Tom Wilkinson

Movie Actor

Tom Wilkinson was born in Yorkshire, England on February 5th, 1948 and is the Movie Actor. At the age of 76, Tom Wilkinson biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson, Tom
Date of Birth
February 5, 1948
Place of Birth
Yorkshire, England
76 years old
Zodiac Sign
Tom Wilkinson Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 76 years old, Tom Wilkinson has this physical status:

Hair Color
Salt and Pepper
Eye Color
Dark Brown
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Tom Wilkinson Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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University of Kent at Canterbury, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Kent
Tom Wilkinson Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Diana Hardcastle
Dating / Affair
Diana Hardcastle
Thomas Wilkinson, Marjorie Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson Career

Wilkinson made his acting debut in 1976 and worked on several British television series, most notably the mini-series First Among Equals (1986). He first gained critical acclaim with his appearance as Mr Pecksniff, in the BBC's 1994 adaptation of Martin Chuzzlewit. Wilkinson made only the occasional film, including a brief appearance in 1995's Sense and Sensibility and a villain in The Ghost and the Darkness (1996). After becoming part of the ensemble cast of the comedy drama The Full Monty in 1997, a role which earned him a BAFTA, he began to take film roles more frequently, including supporting roles in Oscar and Lucinda, Wilde, Shakespeare in Love, and The Patriot. He also starred with Jackie Chan in the 1998 film Rush Hour, as the evil British Ambassador/Juntao.

His portrayal of Matt Fowler, in Todd Field's In the Bedroom, received international praise from critics. For the role, he was named Best Actor of the Year by the New York Film Critics' Circle, and went on to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. That success was followed up by Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Normal, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Batman Begins, and Separate Lies.

In 2007, Wilkinson played Arthur Edens, an attorney with bipolar disorder, in Michael Clayton and garnered much critical acclaim and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The same year, he played an uncle planning for murder in Woody Allen’s Cassandra's Dream, and played opposite Billy Crudup as children's book writing partners in Dedication.

In 2008, Wilkinson portrayed American polymath Benjamin Franklin in the HBO mini-series John Adams. In the HBO film, Recount, Wilkinson portrayed American political adviser and lawyer, James A. Baker, in Baker's capacity as Chief Counsel to George W. Bush during the 2000 U.S. Presidential Election, receiving an Emmy Award for the former and a nomination for the latter. He also received a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors' Guild Award nomination for his role in John Adams. He also portrayed Friedrich Fromm, Commander in Chief of the German Reserve Army, alongside Tom Cruise in the 2008 World War II thriller Valkyrie.

In 2010, Wilkinson starred in the horror comedy Burke and Hare, which was directed by John Landis. He portrayed a covert CIA agent in Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer. He played another historical character, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., in the 2011 television miniseries The Kennedys, for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. He and his wife portrayed husband and wife Joe and Rose Kennedy. Earlier that year, he appeared in The Green Hornet and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.

In 2014, Wilkinson portrayed Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, in the historical drama film Selma. In 2016, he portrayed journalist Ewen MacAskill in Snowden and barrister Richard Rampton in Denial.


What happened to The Full Monty cast?Where are the film's stars now as actor from the British comedy Tom Wilkinson dies aged 75, December 31, 2023
Tom Wilkinson, who was best known for his role in Gerald Arthur Cooper's 1997 comedy The Full Monty died'suddenly' aged 75 on Saturday. Wilkinson received a Bafta for best supporting actor in The Full Monty, which came after a group of overworked steelworkers from Sheffield who decided to create an all-male striptease act in order to make a living.

Ruby Rose pays a loving tribute to late SAS co-star Tom Wilkinson after his death at the age of 75, December 30, 2023
Following Tom Wilkinson's death at the age of 75, Australian actress Ruby Rose paid tribute to him. On Saturday, the Oscar-nominated actor, best known for his role as Gerald Arthur Cooper in the 1997 comedy The Full Monty, died'suddenly' at home, surrounded by his wife and family. Rose, 37, co-starring Wilkinson in the 2021 action thriller SAS: Red Notice, took to Instagram just hours after her death to express her condolences.

'The epitome of elegance': George Clooney leads tributes to co-star Tom Wilkinson after his death aged 75 - as showbiz world mourns 'British acting royalty', December 30, 2023
Gerald Arthur Cooper, the British film actor best known for his role in the 1997 comedy The Full Monty, died'suddenly' on Saturday, according to his family. Mr Clooney, who appeared alongside Mr Wilkinson in Michael Clayton's tense 2007 drama, joined the ranks of his fellow cast members in expressing their admiration for the late actor. 'Tom made every project run as smoothly as possible.' The Oceans 11 actor told Variety,'made every actor better.' Mr Wilkinson is survived by his actress wife Diana Hardcastle, 74, and their two children, Alice and Mollie. In The Full Monty, a group of unemployed steelworkers from Sheffield who decided to open an all-male striptease act to make a living.