EE Rising Star Award Nominee

Tom Holland

Tom Holland

See Tom in action in this clip from Captain America: Civil War.

About the nominee

Tom Holland has become one of Hollywood's fastest rising stars as he takes on the iconic role of Spider-man for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Tom received rave reviews in his first appearance as Spider-man in the Russo Brother’s Captain America: Civil War, alongside Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans. He recently finished filming Spiderman: Homecoming for Sony Pictures opposite Michael Keaton. This is due for theatrical release in July 2017.

Tom made his screen debut opposite Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts in Juan Antonio Bayona's The Impossible for which he was awarded Best Newcomer at the Empire Awards, Breakthrough Actor of the year by the National Board of Review and the Young British Performer of the Year award at the London Film Critics Circle Awards. He was also among the newcomers chosen for the inaugural British Academy of Film and Television Arts Breakthrough Brits in 2013.

Since starring in The Impossible, Tom has gone on to work with a plethora of talent. This includes Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea opposite Chris Hemsworth and Cillian Murphy, Kevin MacDonald’s How I Live Now with Saoirse Ronan, Steven Knight’s Locke with Tom Hardy, and the critically acclaimed BBC drama Wolf Hall alongside Mark Rylance. 

With respect to theatre experience, Tom played ‘Billy’ in Billy Elliot at the Victorian Palace Theatre.

He will next be seen starring opposite Charlie Hunnam and Robert Pattinson in James Gray's Lost City of Z and is about to start shooting The Current War opposite Benedict Cumberbatch for the Weinstein Company.

Hear what Tom had to say about his career so far.

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