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Relationship Facts of Tom Courtenay

Tom Courtenay is married to Isabel Crossley.
He does not have any kids as of now.
Tom Courtenay is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Tom Courtenay is married?

Tom Courtenay is married to Isabel Crossley. Isabel is his second wife. The couple married in August 1988.

Previous Relationship

Tom Courtenay was previously married to Cheryl Kennedy, an actress. The couple was married on 12th January 1973. However, the couple divorced in 1982.

Who is Tom Courtenay?

Tom Courtenay is a British actor. Tom is famous for Doctor Zhivago drama (1965) in the role of Pasha, Nicholas Nickleby drama as Newman Noggs, and 45 Years (2015) in the role of Geoff Mercer. As of 2022, he is filming The Railway Children Return which is in Post-Production.

Tom Courtenay: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, and Education

Tom Courtenay was born on 25th February 1937 in Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. His full name is Thomas Daniel Courtenay. He is the son of Annie Eliza and Thomas Henry Courtenay. Besides that, he holds British nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

Moving towards, his educational background, he attended Kingston High School. Later, he joined University College London to complete an English degree meanwhile, he failed his degree. Moreover, Tom studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) located in London.

Tom Courtenay: Career

Tom debuted in Without Love (TV Movie) in the role of Person in street. He played the role of Bert in Inside Story (TV Series) in 1960. Similarly, in 1963 he played the role of Private Potter in ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series).

Courtenay made his appearance as D.H. Lawrence in Solo (TV Series) in 1970. In 1973, he played the role of Mark Brian in I Heard the Owl Call My Name (a TV Movie). He played the role of Dresser in All the World’s Stage (a TV Mini-Series).In the same year, Tom played the role of Colin in Theatre Night (TV Series).

Moreover, Tom was cast as Daniel Quilp in The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Movie) in 1995. In 1998, he played the role of Roy Southgate in A Rather English Marriage (TV Movie). He played the role of Newman Noggs in Nicholas Nickleby (TV Series) 2002. In 2008, he played the role of David Best Sr. in The Royle Family (TV Series).

Besides that, Courtenay was portrayed as Reggie Paget in Quartet: Deleted Scenes (Video Short) in 2013. In 2015, he played the role of Geoff Mercer in 45 Years (drama). He was seen in many TV movies including King of Thieves, The Aeronauts, and The Queen’s Corgi in 2018.

Furthermore, in 2020 Tom played the role of Mr. Sullivan in Summerland. In the following year, he was cast as Baxter in The North Water (TV Mini-Series). As of 2022, he appears as Engineer Woodcock in Mandy (TV Series).

Tom Courtenay: Awards and Nominations

Tom Courtenay is the winner of the BAFTA Award for A Rather English Marriage (1998). He has won the BAFTA TV Award for Unforgotten (2015).

Besides that, Tom is the nominee for Oscar Award for The Dresser (1983). He has been nominated for British Independent Film Awards for Grandpa’s Great Escape (2018).

Tom Courtenay: Net Worth, Salary

Tom Courtenay has a net worth of around $ 1 million to $ 5 million. However, he hasn’t revealed any details about his salary and income.

Controversy and Rumors

Tom isn’t involved in any kinds of rumors and controversy yet. He has a clear profile among the public and in the media as well.

Height and Weight

Tom Courtenay stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches with a decent weight. He has blue eyes with White hair.

Social Media

Tom is active on social media sites with 45.1k followers on Facebook, and 51 followers on Instagram. However, he is not active on Twitter.


  • Tom is 85 years old.
  • His star sign is Pisces.

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