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Tom Sturridge, real name Thomas Sidney Jerome Sturridge, is a British actor who has starred in films such as ‘FairyTale: A True Story,’ ‘Being Julia,’ ‘Brothers of the Head,’ ‘On the Road,’ ‘Like Minds,’ ‘Journey’s End,’ and ‘The Boat That Rocked.’ Despite coming from a showbiz family, he was initially discouraged from pursuing acting and was not even permitted to participate in school plays. However, Sturridge began his onscreen playing career in the television adaption of ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ under the direction of his director father. Since then, he has been in a number of films, television shows, and theatrical productions. The English actor starred in the dramas ‘A Waste of Shame’ and ‘The Hollow Crown’ on television. ‘The Trial,’ ‘Punk Rock,’ ‘Wastwater,’ ‘Orphans,’ ‘American Buffalo,’ and ‘1984’ are some of his theatrical works. When it comes to awards, Sturridge has been nominated for a Tony Award in the category of ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play.’ In addition, he was nominated for an Olivier Award for his work as a supporting actor.

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Career of Tom Sturridge

Tom Sturridge made his stage debut in the play ‘The Trial.’ In 1996, he starred in a television adaptation of ‘Gulliver’s Travels.’ He directed the film ‘FairyTale: A True Story’ a year later. The actor then appeared in the films ‘Vanity Fair,’ ‘Being Julia,’ and ‘A Waste of Shame’ in 2004. He was cast in the films ‘Brothers of the Head,’ ‘Like Minds,’ and ‘The Boat That Rocked’ shortly after.

Sturridge appeared in the play ‘Punk Rock’ in 2010. Later, in the films ‘Waiting for Forever’ and ‘Junkhearts,’ he played Will Donner and Danny, respectively. Following that, he performed in the play ‘Wastwater.’ In 2012, Sturridge was cast as Carlo Marx in the film ‘On the Road.’ He played the role of Phillip in the drama ‘Orphans’ a year later.

He was soon offered the role of Sergeant Troy in the film ‘Far from the Madding Crowd.’ In 2015, the actor starred in both the film ‘Remainder’ and the stage production ‘American Buffalo.’ He appeared in the television drama ‘The Hollow Crown’ the following year. Sturridge starred in the films ‘Song to Song,’ ‘Mary Shelley,’ and ‘Journey’s End’ in 2017. During same period, he also appeared in the play ‘1984’.

Personal Experiences of Tom Sturridge

Tom Sturridge is the son of actress Phoebe Nicholls and filmmaker Charles Sturridge. He was born on December 21, 1985, in Lambeth, London, England. He is the grandson of actor Anthony Nicholls and actress Faith Kent. He has an actor brother named Arthur and an actress sister named Matilda. Sturridge went to Winchester College and Harrodian School.

He began dating actress Sienna Miller in 2011. Marlowe Ottoline Layng Sturridge, the couple’s daughter, was born a year later. In 2015, Sturridge and Miller divorced.

Estimated Net Worth

Tom Sturridge is an English actor with a $3 million net worth. In December 1985, Tom Sturridge was born in Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom. Director Charles Sturridge is Tom’s father, and actress Phoebe Nicholls is his mother. Tom began his career as a kid actor in the 1996 television film Gulliver’s Travels.