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Tom Sizemore Biography

Birth Name:
Thomas Edward Sizemore Jr.
Birth Place:
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Fast Facts

  • Worked as a waiter in the Transit Authority dining room on the 44th floor of the World Trade Center for three years
  • Starred in regional theater before breaking into movies
  • Gained 40 pounds to play John Gotti in Witness to the Mob (1998)
  • Provided the voice of Sonny Forelli in the video game Grand Theft Auto
  • Has freely admitted his past addiction to drugs and credits friend and Heat costar Robert De Niro with getting him into rehab
  • Appeared on the shows Celebrity Rehab With Dr
  • Drew and Sober House With Dr
  • Drew in 2010; credits Dr
  • Drew Pinsky and drug counselor Bob Forrest with saving his life
  • Hobbies include playing intramural football, drawing and reading


  • 2000Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 1998Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Paul Sizemore -- Brother
  • Janelle McIntire -- Ex-significant Other
  • Maeve Quinlan -- Ex-wife
  • Thomas Sizemore -- Father
  • Judith Sizemore -- Mother
  • Jagger Sizemore -- Son
  • Jayden Sizemore -- Son