Tom is a remarkable British actor and film producer, he has gained widespread popularity after Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), Lawless (2012), Legend (2015), The Revenant (2015). He holds a BAFTA Rising Star Award and was nominated for Oscar. His repertoire is full of different plays and genres, for each of them he completely changes his personality. Tom is a real wizard of transformation.
Date of Birth: September 15, 1977
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
He was born in Hammersmith, a district of west London, England. Venom (2018) future star was the only child in a Catholic family. The boy grew up in a creative environment and attended theater courses from the young age. Although parents intended to provide a good education for him, it was not so easy.
As a teenager, Tom often found pleasure in drugs and alcohol. For this reason, he was expelled from boarding school and a modeling agency. Thereafter, he entered the London School of Drama and everything had changed. He studied mastery from a teacher who had once taught Anthony Hopkins and was a classmate with Michael Fassbender. He put his best efforts to be the one who he is right now. Keep reading to know everything about his family.
Who are Tom Hardy’s parents?
Edward “Chips” Hardy (father)
Date of Birth: January 23, 1950
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Tom’s father is London-based novelist and playwright, known for Each Day A Small Victory (2007) and Blue on Blue (2007). He also writes comedies and screenplays for commercials. Edward received his education at Downing College, Cambridge, where he won an Exhibition in English in 1969. Besides, he is an award-winning Global Creative Director. Together with his wife and son, he worked on BBC One’s drama series Taboo, as the co-creator, a writer and a consulting producer (starting from January 2017).
Elizabeth Anne Hardy (née Barrett) (mother)
Tom’s mother is an painter. She gave her son all her time. The shelves of his room were full of books and plates, for every holiday she gave him many gifts and took to rest abroad.
Who are Tom Hardy’s siblings?
Tom Brady has no siblings. He is the only child.
Sarah Ward (ex-wife)
Duration of marriage: 1999-2004 (5 years)
Sarah is a producer. Tom made a proposal to her in 1999. The wedding took place just three weeks after their first meeting. The hasty marriage turned out to be relatively strong: Sarah filed for divorce only in 2004, tired of her husband’s problems with alcohol and drugs, although by that time he had already completed a rehabilitation course and was “clean”.
Linda Park (ex-girlfriend)
Duration of Relations: 2003-2004 (1 year)
Date of Birth: July 9, 1978
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Linda is TV-actress of Korean origin best known for her role as Hoshi Sato in the Star Trek: Enterprise (2001-2005). She also played Sally Lance, a police officer, on the television series Raines (2007) and Denise Kwon on the TV series Women’s Murder Club (2007-2008). She had a romance with Tom right after his first marriage ended.
She is now a mother to a son Cassius Park Bess with Daniel Bess.
Rachael Thomson (nee Speed) (ex-girlfriend)
Duration of Relations: 2005-2009 (4 years)
She works as a second unit director or assistant director. With Tom, they met on the set of the TV series The Virgin Queen in 2005. In April 2008, their son Louis was born still the couple broke up in a year.
She is now married to Oliver Thomson and they a parents to 2 more kids, a girl and a boy. Together with husband she opened The Mulberry Bush nurseries.
Charlotte Riley (wife)
Duration of marriage: 2014 – till present
Date of Birth: December 29, 1981
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Charlotte is an English actress best known for roles in Easy Virtue (2008) and Wuthering Heights (2009) where she met Tom. According to the script, their characters, Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, were madly in love with each other. She was skeptical of the “office romance”, but could not resist Tom’s charm. The couple tied themselves with solemn oaths and rings 5 years later.
Charlotte has founded a business called Ready Set Play, introducing crèches to sets.
She and Tom attended the Royal Wedding in May 2018.
Who are Tom Hardy’s children?
Louis Tom Hardy (son with Rachael Speed)
Date of Birth: 2008
After the breakup of Tom and Rachel, he stayed with his mom but regularly sees his dad.
Name Unknown (son with Charlotte Riley)
Date of Birth: October 2015
Charlotte and Tom became parents in October 2015 with their child being kept away from the limelight to the point of no public confirmation of name for the little baby-boy.
Name Unknown (child with Charlotte Riley)
Date of Birth: December 2018 – January 2019
Tom and Charlotte are now parents for the second time. Still no baby gender nor name were revealed. Rumors about baby being named Forrest Gump are untrue.