If Tom Holland is today one of the most popular superheroes in the world, life has not always been easy for the interpreter of Spider-Man. In the latest issue of Closer, available on newsstands this Friday, January 7, 2022, the 25-year-old actor talks about his childhood and the learning disability that made him a little boy on the fringes of others. “I had a somewhat complicated childhood. Especially at school … I suffered from dyslexia and I felt like a child a little apart, he says. hard to make myself a place among the others in my class. “

Although very widespread (according to an Inserm study, it affects 3 to 5% of children), dyslexia penalizes children both in their learning and in their social life. Fortunately, Tom Holland managed to overcome these difficulties, especially thanks to the cinema: “Later, I discovered that a lot of people suffer from dyslexia, especially celebrities. So I had a difficult time when I was kid. And sometimes, I tell myself that my success is a bit of revenge on my childhood, “he confides.

Tom Holland named “sexiest actor in the world” by Glam’mag

One thing is certain, Tom Holland has nothing to do with the little boy on the fringes that he was. Revealed at the age of 15 in the disaster film The Impossible by Juan Antonio, he is today one of Hollywood’s most popular actors. In 2022, for the second year in a row, the young interpreter of Peter Parker was named “the sexiest actor in the world” by the readers of Glam’mag magazine. A very nice revenge!

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Tom Holland, Naomi Watts © GTRES

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