Tom Wilkinson

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Tom Wilkinson

OBE
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Born (1948-02-05) 5 February 1948 (age 73)
Alma mater University of Kent
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active1976present
Spouse(s) Diana Hardcastle
Children2

Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson [2] OBE (born 5 February 1948) [3] [4] is an English actor. He has twice been nominated for an Academy Award, for his roles in In the Bedroom (2001) and Michael Clayton (2007). In 2009, he won Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Film for playing Benjamin Franklin in John Adams .

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Early life and education

Wilkinson was born in Wharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire, the son of Marjorie and Thomas Wilkinson, a farmer. [5] [6] At the age of 11, the family moved to Kitimat, British Columbia, in Canada, [7] where they lived for five years before returning to the United Kingdom and running a pub in Cornwall. [8] [9] Wilkinson graduated in English and American literature from the University of Kent at Canterbury, [8] where he was a member of T24 Drama Society (UKCD), then attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. [10]

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. [11] 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. [12]

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 .

Wilkinson starred in the horror comedy Burke and Hare , which is directed by John Landis. [13] 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. [14] 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 .

Personal life

Wilkinson lives in North London with his wife, actress Diana Hardcastle. [15] [8] They have two daughters together, Alice (born in 1988) and Molly (born in 1991). [16]

Honours

Wilkinson received a Doctor of Letters honorary degree from the University of Kent in July 2001. [17]

In the 2005 New Year Honours, he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) "for services to Drama". [18]

The 6 November 2017 issue of American web comic Girl Genius has an airship from the United Kingdom called "HMA Tom Wilkinson"

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1976Smuga cieniaChef Ransome Wajda's adaptation of Joseph Conrad's The Shadow Line
1984 Parker Tom
1985 Sylvia Keith Henderson
Wetherby Roger Braithwaite
1990 Paper Mask Dr Thorn
1993 In the Name of the Father Grant Richardson
1994 Priest Father Matthew Thomas
A Business Affair Bob
Prince of Jutland Hardvendel
1995 Sense and Sensibility Mr Dashwood
1996 The Ghost and the Darkness Robert Beaumont
1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow Prof. Loyen
The Full Monty Gerald Cooper
Wilde Marquess of Queensberry
Oscar and Lucinda Hugh Stratton
1998 The Governess Charles Cavendish
Rush Hour Thomas Griffin/Juntao
Shakespeare in Love Hugh Fennyman
1999 Ride with the Devil Orton Brown
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Brother Joseph Dutton
2000 Essex Boys John Dyke
The Patriot General Lord Cornwallis
Chain of Fools Robert Bollingsworth
2001 In the Bedroom Matt Fowler
Another Life Mr Carlton
Black Knight Sir Knolte of Malborough
2002 The Importance of Being Earnest Dr. Frederick Chasuble
Before You Go Frank
2003 Girl with a Pearl Earring Pieter Van Ruijven
2004 If Only Taxi driver
Piccadilly Jim Bingley Crocker
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Howard Mierzwiak
Stage Beauty Betterton
A Good Woman Tuppy
2005 Ripley Under Ground John Webster
Batman Begins Carmine Falcone
The Exorcism of Emily Rose Father Moore
Separate Lies James Manning
2006 The Night of the White Pants Max Hagan
The Last Kiss Stephen
2007 Dedication Rudy Holt
Cassandra's Dream Howard
Michael Clayton Arthur Edens
2008 RocknRolla Lenny Cole
Recount James Baker
Valkyrie Colonel General Friedrich Fromm
2009 Duplicity Howard Tully
44 Inch Chest Archie
2010 The Ghost Writer Paul Emmett
Burke and Hare Dr. Robert Knox
Jackboots on Whitehall Albert and Joseph Goebbels (voice)aka Nazi Invasion: Team Europe
2011 The Green Hornet James Reid
The Conspirator Reverdy Johnson
The Debt Stefan Gold
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol IMF SecretaryUncredited
2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Sir Graham Dashwood
Fury Xavieraka The Samaritan
2013 The Lone Ranger Latham Cole
Belle Lord Mansfield
Felony Detective Carl Summer
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Author
Good People DI John Halden
Selma President Lyndon B. Johnson
2015 Unfinished Business Timothy McWinters
Bone in the Throat Charlie
Little Boy Fr Oliver
Jenny's Wedding Eddie
2016 The Choice Dr. Shep
Snowden Ewen MacAskill
Denial Richard Rampton
This Beautiful Fantastic Alfie Stephenson
2018 The Catcher Was a Spy Paul Scherrer
Burden Tom Griffin
Dead in a Week or Your Money Back Leslie Netflix Original Film
The Happy Prince Fr Dunne
The Titan Professor Martin Collingwood
2021 SAS: Red Notice Lewis

Television

YearFilmRoleNotes
1979 Crime and Punishment CadetEpisode: "Part 1"
1983 Panorama CzumaEpisode: "Two Weeks in Winter: How the Army Took Over Poland"
SpyshipMartin Taylor6-part BBC television miniseries
1984 Strangers and Brothers George Passant2 episodes
Sharma and BeyondVivianTelevision film
Squaring the CircleRulewskiTelevision film
1985 A Pocket Full of Rye Detective Inspector NeeleTelevision film
Travelling Man "Granny" JacksonEpisode: "On the Hook"
Happy Families JackEpisode: "Cassie"
1986 First Among Equals Raymond Gould10-episode miniseries
1988 The Woman He Loved Ernest Aldrich Simpson Television film
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank Silberbauer Television film
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Robert Hathall3 episodes
1989First and LastStephenTelevision film
1990 Inspector Morse Music Master Jake NormingtonEpisode: "The Infernal Serpent"
TECXHugo GillonEpisode: "The Wine Business"
Counterstrike Unknown2 episodes
1990–1996 Screen Two David Hanratty / Father McAteer / Dr. Middleton4 episodes
1991Parnell & the EnglishwomanSir Charles RussellEpisode: "The Libel"
Lovejoy Ashley WilkesEpisode: "One Born Every Minute"
Prime Suspect Peter Rawlins2 episodes
1992UnderbellyPaul ManningMiniseries
Resnick: Lonely HeartsDetective Inspector Charlie ResnickTelevision film
1993 Stay Lucky AllonEpisode: "Gilding the Lily"
Resnick: Rough TreatmentDetective Inspector Charlie ResnickTelevision film
1994 The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries Gerald LacklanderEpisode: "Scales of Justice"
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Buckingham (voice)Episode: "King Richard II"
Performance Duke VincentioEpisode: "Measure for Measure"
Martin Chuzzlewit Seth Pecksniff6-episode miniseries
1996 Eskimo Day Hugh LloydTelevision film
1997Cold Enough for SnowHugh LloydTelevision film
1999 David Copperfield Narrator (Old David Copperfield)Television film
2002 The Gathering Storm Sir Robert Vansittart Television film
An Angel for MaySam WheelerTelevision film
2003 Normal Roy ApplewoodTelevision film
2008 John Adams Benjamin Franklin Miniseries
Recount James Baker Television film
A Number SalterTelevision film
2009 The Gruffalo Fox (voice)Television film
2011 The Kennedys Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. Miniseries
The Gruffalo's Child [19] Fox (voice)Television film
2017 The Kennedys: After Camelot Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.Cameo; The Kennedys Sequel
2018 Watership Down Threarah (voice)Miniseries
2020 Belgravia Peregrine, Earl of BrockenhurstTV Series

Video games

YearFilmVoice roleNotes
2005 Batman Begins Carmine Falcone
2012 Sleeping Dogs [20] Superintendent Pendrew

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
1994 British Academy Award Best Actor
Martin Chuzzlewit
Nominated
1997 British Academy Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Full Monty
Won
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Won
MTV Movie Award Best Dance Sequence Nominated
British Academy Television Award Best Actor
Cold Enough for Snow
Nominated
1998 British Academy Film Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Shakespeare in Love
Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture'Won
2001 Academy Award Best Actor
In the Bedroom
Nominated
American Film Institute Award Actor of the YearNominated
British Academy Film Award Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
Chicago Film Critics Association Award Best Actor Nominated
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award Best Actor Nominated
Independent Spirit Award Best Male Lead Won
Las Vegas Film Critics Society AwardBest ActorNominated
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award Best Actor Nominated
National Society of Film Critics Award Best Actor Nominated
New York Film Critics Circle Award Best Actor Won
New York Film Critics Online Award Best ActorWon
Online Film Critics Society Award Best Actor Nominated
Southeastern Film Critics Association AwardBest ActorNominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
Sundance Film Festival Award Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting (shared with Sissy Spacek)Won
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award Best Actor Nominated
2003 Golden Globe Award Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Normal
Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
Satellite Award Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Nominated
2005 London Film Critics' Circle Award British Actor of the Year
Separate Lies
Nominated
2007 Academy Award Best Supporting Actor
Michael Clayton
Nominated
British Academy Film Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
Chicago Film Critics Association Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Golden Globe Award Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Nominated
London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actor of the Year Won
London Film Critics' Circle Award British Actor of the Year Nominated
Online Film Critics Society Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Prism AwardPerformance in a Feature FilmNominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Award Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Won
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Award Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
John Adams
Won
Monte-Carlo Television Festival Award Outstanding Actor – Mini SeriesNominated
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Won
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Nominated
Golden Globe Award Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Recount
Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
Satellite Award Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Nominated
2009 Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
A Number
Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Award Best Cast
44 Inch Chest
Won
2011 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
The Kennedys
Nominated
Monte-Carlo Television Festival Award Mini-Series – Best Performance by an ActorNominated
2012 British Independent Film Award Best Supporting Actor
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated

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