The 61-year-old actor Tom Sizemore known for his supporting roles in Strange Days and Saving Private Ryan passed away on March 3, 2023. The actor rose to fame in the 1990s for being the tough guy in the films. Followed by his multiple films, he got his big break with Steven Spielberg’s 1998 film Saving Private Ryan. The film received multiple nominations at the 71st Academy Awards, and Spielberg won the Oscar for Best Director for the film.
Sizemore was hospitalized after suffering a brain aneurysm on February 18, 2023. Followed by a statement about his condition, his manager Charles Lago shared the sad news.
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Tom Sizemore Passed Away at 61
On February 18, 2023, Tom Sizemore suffered a brain aneurysm and was hospitalized at the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. His condition was reportedly critical, and his representatives also released a statement saying that the actor had been in a coma. The representative also shared that the chances of his recovery are very low.
Reports suggested that his family would have to make an end-of-life decision after doctors said that there was “no further hope and have recommended end-of-life decision.” His family decided to take off life support, and his manager shared the news.
“It is with great sadness and sorrow I have to announce that actor Thomas Edward Sizemore [‘Tom Sizemore’] aged 61 passed away peacefully in his sleep today at St Joseph’s Hospital Burbank.”
His brother, Paul Sizemore, also remembered him saying that he was “deeply saddened” by his brother’s loss. He joined Tom Sizemore’s twin sons Jayden and Jagger, along with Charles Lago. The late actor has had an amazing Hollywood career and has worked with some of Hollywood’s top filmmakers throughout his career.
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Tom Sizemore’s Legendary Work in Hollywood
Tom Sizemore has worked in Hollywood for more than three decades. Working with some of the best filmmakers, he established himself as one of the best-supporting actors in the industry. Given his talent and passion, he soon started landing leading roles as well.
One of his earliest known works includes the 1989 film Born on the Fourth of July. Following the 1989 anti-war film, he started working alongside some of the biggest stars of Hollywood. He also worked with directors like Tony Scott in True Romance, Enemy of the State; Steven Spielberg in Saving Private Ryan; Martin Scorsese in Bringing Out the Dead; and Michael Bay in Pearl Harbor.
He landed his first lead role in the 1997 film The Relic. His co-stars always praised him for his work. Jason Momoa who starred alongside Tom Sizemore in the 2014 drama series, The Red Road, also spoke highly of him. Momoa called him the sweetest guy and shared that he was highly supportive of his co-stars.
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