Tom Burke - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 23, 2020
|Best Known For:||Strike|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||June 30, 1981 (age 39)|
|Birth Name /
|Tom Liam Benedict Burke|
|Birth Place:||London, England|
|Father's Name:||David Burke|
|Mother's Name:||Anna Calder-Marshall|
|University:||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Irish, English, Scottish, German)|
|Height:||1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)|
|Weight:||78 kg (171.96 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Tom Burke?
Tom Burke is an actor by profession and English by nationality. He is well known for starring in BBC series The Musketeers as Athos, in War & Peace as Dolokhov, and in Strike as Cormoran Strike.
Tom Burke – Age, Parents, Siblings
Tom Burke’s birth took place on 30 June 1981 in London, England. He was born as Tom Liam Benedict Burke to mother Anna Calder-Marshall and father David Burke. He also has other famous names in his family. His grandparents were writers Arthur Calder-Marshall and Ara Calder-Marshall and godparents are Alan Rickman and Bridget Turner. Not much has been shared about his siblings if he has any.
Having been diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age, he dropped out of school at the age of 17 before completing his A-levels. He attended dance school and later studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) when he was 18 years old. He also joined the National Youth Theatre.
His ethnicity includes Irish, English, Scottish, German.
Tom Burke – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Burke is a very secretive person. Not many details have been shared when it comes to his previous romantic relationship and dating history. However, he did reveal in an October 2018 interview with The Telegraph that he lives in east London with his girlfriend who is also an actress.
Tom Burke has never married and is sans wife and children.
Tom Burke – Career
Burke’s first role was in the film Dragonheart: A New Beginning (1999) as Roland followed by the role in a 1999 episode of Dangerfield. He then went on to star in the films The Libertine (2005), I Want Candy (2007), Donkey Punch (2008), Telstar (2009) and guest roles in the TV series State of Play (2003), The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2004), Jericho (2005), Agatha Christie's Poirot (2009), etc.
Films, Series, Theatre
In the last decade, Tom Burke has worked in numerous TV series as well as films. The films in which he has starred include Third Star (2010), The Invisible Woman (2013), The Souvenir (2019), Mank (2020) as Orson Welles. He has had guest roles in the TV series Great Expectations (2011), Utopia (2013-2014), miniseries War & Peace (2016), and the main role in The Musketeers (2014-2016) as Athos, and Strike (2017-present) as Cormoran Strike.
Moreover, Burke has worked in theatre plays since the early 2000s and has worked in the theatre production of Gertrude – The Cry (2002), Macbeth (2005), I'll Be The Devil (2008), Rosmersholm (2019) to name a few.
Tom Burke in Strike (Image: TV Insider)
Tom Burke – Awards, Nominations
Tom Burke has been nominated for British Independent Film Award for Best Actor (2019) and has won Ian Charleson Award (2008).
Tom Burke – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth and annual salary of Burke is under review.
Tom Burke – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tom Burke is absent but some fan accounts have been set up in his name.
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