Tom Ackerley Biography
(Director, Film Producer)
Birthday: January 1, 1990 (Capricorn)
Born In: Surrey, England
Tom Ackerley is an English film and television director and film producer. He is the husband of actress Margot Robbie. A native of the county of Surrey, England, Ackerley developed a deep passion for films quite early in his life. He attended Godalming College, pursuing a degree in film studies. After graduating, he began working as a member of the production crew of various films and TV shows. His first job was as a floor runner on the period drama ‘The Hour’ in 2011. That year, he was involved in his first film, ‘War Horse’, as a location runner. In the ensuing two years, he would also serve as a crowd runner and set production assistant before landing his first job as an assistant director in Sky Arts 1 TV series ‘Playhouse Presents’. His first film as an assistant director was the 2013 science fiction horror ‘The Last Days on Mars’. Ackerley has subsequently served as an assistant director in projects, such as ‘Final Prayer’, ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’, ‘Macbeth’, and ‘The Brothers Grimsby’. In 2017, he made his debut as a producer on his wife’s film ‘I, Tonya’.