It’s time to celebrate Tom Hardy, who turns 40 on Friday. He’s well known for some pretty amazing performances, including his portrayal of Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, Max in Mad Max: Fury Road and Eames in Inception. Hardy was also nominated for an Oscar in the Supporting Actor category for The Revenant, proving he’s an actor who loves to take on intense roles; it’s why we love him.
We also have to talk about how intense he is as a person. That intensity we see onscreen definitely isn’t confined to his acting. When Hardy is at his most passionate in life, he’s not going to hold back his exact feelings or thoughts. It’s beyond refreshing to see an actor who is so unapologetically open. With that, let’s take a look at some of the times Hardy was so intense regarding certain moments in his life. Yes, these are enjoyable as they sound.
1. He really, really, loves dogs & they’re like family to him