Tom Courtenay Overview

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Born: February 25, 1947

English actor Sir Tom Courtenay was born and raised near a fish dock in Hull, East Yorkshire to Anne Eliza and Thomas Courtenay, a boat painter. He attended the former Kingston High School (now Sirius Academy West) in his hometown. After graduation, he left Hull to study drama at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London. A renowned theater actor, Tom began his stage career in 1960 in the Old Vic Theatre Company's production of The Seagull. The following year he... See All


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