Remembering TOM WILKINSON,” 2 Times Oscar Nominated Actor Dies At 75

At the age of 75, British actor Tom Wilkinson passed away on Saturday. Tom has received two Oscar nominations. His most well-known performances are from The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and The Full Monty, when he played Michael Clayton. According to a family statement, Wilkinson passed away on Saturday at home.

“In the years 2001 and 2007, Wilson received nominations for Academy Awards for his leading roles in “In the Bedroom” and “Michael Clayton,” respectively. Recently, he and co-stars Robert Carlyle and Mark Addy joined a Disney+ series.

The 1997 original smash film, which followed an odd bunch of male strippers, was nominated for three awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and won an Oscar for Best Original Score or Comedy Score. Wilkinson portrayed Gerald Cooper, a former foreman who was hired to teach jobless men how to dance.

For this performance, the actor was awarded the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor. In praising his co-star, Carlyle described him as ‘a true titleholder of an actor, not only among his peers but of any generation.’

Wilkinson’s portrayal of American political figure Benjamin Franklin in the HBO series “John Adams” with Paul Giamatti earned him a Golden Globe in 2009 and an Emmy in 2008.

In addition, he received recognition for his performances in the 2014 comedy-drama “The Grand Budapest Hotel” directed by Wes Anderson, the 2011 comedy “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” the 1995 version of Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility,” and the BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “Martin Chuzzlewit.”

At the age of 75, British actor Tom Wilkinson passed away on Saturday. This information regarding this has been provided by Top’s relatives. Tom has received two Oscar nominations. His roles in “The Full Monty,” “Michael Clayton,” and “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” have made him well-known.According to a family statement, Wilkinson passed away on Saturday at home. The statement has not provided any new details. For his performances in the family drama “In the Bedroom” in 2001 and the George Clooney film “Michael Clayton” in 2007, Wilkinson received nominations for an Academy Award in the Best Supporting Actor category. A nomination was submitted.

“Directed by Andrzej Wajda, the thriller “Smuga Cienie” marked the beginning of Wilkinson’s acting career in 1976. The film was based on Joseph Conrad’s short story “The Shadow Line.” His recognition came in 1980 when he was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Horatio in a revival of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End. He appeared in minor parts in British thrillers such as “Parker” (1984), “Mistral’s Daughter” (1985), and the biopic “Sylvia” (1985). In addition, he performed in a number of British television shows, most notably as Remand.

His portrayal of Dr. Stockmann in the Playhouse Theatre’s revival of Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People” in 1988 earned him a nomination for the Laurence Olivier Award’s Best Actor in a Revival. Prosecuting attorney in ‘In the Name of the Father,’ a 1993 crime thriller based on Jim Sheridan’s biography starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Emma Thompson, he had a small role. His portrayal of Seth Pecksniff in the Martin Chuzzlewit film, which was adapted on the same-titled novel by Charles Dickens, was well-received by critics.

Tom Wilkinson Early Life:

Marjorie and Thomas Wilkinson, a farmer’s son, welcomed Thomas Jeffrey Wilkinson into the world on February 5, 1948, in Leeds, Yorkshire. He and his family relocated to Kitimat, British Columbia, when he was eleven years old. They stayed there for five years before moving back to the UK and opening a tavern in Cornwall. Wilkinson graduated from Canterbury’s University of Kent with a bachelor’s degree in English and American literature. He started directing and acting in the University of Kent Drama Society—now called the T24 Drama Society—during his time in college. Wilkinson enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London after earning his degree, where he eventually graduated in 1973.


The University of Kent awarded Wilkinson an honorary Doctor of Letters degree in July 2001. In recognition of his “services to drama,” he was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2005 New Year’s Honours.


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