Thomas Turgoose

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birthdate = 1992 (age 15)
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notable role = Shaun in "This is England"
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Thomas "Tomo" Turgoose (born 1992 in Grimsby, then Humberside now North East Lincolnshire), is an award-winning English film and television actor.

In his first ever film role, he played the lead character, Shaun, in "This Is England", written and directed by Shane Meadows. His performance won the 2006 British Independent Film Awards honor for Most Promising Newcomer (On Screen). [ [http://www.bifa.org.uk/news_story.php?news=27 BIFA - British Independent Film Awards ] ]

On television he played the character Dizzy, a young boy mentored by Adam Solomons (Luke Treadaway), in the 2006 BBC drama series "The Innocence Project". The program was cancelled after eight episodes due to poor ratings and negative reviews. [ [http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,1962794,00.html Innocence lost on BBC1 viewers | Media | The Observer ] ] Turgoose's character was in six of the eight episodes.

Turgoose appears in the forthcoming films "Eden Lake" and "The Scouting Book For Boys".

Filmography

*"This Is England" (2006)

*"The Innocence Project" (2006 - 2007, TV)

*"Somers Town" (2008)

*"Eden Lake" (2008)

Personal life

He attended Wintringham School of the same town whilst filming "This Is England" and "The Innocence Project". [ [http://www.you.co.uk/pages/you/article.html?in_page_id=1908&in_article_id=448407 Thomas Turgoose: the 13 year old cheeky chappy goes from Grimsby to the big screen | YOU Magazine ] ]

He is currently attending a course at the Grimsby Institute of Higher Learning.

Turgoose's mother Sharon died in 2005; "This Is England" is dedicated to her memory.

He has three older brothers, Karl (22), Matthew Jobber (21) and Jamie (19).

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* [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/08/22/bfsomers122.xml Telegraph.co.uk] Review of [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2008/08/22/bfsomers122.xml Somers Town]


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