Happy Birthday Tom Hollander!
Today (August 25th) is Tom Hollander (aka P&P's Mr. Collins)'s 53rd birthday! He shares the same birthday as director Joe Wright, whom he'd worked with in 3 films: Pride & Prejudice (2005), The Soloist (2009), and Hanna (2011).
Here's TH's brief Bio (via his IMDB profile)...
Tom Hollander was born the second child of educated parents, both teachers. He grew up in Oxford, (UK). Hollander credits the happy atmosphere of the Dragon School with his childhood introduction to acting. There, encouraged by an influential teacher named Andrew Roberts, he won the title role in "Oliver"... See full bio » Born:
Also, check out and read 50 Facts about English Actor Tom Hollander.