• Tom  Courtenay

    Tom Courtenay

    Born on February 25th, 1937

    From Hull, Humberside, England

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British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Won
Supporting Actor
Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Won
Best Actor
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The Dresser

During World War II, an embittered actor known to others as Sir (Albert Finney) is well past his prime. Formerly a renowned performer, Sir must now settle for leading a shoddy troupe of aged actors and army rejects in performances of Shakespeare's greatest plays. His anxiety, regret and age begin to get the better of him, and his work starts to suffer. Only Norman (Tom Courtenay), a timid set dresser who is unfailingly devoted to Sir, can hold the show together as it threatens to collapse.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)
Nominated
Actor
Golden Globe (1984)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Doctor Zhivago

During the Russian Revolution, Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif), is a young doctor who has been raised by his aunt and uncle following his father's suicide. Yuri falls in love with beautiful Lara Guishar (Julie Christie), who has been having an affair with her mother's lover, Victor Komarovsky (Rod Steiger), an unscrupulous businessman. Yuri, however, ends up marrying his cousin, Tonya (Geraldine Chaplin). But when he and Lara meet again years later, the spark of love reignites.

Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role