Tom Hopper biography: age, height, wife, movies and TV shows

Tom Hopper biography: age, height, wife, movies and TV shows

You may know him as Dickon Tarly from HBO's Game of Thrones, the Roman soldier Arminius from Barbarians Rising or as Luther Hargreeves, his latest role, which he plays in The Umbrella Academy. The man in question is Tom Hopper, also known as the world's latest internet boyfriend. But hold your horses world, the man is already taken.

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English-born Tom Hopper has come a long way in his acting career. The actor is popular not only for his roles in series but also for his appearance in films and theatre. Here is all you need to know about the Tom Hopper actor.

Profile summary

  • Date of birth: 28th January 1985
  • Birthplace: Coalville, Leicestershire, England, UK
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Star sign: Aquarius
  • Eye colour: Blue
  • Hair colour: Hair
  • Height: 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 metres)
  • Weight: 104 kgs (230lbs)
  • Body type: Average
  • Net worth: $5 million
  • Occupation: Actor, activist

Tom Hopper's early life

The actor was born on January 28th, 1985. At the moment, Tom Hopper age is 35 years.

Where is Tom Hopper from? He was born in Coalville, Leicestershire, England, UK.

Tom went to Ashby School then proceeded to study Acting at Rose Bruford College, from where he graduated with honours in 2006.

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Tom Hopper height and weight

How tall is Tom Hopper? According to his IMDb page, the actor is 6 feet 4 inches tall, which is the same as 1.93 metres or 193 centimetres.

He weighs 104 kilograms, which is approximately 230lbs.


The actor has appeared in theatre productions, movies, and TV shows.

He has had roles in the following theatre productions:

  • As You Like It as Charles at Watford Palace
  • Festen as Kim at Rose Bruford
  • The Caucasian Chalk Circle as Simon Chachava at Rose Bruford
  • The Tempest as Stefano/ Alonso at Rose Bruford
  • Way of the World as Mr Fainall at Rose Bruford
  • A Colliers Friday Night as Ernest at Rose Bruford

Tom Hopper movies and TV shows

The actor has a total of 25 acting credits to his name.

The movies he has appeared in include:

  • Saxon (2007) as Fishmonger
  • Tormented (2009) as Marcus
  • Cold (2013) as Tom
  • I Think, Therefore (2012) as Oli
  • Knights of Badassdom (2013) as Gunther
  • Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014) as Asbjorn
  • Kill Ratio (2016) as James Henderson
  • I Feel Pretty (2018) as Grant Leclair
  • Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) as William Hadrell
  • Chaz and Ralfie: The Phone (2017) as Johnny White
  • The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (post-production)
  • SAS: Red Notice (post-production) - he is set to appear in this one as Declan
  • Can't Stop the Dawn (pre-production) - To appear as Mr. Griffin
  • Climber (announced) as Gary Hemming
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He has also had roles in these TV series:

  • Casualty (2007) as Hugh 'Chewy' Mullen
  • Kingdom (2008) as Soldier
  • Doctors (2008) as Josh Mullen in the episode titled Don't Try This at Home
  • Doctor Who (2010) as Jeff in the episode titled The Eleventh Hour
  • Good Cop (2012) as Andy Stockwell / Andy Scockwell
  • Merlin (2010-2012) as Sir Percival in 26 episodes
  • Barbarians Rising (2016) as Arminius
  • Black Sails (2014-2017) as Billy Bones
  • Game of Thrones (2017) as Dickon Tarly
  • Robot Chicken (2020) as John Rolfe / Solid Snake
  • The Umbrella Academy (2019-2020) as Luther Hargreeves

Was Tom Hopper in Game of Thrones?

Yes, the actor had a role in the seventh season of this HBO medieval fantasy drama series. He played swordsman-hunter Dickon Tarly in the series.

Who plays Dickon Tarly?

Tom Hopper played Dickon Tarly in Game of Thrones. Dickon is the favoured son of Melessa and Lord Randyl Tarly.

Freddie Stroma initially played Dickon in season 6 of the show.

Tom Hopper Umbrella Academy

The actor plays Luther Hargreeves in The Umbrella Academy. Luther is one of the Hargreeves siblings and an astronaut with super strength and the upper body of a martian ape.

Luther is also known as Number 1 or Spaceboy.

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  • In 2020, the actor, alongside other members of the cast of Game of Thrones, won the CinEuphoria Merit - Honorary Award.
  • Tom and other cast members of Game of Thrones were nominated for a Gold Derby TV Award in the Ensemble of the Year category in 2018.
  • In 2018, he was among the cast members of Game of Thrones nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award under the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series category.

Tom Hopper wife

Hopper's wife is Laura Hopper, an actress who co-starred with him in Black Sails. Laura has also appeared in Hollyoaks and Doctors.

The two got married on June 7th, 2014, and they have two kids together:

  • Freddie Douglas Hopper, born on 1st June 2015.
  • Truly Rose Hopper, born on 6th July 2018.

Interesting facts about the actor

  • He grew up watching Friends with his mum and brother. They watched all 10 seasons of the show as a family.
  • Friends was hugely influential in him deciding to be an actor.
  • He is also an activist. He became a spokesperson for colon and testicular cancer screenings.
  • His net worth is $5 million.

Tom Hopper is an actor, activist, father, and husband with a lot of achievements. He is just 35 years old, and he has managed to appear in high-ranking theatre productions, movies, and TV shows. If there is a person to watch out for, it is Tom. His future is definitely looking bright.

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