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Tom Conti

Tom Conti

Tom Conti (born November 22, 1941) is a Scottish actor. His dark good looks, inherited from his Italian father, have made him much in demand for playing Mediterranean types.

Born in Paisley, Scotland, Conti is mostly known for his stage work. He won the Tony Award in 1979 for Whose Life is it Anyway?. But he is also an accomplished film and television actor. Besides taking the leading role in the 1978 TV version of Alan Ayckbourn's Norman Conquests, he played opposite Nigel Hawthorne in a long-running series of car advertisements.

He has appeared in such films as Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, Reuben, Reuben (nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor), American Dreamer, Shirley Valentine and Saving Grace.

He is married to Scottish actress, Kara Wilson.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Tom Conti Facts

Birth Name Thomas Conti
OccupationActor
BirthdayNovember 22, 1941 (76... Happy Birthday!)
SignSagittarius
BirthplacePaisley, Scotland, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Cheaper By The Dozen 2
City Slacker
Out of Control
The Quick and the Dead
The Inheritance
The Tempest
American Dreamer
Stigmata
Street Dance 2
Shirley Valentine
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