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TOM WILKINSON (Lord Mansfield) is an award-winning actor of stage and screen. Wilkinson received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Tony Gilroy's Academy Award-nominated MICHAEL CLAYTON. He received an Academy Award nomination for 'Leading Actor' for his unforgettable performance in Todd Field's acclaimed drama IN THE BEDROOM, opposite Sissy Spacek. Wilkinson also received a BAFTA nomination and won the Independent Spirit Award, a Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize and a New York Film Critics Circle Award for the role. Wilkinson won a BAFTA for his role in the 1997 British and international box-office sensation THE FULL MONTY, and garnered another BAFTA nomination the following year for his performance in the Oscar-winning 'Best Picture' SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE. He received Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominations for his courageous performance in HBO's 2003 film "Normal," opposite Jessica Lange. Wilkinson won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for 'Supporting Actor' for the HBO miniseries "John Adams," in which he portrayed 'Benjamin Franklin.' His most recent foray into television was for the History Channel, in the U.S. playing 'Joe Kennedy' in "The Kennedys" and was nominated for an Emmy for 'Best Supporting Actor in a Mini-series.' Wilkinson also starred in the Golden Globe winning TV movie "Recount" playing 'James Baker' opposite Kevin Spacey and John Hurt.

Wilkinson is currently filming GOOD PEOPLE with James Franco, and he will next appear in FELONY with Joel Edgerton. Wilkinson also starred in THE LONE RANGER with Johnny Depp, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE -- GHOST PROTOCOL opposite Tom Cruise, THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL with Judi Dench and Maggie Smith; THE DEBT opposite Helen Mirren, THE CONSPIRATOR for Robert Redford, Roman Polanski's THE GHOST, Michel Gondry's THE GREEN HORNET, Tony Gilroy's DUPLICITY with Julia Roberts and Clive Owen; John Landis' BURKE AND HARE; Woody Allen's CASSANDRA'S DREAM, with Colin Farrell and Ewan McGregor; Guy Ritchie's London-set crime caper ROCKNROLLA, with Gerard Butler; and Bryan Singer's World War II-set drama VALKYRIE, with Tom Cruise. His previous film credits include Christopher Nolan's BATMAN BEGINS; ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, with Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey; THE LAST KISS, starring Zach Braff; Stage Beauty, with Billy Crudup; WILDE; THE GOVERNESS; Ang Lee's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW; Gillian Armstrong's OSCAR AND LUCINDA; RIDE WITH THE DEVIL; THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST; GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING, starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth; Roland Emmerich's THE PATRIOT; A GOOD WOMAN; RIPLEY UNDER GROUND; THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE; and SEPARATE LIES, with Emily Watson and Rupert Everett.

On the British small screen, Wilkinson received BAFTA TV Award nominations for his roles in "Cold Enough for Snow" and the award-winning BBC miniseries "Martin Chuzzlewit." His other notable television credits include such long-form projects as the HBO movie "The Gathering Storm" and the BBC telefilm "Measure for Measure," to name only a few. An accomplished stage actor, Wilkinson has played the role of 'John Proctor' in The Crucible at the Royal National Theatre; the title role in King Lear at the Royal Court; the role of 'Dr. Stockmann' in the award-winning West End production of Enemy of the People, with Vanes sa Redgrave; a London Critics Circle Award-winning performance in Ghosts; and David Hare's production of My Zinc Bed, with Julia Ormond.


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