Tom Holland has a famous dad that many people don't know about
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But while the actor has long become a household name, his debut as Peter Parker was far from his first taste of fame.
The 27-year-old started his career as a dancer, starring in Billy Elliot the Musical in the West End as a child, and you could say fame is in his blood.
It seems stepping into the limelight must run in the Holland family, because as it turns out, Tom has a pretty famous father, and the resemblance is uncanny.
Comedian and actor Dominic Holland is Tom's dad, and he's even written a book about his son's stardom overtaking his own.
The book, aptly called Eclipsed, was released last year and the bio reads: "How does a kid called Tom Holland, who never had a speaking part in a school play find himself playing Marvel's Peter Parker?
"Written by a dad who as a professional comedian took his own shot at showbiz stardom and called Eclipsed because his carefully honed plans didn't work out so well."
Despite never having quite reached the same level of success as his son, Dominic still gave a pretty good go at it.
The 56-year-old started his career as a comedian, supporting Eddie Izzard's national tour in 1993, before branching into TV on Harry Hill's Lafter Hours.
Since then he's appeared on a whole host of different comedy shows, as well as hosting his own Radio 4 series Holland's Shorts.
Speaking yesterday (10 July) on the Jay Shetty Podcast about the experience growing up with a comedian father, Holland said: "Because our dad’s a comedian, his job only existed once we had gone to bed. Our mum worked from home. She was a photographer. So to us as kids our parents didn’t really work, they were just always home.
"We had this amazing foundation where at any time of the day, mum or dad would always be at the house.
"We felt so solid as a family. Which is why I have this dream of one day having kids, putting my work to bed and just being there as a dad."
The Holland family are a closeknit bunch, with Tom regularly talking about the special bond he has with his brothers, Harry, Sam and Paddy.
They're so close in fact, that Tom even helped Harry get cast in a scene Spider-Man: No Way Home, but sadly it was later cut from the film.
"We cast Harry and he's on the set. I go up to the stunt coordinator, and I’m like, 'Please, just whatever you do with the stunt, make it so he’s upside down.' We’re doing the scene. Harry’s upside down swinging back and forth," Tom explained during an appearance on the Graham Norton Show.
"Bless him, he’s doing a really good job. And as the day’s going on, he’s got these lines and he’s starting to forget his lines and his eyes are about to pop out of his head.
"But the icing on the cake — and I don’t think he actually knows this — we saw the film the other day and they’ve cut the scene. It’s not in the film."
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