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What happened to Tom Sizemore, the Saving Private Ryan actor who passed away at the age of 61?


Tom Sizemore died at the age of 61 after being taken off life support. His manager, Charles Lago, confirmed the news of Sizemore’s death in a statement to Variety magazine on Friday. Lago said in the statement that Thomas Edward Sizemore died peacefully in his sleep at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank. Sizemore’s twin children Jagger and Jayden were with his brother at his bedside. Here’s everything you need to know about Tom Sizemore’s death.

Tom Sizemore dies

It was reported that Tom Sizemore collapsed at his home in Los Angeles and was immediately taken to the hospital. Doctors told Sizemore had suffered from a brain aneurysm due to a stroke. After that, the Saving Private Ryan actor remained in a critical condition and was in a coma under intensive care. On February 27, doctors informed the family that there was no hope for Tom Sizemore and recommended that he be removed from the support system.

Tom Sizemore’s brother, Paul Sizemore, said in a statement that he is deeply saddened and saddened by the loss of his older brother and will always miss him. Tom was a very talented and loving person who used to amuse others with his wit and storytelling abilities. Paul Sizemore has also said that his older brother was a huge influence on their lives.

About Tom Sizemore

Tom Sizemore rose to fame with his role in Saving Private Ryan in the 1990s. He has also acted in many other films such as Natural Born Killers, True Romance, Passenger 57, and more. The actor has been surrounded by legal troubles throughout his career. According to reports, Tom Sizemore was convicted of domestic violence in 2003 and 2017 for assaulting his partner. He has also been open about his struggles with substance abuse.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.