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Tom Courtenay –

Courtenay in THE DRESSER.

About Tom Courtenay (1937 – )
Tom Courtenay was born on February 25, 1937 in Hull, Humberside, England.

In 1962 Tom Courtenay first captured moviegoers' attention in his debut leading role in The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.

In 1965 Tom Courtenay got a Oscar-nomination for his supporting performance as Pasha in Doctor Zhivago.

Nominated for two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Play): in 1977 for Otherwise Engaged, and in 1982 for The Dresser, a part recreated in Tom Courtenay's Oscar-nominated performance in the film of the same name, The Dresser (1983).

Tom Courtenay was awarded the 1994 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre) for Best Actor and London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in Moscow Stations.

Tom Courtenay was awarded Knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II at her annual New Year honors in 2001.

Tom Courtenay's notable movie credits include...

The Golden Compass (2007)
Flood (2007)
Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
whatever happened to Harold smith? (1999)
the dresser (1983)
to catch a spy (1971)
doctor zhivago (1965)
private potter (1962)



Tom Courtenay in Doctor Zhivago.