Tom Wilkinson, famous for his role in "The Full Monty," has passed away at the age of 75.

Tom Wilkinson, famous for his role in “The Full Monty,” has passed away at the age of 75.

Two-time Oscar-nominated actor Tom Wilkinson, who starred in “The Full Monty” about a group of unemployed steel workers who launched new careers as strippers died “suddenly” on Saturday, his publicist said in a statement.

According to the statement, he was accompanied by his wife and family, and his family is requesting privacy at the moment.

In 2001, Wilkinson received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in “In The Bedroom” and in 2007, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for “Michael Clayton.”

According to the BBC, numerous American politicians were featured. He portrayed President Lyndon B Johnson in the 2014 film Selma and received an Emmy for his portrayal of Benjamin Franklin in the 2008 mini-series John Adams, both prominent US political figures.

He gained recognition for his performances in various productions, including the BBC’s rendition of Charles Dickens’ “Martin Chuzzlewit”, the 1995 adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility”, the 2014 comedy-drama “The Grand Budapest Hotel” directed by Wes Anderson, and the 2011 ensemble comedy “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”.