Tom Sizemore, who passed away on Friday after suffering a brain aneurysm last month, is being remembered on social media by filmmakers, actors, friends, and admirers. His extraordinary talent was on display in movies like “Heat” (1995) and “Saving Private Ryan” (1998), and Sizemore stole the show in even small roles in movies like “Point Break” (1991) and “Enemy of the State” (1998). However, Sizemore struggled with addiction off-screen. Josh and Benny Safdie, the filmmakers of “Uncut Gems” (2019), tweeted in reference to “Sizemore reading… [actor Eric Bogosian’s] part during a table reading for Gems” in 2015.

He improvised with the actor sitting next to him, occasionally inventing new narrative details, which made an encounter that was entirely expected unexpected. RIP. “.

Tom Sizemore is remembered by filmmakers, actors, and friends.

Sizemore made an impression on cult classics and Oscar-winning films while competing with actors like Robert De Niro in the movie industry. Around the turn of the millennium, however, his star started to fade due to issues with substance abuse and criminal convictions that overshadowed his professional life. On Feb. The 18-year-old Detroit native had a stroke that caused a brain aneurysm, which put him in a coma. After doctors at a hospital in the Los Angeles area said there was little chance of recovery, Sizemore’s family was debating making an “end of life” decision – up until Friday evening.

Age 61 at the time of his passing was Sizemore. “Jeezuz. Tom Sizemore. Actor Kim Coates tweeted that she was “gone”. We had taken a few pictures of each other. Such talent. Such torture. Our lives took many different turns, but we’ll never forget the early New York nightlife. The wonderful past. He has since vanished. Sorry about that. Rest in peace, Tommy. The Safdies and Coates weren’t the only ones to post memories on social media. Overnight, friends, filmmakers, and other people joined them to pay tribute to him by sharing cherished moments and adored Sizemore movies.



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“You know the action is the juice for me. Wishing Tom Sizemore the tranquility and sleep that were so elusive for him on this planet. Richard Roeper (@RichardERoeper), March 4, 2023.

Tom Sizemore, you were an incredible actor. RIP. Michael Matteo Rossi (@MichaelMatteoRo), March 4, 2023.

One of my earliest memories of movies is watching Heart and Souls with my mother in the mall when I was a young child. It was a heartwarming film that will always remind me of Tom Sizemore. Barbara VanDenburgh (@BabsVan), March 4, 2023.