Quotes by Tom Courtenay

About Tom Courtenay:

Sir Thomas Daniel "Tom" Courtenay is an English actor who came to prominence in the early 1960s with a succession of films, including The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962), Billy Liar (1963) and Doctor Zhivago (1965). Since the mid-1960s he has been known primarily for his work in the theatre, although he received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in the film adaptation of The Dresser (1983), which he had performed on the West End and on Broadway. Courtenay received a knighthood in February 2001 for forty years' service to cinema and theatre.

Author Bio

  • NameTom Courtenay
  • DescriptionBritish actor
  • BornFebruary 25, 1937
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionActor