TOM WILKINSON (Timothy McWinters) 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, won the Independent Spirit
Award, a Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize and a New York Film Critics
Circle Award for the role.
Prior to that, 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
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 Reelz Channel, in the U.S. playing Joe
Kennedy in The Kennedys and was nominated for an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor
in a miniseries. Wilkinson also starred in the Golden Globe winning TV movie
Recount, playing James Baker opposite Kevin Spacey and John Hurt.
Wilkinson can currently be seen playing LBJ in the Oscar-nominated
Paramount/Plan B Martin Luther King film Selma. Upcoming is Mary Agnes Donohue's
indie film Jenny's Wedding.
Wilkinson most recently was seen in the Fox Searchlight indie hit Belle and
in Wes Anderson's Oscar-nominated Grand Budapest Hotel. Other recent credits
include: Felony opposite Joel Edgerton, Good People opposite James Franco and
The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol opposite
Tom Cruise, the Golden Globe nominated The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel with Judi
Dench and Maggie Smith (SAG Award nomination, BIFA nomination), 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 Vanessa 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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