Happy Birthday, Tom Hardy Edward Thomas, better known by his stage name Tom Hardy

was a British actor who was best known for his eccentric personality

striking good looks, and thoughtful performances in both indie and box office hits

He was born on September 15, 1977, in London, England.

Hardy’s youth and early adulthood did not reveal much about his future as a cinematic star

While still a teenager, he was expelled from school

arrested for joyriding while in possession of a gun

and developed drug and alcohol addictions.

Happy Birthday Tom Hardy (Venom) Biography September 15, 1977