Diana Hardcastle- Tragedy Of Tom Wilkinson Wife

by Mela Mon Jan 01 2024 Updated On Wed Jan 03 2024
Diana Hardcastle- Tragedy Of Tom Wilkinson Wife

Diana Hardcastle is the wife of Tom Wilkinson, an English actor. She is a well-known British actress as well.

Death Of Her Husband

Her late spouse, Tom, the British actor famous for The Full Monty, died at 75 on December 30

Tom was born on February 5, 1948. He was well known for his role in The Full Monty and won a Bafta Award. 

He acted in over 130 movies and TV shows like Shakespeare in Love, Batman Begins, and John Adams

People liked his acting. He was also nominated for an Oscar twice. He won a Golden Globe and Emmy for a show named John Adams. 

People liked that he could play many roles, from serious dramas to action movies. 

Many famous actors were saddened by his death. They say he was a great actor and essential in British movies. 

Diana Hardcastle's late husband, Tom Wilkinson.
Diana Hardcastle's late husband, Tom Wilkinson.  Source: Pinterest


Diana was born on July 12, 1949. She is 74 years old as of 2023. Her birth sign is Cancer.

Net Worth

As an English actor, Diana's late husband, Tom's net worth is about $12 million.

Tom On Being Old And Acting

In an interview with George Stroumboulopoulos, Tom talked about how he feels about getting older while still acting in movies. 

He said he doesn't want to worry too much about his appearance but is more interested in who he is. 

Tom likes finding good stories and is willing to travel for exciting projects. 

He stayed optimistic about his career and did not let setbacks bring him down. Tom believed it is essential for actors to be formidable and move on from rejections.  

He also shared stories about specific movies he worked on, like Felony and an Australian project called Paso

Tom talked about playing Joe Kennedy, and he approached the role even though he didn't do a lot of research on the character. 

He found it easy to work with his wife. Tom also compared the acting scenes in England, where he grew up, and North America.

He said the English scene is more about enjoying the work and not so much about being a movie star, unlike in North America, where there is more focus on the movie star image.

Diana As A Popular Actress

Diana is an English actress born in London on July 12, 1949. She is well known for her roles in TV shows. 

At first, she wanted to become a doctor, but she changed her path after being cast as the lead in Hedda Gabler

She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Her most known role was in The Kennedy in 2011, where she played real-life couple Joseph P. Kennedy Sr and Rose Kennedy with her husband, Tom Wilkinson

She received a Gemini Award for her performance in the TV miniseries. Her well-known roles in shows like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, A Good Woman and The Boy.

She acted with her husband in the 2014 American action thriller Good People and played his sister-in-law in the 2020 historical drama Belgravia.  

Tom and Diana got married in 1988. They had a three-decade-long marriage. They were married till Tom died.

Diana Hardcastle with her husband, Tom Wilkinson.
Diana Hardcastle with her husband, Tom Wilkinson. Source: Pinterest

Tom and Diana had two kids named Alice, born in 1989, and Molly, born in 1991.

They lived in North London. Diana's husband died on December 30

They confirmed the sad news in a statement through his agent, asking for privacy during this difficult time.

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