Gary Oldman is one out of the few Hollywood actors that have made a name in the industry for their passionate acting style and on-screen diversity. It has been mentioned severally that the old actor overacts on screen but Oldman has still been credited for his awesome delivery when in character. The multi-award winning actor is ranked one of cinema’s greatest villains. He appeared in his first blockbuster in a 1991 movie ‘JFK’ and after that; Gary became a frequent cast on commercially successful films.
Date of Birth: March 21, 1958
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Oldman’s role in the romance-horror Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) skyrocketed his name into the depths of fame. He was recognised as one of the best male performances in the year 1992 and he gradually became the goo to man when a villain was needed on set. After many years of being a film hero, Gary went on in the early 2000s to appear in the highly rated TV sitcom Friends’ (1994 – 2004). After this role, it seemed like he had been blacklisted in the industry and he was hardly seen in major roles.
Before the mid-2000s, he got himself back as he became a recurrent face in the Harry Potter series. He is a successful actor but is notoriously known to be private about his personal life. Gary feels like being famous is by itself an energy-demanding career and he has no time for such. All through the highs and lows of his career, the actor has been married over and over again and is the father to three grown up kids. Read on to know all there is to know about the closest people to this famous over-the-top antagonist.
Kathleen Oldman (mother)
Date of Birth: November 28, 1919
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Kathleen is the mother of the True Romance (1993) actor. She was a homemaker while her kids grew up and is a big supporter of her children however reserved she might be.
Leonard Oldman (father)
Date of Birth: May 21, 1921
Month of Death: October 1985 (aged 64)
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Leonard was at some point a sailor then he also worked as a welder. His son Gary described him as an alcoholic who left the family when his only son was only seven. Papa Oldman loved a local football club called Millwall and Gary also grew to be a supporter of this club. Leonard even represented this sporting group after the Second World War.
Laila Morse (elder sister from same parents)
Date of Birth: August 1, 1945
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Her birth name was Maureen but she is famously known by her stage name Laila Morse. She is also an actress like her legendary brother and is best known as Mo Harris in the BBC series East Enders (2000 – 2016). Both Oldmans have made their name one of the most respected names in Britain’s movie industry. Laila has been married once to Gerald Bromfield and she is a mother of two kids with him. Since her 1970 divorce, she has raised her kids on her own and is also a breast cancer survivor.
Jackie Oldman (elder sister from same parents)
Year of Birth: 1947
Jackie is the other sibling to the famous Gary Oldman. She lives entirely away from the spotlight so there is literally nothing known about her.
Lesley Manville (former spouse)
Duration of Marriage: 1987 – 1990 (3 years)
Date of Birth: March 12, 1956
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Oldman married the Another Year (2010) actress in 1987 but left her three months after their first child was born. Manville had an extensive stage career before she delved into films and is today a multi-award winner. Ten years after her first divorce, the British actress found love again and got hitched to actor Joe Dixon. They remain married until 2004 and since then, she has been living with her son Alfie in West Sussex.
Uma Karuna Thurman (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: 1990 – 1992 (2 years)
Date of Birth: April 29, 1970
Zodiac sign: Taurus
The Leon: The Professional (1994) actor met with fellow actress Thurman on the set of the neo-noir crime film, State of Grace (1990). They were married in no time but just as quickly, their marriage ended after two years. Thurman is an award-winning actress and a model with the reputation of being a sex symbol in the 19990s. She was for a long time on the list of the world’s most beautiful women and was in quite a few high profile relationships including her marriage to Oldman. She is also known for being Quentin Tarantino’s muse.
Donya Fiorentino (former spouse)
Duration of Marriage: 1997 – 2001 (4 years)
Date of Birth: November 10, 1967
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Before Donya, there was Italian actress Isabella Rossellini with whom he was rumoured to be engaged in July 1994 but they never made it down the aisle. The mesmerising actor met with Donya at an Alcoholic Anonymous meeting and they fell in love almost instantly. They got married in 1997 and had two kids together until they could no longer be together and filed for a divorce citing irreconcilable differences as their reason.
Fiorentino had accused her British husband of physical assaults and substance addiction but none of these allegations were publicly addressed. Their divorce was followed by a lengthy state investigation and trial which ended with Oldman being granted full legal and physical custody of their two sons. Fiorentino was only allowed occasional state-monitored visits. She now has a child, Phelix Imogen (born April 25, 1994) with David Fincher.
Alexandra Edenborough (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: December 31, 2008 – January 9, 2015 (7 years)
Date of Birth: Mach 22, 1978
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Alexander is a singer and actress and she is the fourth wife to the skilled actor. Like all his previous marriages, it was no surprise when after just a few years, things turned sour with them. The Dark ‘Knight (2008)’ actor was not proud that he had been married severally but he had high hopes that his fourth marriage would be his last until his singer wife Alexandra filed for a divorce.
They had shared a great love during the good times together but this as apparently not enough. The Harry Potter star claims that the twenty-year gap between him and his fourth wife might have been responsible for the downward turn of their union. Oldman after their split was required to pay a huge sum of $3.3 million as their divorce settlement.
Alfie Oldman (son with Lesley Manville)
Year of Birth: 1988
Despite being one of the most revered men in the industry, he maintains that his biggest achievements are his children.
Gulliver Flynn Oldman (son with Donya Fiorentino)
Date of Birth: August 20, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gulliver is the first son Gary had with his third wife Donya.
Charlie John Oldman (son with Donya Fiorentino)
Date of Birth: February 11, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
He is the youngest son to the legendary Hollywood male and is being raised just like his brothers by their father. He has obviously inherited his dapper father’s looks and might in future follow in his dad’s footsteps as an actor. He rose to fame for his catwalk at the Saint Laurent show during the 2016 Paris Men’s Fashion Week.