Tom Courtenay Wiki 2024, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Ethnicity

Tom Courtenay

Tom Courtenay is a well-known British actor. Tom is well known for playing Pasha in the Doctor Zhivago drama (1965), Newman Noggs in the Nicholas Nickleby drama, and Geoff Mercer in 45 Years (2015). He is currently shooting The Railway Children Return, which is in post-production as of 2022.

Quick Facts

Real NameTom Courtenay
Nick NameTom
Date Of BirthFebruary 25, 1937
Age87 years old
BirthplaceKingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight70 kg
Hair ColorWhite
Eye colorBlue
Net Worth$1 million-$5 million

Tom Courtenay’s Age & Early Life

Tom Courtenay was born in Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England on February 25, 1937. Thomas Daniel Courtenay is his full name. His parents are Annie Eliza and Thomas Henry Courtenay. In addition, he is of British nationality and of Caucasian race.

Moving on to his school history, he attended Kingston High School. Later, he enrolled at University College London to pursue an English degree, but he failed. Tom also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.

Tom Courtenay Height & Weight

Tom Courtenay is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs a healthy amount. He has white hair and blue eyes.

Tom Courtenay

Tom Courtenay’s Net Worth

How much is Tom Courtenay’s net worth? Tom Courtenay’s net worth ranges between $1 million -$5 million as of February 2024. However, he has not disclosed any information regarding his salary or earnings.


Tom made his film debut as Person on the Street in Without Love (TV Movie). In 1960, he portrayed Bert in Inside Story (TV Series). Similarly, he portrayed Private Potter in ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) in 1963. In 1970, Courtenay starred as D.H. Lawrence in Solo (TV Series). He portrayed Mark Brian in I Heard the Owl Call My Name (a TV Movie) in 1973. In All the World’s Stage (a TV mini-series), he portrayed the part of Dresser. Tom portrayed Colin in Theatre Night (TV Series) the same year.

Furthermore, in 1995, Tom was cast as Daniel Quilp in The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Movie). He portrayed Roy Southgate in A Rather English Marriage (TV Movie) in 1998. In the 2002 television series Nicholas Nickleby, he portrayed Newman Noggs. He portrayed David Best Sr. in The Royle Family (TV Series) in 2008. Courtenay also played Reggie Paget in Quartet: Deleted Scenes (Video Short) in 2013. In 2015, he portrayed Geoff Mercer in the drama 45 Years. He appeared in many TV movies, including King of Thieves, The Aeronauts, and The Queen’s Corgi. In addition, Tom portrayed Mr. Sullivan in Summerland in 2020. He was cast as Baxter in The North Water (TV Mini-Series) the following year. He appears as Engineer Woodcock in Mandy (TV Series) as of 2022.

Tom Courtenay Wife & Marriage

Who is Tom Courtenay’s wife?  Isabel Crossley is Tom Courtenay’s wife. His second wife’s name is Isabel. In August 1988, the pair tied the knot. Tom Courtenay formerly married actress Cheryl Kennedy. On January 12, 1973, the pair married. The couple split in 1982, though.