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Biography:
Birth Name: Tom Conti
Born: 11/22/1941
Birth Place: United Kingdom

Conti had entered features with a small but pivotal role in the little-seen film version of Brecht's "Galileo" (1975). He offered a wonderful performance as a man who may or not have murdered his twin in the well-crafted "Eclipse" (1976) but he did not truly come into his own as a leading actor until the one-two punch of "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence" (1982) and "Reuben, Reuben" (1983). In the former, Conti was effective as a bilingual POW while in the latter, he shone as a boozy Scottish poet teaching at a New England college. Conti earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination for "Reuben, Reuben" but Hollywood was uncertain as to how best tap his prowess. He was wasted in the comedy "American Dre...

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Albums:

Two Inches Tall

Musical Tales For Children


Popular Movies:

The Dark Knight Rises

The Tempest

Derailed

Someone Else's America

Shirley Valentine

Beyond Therapy

American Dreamer

Miracles

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

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