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Tom Courtenay

English actor

Sir Thomas Daniel "Tom" Courtenay (born 25 February 1937) is a English actor.[1] His career began during the 1960s. He is known for his roles in The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962), Billy Liar (1963), Doctor Zhivago (1965), The Dresser (1983), and in Last Orders.

Sir Tom Courtenay
Tom Courtenay Berlin 2015.jpg
Courtenay at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, February 2015
BornThomas Daniel Courtenay
(1937-02-25) 25 February 1937 (age 81)
Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Years active1962–present
Spouse(s)Cheryl Kennedy (1973–1982)
Isabel Crossley (1988–present)

He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 1983 and a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor in 1999.


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