Trivia Gary signed with ICM in November 2005. He was previously represented by Creative Artists Agency.
Gary dropped out of school at the age of sixteen to start working at a sports-equipment store.
His father left the family when Gary was only seven so he was raised by his mother and his two sisters.
Gary appeared in the TV commercial for One 2 One in 2001.
Gary sang "You've Been Around" with David Bowie, a duet from The Sacred Squall of Now.
Artist Julian Schnabel (the director of Basquiat) had put out a CD entitled Every Silver Lining Has A Cloud. Gary sings on this album and there is also a track called "Gary's Song".
Gary appeared in the print ad for DKNY in 2000.
Gary appeared in the 1998 print commercial for H&M clothing.
Gary appeared in the music video "Since I Don't Have You" by Guns n' Roses.
Gary sang "I Wanna Be Your Dog" and "My Way" on the Sid and Nancy (1986) soundtrack.
Gary Oldman Quotes
I don't think Hollywood knows what to do with me. I would imagine that when it comes to romantic comedies, my name would be pretty low down on the list.
We're given a code to live our lives by; we don't always follow it but it's still there.
With Beethoven I said I wanted a role where I didn't have to do anything stupid with my hair. My agent said, 'Read it again.'
I've done so much R-rated work, it's nice to have a job you can show your kids. (on making Harry Potter)
I guess what I'm trying to say is it's not Dracula crying, it's Gary Oldman, but using the technique of the character. The emotion is mine, because I don't know what it's like to be undead and live 300 years.
Any actor who tells you that they have become the people they play - unless they're clearly diagnosed as a schizophrenic - is bullshitting you.
Change is vital to any actor. If you keep playing lead after lead, you're really gonna dry up; because all those vehicles wean you away from the truths of human behaviour.
We're given a code to live our lives by: we don't always follow it but it's still there.
I applaud anything that can take a kid away from a PlayStation or a Gameboy. That is a miracle in itself.
To be able to do this job in the first place you've got to have a bit of an ego.