Tom Hardy Is The Hardest Actor For Americans To Understand

Tom Hardy Is The Hardest Actor For Americans To Understand

The London-born actor is known for having a particuarly difficult-to-decipher accent in many roles.

Tom Hardy is an ace at playing masked roles with deep and mysterious accents. Whether it's as Bane, the antagonist in Dark Knight Rises, or as Venom alias Eddy Brock in Venom, the actor has played it all to perfection. His performance as Bane is still remembered, largely due to the unique voice he adopted and the way he delivered it while wearing a mask. His vocal performance has been widely mimicked, more than a decade later, leaving many spectators perplexed. According to a recent survey, you're not the only one who had trouble understanding the actor in the Christopher Nolan movie or Hardy's subsequent works.


According to a survey of 1,200 people from language-learning app Preply, Hardy has been named the actor that Americans have the hardest time understanding. Of course, he is hardly the only celebrity that Americans find difficult to comprehend. Alongside the London-born Venom star, actors like Sofia Vergara, Johnny Depp, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the late Sean Connery also made the list. As per the report, Scottish accents are the hardest for Americans to understand, followed by British, and Irish accents


Given that all five of the shows that Americans watch the most often have subtitles, British accents appear to be the most challenging for them to understand. Peaky Blinders, in which Tom Hardy plays Jewish mobster Alfie Solomons, is also featured at the top of the list. Derry Girls, Game of Thrones, Outlander, and Downton Abbey come next. 


Hardy is next set to star in Netflix’s action film Havoc by Gareth Evans, the director of the acclaimed Indonesian movie, The Raid. The film also stars Timothy Olyphant, Michelle Waterson, and Forest Whittaker, and is set to be released on Netflix later this year.

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