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Tom Holland’s Journey From England Local Boy To Hollywood’s Beloved Spider-Man

Thomas Stanley Holland, or Tom Holland, was born in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, to photographer Nicola Elizabeth (Frost) and comedian and novelist Dominic Holland (Dominic Anthony Holland). Tom Holland is most recognized for his portrayal as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, yet he was once an overlooked performer with a theatrical career. Who would have guessed that our favorite actor would take such a big step forward in his career with just one heroic role?

The 25-year-old British actor first appeared as the famous young webslinger from New York in 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War,” and his reputation has risen significantly ever since. Tom already has millions of fans all around the world as a result of his outstanding performance. He will return to the character in “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” which will be released in Cinema on December 24. Continue reading to learn how Holland become one of Hollywood’s most known celebrities.

#1 Holland was born in London, England on June 1, 1996.

#2 The Holland family also includes a dog named Tessa.

#3 Holland took dance classes as a child and credits his interest to Janet Jackson.

#4 Twelve-year-old Holland made his debut as the titular character in “Billy Elliot the Musical” in September 2008.

#5 After “Billy Elliott,” Holland starred in the 2012 movie “The Impossible.”

#6 He was a big fan of Spider-Man long before being cast as the webslinger.

#7 Prior to joining the MCU, Holland actually knew Chris Hemsworth from a film they worked on together.

#8 The Spider-Man audition process took five-and-a-half months.

#9 On June 23, 2015, Holland was announced as the new Spider-Man.

#10 The actor’s first appearance in the MCU was in “Captain America: Civil War.”

#11 Outside of his acting credits, Holland’s 2017 “Lip Sync Battle” routine went viral.

#12 His first standalone superhero movie, “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” hit theaters in July 2017.

#13 In 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” Holland improvised one of the most heartbreaking moments in the film.

#14 He reprised his Marvel role in 2019’s “Avengers: Endgame.”

#15 Holland has been praised for his acting, but he’s been chided for his inability to keep movie spoilers to himself.

#16 In 2019, Holland starred in another Marvel movie that surpassed $1 billion at the box office — “Spider-Man: Far From Home.”

#17 Months after the release of “Far From Home,” the actor’s future in the MCU was unclear after a deal between Sony and Marvel fell through. Thankfully, the studios ended the feud.

#18 Holland has also voiced characters in a few movies: “Spies in Disguise,” “Dolittle,” and “Onward.”

#19 In 2020, Holland starred alongside Robert Pattinson in Netflix’s “The Devil All the Time.”

#20 The actor teamed up again with the Russo brothers for “Cherry,” based on a book written by Nico Walker.

#21 The actor has also used his fame to help others through an organization called The Brothers Trust, which his parents founded in 2017.

#22 Holland also hopes to branch out from acting and direct someday.

#23 For now, the actor will be busy with some upcoming movies such as Spider-Man No Way Home and Uncharted

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