Edward Thomas Hardy is an English actor and producer. After studying theater at the London Drama Center, he made his film debut in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down. Since then, he has been nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award, two Critics' Choice Awards and two BAFTA Awards, receiving the 2011 BAFTA Rising Star Award. films like Star Trek: Nemesis, RocknRolla, Bronson, Warrior, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Lawless, Locke, The Drop and The Revenant, for which he received an Oscar nomination. In 2015, Hardy played the role of "Mad" Max Rockatansky in Mad Max: Fury Road and the twins Kray in Legend. He appeared in three films by Christopher Nolan: Inception, The Dark Knight Rises as Bane and Dunkirk as an RAF fighter pilot. He played the role of Eddie Brock / Venom in the 2018 anti-hero film Venom.
|Born||Edward Thomas Hardy, September 15, 1977, London, England|
|Alma mater||Drama Centre London|
|Occupation||Actor, producer, model|
|Partner(s)||Rachael Speed, (2005–2009)|
|Parent(s)||Chips Hardy, Anne Barrett|
Actor who played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises before going on to play Venom in Marvel's Venom. He also appeared in the movie Bronson, Warrior, Star Trek Nemesis, and the Academy Award-winning features Mad Max: Fury Road and The Revenant.
In 2003, he won a Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Newcomer for his role as Skank in a stage version of In Arabia We'd All Be Kings.
From 1999 to 2004, he was married to Sarah Ward. In 2008, he and his then-girlfriend Rachael Speed welcomed a kid named Louis. In July 2014, he married actress Charlotte Riley. They are the parents of two children.
Everyone is educated at Reed's School. Richmond School of Drama Alumni. Those who were educated at Tower House School. True winner of the model contest. Alumni of the London Drama Center. British male model. British theater director