Tom Sizemore dies at 61 after brain aneurysm

Tom Sizemore, the beloved actor who starred in the iconic 1998 war drama “Saving Private Ryan,” has passed away at the age of 61.

Tom Sizemore
Tom Sizemore

The actor’s manager, Charles Lago, confirmed the news to Variety, TMZ, and People, stating that Sizemore had died peacefully in his sleep at St Joseph’s Hospital Burbank following a brain aneurysm.

While the entertainment industry mourns the loss of this talented actor, his family has asked for privacy during this difficult time.

Sizemore’s medical struggles began on February 19 when he collapsed at his Los Angeles home after suffering a brain aneurysm caused by a stroke. He was subsequently admitted to a hospital, where he remained in a coma until his passing.

In a statement released by Lago, he revealed that doctors had informed Sizemore’s family that there was no further hope and recommended an end-of-life decision. The family is currently making difficult end-of-life decisions while dealing with this devastating loss.

Despite his personal struggles, Sizemore will always be remembered for his incredible acting talent. He became a household name with his role as Mike Horvath in “Saving Private Ryan,” where he starred alongside Tom Hanks. He also appeared in several other notable films, including “Black Hawk Down,” “Pearl Harbor,” and the “Twin Peaks” revival series in 2017.

Sizemore’s life was not without controversy, as he had a well-documented history of addiction and run-ins with the law. However, he was also a prolific author and published a memoir in 2013 titled “By Some Miracle I Made It Out of There,” in which he shared his struggles with addiction.

Despite his passing, Sizemore’s legacy will live on, as he has 33 upcoming credits in film and television, according to IMDb. The entertainment industry has lost a true talent, and our hearts go out to his loved ones during this difficult time.

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