Terence Stamp

Terence Stamp
Terence is an Oscar nominated actor whose work in film and theatre has made him once of the most recognisable actors Britain has to offer.
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Terence Henry Stamp is an English actor. After training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London he started his acting career in 1962. He has appeared in more than 60 films.  His directors and actors including Fellini, Loach, Pasolini, Olivier, Brando and Redgrave. 

His performance in the title role of Billy Budd, his film debut, earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor and a BAFTA nomination for Best Newcomer.

Stamp's other major roles include archvillain General Zod in Superman and Superman II, tough guy Wilson in The Limey, Supreme Chancellor Valorum in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, transgender woman Bernadette Bassinger in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Siegfried in Get Smart, Terrence Bundley in Yes Man and General Ludwig Beck in Valkyrie.

He has appeared in two Tim Burton films, Big Eyes (2014) and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children(2016).