The quality of his body of work can only be compared to a small handful of actors.He brings an intensity to his roles that rivals early Brando and Pacino.She's starred in many of our favorite films, including the dark comedy Ryder is not just a film force to be reckoned with, but a fashion one as well, landing a spot in Marc Jacobs's fall 2015 campaign and Rag & Bone's fall/winter 2014 ad campaign.2016 has been a big year for the actress, thanks to the cult-worthy following and major success of her new show which was renewed for a second (and longer! Here's to nine more episodes of a crazed Joyce Byers, and a very happy 45th birthday to the always-gorgeous Winona Ryder! When not lamenting the Disneyfication of our current culture, he's usually enjoying a whiskey, watching some form of disreputable trash cinema, or drunkenly perusing one of the few remaining video stores. And what better dancing partner to have than Winona Ryder, who’s seeing a pleasant little career resurgence post-Rising up from the sewers of Philadelphia, Jacob Knight is a man out of time currently residing in Austin, TX.Oldman: Ryan O’Neal, Sylvester Stallone, Dudley Moore, Tom Hulce, Sam Waterston, Kevin Costner, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Randy Quaid, Mickey Rooney, Howard E. ), Robert Loggia, Tom Berenger, Danny Aiello, Pete Postlethwaite, Chazz Palminteri, Ethan Hawke, John C. Several failed marriages, ugly custody battles for his children, accusations of drug use, a long-standing battle with alcoholism and his subsequent rehabilitation.
He won a scholarship to the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in Kent after being told by the folks at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), one of the most renowned drama schools in the world, to “think about doing something else for a living” after auditioning for them.
Unfortunately, the reconciliation would never occur as Oldman’s father, a life-long alcoholic, would pass away at the age of 62. “I think there are things I would have liked to have done with him.” Oldman would go on to earn a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) nomination playing the precocious British playwright Joe Orton in Stephen Frears’ “Prick Up Your Ears” .
He would also marry successful stage actress Lesley Manville who bore him a son named Alfred.
When Oldman was only seven years old, his father left them for a younger woman.
“When my dad left us we did not have two halfpennies to rub together” recalls Oldman.