Tom Wilkinson, the British actor who was nominated for an Oscar and was well-known for his parts in Michael Clayton, “The Full Monty,” and “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” passed away, according to his family. His age was 75.
According to a statement released by his agent on behalf of the family, Wilkinson passed away unexpectedly on Saturday at home. It didn’t offer any more information.
In addition to being nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor for his performance in the 2007 George Clooney film “Michael Clayton,” Wilkinson received recognition for his work in the family drama “In The Bedroom” in 2001.
His portrayal of former steel mill foreman Gerald Cooper in the 1997 comedy “The Full Monty,” which followed a group of jobless steel workers as they created an unusual male stripping act, is what many people in Britain and worldwide remember him for.
Innumerable other films, such as “Valkyrie,” “Batman Begins,” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” included Wilkinson.
In 2005, the actor received recognition for his contributions to theater when he was inducted as an Order of the British Empire member.