Tom Holland

  • Birth Name: Thomas Stanley Holland
  • Birth Place: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Father is Dominic Holland, a famous British comedian and novelist.
  • Started performing as a young child when he began studying dance at Nifty Feet Dance School in London.
  • In 2006, was noticed at a dance showcase by Lynne Page, the choreographer of Billy Elliot The Musical, who decided to train him in preparation for a role in the stage show.
  • After training for two years and auditioning numerous times, starred in the titular role of Billy Elliot The Musical in the West End in London from 2008 until 2010.
  • Played Lucas in the 2012 film The Impossible, a role that earned him an award for Best Breakthrough from the National Board of Review and for which he was honored at the Hollywood Spotlight Awards.
  • Is involved with the Anthony Nolan Trust, a charity that aims to persuade people to donate bone marrow and stem cells.


  • 2013, Goya Awards — Best New Actor: Nominee
  • 2013, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Young Actor/Actress: Nominee
  • 2017, BAFTA Film Awards — Rising Star Award: Winner


  • Paddy Holland — Brother
  • Dominic Holland — Father
  • Sam Holland — Brother
  • Nicole Holland — Mother
  • Harry Holland — Brother

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