December 10, 2016  

Ray Winstone Failed High School Final Exams

April 7, 2010 (7:47 am) GMT
The 'Fool's Gold' actor reveals that he used to be a criminal during his high school and failed his final exams, admitting 'I got zero per cent in 11 O Levels.'

British movie hardman failed all his final exams in high school because none of his teachers could control him. Winstone has previously claimed he would have ended up as a petty criminal if he hadn't broken into acting at the age of 18.

And the star reveals he struggled with authority while in education, leaving school without any qualifications. He tells Britain's Closer magazine, "I got zero per cent in 11 O Levels (U.K. school exams). There were only two teachers I liked - no one knew how to control me. But I've managed to become an actor even though I've got no connections in the industry - now that's something!"

Ray Wisnton recently claimed that he was angered by the axing of the long-running ITV police drama series "The Bill" in which he appeared as guest star in two episodes in 1991 and 1995. He shared his disappointment with Daily Star newspaper, saying "It's a disgrace that it's been canceled. How can 'Coronation Street' go on for 50 years? 'The Bill' is a great program, my fondest memories are having a drink with the boys afterward."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Watch: Louis Tomlinson Performs 'Just Hold On' in Honor of His Late Mother
  2. Jennifer Lawrence Apologizes to Hawaiian People for Joking About Sacred Rocks
  3. Tim Miller Opens Up on Why He Left 'Deadpool 2'
  4. Donald Trump Clarifies 'Apprentice' Rumors, Insists He Will Devote 'Zero Time' to the Show
  5. Tom Holland Enrolled in High School Under Fake Name for 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'
  6. Kylie Jenner Awkwardly Gets Turned Down When Trying to Carry Tyga's Son King Cairo
  7. Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia Share Adorable 'This Is Us' Family Photos. See Who's Missing
  8. Ryan Reynolds Wants 'Deadpool' / 'Wolverine' Crossover to Happen