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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