Timothy Dalton, a British actor, is known for portrayed the character of fictional rogue secret agent James Bond in the EON Production film series. His performance for this iconic MI6 agent role in movies The Living daylights and License to Kill was worthy of attention.
Timothy Dalton Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents
Timothy Dalton was born on 21 March 1946 in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, United Kingdom. He was born to Peter Dalton Leggett (father) and Dorothy Scholes(mother). His father served in WWII as a captain in the Special Operations Executive and his mother raised him. By the age of 4 years, his family relocated to England and settled in Belper, Derbyshire. At the teenage age of 16 years, his interest in acting grew after playing a part in the William Shakespeare classic play, Hamlet under the production of The Old Vic. With this, he understood that acting is the only thing that can give him success in life and decided to become a professional actor. In 1964, he joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and started his study to become an actor. He toured with National Youth Theatre. He joined the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1966, without completing his graduation.
Timothy Dalton Career Details
At the initial of his professional career, he only performed in the theatre. His beginning in film career happened in 1968 when he debuted the role of Philip II of France in Lion in Winter. With this, he appeared in various films Cromwell, Wuthering Heights, The Vortex, Queen of Scots, and Mary. In the 80s, he became a famous and true actor. Then, the world’s most famous spy series of films fall under his pocket. He had taken the place of Roger Moore as British agent James Bond 007 in the film series and became the fourth actor to play the role in the fifteenth part of the film series, The Living Daylights in 1987. The second and last time he played the character after two years in the film License to Kill. Because of legal disputes between Eon Productions and MGM, the next project of the famous film series delayed. This stepped him away from the Bond 007 role. This was not the end of his career. After this, he continued to work in films and television and appeared in The Rocketeer, Madmen, Cleopatra. In the 2010s, he appeared in Chuck as Alexei Volkoff and Toy Story 3. Since 2019, he has been playing the role of Niles Caulder with Brendan Fraser in the show Doom Patrol and it is still going.
Timothy Dalton Awards
Timothy Dalton’s great acting work was recognized and awarded too. In the television industry, he was the winner for best actor for Framed show in Golden FIPA and favorite villain for Chuck show in TV Guide Award.
Timothy Dalton Net Worth
As of 2021, Dalton, a welsh actor, net worth is $12 million approximately. He has acquired this much wealth because of tremendous and effortlessly works in the acting career in many classic films and TV shows in both the film and television industry.Seventy-five years old actor is living in Chiswick, London.
Timothy Dalton Dating History And Marriage Details
In 1971, the actor met English actress Vanessa Redgrave and entered into a relationship with the girl, Relationship went on for almost fifteen years and ended up in 1986. Before entered into a relationship with Vanessa, the actor had a short-term relationship with Denice D. Lewis. Then Dalton’s dated actress Whoopi Goldberg for a year from the year 1990 to the year 1991.In 1995, he fell into a relationship with Russian singer Oksana Grigorieva. The pair had a son together named Alexander Dalton. It is well known that he was never married. In 2003, both separated on friendly terms and never spoke negatively for each other in interviews. Over the following years, Dalton has been a caring and loving father of his son. Both Dalton and Oksana raised their son. As of 2021, he is single and not dating anyone, However, he was found to kiss a mysterious woman during a stroll in Florence, no whereabouts her.
Timothy Dalton Body Measurements
The current age of Timothy Dalton is 75 years old. The green-eyed actor is 6.2 feet tall. His body size is 40 inches and his weight is 75kg.
Timothy Dalton Hobbies
He is very much private in his life. His favorite pastime activities are fishing, reading, jazz, opera, antique fairs, and auctions. He is a football lover. He is favorite football club is Manchester City and hardly missed any match in the Manchester stadium.
Dalton’s dreams of becoming an actor were not supported by this mother, but his father’s side was for him. He follows his dreams and now he is a well-known actor across the world.