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Tom Wilkinson is a popular and well-known British actor. He is married and a father of two.

Relationship Facts of Tom Wilkinson

Tom Wilkinson is married to Diana Hardcastle {Compare Couple}.
Tom Wilkinson married on January 05, 1998.
💑 Anniversary in 171 days 💑
He is father of Two(Molly and Alice).
Tom Wilkinson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

How long Tom Wilkinson has been in a marital relationship?

Since 1998, Tom Wilkinson has been married to the actress Diana Hardcastle, and they have two daughters, Molly and Alice.

North London is where the family lives. On their 30th anniversary, they plan on renewing their wedding vows.

Tom Wilkinson: Biography in Details

Who is Tom Wilkinson?

Tom Wilkinson is a popular and well-known British actor. For his roles in Bedroom (2001) and Michael Clayton (2007), he was nominated two times for the Academy Award.

In 2009, he won the Golden Globe and the Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Character in Benjamin Franklin’s Miniseries or Movie by John Adams.

Tom Wilkinson: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

Wilkinson was born on 5 February 1948 in Wharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire. His full name is Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson, the son of Marjorie and Thomas Wilkinson, a farmer.

He moved to Canada with his family at the age of four, where they lived for many years before moving to the UK and opening a pub in Cornwall.

Education, School/College University

He was educated in British Columbia and graduated with a degree in English and American Studies from Kent University in Canterbury.

He later decided to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London to explore theater.

Tom Wilkinson: Professional Life, Career

Tom Wilkinson made his film debut in 1976 in the movie ‘The Shadow Line’ with the acclaimed director, Andrzej Wajda.

The movie wasn’t going well, but Wilkinson had established himself as a good performer. While he kept acting on stage, for economic reasons, he moved to film.

He made his television debut in 1986 with the adaptation of ‘First Among Equals’ by Jeffery Archer, where he played the son of a butcher wanting to be a prime minister. He appeared in small characters in tv dramas in the next few years.

While he was an established figure in the industry, Wilkinson had not received a status where he could leave an incredible impact.

In 1995, it was with the period drama ‘Sense and Sensibility’ by Ang Lee that he debuted as a noticeable actor.

His second most acclaimed movie was ‘The Full Monty’ by Peter Cattaneo, a British sitcom, in 1997, which won him a BAFTA award and a larger audience’s admiration.

In the 1990s, he appeared in many movies, including ‘Oscar and Lucinda’,’ Shakespeare in Love’,’ The Governess’ and ‘The Essex Boys’.

He also appeared in the ‘Martin Chuzzlewit’ BBC adaptation, a television mini-series.

He appeared opposite Jackie Chan in the 1998 film ‘Rush Hour’, where he played the part of the antagonist. The film has been a commercial success.

UnForgettable Performance

His role as Matt Fowler in the 2001 film ‘In the Bedroom’ was Wilkinson’s most unforgettable performance.

He was named ‘Best Actor of the Year’ by the New York Film Critics’ Circle and he received additional appreciation in the form of an Academy Award nomination.

There are many globally famous films in his acting career, such as ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ (2003),’ Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ (2004),’ The Exorcism of Emily Rose’ (2005), and ‘Batman Begins’ (2005).

In the 2007 film ‘Micheal Clayton,’ he earned his second Academy Award nomination for his performance as Arthur Edens, a lawyer suffering from bipolar disorder.

In the same year, he was also given a role in Woody Allen’s “Cassandra’s Dream.”

He appeared in HBO’s ‘John Adams miniseries in 2008. He played Benjamin Franklin in it and won for this role an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a nomination for the Screen Actors’ Guild Award.

In the HBO political drama,’ Recount,’ he played the American political adviser and prosecutor, James A. Baker.

In the same year, he appeared in the World War II film ‘Valkyrie opposite Tom Cruise, where he played the part of Friedrich Fromm, Commander in Chief of the German Reserve Army.

He played Joseph Kennedy Sr. in The Kennedys’ historical mini-series in 2011.

Diana Hardcastle, his actual wife, played Rose Kennedy, his on-screen wife, in this film.

For this role, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.

He played Richard Rampton, a British prosecutor, in the film ‘Denial’ in 2016.

He represented Deborah Lipstadt after a Holocaust denier charged her with libel.

In 2018, he has several launches, including ‘Burden’,’ The Happy Prince’ and ‘The Titan’; he is also part of the forthcoming ‘Watership Down’ British animated television mini-series.

His most significant role in Hollywood was his Oscar-nominated role as Dr. Matt Fowler in the film ‘In the Bedroom’ by Todd Field (2001). Critics hailed the role of being his best and appreciated his dynamic performance.

Wilkinson: Awards, Nominations

For his services to the theater, he has been honored with the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

He is the winner of many prestigious honors, including the Golden Globe Awards, the British Academy Film Awards, and two Guild Awards for Screen Actors.

In 2001, he was awarded a ‘Doctor of Letters’ honorary degree from his former university, the University of Kent, for his contributions to the industry.

Net Worth, Income, Salary

The net worth of Tom Wilkinson is 12 million dollars as of 2022. From his acting career, he earned a huge amount of wealth.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Tom in his long acting career never faced or was involved in controversy and scandals.

Body Measurements

Tom is 6 feet and 1 inch tall, his weight is 75 kg, but his other body measurements are undisclosed.

He has brown eyes and brown hair.

Social Media

He doesn’t have any social media accounts. If there is any info about his social media then it’ll be updated.

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