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Tom Wilkinson Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Tom Wilkinson Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 103 kg
Date of Birth February 5, 1948
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Date of Death December 30, 2023

Tom Wilkinson was an English actor who was known for his portrayal of Arthur Edens in Michael Clayton, Matt Fowler in In the Bedroom, Gerald in The Full Monty, and Matt Fowler in In the Bedroom.

Born Name

Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson

Nick Name


Tom Wilkinson as seen in a picture that was taken at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
Tom Wilkinson as seen in a picture that was taken at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival (Gordon Correll / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)


Tom Wilkinson was born on February 5, 1948.


Tom Wilkinson passed away on December 30, 2023, at the age of 75 at his home in London, England.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Leeds, Wharfedale, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


North London, England, United Kingdom





Wilkinson attended the University of Kent at Canterbury from where he graduated with a degree in English and American literature.

Then, he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and completed his training in acting there in 1973.

In July 2001, Tom was presented with a Doctor of Letters honorary degree from the University of Kent.




  • Father – Thomas Wilkinson (Farmer)
  • Mother – Marjorie Wilkinson


Tom was represented by Principal Entertainment, Lou Coulson Associates, and Larry Taube.

Net Worth

Tom Wilkinson’s net worth was $12 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth.




6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm


103 kg or 227 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tom had dated –

  1. Diana Hardcastle – Wilkinson got married to actress Diana Hardcastle on January 5, 1988. Together, the couple had 2 daughters named Alice Wilkinson (b. 1988) and Molly Wilkinson (b. 1991).

Race / Ethnicity


Wilkinson had English as well as 1/32 Scottish ancestry.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Bulbous nose
  • Thin eyebrows
  • Thin lips

Tom Wilkinson Facts

  1. He spent the first 11 years of his life in Wharfedale before moving to Kitimat, British Columbia, in Canada only to return to the United Kingdom 5 years later.
  2. His family ran a pub in Cornwall after moving back to the United Kingdom.
  3. While studying at the University of Kent at Canterbury, he was a member of the T24 Drama Society.
  4. He made his debut TV show appearance as Mick Connor in Comedians in 2nd House in 1975. Later, in 1976, Wilkinson made his first feature film appearance as cook Ransome in The Shadow Line.
  5. Despite being cast in more than a dozen shows and films, Tom got his big break in front of an international audience with his role as Gerald in The Full Monty in 1997. For that, Tom won a British Academy Film and Television Award for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role”.
  6. Some of his most notable appearances in the entertainment industry had been in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Batman Begins (2005), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), Valkyrie (2008), Duplicity (2009), The Ghost (2010), The Debt (2010), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Michael Clayton (2007), Selma (2014), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).
  7. Tom portrayed the character of the 36th President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson, in the historical drama film Selma.
  8. Wilkinson was an Associate Member of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
  9. Over the years, he was on the receiving end of various accolades such as the British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy Award, and nominations for two Academy Awards.

Featured Image By Gordon Correll / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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