On February 18, Tom Sizemore suffered a mind aneurysm and was hospitalized within the ICU at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA. And a couple of days in the past, Tom’s rep mentioned that his household was informed he wouldn’t pull by. Last night time, Tom’s supervisor Charles Lago introduced that he has died. Tom’s brother, Paul Sizemore, and Tom’s 17-year-old twin sons, Jagger and Jayden, have been by his aspect on the time of his dying. Tom’s supervisor gave this assertion to People:
“It is with great sadness and sorrow I have to announce that actor Thomas Edward Sizemore aged 61 passed away peacefully in his sleep today at St Joseph’s Hospital Burbank.”
Charlie added that Tom, who had been in a darkish, dangerous place for some time, was doing higher the previous couple of years and “getting his life back to a great place.” Tom was 61.
Tom’s skilled performing profession began in 1989 with roles within the motion pictures Lock Up, Rude Awakening, and Born on the Fourth of July. Around that point, Tom additionally performed Dana Delany’s love curiosity in a number of episodes of China Beach. Dana Delany remembered Tom on Twitter, saying he needed to be Robert De Niro. Well, Tom would find yourself working with De Niro on 1991’s Guilty By Suspicion and 1995’s Heat. Besides working along with his idol, the 90s was additionally a giant time for Tom’s profession due to his performances in Blue Steel, Wyatt Earp, Passenger 57, Where Sleeping Dogs Lie, Hearts and Souls, True Romance, Natural Born Killers, Devil in a Blue Dress, Bringing Out the Dead, Play it to the Bone, Strange Days, The Relic, and in Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan, the second greatest OSCUH SWEEPER of 1999 (the primary being Shakespeare in Love).
In the early aughts, Tom starred in Black Hawk Dawn, Red Planet, Get Carter, and Pearl Harbor. But whereas Tom’s profession was at its peak within the late-90s and early aughts, his private life was the precise reverse state of affairs. Tom battled drug habit for many of his life, beginning when he was 15. Tom’s solely marriage was with cleaning soap actress Maeve Quinlan, and it ended after three years in 1999 due to his drug points. In 2003, Tom was arrested for home violence towards his then-girlfriend Heidi Fleiss. He was convicted and sentenced to time in jail and rehab. Two years later, in 2005, Tom turned a father when Janelle McIntire gave beginning to their twins, Jagger and Jayden. Two years later, Tom was busted for drug possession. To make issues worse, Tom, alongside along with his ex Heidi Fleiss, joined the third season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2010.
In July 2016, Tom was arrested for a second time for home violence when he assaulted his girlfriend. A yr later, in 2017, he pleaded no contest within the case and received probation. That identical yr, The Hollywood Reporter printed a report stating that in 2003, Tom was informed to depart the Salt Lake City set of the film Born Killers (to not be confused with Natural Born Killers) after an 11-year-old actress mentioned that he molested her throughout a photograph shoot for the film. The woman’s dad and mom went to the police however by no means pressed prices. When the actress was 26 in 2018, she sued Tom, saying the alleged abuse prompted her everlasting emotional harm. Tom denied the allegations, and the lawsuit was dismissed. The lady’s lawyer mentioned on the time that the lawsuit was dismissed due to “a ruling by the Utah Supreme Court in June in an unrelated case, which upheld the state’s statute of limitations for sex crimes.”
Despite the allegations and Tom’s troubles, he often labored and has almost 230 credit to his identify and starred in lots of initiatives that haven’t been launched but. More lately, he was in Twin Peaks: The Return and can be seen within the subsequent season of Cobra Kai.
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