Tom Holland

English actor For other uses, see Tom Holland (disambiguation).

Thomas Stanley Holland (born 1 June 1996) is an English actor. A graduate of the BRIT School in London, he began his acting career on stage in the title role of Billy Elliot the Musical in the West End theatre from 2008 to 2010. He gained further recognition for his starring role in the disaster film The Impossible (2012), receiving the London Film Critics Circle Award for Young British Performer of the Year.

Holland achieved global stardom for portraying Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) and the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021). In 2017, 20-year-old Holland won the BAFTA Rising Star Award, becoming the second-youngest recipient at the time.

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Early life and education

Thomas Stanley Holland was born on 1 June 1996 in the London borough of Kingston upon Thames, to Nicola Elizabeth (née Frost), a photographer, and Dominic Holland, a comedian and author. His paternal grandparents were born on the Isle of Man and Tipperary, Ireland, respectively....read more

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