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Popular British character actor Tom Wilkinson was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England in a long line of urban farmers. 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 graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury with a degree in English ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013/I Belle
Lord Mansfield
 2012 Sleeping Dogs (Video Game)
Superintendent Thomas Pendrew (voice)
 2012/I The Samaritan
Xavier
 2011 The Gruffalo's Child (TV Movie)
Fox (voice)
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Albert / Goebbels (voice)
 2009 The Gruffalo (TV Short)
Fox (voice)
 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 Movie)
Narrator
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Orton Brown
 1999 Molokai
Brother Joseph Dutton
 1998 Jilting Joe
Wyatt
 1998 Rush Hour
Griffin
 1998 The Governess
Mr. Charles Cavendish
 1997 Cold Enough for Snow (TV Movie)
Hugh Lloyd
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Hugh Stratton
 1997 Smilla's Feeling for Snow
Prof. Loyen
 1996 Crossing the Floor (TV Movie)
David Hanratty
 1996 Interview Day (TV Movie)
Hugh
 1990-1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
David Hanratty / Father McAteer / Dr. Webb
- A Very Open Prison (1995) ... David Hanratty
- All Things Bright and Beautiful (1994) ... Father McAteer
- Sometime in August (1990) ... Dr. Webb
 1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV 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
 1994 A Very Open Prison (TV Movie)
Home Secretary
 1993 In the Name of the Father
Appeal Prosecutor
 1993 An Exchange of Fire (TV Movie)
President Slajek
 1993 Stay Lucky (TV Series)
Allon
- Gilding the Lily (1993) ... Allon
 1992 Underbelly (TV Series)
Paul Manning
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Rawlins
 1991 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Ashley Wilkes
- One Born Every Minute (1991) ... Ashley Wilkes
 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 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)
- On the Hook (1985)
 1985 Bones
Tom
 1985/I Sylvia
Keith Henderson
 1985 Wetherby
Roger Braithwaite
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
 1984 Squaring the Circle (TV Movie)
Rulewski
 1984 Sharma and Beyond (TV Movie)
Vivian
 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)
 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" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

All good actors are easy to work with. It's the ones that aren't very good who tend to be very difficult. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the order of the British Empire) in the 2005 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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