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Tom Wilkinson stars in "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," opposite Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith, as Graham Dashwood. Next up is "Little Boy," Alejandro Monteverde's independent film with Kevin James and Emily Watson, and "The Samaritan" opposite Samuel L. Jackson.

On the small screen, Wilkinson recently received an Emmy nomination for the ReelzChannel miniseries "The Kennedy's" playing Joe, Sr. opposite Greg Kinnear, Katie Holmes and Barry Peppar.

Tom Wilkinson recently appeared in
Tom Wilkinson in "Batman Begins"
Tom Wilkinson Batman Begins
Paramount's "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" starring Tom Cruise; Michel Gondry's action comedy "The Green Hornet" opposite Seth Rogen and Cameron Diaz; "The Conspirator," Robert Redford's story of Mary Surratt (Robin Wright-Penn); John Madden's espionage thriller "The Debt" opposite Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington; "Burke and Hare," John Landis' black comedy starring Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis and Isla Fisher. Wilkinson has also been seen in Tony Gilroy's "Duplicity" opposite Julia Roberts and Clive Owen; "Valkyrie," directed by Bryan Singer and starring Tom Cruise and Kenneth Branagh; and in Guy Ritchie's "Rocknrolla" with Gerard Butler.

Wilkinson's voice was recently heard in the animated film "Jackboots on Whitehall," which offers a satirical alternative history of WWII, in which the Nazis seize London.

The actor was honored with both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Ben Franklin in the HBO miniseries "John Adams," a supporting role that also garnered him a SAG nomination. He also received a SAG nomination in 2009 for "A Number," opposite Rhys Ifans, for HBO/BBC. Wilkinson also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Tony Gilroy's "Michael Clayton," and an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his unforgettable performance in Todd Field's drama "In the Bedroom." Wilkinson also received a BAFTA nomination, won the Independent Spirit Award, a Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize and a New York Film Critics Film Circle Award for the role.

Previously, Wilkinson won a BAFTA for his role in the 1997 international box-office sensation "The Full Monty" and garnered another BAFTA nomination the following year for his performance in the Oscar-winner for Best Picture "Shakespeare in Love." In addition, he received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for his performance in HBO's film "Normal," opposite Jessica Lange, and another Emmy nomination for his role in "Recount."

Other film credits include roles in Woody Allen's "Cassandra's Dream"; Christopher Nolan's "Batman Begins"; Michel Gondry's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"; "The Last Kiss"; "Stage Beauty"; "Wilde": "The Governess"; Ang Lee's "Sense and Sensibility"; "Smilla's Sense of Snow"; Gillian Armstrong's "Oscar and Lucinda"; "Ride with the Devil"; "The Importance of Being Earnest"; "Girl with a Peal Earring"; Roland Emmerich's "The Patriot"; "A Good Woman"; "Ripley Under Ground"; "The Exorcism of Emily Rose"; and "Separate Lies."

An accomplished stage actor, Wilkinson has played the role of John Proctor in "The Crucible" at the Royal National Theatre; the title role in "King Lear" at the Royal Court; the role of Dr. Stockmann in the award-winning West End production of "Enemy of the People"; a London Critics Circle Awards-winning performance in "Ghosts"; and David Hare's production of "My Zinc Bed."

On the British small screen, Wilkinson received BAFTA TV Award nominations for his roles in Piers Haggard's telefilm "Cold Enough for Snow" and the award-winning BBC miniseries "Martin Chuzzlewit," directed by Pedr James. Wilkinson's other notable television credits include the teleplay "Measure for Measure," directed by David Thacker; and the telefilms "The Gathering Storm," directed by Richard Loncraine, and "Prime Suspect."



TOM WILKINSON: FACTS

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Age: 66 years old
Birthday: February 5, 1948
Height: 6' 1"
Full Name / Real Name: Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson
Birthplace: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Wife: Diana Hardcastle (1/5/1988, 2 children)





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