Tom Sizemore

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (4)

  • Tom Sizemore: (on taking the role of Sergeant Horvath, and having to turn down an equally good part in Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line) It wasn't pretty, How I got out of Terry's movie. I had dozens of lunches with Terry before Steven picked me over a bunch of bigger names. I had to go with Steven.

  • Tom Sizemore: (on his favorite place) It's home. I like to have my stuff around me.

  • Tom Sizemore: (on who would win a fight between him and Michael Madsen) Michael's a good friend of mine. I wouldn't want to fight Michael, but I'd fight him if he insisted on it. He'd have to kill me to win, 'cause I don't get my arse kicked. I'm joking. I'm a big baby. I'm not tough at all. I'm afraid of the dark. I'm not kidding. And Michael's not as tough as he seems, either-although Michael was in jail. I shot a couple of movies in jail, but I was never in jail.

  • Tom Sizemore: I am not as crazy as people think.

Trivia (33)

  • In 1999 Tom was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for his project Witness Protection.

  • In 1999 Tom was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for his project Witness Protection.

  • In 1999 Tom was nominated for a SAG award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Theatrical Motion Picture for the movie Saving Private Ryan.

  • Tom was given a 'sober companion' after he left rehab in 2003, a fellow actor that hung around him at all times, to insure his sobriety. However, Tom grew quite annoyed with him, and he was relieved of his companion duties within the first week.

  • Tom admits to being under the influence of crystal methampetamine during the filming of five of his biggest movies, including Black Hawk Down and Saving Private Ryan.

  • Tom describes his Heat co-star Robert DeNiro as wonderful and surprislingly sweet, he credits watching him behave like a gentleman on the set with his own toned down mannerisms. Robert was never late, and he never complained or threw his 'star status' around to gain respect or extra special treatment.

  • Tom is the lead singer for the Hollywood rock band Day 8, formed in 2002. The members are Rod Casho, Michael Taylor, Lester Mendoza, and Tyrone Tomke. They have recorded a 4 song EP.

  • Tom's wish list of people to work with are: Quentin Tarantino, Stanley Kubrick, Jodie Foster, Jack Nicholson, and Bernardo Bertolucci.

Show More Trivia