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Tom Conti

Tom Conti (born November 22, 1941) is a British actor. His dark good looks, inherited from his Italian father, have made him much in demand for playing Mediterranean types.

Born in Paisley, Scotland[?], Conti is mostly known for his stage work. He won the Tony Award in 1979 for Whose Life is it Anyway?[?]. But he is also an accomplished film and television actor. Besides taking the leading role in the 1978 TV version of Alan Ayckbourn's Norman Conquests[?], he played opposite Nigel Hawthorne in a long-running series of car advertisements.

He has appeared in such films as Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence[?], Reuben, Reuben (nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor), American Dreamer[?], Shirley Valentine[?] and Saving Grace.

He is married to Scottish actress, Kara Wilson.

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