Tom Hooper

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)

Personal Details

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

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