Tom Holland is a British actor, best known for portraying the famous superhero, Spider-Man. Tom played Peter Parker in popular Hollywood flicks, such as ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming,’ ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ and ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ He began his acting career at the age of 12, when he made his ‘West End’ theatre debut on June 28, 2008. He played an important role in the popular act ‘Billy Elliot the Musical,’ which eventually earned him the opportunity to meet the then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown. Tom made his first television appearance in September 2008 when he was interviewed by ‘Channel 5.’ In 2011, he made his film debut and went on to act in super hit movies. Tom Holland has won many awards for his acting skills. In 2017, he received the prestigious ‘British Academy Film Award’ (BAFTA).
Tom Holland is close to his siblings and his father. Along with his siblings, he sponsors a non-profit organization called ‘The Brothers Trust,’ which raises money for charitable causes. Apart from dancing, Tom also practices gymnastics. He spends his free time watching his favorite football club ‘Arsenal F.C.’ He resides in London, along with his pet dog, Tessa.
Career Tom Holland : In 2011, Tom made his film debut when he lent his voice to a character named Sho in the English version of the popular Japanese animated fantasy film ‘Arrietty.’ His major breakthrough came in the year 2012 when he was cast alongside actors like Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts in the critically acclaimed disaster drama film, ‘The Impossible.’ ‘The Impossible’ went on to become a successful film and was played at the ‘Toronto International Film Festival.’ Tom, who played Lucas Bennett in the film, was praised for his acting skills, with many saying that he could win an Oscar for his performance. Though he did not win an Oscar, he did manage to win other major awards and nominations.
In 2013, he appeared in a speculative drama film titled ‘How I Live Now’ and was also seen in a short film titled ‘Moments.’ In the following year, he lent his voice for the British-American drama film ‘Locke,’ which starred Tom Hardy in the main role. He also played a cameo in the filmed version of ‘Billy Elliot the Musical.’
In 2015, he played the younger version of Thomas Nickerson in the adventure-drama film, ‘In the Heart of the Sea.’ In the same year, he appeared as Gregory Cromwell in the British television series, ‘Wolf Hall.’