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Tom Wilkinson, Michael Clayton, The Full Monty star dies at 75

The British actor, Tom Wilkinson passed away on Saturday at the age of 75. The Oscar-nominee is renowned for his notable work in cinematic pieces like Mission: Impossible and Batman Begins

Tom Wilkinson, Michael Clayton, The Full Monty star dies at 75
Tom Wilkinson in a film still.

Last Updated: 12.51 AM, Dec 31, 2023


Tom Wilkinson, who is renowned for his cinematic performances in several hits, passed away at the age of 75. The Full Monty, Michael Clayton, and several notable film legends have left Hollywood reeling with shock ahead of the New Year. His death was confirmed by the family and reported by his agent.

Tom Wilkinson’s demise

The year 2023 has witnessed several cinema legends passing away and leaving a void in the entertainment industry with their absence of passionate craft. With Matthew Perry, Ryan O'Neal, and Norman Lear’s demise in the last few weeks, now the British actor Tom Wilkinson has also passed away suddenly.

Reportedly, Wilkinson’s agent shared in a statement about his sudden death on the family’s behalf.

“It is with great sadness that the family of Tom Wilkinson announce that he died suddenly at home on December 30. His wife and family were with him,” the statement obtained by BBC read.

The late actor is now survived by the actor's wife Diana Hardcastle and two daughters, Alice and Molly.

Wilkinson was an acclaimed actor who bagged two Oscar nominations for his impeccable work in ‘Michael Clayton’ and ‘In the Bedroom’ His role as Arthur Edens, attorney at Kenner in the 2007 legal thriller and George Clooney starrer was lauded for the craft.

About Tom Wilkinson

The acting stalwart was born in Yorkshire and his decades-long career worked in several notable films and TV projects. He was a recipient of prestigious award honors such as BAFTA (for his portrayal of a steel worker/strip tease dancer) in The Full Monty and Emmy for John Adams (2008).

His other prominent works include, Sense and Sensibility, In the Name of the Father, Shakespeare in Love, The Patriot, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Batman Begins, Selma, Valkyrie, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Denial and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

(More details about his demise are awaited)

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