Gary Oldman As Drexl Spivey

In an article primarily about Gary Oldman’s new movie Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, they also list 10 previous great roles Oldman has had – including Drexl Spivey in True Romance.

The name alone will delight cineastes with a fondness for quirky Quentin Tarantino characters, one of the best being Oldman’s cacophonous white-boy pimp from Tarantino’s first screenplay. With a ludicrous set of dreadlocks, gold fronts and a stream of gangsterspeak, Oldman devours everything in sight in just seven minutes of screen time.


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