Edward Thomas Hardy, CBE (born 15 September 1977) is an English actor, producer, and former model.
Hardy made his film debut in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) and has since played in such films as Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), RocknRolla (2008), Bronson (2008), Warrior (2011), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Lawless (2012), Locke (2013), The Drop (2014), and The Revenant (2015), for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2015, Hardy portrayed "Mad" Max Rockatansky in Mad Max: Fury Road and both Kray twins in Legend. He has appeared in three Christopher Nolan films: Inception (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) as Bane, and Dunkirk (2017). He starred as Eddie Brock/Venom in the antihero film Venom (2018).