Fast Facts

  • Was the president of the theatre club the Marlowe Society while at the University of Cambridge, which is dedicated to achieving high standards of student drama.
  • While at Cambridge, played the lead in a production of Cyrano de Bergerac that was directed by Sam Mendes and also featured former British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg.
  • Won the Ian Charleson Award in 1992 for his performances as Witwoud in The Way Of The World at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith.
  • Has raised money for various charities by running and cycling, including The Teenage Cancer Trust in 2007.
  • Played the roles of Victor Emmanuel Chandebise and Poche in a theatre production of A Flea In Her Ear in 2010 at the Old Vic theatre in London.
  • Along with Helen Mirren, Ralph Fiennes and others, he is a patron of the British Independent Film Awards, which celebrates achievements in independently-funded British cinema.

Awards

  • 2015, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Male Performance In A Comedy Programme: Nominee

College

  • University of Cambridge, Selwyn College, Cambridge, England (BA in English)

Details

  • Birth Name: Thomas Anthony Hollander
  • Birth Place: Bristol, England
  • Birthday: August 25, 1967, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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