A 3DD Production in association with
Star of Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Doctor Zhivago and The Dresser.
Tom Courtenay’s breakthrough role was in the Tony Richardson film The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner. This highly acclaimed film helped usher in the British New Wave of the early-to-mid '60s. For his performances Courtenay was awarded the 1962 BAFTA Award for most promising newcomer.
He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as the dedicated revolutionary leader Pasha Antipov in the brilliant Doctor Zhivago. Among his other well-known films are King & Country directed by Joseph Losey, where he played opposite Dirk Bogarde, and The Dresser.