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Tom Conti

Actor
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Net worth 2018: $78 Million
Residence: Paisley, Scotland
Country: Scottish
BirthDay: 22 November 1941
Height: 1.8 m
BIOGRAPHY

Tom Conti was bornon 22 November 1941 in Paisley, Scotland, Scottish, is Actor. Tom Conti is one of the most popular Scottish actors of the 20th century who has made his mark in all forms of entertainment, be it films, television or stage. In his four decades and counting career, he has adorned various roles, as an actor, director, author and so on. Coming from a non-media background—his parents being hairdressers—it was difficult for Conti to settle down as an actor. However, his strong will and determination to pursue his passion backed his modest start thus helping him make a firm ground. Conti’s first taste of success was in 1979 for the Broadway play, ‘Whose Life Is It Anyway?’ Until then, Conti had done several theatrical plays, television shows and films but success eluded until ‘Whose Life Is It Anyway?’ happened. The play garnered for him much popularity, stardom and applause. He was credited with several important awards, including the prestigious Tony Award. Following this, he made several noteworthy performances in films like ‘Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence’, ‘Reuben, Reuben’, ‘Shirley Valentine’, ‘Streetdance 2’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and so on.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$78 Million

TIMELINE
2012

In 2012, Conti made his big screen presence with three films, ‘Streetdance 2’, ‘Run For Your Wife’ and ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

2010

He appeared in the hit BBC sitcom ‘Miranda’ alongside Miranda Hart and Patricia Hodge, as Miranda's father, in the 2010 seasonal episode ‘The Perfect Christmas’

2004

In 2004, Conti made his debut in the world of literature with his debut novel, ‘The Doctor’

1990

During the mid-1990s, he guest appeared on ‘Friends’ and ‘Cosby’, and starred opposite Nigel Hawthorne in a long-running series of Vauxhall Astra car advertisements in the UK

1983

Released in 1983, this dramedy (comedy and drama) earned acclaim both critically and commercially

1980

Conti ended the 1980s with the film, ‘Shirley Valentine’

1979

The magnum opus of Conti’s career came in 1979 with the play, ‘Whose Life It Is Anyway?’ Interestingly, the play marked Conti’s debut in Broadway as well

1977

In 1977, Conti gave a stellar performance in the televised adaptation of the trilogy of Alan Ayckbourn’s plays, ‘The Norman Conquests’ wherein he played the title role of Norman

1976

Conti gained limelight for playing a significant role of a Jewish novelist, Adam Morris, in the 1976 British television drama, ‘The Glittering Prizes’

1975

Year 1975 was an important year career-wise for Conti

1974

In 1974, he performed at the Hampstead theatre for ‘Other People’ and ‘Don Juan’; in ‘Don Juan’, he played the title role

1973

He continued to star in plays, making his debut on the London stage in 1973 with the Christopher Hampton play ‘Savages’

1972

Following his 1972 television breakthrough, Conti did not give up on his on-stage appearance

1967

Tom Conti tied the nuptial knot with Scottish actress, Kara Wilson, in 1967

1960

Throughout the decade of 1960s, Conti meagrely survived

1959

He was cast for Citizen's Theatre's 1959 production ‘The Roving Boy’

1941

Tom Conti was born as Thomas Antonio Conti on November 22, 1941, in Paisley, Renfrewshire to Mary and Alfonso Conti

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