Gary Leonard Oldman
is an English screen and stage actor, voice actor, filmmaker, and musician who is best known for his roles as Sid Vicious
in Sid and Nancy
, Joe Orton
in Prick Up Your Ears
, Lee Harvey Oswald
, Count Dracula
in Bram Stoker's Dracula
, Norman Stansfield
in Léon: The Professional
, Ludwig van Beethoven in Immortal Beloved
, Sirius Black
in the Harry Potter
films, Lord Shen
, the main antagonist of Kung Fu Panda 2
, the main villain of Quest for Camelot
, James Gordon
in Christopher Nolan
's The Dark Knight
trilogy, and George Smiley
in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
, for which he received an nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actor
and later won in the same category for his performance as Winston Churchill
in the critically acclaimed war drama film Darkest Hour
His Disney roles include Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley, and Tiny Tim in Robert Zemeckis' 2009 animated film A Christmas Carol and Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale in The Scarlet Letter. He also portrayed Russian Radek loyalist Ivan Korshunov in Air Force One, and Alistair Russell in The Woman in the Window. He was mentioned in Geek Charming.
Gary Oldman attending the 2009 San Diego Comic Con.
Gary Oldman speaks onstage at the 21st annual Hollywood Film Awards in November 2017.
Gary Oldman attending the 71st annual Cannes Film Fest in May 2018.