Terence Stamp was Born on July 22, 1939 in Stepney,
Terence Stamp is a versatile British actor who started acting
professionally in his teens. Young Terence trained at the
Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
Terence Stamp has made a career out of portraying a variety
of characters, from evil mobster to drag artist to loving
Stamp first made a splash with American audiences with his
performance in FAR FROM THE MADDENING CROWD, co-starring with
After his heart- rending break up with super model Jean Shrimpton,
Terence went on a 10 year sabbatical to India. In the late
'70's, Stamp reemerged and delighted audiences with his portrayal
of the evil General Zod in Superman II.
In 1984, Terence Stamp wowed audiences with what many consider
his finest performance, portraying gangster Willie Parker,
in Stephen Frears' THE HIT. Though his performance in THE
LIMEY, portraying an ex-con bent on revenge, is also very
well done, described as powerful, intense, yet evolving. This
role was written especially for Terence by the film's director,
In 1995 Terence Stamp was chosen by Empire magazine as one
of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#59).
Terence Stamp found the love of his life, Elizabeth
O Rourk and married her in 2002.
Terence Stamp's other credits include: