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Tom Hardy Wins 2011 Rising Star BAFTA

Tom Hardy, the acclaimed actor for his role in Inception, wins the Orange Wednesdays Rising Star BAFTA award. Hardy accepted the award during the Orange British Academy Film Awards in London, England at the Royal Opera House on February 13, 2011.

Hardy won the public determined Rising Star Award despite heavy competition from other nominees including Gemma Arterton for her role in Tamera Drewe, Andrew Garfield for his role in The Social Network, Arron Johnson for his role in Kick-Ass, and Emma Stone for her role in Easy A.

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