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Popular British character actor Tom Wilkinson was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and comes from a long line of urban farmers. He is the son of Marjorie (Percival) and Thomas Wilkinson. Economic hardships forced his family to move to Canada for a few years when Wilkinson was a child; after he had returned to England, he attended and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 This Beautiful Fantastic (post-production)
Alfie Stephenson
 2016 Snowden (post-production)
Ewen MacAskill
 2016/II Denial (post-production)
  Soul Survivor (announced)
Dr. Tomas Levin (rumored)
 2016/I The Choice
Shep
 2015 Jenny's Wedding
Eddie
 2015 Bone In The Throat
Charlie
 2014 Good People
DI John Halden
 2012 Sleeping Dogs (Video Game)
Superintendent Thomas Pendrew (voice)
 2012/I The Samaritan
Xavier
 2011 The Gruffalo's Child (TV Short)
Fox (voice)
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Albert / Goebbels (voice)
 2009 The Gruffalo (TV Short)
Fox (voice)
 2009 44 Inch Chest
Archie
 2008 A Number (TV Movie)
Salter
 2008 Recount (TV Movie)
James Baker
 2005 Ripley Under Ground
John Webster
 2005 Separate Lies
James Manning
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Carmine Falcone (voice)
 2004 Stage Beauty
Thomas Betterton
 2004 If Only
Taxi Driver
 2003 Normal (TV Movie)
Roy 'Ruth' Applewood
 2002 An Angel for May (TV Movie)
Sam Wheeler
 2002 Before You Go
Frank
 2002 The Gathering Storm (TV Movie)
Sir Robert Vansittart
 2001 Black Knight
Sir Knolte of Marlborough
 2001 Another Life
Mr. Carlton
 2000 Essex Boys
John Dyke
 1999 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Narrator
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Orton Brown
 1999 Molokai
Brother Joseph Dutton
 1998 Jilting Joe
Wyatt
 1997 Cold Enough for Snow (TV Movie)
Hugh Lloyd
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Hugh Stratton
 1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow
Prof. Loyen
 1990-1996 Screen Two (TV Series)
David Hanratty / Father McAteer / Dr. Middleton
- Crossing the Floor (1996) ... David Hanratty
- A Very Open Prison (1995) ... David Hanratty
- All Things Bright and Beautiful (1994) ... Father McAteer
- Sometime in August (1990) ... Dr. Middleton
 1996 Interview Day (TV Movie)
Hugh
 1995 A Very Open Prison (TV Movie)
Home Secretary
 1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Buckingham
- King Richard III (1994) ... Buckingham (voice)
 1994 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series)
Gerald Lacklander
- Scales of Justice (1994) ... Gerald Lacklander
 1994 A Business Affair
Bob
 1994 Royal Deceit
Hardvendel
 1993 In the Name of the Father
Appeal Prosecutor
 1993 Stay Lucky (TV Series)
Allon
- Gilding the Lily (1993) ... Allon
 1993 An Exchange of Fire (TV Series)
President Slajek
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... President Slajek
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... President Slajek
 1992 Underbelly (TV Series)
Paul Manning
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Paul Manning
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Paul Manning
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Paul Manning
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Paul Manning
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Rawlins
 1991 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Ashley Wilkes
- One Born Every Minute (1991) ... Ashley Wilkes
 1991 Parnell & the Englishwoman (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Charles Russell
- The Libel (1991) ... Sir Charles Russell
 1990 Paper Mask
Dr. Thorn
 1990 Counterstrike (TV Series)
- Dead in the Air (1990)
 1990 TECX (TV Series)
Hugo Gillon
- The Wine Business (1990) ... Hugo Gillon
 1990 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Jake Normington
- The Infernal Serpent (1990) ... Jake Normington
 1989 First and Last (TV Movie)
Stephen
 1988 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Robert Hathall
- Shake Hands Forever: Part Three (1988) ... Robert Hathall
- Shake Hands Forever: Part Two (1988) ... Robert Hathall
- Shake Hands Forever: Part One (1988) ... Robert Hathall
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Jack
- Cassie (1985) ... Jack
 1985 Travelling Man (TV Series)
'Granny' Jackson
- On the Hook (1985) ... 'Granny' Jackson
 1985 Bones
Tom
 1985/I Sylvia
Keith Henderson
 1984 Squaring the Circle (TV Movie)
Rulewski
 1984 Sharma and Beyond (TV Movie)
Vivian
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
 1984 Strangers and Brothers (TV Series)
George Passant
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... George Passant
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... George Passant
 1983 All for Love (TV Series)
Eddie
- Letting the Birds Go Free (1983) ... Eddie
 1982 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Czuma
 1979 Crime and Punishment (TV Mini-Series)
Cadet
- Part 1 (1979) ... Cadet
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Other Works:

He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Ghosts", in an Young Vic production at the Young Vic Theatre in London, England with Vanessa Redgrave and Adrian Dunbar in the cast. David Thacker was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Thomas Wilkinson

Height:

6' 1" (1.86 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm temperamentally suited to the business of acting. I'm quite fatalistic. If it's not happening, it's not happening, and there's very little you can do. See more »

Trivia:

Was offered a role in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but didn't like the prospect of a year long production keeping him away from his family. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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