Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson is an English actor of film, television, and stage. He has received various accolades throughout his career, including a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy Award and nominations for two Academy Awards. For his supporting role in The Full Monty, he won a British Academy Award in 1997. 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 a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Film for playing Benjamin Franklin in John Adams. Some of his films credits include In the Name of the Father (1993), Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Full Monty (1997), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Rush Hour (1998), The Patriot (2000), In the Bedroom (2001), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Batman Begins (2005), Michael Clayton (2007), RocknRolla (2008), Valkyrie (2008), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), The Green Hornet (2011), Selma (2014), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Denial (2016) and Dead in a Week or Your Money Back (2018).