Louis Tomlinson

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Louis Tomlinson (born Louis Troy Austin, 24.12.1991)
Louis Tomlinson is an English singer and a member of the pop boy band One Direction.

Louis Tomlinson: Childhood
Louis Tomlinson was born in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. His parents are Johannah Poulston and Troy Austin but they split when he was young and he took on his stepfather Mark Tomlinson's surname.
He was an extra on 'Fat Friends' after two of his sisters had infant roles on the show.
He attended a drama school in Barnsley and subsequently had small roles in ITV movie 'If I Had You' and BBC school drama series 'Waterloo Road'.
He also attended Hayfield School before going on to Hall Cross School after failing his A levels.
Before One Direction, he had jobs at a cinema and as a waiter at Doncaster Rovers football stadium.
Louis was in several school productions including landing the main part in 'Grease'.

Louis Tomlinson: Musical career
Louis Tomlinson auditioned as a solo artist on 'The X Factor' in 2010 but failed to reach judges houses.
He was placed in a group with four other failed candidates; Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Harry Styles; and eventually went on to judges houses in the groups category. They all agreed on the band name One Direction after it was put forward by Styles.
They came third place in the whole competition but nonetheless landed a recording contract with Syco Records after being mentored by Simon Cowell.
One Direction have received numerous awards including two BRITs, three Teen Choice and an NME award, as well as having three UK number singles and a worldwide number one album.

Louis Tomlinson: Personal life
Louis Tomlinson had been dating his high school sweetheart Hannah Walker throughout his time on 'X Factor', but the broke up in 2011 due to his career commitments.
He then began dating Eleanor Calder, after being introduced by Styles, who he has been in a relationship with for over a year.
He has admitted to admiring artists such as Robbie Williams and Ed Sheeran.
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One Direction's Drug Scandal: Is Smoking Marijuana Considered Shocking Anymore?

4th June 2014 -

 News

Being caught with a joint is really nothing new in the world of pop, especially amongst those aggressively seeking a change of image that will subsequently add a semblance of ‘edge’ to their persona. For...

How *That* Video Will Damage One Direction's Popularity

2nd June 2014 -

 News

It’s the leaked video that everyone’s been talking about, but will JointGate damage One Direction’s pristine reputation? The boys have carved out a pretty clean cut image for themselves, could Louis and Zayn (now dubbed...

A New Direction For Louis Tomlinson, Is The Singer About To Buy Doncaster Rovers Football Club?

30th May 2014 -

 News

It has certainly been a busy week for One Direction star Louis Tomlinson. As the storm over ‘that’ leaked video continues, it appears the singer could be on the brink of a new venture, becoming...

First Weed, Now Racial Slurs: Louis Tomlinson In Hot Water Over N-Word Use

29th May 2014 -

 News

Louis Tomlinson of One Direction has come under fire for not only sharing a marijuana joint with fellow band member Zayn Malik but also using a shortened version of the N-word in the same leaked...

Harry Styles to have family on tour

29th April 2014 -

 News

Harry Styles has a rota of friends and family to join him on tour.The One Direction hunk - whose group kicked off their 'Where We Are' concerts in Colombia last week - will be on...

One Direction Stars Set For Charity Soccer Match

17th April 2014 -

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One Direction's Niall Horan is set to host a charity soccer match next month (May14) featuring his bandmates Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne.Horan, who is unable to play after having surgery on his knee in...

Niall Horan orgnaises charity soccer match

17th April 2014 -

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Niall Horan has organised a charity soccer match. The 20-year-old One Direction star took to Twitter to announce the game in aid of Irish Autism Action's UK Hearts and Minds challenge and has already recruited...

Niall Horan enjoys night out with Brian McFadden

11th March 2014 -

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Niall Horan enjoyed a night out with Brian McFadden in London on Saturday (08.03.14).The 20-year-old One Direction star and the 33-year-old former Westlife singer decided to head out for a night on the town after...

JLS Say Goodbye To Fans At Their Final Live Show [Photos]

24th December 2013 -

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JLS announced this year that they were to separate and head out on their own separate ventures, announcing their last ever run of performances along with the news of their split this summer. Marvin Humes,...

One Direction Booed At French Music Awards

17th December 2013 -

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One Direction were booed as they took to the stage at the NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France, last week (14 Dec.). The British boy band were met with jeers when they took to the...

Paul Rudd Recruits One Direction For SNL 'Afternoon Delight' Rendition [Video]

9th December 2013 -

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Paul Rudd kicked off his third go at hosting NBC's Saturday Night Live by ensuring that every 15 year-old pop music fangirl in the country was watching as he recited an opening monologue whilst being...

David Beckham impressed with Harper's soccer skills

2nd December 2013 -

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David Beckham is hoping his daughter Harper will follow in his footsteps after admitting her soccer skills are coming on ''pretty well''. The retired soccer star is pleased with the way two-year-old Harper is progressing...

Louis Tomlinson Rules Out Engagement

25th November 2013 -

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British pop star Louis Tomlinson has ruled out the chance of a second One Direction engagement this year (13), as he will not be following in the footsteps of his bandmate Zayn Malik by proposing...

Simon Cowell: One Direction will 'probably' split up eventually

23rd November 2013 -

 News

Simon Cowell thinks One Direction will probably break up ''eventually''.The boy band were put together on the media mogul's talent show 'The X Factor' in 2010, and he has suggested while they are ''really enjoying''...

Liam Payne calls for pants thief to be arrested

14th October 2013 -

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One Direction star Liam Payne has called for his underpants thief to be arrested.The pop heartthrob was left embarrassed when a female fan scaled the walls of his Australian hotel and stole his boxers from...

One Direction sign mega deal with Simon Cowell

27th September 2013 -

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One Direction have signed a big money contract which will see them continue until at least 2016. The 'Best Song Ever' boy band - consisting of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and...

New One Direction Song 'Diana,' Leaks Online [Listen]

23rd September 2013 -

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Have the One Direction boys suddenly decided to commemorate Lady Diana, the People's Princess, to coincide with the release of the Naomi Watts-starring film, Diana? Unlikely, but the leak does seem to be rather well-timed.A...

Louis Tomlinson pulls out of soccer game due to injury

16th September 2013 -

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Louis Tomlinson has pulled out of a soccer match due to injury.The One Direction star - who was vomited after a crunching tackle from professional player Gabriel Agbonlahor in a charity game on September 8...

Harry Styles rides the London Underground

13th September 2013 -

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One Direction star Harry Styles took a tube train to Sir Elton John's London concert last night (12.09.13). The 19-year-old pop heartthrob joined passengers on the Northern Line branch of the London Underground to get...

Ouch! See Louis Tomlinson, Gabriel Agbonlahor Horror Tackle [Video]

9th September 2013 -

 News

Louis Tomlinson announced last month that he had signed for Doncaster Rovers on non-contract basis - a sort of PR stunt really, though reports suggested Tomlinson was actually pretty good.However, it's a good job that...

One Direction Announce Details On New Album; 'Midnight Memories'

6th September 2013 -

 News

One Direction have had a busy year so far this year; touring the world, releasing their first movie and enjoying life as the world's biggest boyband, but that hasn't stopped the boys from slowing down...

One Direction: This Is Us

29th August 2013 -

 Movie Review

Filmmaker Spurlock (Super Size Me) is known for his investigative wit, but there's none of that in this on-message doc about the most successful boy band in history. Still, the fans won't be able to...

Louis Tomlinson's girlfriend finds fame hard

22nd August 2013 -

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Louis Tomlinson's girlfriend finds it difficult to deal with his fame.The One Direction heartthrob is dating politics and sociology student Eleanor Calder and he admits it ''hasn't been easy'' for her to adjust to the...

Niall Horan wants a girl who can play the guitar

21st August 2013 -

 News

One Direction star Niall Horan wants to date a girl who can play the guitar.The boy band heartthrob - who often shows off his strumming skills at the group's gigs - finds girls who are...

One Direction's "Unbelievable" And "Unreal" 'This Is Us' World Premiere [Pictures]

21st August 2013 -

 News

One Direction's This Is Us, a documentary following the band's rise from X-Factor contestants to one of the biggest pop groups in the world. The documentary premiered in London on Tuesday (20th August) in Leicester...

One Direction Take The Red Carpet For The Premiere Of Their Biopic, This Is Us [Pictures}

20th August 2013 -

 News

Tonight’s the night, ladies and gentlemen – the night One Direction take Leicester Square (and really, the world) by storm with the unveiling of their movie, One Direction: This Is Us.The lads arrived tonight to...

Can One Direction Truly Be Called The New Beatles?

20th August 2013 -

 News

Authorities are predicting that 80,000 dedicated One Direction fans will descend on London's Leicester Square for tonight's premiere of their documentary film This Is Us, directed by Morgan Spurlock. Hundreds of fans had camped overnight...

Zayn Malik has no regrets about his 'crazy' Perrie Edwards tattoo

20th August 2013 -

 News

One Direction star Zayn Malik has no regrets about getting a tattoo of his girlfriend Perrie Edwards.The boy band hunk admits he's probably ''a little bit crazy'' to have the cartoon portrait of the Little...

Zayn Malik wants to study English

20th August 2013 -

 News

Zayn Malik wants to study English at university.The One Direction heartthrob shot to fame with the chart-topping boy band in 2010 and had to put his educational dreams on hold, but he reveals he would...

One Direction: Going Our Way

5th August 2013 -

 Video

British pop heartthrobs One Direction became a worldwide sensation when they were thrust together on the 2010 series of 'The X Factor' after initially auditioning separately. The landed a prestigious Guinness World Record after becoming...

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