Abandoned by his alcoholic father at the age of seven and forced to drop out of school to join the work force at 16, young Gary Oldman was set to join the ranks of London’s disaffected working class youths when he saw Malcolm McDowells’ performance in the 1970 classic The Raging Moon and thought, “I can be a super hot movie star too!” And speaking of the raging moon, that’s not all that gets raging when we think of Gary and his penetrating… stare.
In 1986, Gary became a counterculture icon when he took a role in the rock and roll biopic Sid and Nancy as shirtless, leather-jacketed, dog collar-wearing punk rock icon Sid Vicious, who gets into an obsessive sexual relationship with the disgustingly lucky Nancy Spungeon. Never mind the bollocks, we just wish Gary would aim his Sex Pistol our way!
Then Gary and his ass played assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in Oliver Stone’s 1991 masterpiece of conspiracy paranoia, JFK. And FYI, if Gary Oldman were involved we wouldn’t mind going back and to the left, back and to the left, back and to the left… The next year, Gary had a part he could really sink his teeth into when he created the sexiest Count Dracula since Frank Langella in the Francis Ford Coppola flick Bram Stoker’s Dracula. We want to suck his wood!