Tom Hooper was educated at one of England’s most prestigious schools, Westminster. His first film, Runaway Dog, was made when he was 13 years old and shot on a Clockwork 16mm Bolex camera, using 100 feet of film. At age 18, he wrote, directed and produced the short film Painted Faces (1992), which premiered at the London Film Festival; it was released theatrically and later shown on Channel 4.
Born: October 5, 1972 in London, England, UK
Untitled Tom Hooper (filming)
Cats – 2019
His Dark Materials (TV Series) (2 episodes) – 2019
Capital One: Louisiana (Video short) – 2018
Capital One: Mona Lisa (Video short) – 2018
Samsung: Family Hub Ticket to the Moon Max (Video short) – 2017
LA Times: The Envelope (TV Series) (1 episode) – 2016
The Danish Girl – 2015
Jaguar: Rendezvous (Video short) – 2014
Les Misérables – 2012
The King’s Speech – 2010
His Dark Materials (TV Series) (executive producer – 15 episodes) – 2019-2020
Cats (producer – produced by, p.g.a.) – 2019
The Danish Girl (producer) – 2015
Yellow Bird (Short) (producer) – 2002
Painted Faces (TV Movie) (producer) – 1992
2011 | Winner | Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing for The King’s Speech (2010)
Other works: TV commercial, “To Life, Love and Loot” for Captain Morgan Rum, directed by Tom Hooper.
Height: 6′ 3″ (1.91 m)
Parents: Meredith Hooper | Hooper, Richard
Trivia: His film The King’s Speech (2010) was the first film of the 2010s to win the Oscar for Best Picture and his film Cats (2019) was the last film of the 2010s to win the Razzie for Worst Picture..
Trademark: Often uses distorting wide angle lenses.
Star Sign: Libra