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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 19 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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  Soul Survivor (announced)
Dr. Tomas Levin (rumored)
 2014 Jenny's Wedding (completed)
Eddie
 2013/I Belle
Lord Mansfield
 2012/I The Samaritan
Xavier
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Albert / Goebbels (voice)
 2005 Ripley Under Ground
John Webster
 2005 Separate Lies
James Manning
 2004 Stage Beauty
Thomas Betterton
 2004 If Only
Taxi Driver
 2002 Before You Go
Frank
 2001 Black Knight
Sir Knolte of Marlborough
 2001 Another Life
Mr. Carlton
 2000 Essex Boys
John Dyke
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Orton Brown
 1999 Molokai
Brother Joseph Dutton
 1998 Jilting Joe
Wyatt
 1998 Rush Hour
Griffin / Juntao
 1998 The Governess
Mr. Charles Cavendish
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Hugh Stratton
 1997 Smilla's Feeling for Snow
Prof. Loyen
 1994 A Business Affair
Bob
 1994 Royal Deceit
Hardvendel
 1993 In the Name of the Father
Appeal Prosecutor
 1990 Paper Mask
Dr. Thorn
 1985 Bones
Tom
 1985/I Sylvia
Keith Henderson
 1985 Wetherby
Roger Braithwaite
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with David Suchet, Sinéad Cusack, Jonathan Hyde, Michael Siberry and Judy Buxton in the cast. John Barton was the director. See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Thomas Wilkinson

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Surprise is perhaps the storyteller's greatest weapon. See more »

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Graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury with a degree in English and American Literature. Was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree by the University in 2001. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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