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Tom Courtenay

 
Tom Courtenay Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 25, 1937 (85)
Birth Place:
Hull, Yorkshire, ENGLAND
 
Tom Courtenay Headshot
Date of Birth: February 25, 1937 (85)

Birth Place: Hull, Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Ivan Petrovich Voinitsky
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1982
Performer
  [Broadway]
1981
Norman
  [Broadway]
1977
Simon

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Ivan Petrovich Voinitsky

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1982
Performer

  [Broadway]
1981
Norman

  [Broadway]
1977
Simon


Tom Courtenay Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Tom Courtenay , The Dresser
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1980 - Best Actor Gold Star
Tom CourtenayThe Dresser
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Actor of the Year in a New Play
Tom CourtenayThe Dresser
 
Drama League Awards - 1977 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Tom Courtenay
 
Tony Awards - 1977 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Tom Courtenay, Otherwise Engaged

Tom Courtenay News

BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Theatre Royal Bath Photo BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Theatre Royal Bath
by Cheryl Markosky - Sep 16, 2021

Theatre Royal Bath is the ideal venue for Olivier Award-winning Sir Ronald Harwood’s play about a touring rep company set in “a theatre in the English provinces”, according to the programme notes. You can’t get more English than Bath, with its honey-tinged Georgian terraces and nods to Jane Austen’s bonneted Regency times.

THE DRESSER Will Be Performed at Melville Theatre in July Photo THE DRESSER Will Be Performed at Melville Theatre in July
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021

Directed by Jacob Turner, The Dresser is set in England against the backdrop of World War II as a group of Shakespearean actors tour a seaside town and perform in a shabby provincial theatre. 

QUARTET Comes to Limelight Theatre This September Photo QUARTET Comes to Limelight Theatre This September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2020

Written by Ronald Harwood and directed by Gwen Browning at Limelight Theatre, Quartet is set in an aged care home with Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred ready to celebrate Verdi's birthday with an annual concert. 

QUARTET Comes to Limelight Theatre Photo QUARTET Comes to Limelight Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2020

Get ready to laugh, sigh and cry a little as four retired opera singers take you into the bittersweet world of facing up to age and mortality.

BWW Blog: Wendy Gadian on the Importance of Touring with The Royal Central School of  Photo BWW Blog: Wendy Gadian on the Importance of Touring with The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Wendy Gadian is a musical director and musical arranger. She has been Principal Lecturer and Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Acting Musical Theatre Course at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London since 2008.

Noel Coward's ME AND THE GIRLS Will Make UK Stage Premiere Photo Noel Coward's ME AND THE GIRLS Will Make UK Stage Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2019

George Banks has been touring Europe since the end of World War Two, always with his troupe of girls. It's the 1960s now, and he's running out of steam - and fashion. But in his mind, he's still up there with the best: George Banks and His Six Bombshells!

Colin Farrell Joins Andrew Haigh's BBC Two Series THE NORTH WATER Photo Colin Farrell Joins Andrew Haigh's BBC Two Series THE NORTH WATER
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 19, 2019

Golden Globe-winner Colin Farrell has boarded the BBC Two four-part thriller The North Water, being adapted and directed by multi award-winning Andrew Haigh (Lean On Pete, Looking, Weekend).

Lily James and Armie Hammer to Star in Ben Wheatley's REBECCA Photo Lily James and Armie Hammer to Star in Ben Wheatley's REBECCA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 15, 2018

Acclaimed British director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, High Rise) has signed on to direct a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's classic, romantic, gothic thriller penned by screenwriter Jane Goldman (Kingsman series, X-Men: First Class). It tells the story of a newly-married young woman who, on arriving at her husband's imposing family estate on a bleak English coast, finds herself battling the shadow of his dead first wife, the mysterious Rebecca, whose legacy continues to haunt the house.

Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Opens South Coast Repertory's 55th Season Photo Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Opens South Coast Repertory's 55th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

Southern California audiences will be able to get lost in Jane Austen's elegant, Regency era romantic classic, Sense and Sensibility, next month. The production opens South Coast Repertory's 55th season. British playwright Jessica Swale adapted Austen's story and the show is directed by Casey Stangl on the Segerstrom Stage, Sept. 1-29.

Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Opens South Coast Repertory's 55th Season Photo Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Opens South Coast Repertory's 55th Season
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2018

Southern California audiences will be able to get lost in Jane Austen's elegant, Regency era romantic classic, Sense and Sensibility, next month. The production opens South Coast Repertory's 55th season. British playwright Jessica Swale adapted Austen's story and the show is directed by Casey Stangl on the Segerstrom Stage, Sept. 1-29.

Tom Courtenay Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Neil Sean Meets the Star of 42ND STREET, Lulu! VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Neil Sean Meets the Star of 42ND STREET, Lulu!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2018

Lulu returns to the West End after 30 years to join the cast of 42nd Street, the dazzling and romantic homage to the world of musical theatre in the iconic role of 'Dorothy Brock' in this five star production. In this exclusive interview, she reveals why she took the role, acting lessons and the dramatic part she wants to take on next!

VIDEO: First Look - Ian McKellen & Anthony Hopkins Star in THE DRESSER, Premiering 5/30 on Starz
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 24, 2016

Starz today announced Richard Eyre's adaptation of Ronald Harwood's critically acclaimed play THE DRESSER, starring Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins, will premiere on STARZ on Monday, May 30th at 9 PM ET/PT.

VIDEO: First Look - Catherine Zeta-Jones Stars in DAD'S ARMY MOVIE
by - Oct 22, 2015

Below, check out the new trailer for DAD'S ARMY MOVIE, starring Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Toby Jones, Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon, Blake Harrison, Daniel Mays, and Bill Paterson.

VIDEO: Trailer for Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut - QUARTET
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 29, 2012

Dustin Hoffman makes his directorial debut in QUARTET, which hits theaters December 28. The all-star cast includes Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon and Sheridan Smith. Check out the just-released trailer below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for Dustin Hoffman's QUARTET
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 2, 2012

QUARTET will be coming to theaters from The Weinstein Company. Directed by Dustin Hoffman, the comedy stars Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Michael Gambon, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay and Sheridan Smith. Check out the trailer for the upcoming film below!


Tom Courtenay Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tom Courtenay been in?
Tom Courtenay has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Tom Courtenay been in?
Tom Courtenay has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Tom Courtenay's first West End show?
Tom Courtenay's first West End show was Andy Capp which opened in 1982

What awards has Tom Courtenay been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Dresser , Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for The Dresser , Actor of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for The Dresser Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Otherwise Engaged .

What awards has Tom Courtenay won?
Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for The Dresserand Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards).