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      Tom Hooper

      Tom Hooper

      Highest Rated: 100% Longford (2006)

      Lowest Rated: 19% Cats (2019)

      Birthday: Oct 1, 1972

      Birthplace: London, England, UK

      Very few directors made historical films quite like Tom Hooper did. He had the gift of seemingly getting inside the minds of some of the most powerful figures in history and exploring onscreen their struggles, vanities, failures and successes. The British director first gained international acclaim with the biopic, "Elizabeth I" (Channel 4, 2005), a moving portrayal of the later years of the nearly 45-year-long reign of Elizabeth I of England. He also earned critical accolades for directing the award-winning epic miniseries "John Adams" (HBO, 2008), which explored the role of President John Adams in the founding of the United States. His career rose to new heights after he helmed "The King's Speech" (2010), a film that captured the riveting bond between an insecure monarch and the therapist who helped him overcome a debilitating speech impediment. The picture, which received several Oscars including Best Director and Best Picture, helped establish Hooper as an authoritative cinematic voice. By the time he directed the highly anticipated adaptation of "Les Misérables" (2012), Hooper was one of Hollywood's most sought-after directors.

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      Credit
      19% 53% Cats Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      $27.2M 2019
      66% 72% The Danish Girl Director,
      Producer
      $11.1M 2015
      69% 79% Les Misérables Director $148.8M 2012
      No Score Yet 79% King George VI: The Man Behind The King's Speech Unknown (Character) - 2011
      94% 92% The King's Speech Director $138.8M 2010
      92% 85% The Damned United Director $449.6K 2009
      100% 86% Longford Director - 2006
      No Score Yet 72% Red Dust Director - 2004
      No Score Yet 70% Prime Suspect: The Last Witness Director - 2003
      No Score Yet 61% Love in a Cold Climate Director - 2002
      No Score Yet 81% Daniel Deronda Director - 2002

      TV

      Credit
      84% 84% His Dark Materials Executive Producer,
      Director
      2019-2020 2022
      No Score Yet 24% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2019
      82% 87% John Adams Director 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Elizabeth I Director 2006
      No Score Yet 100% Masterpiece Theatre Director 2002