awards & nominations

Billy Elliot (2000)

Gary Lewis as "Dad"

The life of 11-year-old Billy Elliot, a coal miner's son in Northern England, is forever changed one day when he stumbles upon a ballet class during his weekly boxing lesson. Before long, he finds himself in dance, demonstrating the kind of raw talent seldom seen by the class' exacting instructor, Mrs. Wilkinson. With a tart tongue and a never-ending stream of cigarettes in her hand, Mrs. Wilkinson's zest for teaching is revived when she sees Billy's potential.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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