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Encyclopedia > Tom Sizemore
Tom Sizemore
Born September 29, 1961 (1961-09-29) (age 45)
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Spouse(s) Maeve Quinlan (1 September 1996 - 19 November 1999) (divorced)

Thomas Edward Sizemore Jr. (born November 29, 1961) is a Golden Globe-nominated American film and television actor. He is known for his supporting performances in several Hollywood films. is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... Maeve Anne Quinlan (born November 16, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress who plays the recurring role of Megan Conley on CBS daytime drama The Bold and the Beautiful. ... November 29 is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... ...

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Biography

Early life

Sizemore was born in Detroit, Michigan to a philosophy professor father. He has a younger brother, Paul, who is also an actor. Sizemore attended Michigan State University for one year, as well as Wayne State University, and earned a Master's Degree in theater from Temple University in 1986. He subsequently moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... The philosopher Socrates about to take poison hemlock as ordered by the court. ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a co-educational public research university in East Lansing, Michigan USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pioneer land-grant institution and served as a model for future land-grant colleges in the United States under the 1862 Morrill Act. ... Wayne State University (Detroit, MI 48202) is located in Detroit, Michigan, in the citys Midtown Cultural Center. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Temple University is a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


Career

One of Sizemore's early film roles was in Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July in 1989. He has also appeared in films such as Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991), True Romance (1993), and Natural Born Killers (1994). A succession of well-received supporting parts followed, the most well known being his portrayal of Michael Cheritto in Heat (1995). His first major leading role was as Vincent D'Agosta in 1997's The Relic. William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946), known simply as Oliver Stone, is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director and screenwriter. ... Born on the Fourth of July (ISBN 1888451785) is the best selling autobiography of Ron Kovic, a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran who became an anti-war activist. ... Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action film,starring Mickey Rourke, Don Johnson, Tom Sizemore, Chelsea Field, Branscombe Richmond, Daniel Baldwin, Tia Carrere, Giancarlo Esposito, and the late Big John Studd. ... True Romance is an American motion picture released in 1993, directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary. ... For the song, see Natural Born Killaz. ... Heat is an American made crime/thriller/drama film released on December 15, 1995. ... Detective Lieutenant Vincent DAgosta is a fictional character appearing in the novels of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. ... The Relic is a 1995 novel by Douglas J. Preston and Lincoln Child. ...


Sizemore also had a reocurring role on the television series China Beach (1988 to 1991)as an enlisted man named Vinny who was in love with Dana Delaney's character. China Beach was the name of an American dramatic television series, and it is the name of at least two beaches in the world: one in Vietnam and the other in San Francisco, California. ... Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956 in New York City, New York) is an American film, stage, and television actress. ...


Sizemore continued to play leading and character parts in many films, notably Saving Private Ryan, HBO's Witness Protection, Red Planet, Pearl Harbor, Devil in a Blue Dress, and Black Hawk Down. He also had a voice part as Sonny Forelli in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 Academy-Award-winning film set in World War II, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network with headquarters in New York City. ... There is also a novel by Robert A. Heinlein called Red Planet. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Devil In a Blue Dress is a 1994 movie starring Denzel Washington, Jennifer Beals, Tom Sizemore and Don Cheadle. ... Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by Ridley Scott, based on the book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden. ... Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (released in October 2002) is the fourth video game in the hit Grand Theft Auto series. ...


In 2002, Sizemore starred in the well-reviewed but short-lived television drama series Robbery Homicide Division. It was cancelled mid-way through its first season. He also played an undercover cop in the film Swindle opposite Sherilyn Fenn. Robbery Homicide Division was a television series on CBS, created by Barry Schindel with executive producer Michael Mann (film director). ... Swindle is a 2002 crime thriller film written and directed by K.C. Bascombe and starring Tom Sizemore, Sherilyn Fenn and Dave Foley. ... Sherilyn Fenn (born Sheryl Ann Fenn[1] on February 1, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan) is an Emmy and Golden Globe award nominated American actress and filmmaker, best known for playing Audrey Horne on the cult TV series Twin Peaks, for her roles in Ruby, Of Mice and Men, Boxing Helena...


Sizemore also fronts the Hollywood rock band Day 8. Formed in 2002 the band has recorded a 4-song EP so far produced and recorded by former Snot/Soulfly guitarist Mikey Doling. The group includes Rod Castro, Tyrone Tomke and Michael Taylor. EP can stand for: EP is the IATA code for Iran Aseman Airlines Extended play, a music recording (usually consisting of several tracks, but shorter than a typical album) European Parliament, the parliamentary body of the European Union Evolutionary psychology, a belief that psychology can be better understood in light...


In 2004, he starred in the movie Paparazzi. In 2006, Sizemore starred in The Genius Club, playing a terrorist who taunts seven geniuses into solving the world's problems in one night. Paparazzi is a 2004 action film directed by Paul Abascal, produced by actor Mel Gibson, and starring Cole Hauser and Tom Sizemore. ... The Genius Club is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Tim Chey. ...


The television station VH1 has aired a six episode reality TV series called Shooting Sizemore, which depicts the life of the actor through his struggles, both with his band and in court with former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss.[1] VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division... Whore redirects here. ... Heidi Lynne Fleiss (born December 30 1965), known as the Hollywood Madam, was an American madam. ...


Personal life

Sizemore, who had long battled drug addiction, was convicted in 2003 of assault and battery against his girlfriend, the former "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss.[2] Sizemore was then sentenced to 17 months in jail and four months in drug treatment for repeatedly failing drug tests while on probation on March 25, 2005.[3] On June 3, 2005, Tom filed a writ of habeas corpus to appeal his conviction of domestic violence against Fleiss. Drug addiction, or dependency is the compulsive use of drugs, to the point where the user has no effective choice but to continue use. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Heidi Lynne Fleiss (born December 30 1965), known as the Hollywood Madam, was an American madam. ... For the episode of the American television series The Office, see Drug Testing. A drug test is commonly a technical examination of urine samples to determine the presence or absence of specified drugs or their metabolized traces. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 154th day of the year (155th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In law, a writ is a formal written order issued by a body with administrative or judicial jurisdiction. ... In common law, habeas corpus (/heɪbiəs kɔɹpəs/) (Latin: [We command that] you have the body) is the name of a legal action or writ by means of which detainees can seek relief from unlawful imprisonment. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Sizemore accused Fleiss of faking a picture of her bruises submitted as evidence during the April 2003 trial. Fleiss testified the photo was taken by a friend named Tara Dabrizzi who left the next day to visit her ailing mother in another country. Dabrizzi never took the stand and Sizemore's attorneys say they were unable to locate anyone with that name. Fleiss allegedly contradicted herself in a civil trial by saying she didn't know who took the photo, according to the Superior Court petition. Civil law has at least three meanings. ...


On August 18, 2005, approximately eight hours of celebrity sex tape starring Sizemore were published on the Internet.[4] The material has since become available on DVD. is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Paris Hilton sex tape Pam & Tommy Lee: Hardcore & Uncensored 1 Night In China DVD cover Tonya Harding and Jeff Gillooly in Tonya and Jeffs Wedding Night A celebrity sex tape is a home video of sex acts, as performed by a celebrity and his or her partner, which...


Sizemore had other infamous, well-publicized run-ins with the law. He was caught using a fake penis sewn into his boxer shorts and filled with a clean urine sample kept warm by a heating pack to manipulate his drug test results.[5] The temperature of the urine sample proved too cool to have come from his body, and he was asked to remove his pants. Sizemore had been caught once before trying to use a similar device, sold over the Internet under the brand name the “Whizzinator”, and had failed drug tests on at least five occasions. Sizemore failed two drug tests on the days following the fake penis incident, showing he had methamphetamines in his system. Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Onterrio Smith. ... Methamphetamine (methylamphetamine or desoxyephedrine), popularly shortened to meth, is a psychostimulant and sympathomimetic drug. ...


On May 8, 2007, while still on probation for a previous drug conviction, Sizemore was again arrested outside the Four Points Sheraton hotel in Bakersfield, California.[6] Police found what appeared to be two bags of methamphetamines and three meth pipes in his 2004 Ford Mustang. Police were called after paroled dealer Jason Salcido challenged a hotel employee to a fight after being refused check-in. Police found a meth pipe on Salcido and found Sizemore waiting in his car outside the hotel. On June 25, he was sentenced to 16 months in prison.[7] is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Nickname: Location of Bakersfield, California Coordinates: , Country United States State California County Kern County Founded 1869 Government  - Mayor Harvey Hall Area  - City  131 sq mi (339. ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Filmography

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Promotional movie poster for the film Guilty by Suspicion is a 1991 film about the Hollywood blacklist and associated activities stemming from McCarthyism and the House Un-American Activities Committee. ... Point Break is a 1991 film starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze, and directed by Kathryn Bigelow. ... Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action film,starring Mickey Rourke, Don Johnson, Tom Sizemore, Chelsea Field, Branscombe Richmond, Daniel Baldwin, Tia Carrere, Giancarlo Esposito, and the late Big John Studd. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Passenger 57 is a 1992 action film starring Wesley Snipes and Bruce Payne. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Heart and Souls is a 1993 fantasy/comedy film, directed by Ron Underwood. ... True Romance is an American motion picture released in 1993, directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary. ... Striking Distance DVD cover Striking Distance is a 1993 film starring Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina and Tom Sizemore. ... Wyatt Earp DVD cover Wyatt Earp is a 1994 Western film, written by Dan Gordon and Lawrence Kasdan and directed by Kasdan. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... For the song, see Natural Born Killaz. ... Devil in a Blue Dress is a 1995 neo-noir film directed by Carl Franklin. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Strange Days is the title of a 1995 science fiction film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and produced and co-written by her ex-husband James Cameron with the assistance of Jay Cocks. ... Heat is an American made crime/thriller/drama film released on December 15, 1995. ... The Relic (1997), is a film starring Tom Sizemore, Penelope Ann Miller and Linda Hunt. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 Academy-Award-winning film set in World War II, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Enemy of the State is a 1998 film written by David Marconi, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and directed by Tony Scott, and starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet and Regina King. ... The Florentine is a 1999 film by Nick Stagliano. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... Bringing Out the Dead is a film released in 1999. ... Get Carter is a 2000 remake of the classic 1971 Michael Caine crime thriller, this time with Sylvester Stallone in the role of Jack Carter, and directed by Stephen Kay. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... There is also a novel by Robert A. Heinlein called Red Planet. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Ticker (2001) is an action film, directed by Albert Pyun. ... Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by Ridley Scott, based on the book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Big Trouble (2002) is a comedic film based on the novel Big Trouble by Dave Barry. ... Pauly Shore is Dead is an American comedy motion picture released in 2003 starring comedian Pauly Shore. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 2003 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dreamcatcher (2003) is a movie adapted from the Stephen King novel of the same name. ... Hustle is a TV movie about baseball player Pete Rose created by ESPN that first broadcast on September 25, 2004. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paparazzi is a 2004 action film directed by Paul Abascal, produced by actor Mel Gibson, and starring Cole Hauser and Tom Sizemore. ... No Rules is a 2005 action movie directed by Gerry Anderson and starring Pamela Anderson. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Zyzzyx Road is a 2006 independent thriller film. ... The Flyboys is a film due out by the end of 2006 starring Jesse James and Stephen Baldwin. ... The Genius Club is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Tim Chey. ... Full casting roles Leads Susan Ward as Michelle Corey Large as Sid Other Roles Ling Bai as Lena Kitana Baker as Crystal Mitchell Baker as Simon Steven Bauer as Conrad Bianca Chiminello as Raven Nick Chinlund as Rob Deluca James Duval as Brad Brian Eldridge as Cokehead #1 John Enos... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

The I Scream Man or The Icecream Man is an upcoming horror film by J.T. Mollner starring Haylie Duff, Fred Ward and several other actors. ... Red is a 2007 horror film about a couple of kids kill just for fun a dog named Red, the trusty hound of an old gent. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the 2000 film, see Perfect Game (2000 film) For other uses, see Perfect game (disambiguation) The Perfect Game is a 2007 film (based on a true story) about a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World...

References

  1. ^ VH1 page for Shooting Sizemore
  2. ^ http://www.cnn.com/2003/LAW/08/15/actor.trial.ap/
  3. ^ http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,1041673,00.html
  4. ^ http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfgate/detail?blogid=7&entry_id=1017
  5. ^ http://www.eros-ny.com/articles/2005-03-01/newsbriefs0301/
  6. ^ Arrest outside Bakersfield hotel. MSN (2007-05-08). Retrieved on 2007-05-21.
  7. ^ Sizemore Sentenced in Probation Violation. MSN (2007-06-25). Retrieved on 2007-06-25.
  8. ^ Tom Sizemore Canned from 'I Scream Man' Gig. Cinematical (2007-05-23). Retrieved on 2007-06-29.

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