Tom Holland`s biographyThomas Stanley Holland is an English actor that rose to popularity at a very young age. He laid his hands on many prestigious British movie awards when he was but 16 years old and has no plans to slow down.
Childhood and yearly lifeHolland was born in Kingston upon the Thames, south London on June 1, 1996. Tom`s urge to be an actor runs in the family: his father, Dominick Anthony Holland, famous British comedian, was a frequent guest in such shows as «Have I Got News for You» and «Never Mind the Buzzcocks», as well as in Brian Conley`s and Des O`Connor`s shows. His mother, Nicole Elisabeth Frost is a famous London photographer. Tom has become a true example to follow for his younger brothers: twins Harry and Sam, and the youngest child in the family – «Paddy», born in 2004.
Theatre careerIn 2006 Tom was a member of the dancing crew of YMCA School that preformed on the Richmond Dance Festival. There he, 10-year-old buy dancing hip hop, was spotted by Lynne Page, an assistant of Peter Darling, a famous choreograph. Holland was invited on casting for his new spectacle «Billy Elliot», about a young boy Billy trying his hardest to break into the ballet world.
On March 8, 2010, in celebration of the fourth anniversary of «Billy Elliot», all 4 actors that ever starred in musical were invited to meet British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Tom Holland was among them.