‘Saving Private Ryan’ Actor Tom Sizemore Has Died

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Tom Sizemore, the actor best known for his role in the blockbuster hit “Saving Private Ryan,” has died. He was 61.

Sizemore died Friday in Los Angeles after being removed from life support following a brain aneurysm. His manager, Charles Lago, shared the news in a statement that read:

“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 and twin boys Jayden and Jagger were at his side,” Lago wrote.

The actor’s brother, Paul, also issued a statement, saying, “I am deeply saddened by the loss of my big brother Tom. He was larger than life. He has influenced my life more than anyone I know. He was talented, loving, giving and could keep you entertained endlessly with his wit and storytelling ability. I am devastated he is gone and will miss him always.”

Tom Sizemore collapsed at his home after suffering a brain aneurysm on February 19, 2023. He was transported to a Los Angeles area hospital where he remained hospitalized in a coma until his family made the decision to remove him from life support.

Who is Tom Sizemore?

An American actor and producer, Tom Sizemore appeared in dozens of films and television shows. Born on November 29, 1961, in Detroit, Michigan, Sizemore appeared in a wide range of films, most of which were dramas. Some of his credits include “Saving Private Ryan,” “Black Hawk Down,” “Heat,” “Natural Born Killers,” and “Pearl Harbor.” His recurring roles in television shows included appearances in shows such as “Hawaii Five-0,” “Shooter,” and “Twin Peaks: The Return.”

 

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Sizemore earned numerous nominations and won several awards during his career. And he was and is considered to be one of the best supporting actors to ever grace the big screen.

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