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Tom Hooper

Thomas George "Tom" Hooper born in 1972 is an English film and television director. Hooper began making short films at the age of 13, and had his first professional short, Painted Faces, broadcast on Channel 4 in 1992. At Oxford University Hooper directed plays and television commercials. After graduating, he directed episodes of Quayside, Byker Grove, EastEnders and Cold Feet.

Into the 2000s, Hooper directed the major BBC costume dramas Love in a Cold Climate (2001) and Daniel Deronda (2002), and was selected to helm the 2003 revival of ITV's Prime Suspect series, ...
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Hugh Jackman likely to star in Les Miserables
Actor Hugh Jackman is reportedly in talks to play the lead role in director Tom Hooper's forthcoming movie, which is an adaptation of Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables'. Jackman, 42, is most likely to reprise the role of Jean Valjean, the intrepid ...
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The King’s Speech bags four top honours at Oscar awards
After winning seven awards at BAFTAs, The King’s Speech is once again making it big. This time, it shines at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards 2011, which has been held at the Kodak theatre, Los Angeles. The Tom Hooper-directed historical flick ...
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London (ANI): Historical drama The King's Speech won the top accolade at the Directors Guild of America Awards, with director Tom Hooper winning the Outstanding Directorial Achievement award. Hooper, 38, paid tribute to his mother, who had drawn his attention to ...
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The King's Speech tops Baftas 2011 nominations list
Director Tom Hooper's historical movie The King's Speech, which stars Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter in the leads, has topped the Baftas 2011 nominations list with 14 nominations. It has been shortlisted in the categories like best film, ...
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