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Tom Burke is a Actor British born on 30 june 1981 at Kent (United-kingdom)

Tom Burke

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Birth name Tom Liam Benedict Burke
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 30 june 1981 (37 years) at Kent (United-kingdom)

Tom Liam Benedict Burke (born 30 June 1981) is an English actor. His roles include "Giac" in the 2005 TV adaptation of Casanova and Davy in Third Star. He also appeared in the second series of the BBC drama The Hour. He currently stars as Athos in the BBC series The Musketeers.


Tom Burke est né à Londres et a grandi dans le Kent. Il est le fils de David Burke et de Anna Calder-Marshall qui sont aussi acteurs. Il est le petit-fils de l'écrivain Arthur Calder-Marshall.

Burke a toujours voulu être acteur. Dans son enfance, il participait aux pièces de théâtre que ses parents montaient dans leur ville.

Etant enfant, Burke a été diagnostiqué dyslexique et avait des difficultés scolaires. Il quitte l'école à 17 ans pour se lancer dans sa carrière. Il entre à la Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) à l'âge de 18 ans.

Best films

Only God Forgives (2013)

Usually with

Nick Moran
Nick Moran
(2 films)
Rupert Friend
Rupert Friend
(3 films)
Gary Sherman
Gary Sherman
(1 films)
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Nick Murphy
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Ilan Eshkeri
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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tom Burke (19 films)

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The Hooligan Factory, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Sports films, Association football films
Actors Jason Maza, Tom Burke, Ray Fearon, Steven O'Donnell, Josef Altin, Steven O'Donnell
Roles Bullet
Rating49% 2.4561052.4561052.4561052.4561052.456105
Danny (Jason Maza) wants something more from life having been expelled from school and living in his grandfathers flat, he longs to live up to the image of his estranged father Danny Senior (Ronnie Fox). Sent to prison for force feeding a judge his own wig Danny Senior was a legend and Danny is looking for a way to emulate his father's achievements and rise to be "top boy". Meanwhile legendary football hooligan Dex (Nick Nevern) is about to be released. Dex is on a quest of his own, one of vengeance against his nemesis and rival firm leader The Baron (Keith-Lee Castle). But when Danny and Dex's paths cross they embark on a journey as old as hooliganism itself. Dex, Danny and The Hooligan Factory travel the length of the country on a mission to re-establish their firm's glory days. However, the police are closing in and we get a sense that the Hooligan Factory's best days may be behind them, but with Danny on their side, and Dex finding his old form who knows where this may lead. After all... It's a funny old game.
Only God Forgives, 1h30
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution
Actors Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Burke, Rhatha Phongam
Roles Billy
Rating57% 2.850722.850722.850722.850722.85072
Julian is an American expatriate who runs a muay thai club in Bangkok, Thailand, that is a front for a drug smuggling operation. His older brother Billy rapes and kills an under-age sex worker and is caught by the Thai police. Lieutenant Chang allows the girl's father, Choi Yan Lee, to beat Billy, but Choi kills him. However, Chang does not care about Billy's death; instead, Chang cuts off the father's forearm for allowing his daughter to be a sex worker.
The Invisible Woman, 1h51
Directed by Ralph Fiennes
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Films about writers
Actors Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander, Jonathan Harden, Michelle Fairley
Roles George Wharton
Rating61% 3.098863.098863.098863.098863.09886
In 1857, eighteen-year-old English actress Ellen "Nelly" Ternan (Felicity Jones) is noticed by forty-five-year-old writer Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) while she is performing at London's Haymarket Theatre. Soon after, he casts her, along with her mother (Kristin Scott Thomas) and sister Maria (Perdita Weeks), in a performance of The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins at Dickens' Free Trade Hall in Manchester. At a party following the performance, the famous author and the actress share a brief moment alone.
Cleanskin (2012)
, 1h48
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films, Films about terrorism
Actors Sean Bean, Abhin Galeya, Charlotte Rampling, Michelle Ryan, James Fox, Tuppence Middleton
Roles Mark
Rating62% 3.147863.147863.147863.147863.14786
Harry (Sam Douglas), a British arms dealer, is seen in bed with a prostitute named Rena (Shivani Ghai). While toying with Harry's pistol, she unloads it but replaces the magazine. Harry's bodyguard Ewan (Sean Bean), is a British Secret Service Agent. Harry and Ewan travel to a bank, transporting a briefcase of Semtex. The men are followed by two terrorists, Ash (Abhin Galeya) and Ibrahim (Mens-Sana Tamakloe). Ibrahim approaches Harry and Ewan from the top of a staircase, shooting at them. After Ewan is shot by Ash twice, Harry tries to shoot Ash, only to discover there are no bullets in his gun. Ash then kills Harry and takes the briefcase of Semtex. However, Ewan manages to shoot Ash in the arm, but before he can apprehend him Ash returns fire and escapes with the briefcase.
The Clocks
The Clocks (2011)
, 1h40
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors David Suchet, Olivia Grant, Anna Skellern, Tom Burke, Victoria Wicks, Jaime Winstone
Roles Ten. Colin Race
Rating78% 3.934853.934853.934853.934853.93485
La jeune dactylographe Sheila Webb découvre le cadavre d'un homme dans le salon d'une aveugle qui l'aurait engagée. En se ruant dehors elle tombe sur le Lieutenant Race qui enquête sur une affaire d'espionnage. Celui-ci va appeler l'ami de son père, Poirot, pour l'aider à comprendre pourquoi toutes les pendules sont arrêtées sur 4h13...
The Kid
The Kid (2010)
, 1h51
Directed by Nick Moran
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Rupert Friend, Natascha McElhone, Ioan Gruffudd, Con O'Neill, Augustus Prew, David O'Hara
Roles Mr. Hayes
Rating68% 3.445113.445113.445113.445113.44511
Based on the real-life story of Kevin Lewis, the film follows his childhood of abuse, his descent into a life of crime and how he put his life together again afterwards. The screenplay was written by Mark Thomas and Kevin Lewis with additional writing by Nick Moran.
Third Star
Third Star (2010)
, 1h32
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Feild, Tom Burke, Eros Vlahos, Hugh Bonneville, Nia Roberts
Roles Davy
Rating75% 3.7974753.7974753.7974753.7974753.797475
After celebrating his 29th and - as everyone including himself knows - last birthday, James, a young man terminally ill with cancer, sets out on a last hiking trip with his three best friends, Davy, Bill and Miles. Their destination is James's favourite beach at Barafundle Bay, on the Pembrokeshire coast.
Chéri (2009)
, 1h32
Directed by Stephen Frears
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend, Felicity Jones, Kathy Bates, Anita Pallenberg, Toby Kebbell
Roles Vicomte Desmond
Rating61% 3.099283.099283.099283.099283.09928
Set in 1900s Belle Époque Paris, Chéri tells the story of the affair between an aging retired courtesan, Léa, and a flamboyant young man, Fred, nicknamed "Chéri" ("Dear" or "Darling").
Telstar: The Joe Meek Story, 1h59
Directed by Nick Moran
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Musical films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Con O'Neill, Kevin Spacey, Pam Ferris, JJ Feild, James Corden, Tom Burke
Roles Geoff Goddard
Rating64% 3.246913.246913.246913.246913.24691
The film tells the story of record producer Joe Meek, the songwriter-producer behind the 1960s hits "Have I the Right?", "Just Like Eddie" and "Johnny Remember Me". The film charts Meek's initial success with the multi-million selling record, "Telstar", his homosexuality which was illegal in the UK at the time, and his struggles with debt, paranoia and depression, which culminated in the killing of his landlady Violet Shenton and himself, on 3 February 1967.
Donkey Punch, 1h39
Directed by Olly Blackburn
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance
Actors Robert Boulter, Sian Breckin, Nichola Burley, Tom Burke, Julian Morris, Jaime Winstone
Roles Bluey
Rating51% 2.599152.599152.599152.599152.59915
While on a holiday in Mallorca, Spain, Lisa (Sian Breckin), Kim (Jaime Winstone) and Tammi (Nichola Burley) meet four young men, Bluey (Tom Burke), Josh (Julian Morris), Sean (Robert Boulter) and Marcus (Jay Taylor). After spending the day at the resort together, the girls are invited to the men's yacht where they plan to party out at sea. While aboard the boat, they take drugs and the conversation turns to sex, and in particular, types of sexual acts. Bluey describes a sex act called a "donkey punch" which involves punching the female in the back of the head while having doggy style sex in order to increase the sexual pleasure for the man.
I Want Candy, 1h27
Directed by Stephen Surjik
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about pornography, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Tom Riley, Tom Burke, Carmen Electra, Eddie Marsan, Michelle Ryan, Mackenzie Crook
Roles Baggy
Rating53% 2.6997752.6997752.6997752.6997752.699775
A group of film students at Leatherhead University in search of funding for their feature film "The Love Storm" end up having to rewrite and make it into a porno. This leads the boys head first into a world of erotica that they didn't even know existed and into the life of actress Candy Fiveways (Carmen Electra).
The Trial of Tony Blair
Directed by Simon Cellan Jones
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Documentary films about politics, Political films
Actors Robert Lindsay, Phoebe Nicholls, Peter Mullan, Alexander Armstrong, Claire Skinner, Adrian Scarborough
Rating65% 3.2910553.2910553.2910553.2910553.291055
A short time before the 2010 general election, Tony Blair goes on British television and gives a political broadcast, in which he announces his resignation from his position as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Dracula (2006)
, 1h30
Directed by Bill Eagles
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Dracula films, Vampires in film
Actors Marc Warren, Rafe Spall, David Suchet, Stephanie Leonidas, Sophia Myles, Dan Stevens
Roles Dr. John Seward
Rating52% 2.603192.603192.603192.603192.60319
Arthur Holmwood attempts to cure the syphilis with which he was born and which also caused the death of his father. Arthur receives his diagnosis soon after becoming engaged to Lucy Westenra. He contacts an occult group called the Brotherhood, which is being led by a man named Singleton. The Brotherhood claims that it can clean his polluted blood, but for a price.
The Libertine, 1h54
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, Paul Ritter, John Malkovich, Rosamund Pike, Stanley Townsend
Roles Vaughan
Rating63% 3.198633.198633.198633.198633.19863
The story begins with John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester (Depp), delivering his prologue, the main themes of which are his fondness for drink, his sexual proclivities, and his disdain for his audience.
Dragonheart: A New Beginning, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Films about dragons
Actors Robby Benson, Christopher Masterson, Tom Burke, John Woodnutt, Anthony O'Donnell
Roles Roland
Rating46% 2.314292.314292.314292.314292.31429
One year before his death, Sir Bowen visits the cave-home of his long-dead friend Draco, and there he discovered a dragon egg. He takes the egg to a monastery where his friend Brother Gilbert, a monk, lives. The friars at the monastery pledge to hide the dragon away, with Friar Peter (John Woodnutt) protecting him and teaching him for 20 years. The task of taking care of the dragon is passed to a young and gullible friar named Mansel (Matt Hickey).