 1990 and has a son together.

He then married American actress Uma Thurman on 2010 after a brief affair but the marriage too ended in divorce on 1992. He started a relationship with actress and model Isabella Rossellini next. The couple were also surrounded by rumors of having got engaged but were actually separated after two years. Oldman then married Donya Fiorentino on 1997 and the couple was together till 2001. They have two children, both sons together. After problems and issues, his spouse was allowed the only state-monitored visits and Oldman was granted full custody of their children.

He got married to wife Alexandra Edenborough after she was his girlfriend for some time. The couple ended up with a divorce on 2015. 

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Gary Oldman is 61 years old.
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Height: He is 5 feet 8 inches(174 cm) tall.
  • Weight: His body weight is around 72kg(159 pounds).
  • Body Measurements: His body measurements are 40-12-32 inches(chest-biceps-waist).