Gary Oldman Overview

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Born: March 21, 1958

Gary Oldman's perceptions of life were skewed at an early age when his father, an alcoholic welder, left home one day when Oldman was only seven years old never to return again. His childhood memories are of a drab working class area of South London called New Cross that he called home and a brutal boys' school where he was sent to learn his ABCs. Oldman was going nowhere fast, supporting himself as a sales clerk in a sporting goods shop when he was accepted into the Greenwich Young People's... See All


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