Louis Tomlinson

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Louis Tomlinson Biography

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 Stars Set For Charity Soccer Match

17th April 2014

One Direction's Niall Horan is set to host a charity soccer match next month (May14) featuring his bandmates Louis Tomlinson...

Niall Horan Orgnaises Charity Soccer Match

17th April 2014

Niall Horan has organised a charity soccer match. The 20-year-old One Direction star took to Twitter to announce the game...

Harry Styles Working With Ryan Tedder

3rd April 2014

Harry Styles has been working on new tracks with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder.The One Direction star - whose band mates Liam...

Backstreet Boys: 'one Direction Remind Me So Much Of Us'

1st April 2014

Backstreet Boys' Howie Dorough says One Direction remind them of the ''mania'' in their heyday.The boy band - who were...

Gary Barlow: Too Early For One Direction To Split

31st March 2014

Gary Barlow says it's ''too early'' for One Direction to consider splitting up.The 43-year-old singer - who was catapulted to...

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One Direction: This Is Us 2013, Review by Rich Cline

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