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Tom Wilkinson –

Wilkinson in The Exorcism of Emily Rose

About Tom Wilkinson (1948 – )
Tom Wilkinson was born on December 12, 1948 in Leeds' West Yorkshire, England.

Sometimes Tom Wilkinson is credited as Thomas Wilkinson.

Tom is married to actress Diana Hardcastle and they have 2 children.

First becoming active in film and television in the mid-1970s, Tom Wilkinson specialized in playing men suffering from some sort of emotional repression and/or pretensions of societal grandeur.

In 1986, Tom was awarded the 1986 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Ghosts; then again in 1988 for Best Actor for his performance in An Enemy of the People.

In 1997, Wilkinson got the attention of the international audience with his role as one of six unemployed workers who strip for cash in Peter Catteneo's enormously successful and multiple Oscar-nominated comedy; including Best Picture, The Full Monty. Wilkinson's most memorable performance was as a theatre financier with acting aspirations in the multiple Oscar-winning; including Best Picture, Shakespeare in Love, in 1998.

For his service to drama, Tom Wilkinson was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the order of the British Empire) in the 2005 Queen's New Years Honors List. Portraying the grief-stricken father, Matt Fowler, in the critically acclaimed and multiple Oscar-nominated including Best Picture In The Bedroom; (2001), gave Tom Wilkinson his first Oscar Nomination as Best Actor.

Tom Wilkinson's notable movie credits include...

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
The Green Hornet (2011)
Burke And Hare (2010)
The Debt (2010)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
44 Inch Chest (2009)
Valkyrie (2008)
Rocknrolla (2008)
Michael Clayton (2007)
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Dedication (2007)
The Last Kiss (2006)
The Night Of White Pants (2006)
Ripley Under Ground (2005)
Separate Lies (2005)
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
batman begins (2005)
eternal sunshine of the spotless mind (2004)
the importance of being earnest (2002)
in the bedroom (2001)
the patriot (2000)
shakespeare in love (1998)
rush hour (1998)
the full monty (1997)
bones (1984)



Tom Wilkinson in THE DEBT (2010).




Tom Wilkinson in In The Bedroom (2001).

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