Tom Courtenay
Date of Birth
Feb 25, 1937
Birth Place:
Hull, Yorkshire, England


Best known for his many distinguished years in British theater, Tom Courtenay is also a noted film star who, while never achieving the fame of his contemporaries Albert Finney and Alan Bates, has earned great respect for his memorable performances. A ship painter's son born in Hull, Yorkshire, Courtenay learned the craft at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He took his first professional bow in a...