“Full Monty” actor Tom Wilkinson has died

The BAFTA winner has appeared in over 130 film and television roles.

British actor Tom Wilkinson has died unexpectedly at the age of 75, the BBC reports. Wilkinson won a BAFTA for The Full Monty in 1997 and reprized the role of Gerald 26 years later when a Disney+ streaming series reprises the roles. In total he received six BAFTA nominations and two Oscars for “Michael Clayton” and “In the Bedroom”. He died Saturday at home surrounded by his wife and family, it was announced.

With a total of more than 130 film and television roles, Wilkinson was equally at home in period dramas such as “Sense and Sensibility” (1995) and “Belle” (2013). “Rush Hour” (1998) with Jackie Chan or Guy Ritchie's “Rocknrolla” (2008).

An Emmy Award in 2008 for his portrayal of American statesman Benjamin Franklin in the miniseries John Adams and John F. He also received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Kennedy's father, Joe. He starred in the 2014 film “Selma” as President Lyndon B. Played Johnson and appeared in “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Girl with a Pearl Earring.” (APA)

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