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Early Life

Oldman was born on 21 March 1958 in New Cross, south London, the son of housewife Kathleen (née Cheriton; born 28 November 1919), and Leonard Bertram Oldman (21 May 1921 – October 1985), a former sailor who also worked as a welder. Oldman has stated that his father was an alcoholic who left the family when Oldman was seven years old. Oldman attended West Greenwich School in Deptford, leaving school at the age of 16 to work in a sports shop.

He was a pianist as a child, and later a singer, but gave up his musical aspirations to pursue an acting career after seeing Malcolm McDowell’s performance in the 1971 film The Raging Moon. In a 1995 interview with Charlie Rose, Oldman said: “Something about Malcolm just arrested me, and I connected, and I said, ‘I wanna do that’.”

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