Early career: Tom Holland's West End debut in "Billy Elliot the Musical" launched his acting career.

Tom Holland's early career indeed began with a remarkable breakthrough role in the stage musical "Billy Elliot the Musical" in London's West End. Here's an exploration of his early career and the pivotal role that launched him into the spotlight:

Billy Elliot the Musical": At the age of 12, Tom Holland auditioned for the role of Billy Elliot in the stage adaptation of the popular film "Billy Elliot."

His impressive talent and natural charisma caught the attention of casting directors, and he was cast in the lead role. Holland's portrayal of the young aspiring dancer struggling against the backdrop of the 1984–1985 miners' strike in northeastern England earned him critical acclaim and showcased his remarkable acting and dancing abilities.

West End Success: "Billy Elliot the Musical" premiered at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London's West End in 2005.

Tom Holland's performance as Billy Elliot garnered widespread praise from audiences and critics alike, establishing him as a rising star in the world of theater. His portrayal of the iconic character earned him several awards and nominations, including the prestigious Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Transition to Film: Following his success in "Billy Elliot the Musical," Tom Holland began to transition from stage to screen.

He made his feature film debut in the drama "The Impossible" (2012), where he portrayed the son of a family caught in the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. His performance in the film earned him further acclaim and showcased his versatility as an actor.

Breakthrough in Hollywood: Tom Holland's breakthrough in Hollywood came with his casting as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).