Gary Oldman
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"Gary Leonard Oldman" is an English actor, filmmaker, and musician. Oldman rose to prominence in Britain with his portrayals of Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986) and Joe Orton in Prick Up Your Ears (1987), as well as that of a Football hooliganism/football firm leader in The Firm (1989 film)/The Firm (1989), before going on to achieve international renown as Lee Harvey Oswald in JFK (film)/JFK (1991) and Count Dracula in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). Oldman starred as antagonist Norman Stansfield in Léon: The Professional (1994), as well as the villains of motion pictures such as True Romance (1993), The Fifth Element (1997), Air Force One (film)/Air Force One (1997), and The Contender (2000 film)/The Contender (2000); he meanwhile gave an acclaimed reading of Ludwig van Beethoven in Immortal Beloved (film)/Immortal Beloved (1994). In the 21st century, Oldman is known for his portrayals of Sirius Black in the Harry Potter (film series)/Harry Potter series, James Gordon (comics)/James Gordon in Christopher Nolan's Batman in film#Christopher Nolan/Dark Knight trilogy, George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (film)/Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), and human leader Dreyfus in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014).

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