Tom Wilkinson started his acting career in both film and television in the mid-1970s and gathered international recognition in 1997 when he starred in the iconic The Full Monty, for which he won a BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. Wilkinson famously claimed that if he could learn to strip for the role of Gerald, he could do anything!
Proving that he can, indeed, do anything, he played roles in an eclectic mix of films, including The Patriot, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Batman Begins, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Valkyrie, Duplicity, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and The Green Hornet.
In 2008, Wilkinson appeared in the HBO mini-series, John Adams, going on to win an Emmy a Golden Globe, and was nominated in the Screen Actors’ Guild Award for his role as James A. Baker in the HBO film Recount.
When he was a child, his family had to move to Canada because of economic hardships. He returned to England and graduated with a degree in English and American Literature at the University of Kent at Canterbury.
In 2005, as part of the New Year Honours List, Wilkinson was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to drama, alongside the much acclaimed British actor Geoffrey Palmer, and the late, great Eric Sykes.
What is The Nationality of Tom Wilkinson?
Tom Wilkinson is an English actor born on February 5, 1948, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and his family came from a long line of urban farmers.
How Old is Tom Wilkinson?
Tom Wilkinson is now 71 years old. He’s an Aquarius.
How Tall is Tom Wilkinson and How Much Does He Weigh?
Tom Wilkinson is 6 feet and 1 inch tall but his weight is not known.
Is Tom Wilkinson Single or Married?
Tom Wilkinson is married to a British actress Diana Hardcastle, they were married in 1988. The couple lives in North London.
How Much is Tom Wilkinson’s Net Worth?
Tom Wilkinson’s net worth is $12 million. He earned this from his acting career.
Does Tom Wilkinson Have Any Children?
Yes, Tom Wilkinson and his wife Diana Hardcastle have two daughters, Alice and Molly.
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