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Tom Holland Biography, Real Name, Age, Height, Weight and More

Thomas Stanley Holland is an English actor. His accolades include a British Academy Film Award, three Saturn Awards, a Guinness World Record and an appearance on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list. Some publications have called him one of the most popular actors of his generation.

Name Tom Holland
Profession Actor, Dancer
Date of Birth 1 June 1996
Age (as of 2022) 26
Height 173 cm (5 Feet 8 Inches)
Weight 64
Net Worth $1 Million

Childhood & Early Life

Thomas Stanley Holland was born on June 1, 1996, in London, England. He was raised by his parents, Nicola Elizabeth, and Dominic Holland. While his father, Dominic, is a comedian, his mother is working as a photographer. As a kid, he used to spend a lot of time with his twin brothers, Sam and Harry, and another younger brother Paddy.

Tom went to ‘Donhead Preparatory School,’ an independent day school situated in Wimbledon, southwest London. Right from his school days, Tom exhibited keen interest in dance and hence started attending dance classes. But he was bullied by his schoolmates for having a liking towards dance.

Thomas Stanley Holland

After completing his school education, he attended ‘Wimbledon College,’ from where he graduated in the year 2012. He then attended the prestigious ‘BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology,’ from where he learnt the nuances of acting and dancing.
During the 2006 ‘Richmond Dance Festival,’ Tom was seen dancing at ‘Nifty Feet Dance School,’ where he was spotted by a choreographer named Lynne Page, who was working as an assistant to the popular choreographer, Peter Darling. Looking at his dancing skills, Lynne Page somehow knew that Tom would later become a popular entertainer and hence, he took Tom under his wings.

Tom was auditioned on eight occasions and was trained for two years, after which he landed the opportunity to play Billy’s best friend Michael in ‘Billy Elliot the Musical.’ Since it was his ‘West End’ debut, he gained popularity as a theatre artist.

Family, Girlfriend & Relationships

Tom Holland belongs to a well-settled family from Kingston Upon Thames, London, England. He is known to hold an English nationality and has his belief in the Christian religion.

His father’s name is Dominic Holland, who is an English Comedian, Author & Broadcaster and her mother’s name is Nicola Elizabeth Frost who is a photographer.

She also has three younger siblings. He has three brothers, Twins Harry Holland & Sam Holland, out of which Harry is also an English actor. His brother Patrick is just 13 years old.

Thomas Stanley Holland

Early Career

After playing an important role in ‘Billy Elliot the Musical’ on June 28, 2008, he went on to play the titular role in the same musical on September 8, 2008. His performance was praised by the critics and Tom started gaining popularity as an actor. As a result, he started appearing in many television shows and interviews.
Tom made his television debut soon after playing the titular role in ‘Billy Elliot the Musical.’ He and his co-star Tanner Pflueger were interviewed by ‘Channel 5’ for one of its news shows. In the following year, Tom was cast in the show ‘The Feel Good Factor.’ At the show’s premiere, Tom performed the popular ‘Angry Dance’ from the musical and was later interviewed by Myleene Klass, who had hosted the premiere.
On March 8, 2010, Tom and other actors, who had portrayed Billy Elliot, were invited to 10 Downing Street in order to mark the fifth anniversary of the famous musical. There, he got an opportunity to meet the then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown. On March 31, a special fifth-anniversary show of the musical was showcased and Tom was chosen to play the lead in that particular show.

Career

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.

Thomas Stanley Holland

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 to 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.’
2016 turned out to be a great year for Tom as he played interesting characters in four popular flicks, namely ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ ‘The Lost City of Z,’ ‘A Monster Calls,’ and ‘Edge of Winter.’ In ‘Captain America,’ he played Peter Parker, which is one of the most popular recurring film roles in the history of Hollywood.
In 2017, he reprised his role as Peter Parker in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming.’ He also appeared in a couple of other movies, namely ‘Pilgrimage’ and ‘The Current War.’ While he played Brother Diarmuid in ‘Pilgrimage,’ he portrayed the famous American businessman Samuel Insull in ‘The Current War.’ In the same year, he also appeared as himself in the popular reality competition TV series, ‘Lip Sync Battle.’

Thomas Stanley Holland

In 2018, he once again reprised his role as Spider-Man in the Marvel Studios’ superhero film, ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ Tom has a host of upcoming films under his belt. Though he is growing from strength to strength as an actor, Tom says his ultimate goal is to become a director in Hollywood.
In 2020, Tom Holland starred in the Netflix filmThe Devil All the Time.

In 2021, he starred in a superhero film ‘Spider-man: No Way Home,’ which became the top-grossing film of the year and grossed over $1 billion across the globe.

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Tom Holland Height – FAQs

1. Who is Tom Holland?

Tom Holland is an Actor, Dancer

2. How tall is Tom Holland in centimeters?

Tom Holland’s height in Centimeters is 173 cm.

3. How tall is Tom Holland in meters?

Tom Holland’s height in meters is 1.73 m.

4. How tall is Tom Holland in feet?

Tom Holland’s height in feet is 5 Feet 8 Inches.

5. What is Tom Holland’s age?

Tom Holland’s age as of 2022 is 26.

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