Tom Hardy was born in 1932 and is now a resident of Cabramatta. He left school at age 14 and 8 months to begin his working life.
Tom Hardy: I went up to Liverpool Junior Tech. Yeah, did a commercial course up there, shorthand, you know.
Shirley McLeod: Did you?
Tom Hardy: Yeah, I can still remember the alphabet, (recites alphabet). I can still remember it. Grammalogue! (recites grammalogues), I still remember the .. And thatís 60 years ago. I can still remember them.