About Tom Hopper

Tom Hooper, who goes by the name Sir Percival in BBC Series “Merlin”, has come a long way in his acting career. He has been active since 2007 and has been portraying as Luther Hargreeves in the ongoing American superhero web television series “The Umbrella Academy“. He has not only been engaged in an acting career; however, he is interested in many sorts of activities like traveling and sports.

Quick Info
Full nameThomas Edward Hopper
Date of Birth28 January 1985
Birth PlaceCoalville, Leicestershire, England
Spouse(s)Laura Higgins
​(m. 2014)
Net WorthUS $5 Million

Early life

Tom Hopper was born on 28th January 1985 On the industrial town Coalville located in the country of Leicestershire. He studied in Ashby School and began to form an interest in acting where his friends and his family encouraged him too often to act for a particular occasion. He also got enrolled in a drama class. During schooling according to him, he performed on the stages, The Way of The World, Festen, The Tempest, and Colliers Friday Night He studied acting in Rose Bruford College. He completed his graduation in 2006 where he began his career in the following year. He also followed different actors to improve his acting skills and started performing on movies as well as other web television series.

Tom Hopper


Tom Hopper has been a splendid actor. His involvement in Flims and web television drama series has made him widely popular. He started gaining roles after his graduation.

In Television

Tom Hopper has been featured in different television series including Casualty, Kingdom, Doctors. In 2010, he also got a cameo role on Doctor Who and even got featured in Good Cop in 2012. Hopper also joined the Starz series Black Sails, where he portrayed as Billy Bones. Hopper purposely played as Bones who as the audience thought as “selfless team captain, looking out for his squad”, The show was filmed on location in South Africa and was realized in 2014 and ended in 2017 with a total number of four-season.


Merlin, Game of Thrones and others

Tom Hopper then joined the BBC series, “Merlin”, where he took the role of Sir Percival in the Third Season of the series and worked regularly in the series for the next two seasons. This role was the best one to be performed by him. He further added, ‘Merlin’ was a big step; it was my first significant role in a show”.

Hopper has also Portrayed as the fictitious character swords man hunter” Dickon Tarly” in the 7th Season of worldwide known television series ‘Games of Thrones”. He has also performed in swashbuckler Northmen – A Viking Saga in 2014. Hopper also joined a two-part mini-series Barbarians Rising as the Roman soldier Arminius after which he got a role in series Black Sails.

Hopper was a crew member in As You Like It at the Watford Palace Theatre.

 In film

Tom Hopper has appeared in various films including Saxon, Tormented, Cold, Northmen: A Viking Saga, Kill Ratio, Terminator: Dark Fate and is going to play as Magnusson in the upcoming movie The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.

He was seen in the role of Marcus in the comedy-horror, “Tormented”. The film portrays the story of a boy coming back from the dead to take revenge on his bullies. This movie got him to show his acting skills, and it was released in May 2009. Hopper has also starred in the movie “Cold” which is directed/written by his Eoin Macken. Hopper will also appear in the 2020 SAS: Red Notice as Declan.

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When Tom Hopper began his career and started gaining roles, the first award he received was for the Best New British Feature and Initiation in the Michael Powell Award in 2007.

He has been awarded an Honorary award in CinEuphoria award by his role “DickonTarly” in “Games of Thrones”. This award was shared with many of his crew members including Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, and many more.

He has also been nominated two times for Outstanding performance and Ensemble of the year for the same television series “Game of Thrones.”

Personal Life

Tom Hopper was not interested in marrying until he met actress Laura Higgins and got married in 2014. The couple has two daughters. Hopper was always interested in acting. He never left his acting career as stated by him he found his happiness when he was continually acting and got offered from the different television shows. According to his wife, Hopper is a simple yet amazing husband. She has also added that he has always taken care of her and his family.

Tom Hopper

He is 6ft, and 5 in tall and has got a muscular physique. Due to his personality, he got selected for a role in “Game of Thrones.” He had also been on the cover of Men’s Health Magazine in October 2015. He is also interested in different sports that include Cricket, Boxing, Basketball, Rugby, Golf, and Swimming. Golf and Rugby are his favorite sports.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, Tom Hopper has an estimated net worth of $5 million.