Tommy Bastow Biography
|Date of Birth:||1991 , August-26|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
|Birth Name||Thomas Derek Bastow|
|Birth Place/City||Epsom, Surrey, England|
|Profession||Actors and singer|
|Working For||Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging|
|TV Show||Harley and the Davidsons, The Crossing|
|Albums||Night Time, FranKo|
British born actor Tommy Bastow is best known for playing the role of Dave the Laugh in 2008 British coming of age-comedy film, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging and Joe in the British Telecom (BT) adverts. He is also known as the lead singer in the band FranKo.As of 2018, he appeared in the ABC science fiction thriller series, The Crossing.
Early Life And Education Of Tommy Bastow
Tommy Bastow was born Thomas Derek Bastow on August 26, 1991, in Epsom, Surrey, England. He has a brother, Jodie Bastow.
He attended the independent City of London Freemen's School. Later, he transferred to a state school, BRIT School in Croydon which specializes in the performing arts. He graduated from Drama Centre London with a degree in Acting.
Tommy Bastow's Career
Tommy Bastow from his early days wanted to be an actor. His acting career started at the age of 13. In 2005, he signed a contract with BT and appeared in a number of BT advertisement. He featured in two episodes of the CBBC program M.I.High as Lewis Chuckworth in 2008 and also starred in a short film, Londongrad.
Bastow's major breakthrough came in 2008 when he landed a role of Dave the Laugh in Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging. He starred in an episode of the BBC One mini-series Robin Hood and had a cameo in The Boys Are Back. In 2010, he appeared in a Spanish-American horror film, Exorcismus. In 2012, Bastow portrayed the character Harold Chasen in the theater show, Harold and Maude.
Apart from acting, Bostow has successfully established himself as a singer. He started his musical journey in 2005 as the lead singer of Blackspray. Later, he formed another band, Franko along with members of a band called Hawkwood. The band played their first gig in the UK in 2007 and recorded their debut EP with producer Jim Lowe.
The following year, the band toured Thailand and also shared the stage with Elliot Minor and Me Vs Hero. In 2010, Franko released 10 track debut album, Vote Franko. After a year they launched their second album, Franko.
Tommy Bastow's Net Worth
Tommy Bastow has garnered a massive popularity from his acting and musical career. He earned between $80k-$100k from movies and series. Similarly, he made a good sum of the amount from albums and concerts.
In 2008, he was part of British coming of age-comedy film, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging which collected $14 million at the box office against the budget of $937k.
Tommy Bastow's Personal Life
Tommy Bastow is possibly single at the moment. He is quite secretive when it comes about his private life which might be the reason he prefers to maintain distance from the media. In an interview, he mentioned he is a career-oriented man and his first priority is always his work.
He is a cat lover and has a cat often shares pictures with it on his social sites.
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