Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson (born 5 February 1948) is an English actor. He has twice been nominated for an Academy Award, for his roles in In the Bedroom (2001) and Michael Clayton (2007). In 2009, he won Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Film for playing Benjamin Franklin in John Adams.
Wilkinson lives in North London with his wife, actress Diana Hardcastle. They have two daughters together, Alice (born in 1988) and Molly (born in 1991).
Wilkinson was born in Wharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire, the son of Marjorie and Thomas Wilkinson, a farmer. At the age of four, he moved with his family to Canada, where they lived for several years before returning to the United Kingdom and running a pub in Cornwall. Wilkinson graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury, where he was a member of T24 Drama Society (then named UKCD) and attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
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In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing the Allied for...
SAS: Red Notice
An off-duty SAS soldier, Tom Buckingham, must stop a terror attack on a train. As the action escalates on the train, events in the corridors of power that may make the difference as to whether Bucking...
Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets
In the emotionally charged, wild and humorous world of sixteen year old James Whitman, his struggle to overcome anxiety and depression involve seeking advice from Dr. A giant imaginary pigeon therapis...
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The Redneck Shop and KKK museum is in historic Laurens, South Carolina. After falling in love with a single mother, he quits the Klan and is taken in by an African American Reverend.
There was a tale of secrets and scandals in London. When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the ball hosted by the Duke ofRichmond on the evening of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a ser...
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The Catcher Was a Spy
The Office of Strategic Services in World War II Europe has a double life with a former major league baseball player.
Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back)
William has failed to kill himself so many times that he outsources his suicide to aging assassin Leslie. But with the contract signed and death assured within a week (or his money back), William sudd...
A soldier is fighting to save humanity on a bleak future Earth. His wife thinks he's becoming more creature than man.
Fleeing their doomed warren, a group of rabbits struggle to find and defend a new home.
The Happy Prince
Oscar Wilde was the most famous writer in London in 1895, and his lover was the son of the notorious Marquess of Queensberry. He was convicted of gross indecency and sentenced to two years in prison. ...
Deborah E is a historian. Lipstadt has to prove the Holocaust happened.
This Beautiful Fantastic
A young woman who dreams of being a children's author befriends a cantankerous widower.
The CIA employee leaked thousands of documents to the press.
A relationship that is tested by life's most defining events begins as neighbors in a small coastal town and ends in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashione...
A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. What began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in unimaginable wa...
An eight-year-old boy wants to bring his father home from World War II. The love a father and son have for each other is shown in the story.
Bone in the Throat
A chef is with a mob. He is showing off his skills.
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The concierge at a famous European hotel during the wars befriended a young employee who became his trusted aide. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the bat...
Tom and Anna Wright, a young American couple, fall into severe debt while renovation of Anna's family home in London. As the couple faces the loss of their dream to have a house and start a family, th...
The place where segregation in the South was at its worst led to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. The Voting Rights Act was signed by Johnson.
Three detectives became involved in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that left a child in critical condition. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other tries to expo...
The Lone Ranger
The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws, but the gang ambushes them, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is nursed back to health by an American Indian named Tonto. The Ranger, wearing a m...
The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy
The inspiration and vision for the new Batman films opens the documentary, which is the culmination of nearly a decade of creative blood, sweat and tears. The film is candid, thoughtful and extensive,...
The true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy admiral, inspired BELLE. Even though her heritage affords her certain privileges, the color of her skin pre...
WWII in 3D
For the first time, you will see dramatic moments of WWII that were captured in 3D with stereographs and then shuttered away in secret archives and attics, until now. This stunning collection of color...
Space Junk 3D
50 years after launching our dreams into space, we are left with a troubling legacy: a growing ring of debris. SpaceJUNK is a visually exciting journey of discovery that weighs the solutions aimed at ...
The grifter's life is over after twenty years. The possibility of a new start looks real when he meets a young woman. His past is proving to be stubborn.
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The lives of the Kennedy family are the subject of a Canadian-American television series. One of the stars of the film is Greg Kinnear. The series was broadcast in Canada.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
British retirees travel to India to live in a restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose in ...
The Green Hornet
The heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles is a spoiled playboy who is happy to lead an aimless life. Kato is a company employee after his father dies. Realizing that they have the abili...
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes, and is planning a strike on the United States. An ...
The Gruffalo's Child
A follow up to the animated feature that was released in 2009. The Gruffalo's child explores the deep dark wood in search of the big bad mouse and meets the Snake, Owl and Fox in the process. The mous...
Burke & Hare
Two 19th-century opportunists became serial killers.
Mary Surratt was one of the co-conspirators in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. She was forced to rely on her lawyer to uncover the truth as the nation turned against her.
The Surgeon of Birkenau, a notorious Nazi war criminal, was killed on the streets of East Berlin after Rachel Singer, a former Mossad agent, tried to capture him. After 30 years, a man claims to be th...
Jackboots on Whitehall
An alternative history of World War II, where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion.
The Ghost Writer
A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterio...
Two romantically- engaged corporate spies team up to manipulate a corporate race to corner the market on a medical innovation that will reap huge profits and enable them to lead an extravagant lifesty...
44 Inch Chest
Colin was shattered by his wife's infidelity and so his friends kidnapped the woman's lover so that he could have revenge.
A mouse takes a walk through the woods to find a nut.
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The cloned sons are confronted by their father. It's based on a play.
Nazi Col was wounded in Africa during World War II. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to Germany and joins the Resistance in a plan to assassinate Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a central ...
The election of the U.S. took place in 2000. A recount in the state of Florida would add "hanging chad" to every American's vocabulary.
Adapted from David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, this lavish seven-part miniseries chronicles the life of Founding Father John Adams, starting with the Boston Massacre of 1770 through...
When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that brings in millions of dollars, members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Mr One-Two is trying to eat.
A modern love story in which a misanthropic, emotionally complex author of a hit children's book is forced to team with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend passes away Sometimes you have to ...
A law firm brings in a 'fixer' to fix the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
There are financial problems for two brothers. When a third party proposes to turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
The Last Kiss
Michael has a great job, has his 4 best friends, and is in love with a beautiful girl. His life is predictable until someone else enters it. Everyone is having relationship problems.
The Night of the White Pants
The father of a distinguished but crumbling Dallas family is forced to hit the town with his daughter's punk rock boyfriend.
Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home. Unable to work within the system, he created a new identity called The Batman, a symbol of fear for the...
A cyclist is killed by a Range Rover. James and Anne Manning became involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner. James, a lawyer in the city, is suspicious of William, a millionaire pl...
Ripley Under Ground
After his friend, a hot young artist, is killed, an American man living in London covers up the crime and tries to keep the friend's name alive in order to exploit his legacy and reap millions in the ...
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Everyone blames Father Moore for the death of Emily Rose when she was a young girl. The priest is accused of murder. No one wants to believe what Father Moore says, so the trial is not going to be eas...
In the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must change his ways in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
A Good Woman
A divorcee leaves behind a checkered past to travel to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. The visiting aristocracy is stirred by Mrs. Erlynne's appearance. Lady Windemere's Fan is a play about Oscar Wi...
Maria doesn't take the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. Maria isn't allowed to pursue her dream of acting because it's in the 17th century. King Charles II lifted the ban on femal...
After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a ...
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
He decided to do the same after his girlfriend underwent a procedure to remove him from her memory. He realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake, as he watches his m...
Girl with a Pearl Earring
The story of the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer is told in this film. A young maid in Johannes Vermeer's house becomes his assistant...
A husband and father are going to have a sex change operation.
The Importance of Being Earnest
Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same name,Ernest, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities.
The Gathering Storm
A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage ofWinston andClemente, during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Before You Go
The new film was directed by Lewis Gilbert. Each sister has a different way of dealing with her mother's death. Teresa likes herbal tea, obsessive cleaning and hectoring her husband. Catherine is the ...
An Angel for May
When Tom accidentally travels back in time through a fireplace, May needs help. Now that he knows the fate of his friends, he will try to change their history.
The employee in Medieval World is played by Martin Lawrence. He woke up to find himself in England in the 14th century.
In the Bedroom
On the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" focuses on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor in Maine and his wife is a music teacher in New York. His son is in a relations...
A woman is wrongly accused of murdering her husband. Edith Graydon married her boyfriend just before World War I started. Their marriage is not a happy one. He feels that she doesn't really love him. ...
Billy is employed by a local crime organization. His first job will be to remember a man who just got out of prison. Billy is taught about drugs and crime by the man. Billy had his eyes on Lisa, but h...
Benjamin Martin wanted nothing more to do with battle in the French and Indian War, preferring the simple life of a farmer. Benjamin returned to his old life to protect his son when Gabriel enlisted i...
Chain of Fools
An avid detective is assigned to investigate the robbery of a bunch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
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Charles Dickens' semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but still manages to triumph over incredible obstacles.
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien
Father Damien was a Belgian priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai to care for the lepers.
Ride with the Devil
In Ride with the Devil, four people are fighting for justice in the midst of the American Civil War. Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a loyalist, an immigrant's ...
Shakespeare in Love
It has to be staged before it's written. A woman auditioning for a role falls in love with him. Shakespeare's comedy becomes tragedy as their relationship progresses.
She decided to pass herself off as a gentile and get a job with a family in Scotland. She had a secret affair with her father.
When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Lee an...
Oscar Wilde was the first modern man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alf...
Oscar and Lucinda
Oscar Hopkins developed a divine obsession with gambling after a childhood of abuse by his father. Lucinda Leplastrier is an Australian billionaire who is shopping in London for materials for her glas...
Cold Enough for Snow
As their children leave for college, doting parents have to adjust. Sequel to Eskimo Day.
The Full Monty
There is a city in England. A steelworker in need of quick cash convinces his mates to bare it all for a one-night only strip show.
Smilla's Sense of Snow
Smilla Jaspersen tried to understand the death of a small boy who fell from the roof of her apartment building. Smilla is suspicious of wrongdoing and discovers a trail of clues that lead to a secreti...
Comedy drama about the trials and tribulations of three sets of parents as they finally realise that their children have grown up and reluctantly they have to let them enroll at Cambridge University.
The Ghost and the Darkness
The railroad in Africa is behind schedule. John Henry Patterson was enlisted to right the ship. The crew discovers the corpse of the project's foreman, who may have been killed by a lion. After severa...
Crossing the Floor
Political satire closely mirroring real-life British politics of the time - a self-serving Conservative minister "crosses the floor" to join the opposition Labour Party, at a time when the Conservativ...
A Very Open Prison
The Home Secretary has his eye on the Prime Minister's job. But an experiment in the way the prisons are run leads to embarrassment - and escaped murderers! The fore runner of Crossing The Floor
Sense and Sensibility
Mr. Rich was rich. Dashwood's second wife and her daughters were poor because of the rules of inheritance. Two girls are not the same.
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A 1994 TV mini series is called Martin Chuzzlewit. It was written by David Lodge and directed by Pedr James. The music was written by a man. It starred Paul Scofield as Old Martin Chuzzlewitt. John Mi...
Father Greg Pilkington is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. After hearing the confession of a yo...
Measure for Measure
The dress is based on Shakespeare's play.
The villain killed the king and his son to take over the throne.
A Business Affair
The story of Kate Swallow is told here. An author discourages her when she wants to write a novel. After being swept off her feet by the publisher, she left Alec for Vanni. Vanni doesn't think that he...
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In the Name of the Father
A small time thief from Belfast is wrongly implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that killed several people while he was in London. British police force him and his friends to confess their guilt. Th...
The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries
The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries is a British detective television series adapted from nine of the Roderick Alleyn novels by Ngaio Marsh. It originally aired between 1990 and 1994. In the pilot episode...
Resnick: Rough Treatment
There is a small amount of cocaine. The shabby mansion of TV director Harold Roy was not what the two small-time crooks were expecting to find. Harold's wife wasn't expecting to fall in love with one ...
Resnick: Lonely Hearts
The person is dead. Murdered. Her body was found twelve hours later. There are a lot of domestic crimes in the city. Tony Macliesh was picked off the train and immediately taken into custody. A woman ...
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Detective Inspector Jane Tennison is trying to prove herself in a male dominated world.
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A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain...
Counterstrike is a Canadian television series. It was broadcasted in Canada and France on November 2, 1991 and November 20, 1991 respectively. It aired on the USA Network in the United States. Counter...
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Happy Families is a children's television series made in the late 1980s based on the Happy Families series of books by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Each tale is about a family of characters which in turn...
First and Last
A retired man wants to walk from one end of Britain to the other.
Thomas Gynn is a small-time criminal from London who moved to Yorkshire. When Sally Hardcastle's car breaks down on the motorway, Thomas reluctantly accepts an offer of a lift to Yorkshire.
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank
Otto Frank hides his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Otto Frank's office assistant is Miep Gies. The true story of Gies' struggle to...
The Woman He Loved
Edward VIII abdicated in 1936 in order to marry the woman he loved. These events caused a scandal around the world and have since been demonised as the woman who stole the King of England.
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The Ruth Rendell Mysteries
The Ruth Rendell mysteries was a British television series that aired between August 1987 and October 2000.
Colin Dexter wrote a series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. A large cast of notable actors and actresses, as well as John Thaw and Kevin Whately, starred in the series.
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Sylvia Warner was a noted writer and teacher. She used unusual teaching methods while working with children from the Maon.
First Among Equals
First Among Equals is a ten-part serial based on Jeffrey Archer's 1984 novel First Among Equals, produced by Granada Television for the ITV network and first shown in 1986. As in the novel, the serie...
Lovejoy is an antiques dealer. He has a reputation as a divvie, a person with almost supernatural powers for distinguishing exceptional items as well as distinguishing genuine antique from clever fake...
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The story of the Fuddle family was told in a comedy drama called Happy Families. The plot centered on Guy's attempts to find his sisters for a family reunion.
The death of an enigmatic young man in the suburb releases the dark passions of some of its residents.
An Australian businessman is trying to find out why he was kidnapped and then released with no explanation.
Miss Marple: A Pocketful of Rye
Miss Marple is looking for a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes when a small amount of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman.
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When an ordinary British fishing vessel and its 36-man crew mysteriously disappear off the coast of Norway, journalist Martin Taylor is determined to find out why.
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Crime and Punishment
A three-part adaptation of Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, where a young student commits a murder and is forced into incriminating himself.
Andrzej Wajda's English-language film of a novella by Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, aka Joseph Conrad, about a young man in his first command as a sea captain. A series of crises prove incredibly ...
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The film industry is honored at an annual American awards ceremony. The Academy Award of Merit is better known as the Oscar and is given to the various category winners.
The Man Who Saved Paris
The most successful brothel owner in Paris during the 1940s was asked by the government to restore the city's image after the Nazi Occupation and fell in love when he least expected it.
An Exchange of Fire
Pavel Rhele is the ruthless head of a terrorist cell in a story of two fathers and two daughters whose relationships are suddenly subjected to public and private scrutiny.
Adrian Healey is clever, charming and witty, but he is also an expert liar. He is groomed in the dark arts of spy craft at one of England's finest educational establishments where his ability to cheat...