Tom Sizemore is in critical condition after suffering a brain aneurysm
Tom Sizemore he is currently fighting for his life after suffering a brain injury. The actor experienced an aneurysm, for which his manager took him to the hospital for treatment. While Sizemore is solid, it’s a wait-and-see situation for the 61-year-old.
The actor is best known for his roles in classic war films such as ‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Heat’ and ‘The Relic’. Sizemore has received awards for her impressive acting skills, including a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in “Witness Protection.”
Since then, the star has appeared in other films, including the Netflix film ‘Cobra Kai’. Amidst his admissions, Sizemore has filed several lawsuits and has been open about his battle with addiction over the past two decades.
Read on to learn more.
Tom Sizemore suffered a brain aneurysm
Sizemore is in critical care after being taken to hospital for emergency treatment. His manager, Charles Lago, who was around him, revealed what happened TMZsaying they were hanging out at Sizemore’s house at 2 a.m. when the actor suddenly collapsed and became unconscious.
According to the news outlet, someone found Sizemore unresponsive and called 911 to call for help. Paramedics then took the actor to a local hospital, where doctors treated him and diagnosed him with a brain aneurysm.
He is in critical condition
Based on Oh! news, the actor’s rep revealed that no one knows if the “Intruders” star will survive. They said, “We have to wait for the situation. His family is aware and awaiting updates. No further updates at this time.” This unfortunate incident comes after the actor has been facing legal battles since 2003.
In 2003, Sizemore was infamously convicted of assaulting his then-girlfriend Heidi Fleiss. While denying any involvement in the attack, Sizemore was sentenced to probation. However, the actor was jailed two years later for falsifying a urine test. Sizemore turned a new page in 2013 and was arrested again in 2019 for “various illegal drugs”.
Tom Sizemore made another allegation of abuse
Twenty years later, an actress sued the “Central Dark Park” star for child abuse. The then 26-year-old actress claimed that Sizemore threatened her on the set of “Born Killers.” However, according to Associated Pressauthorities later dropped the charge.
It follows a 2017 allegation that cemented the actor’s abusive reputation. Sizemore was arrested that year for assaulting his then-partner before pleading guilty to two charges. The actor, who is currently in critical condition, has appeared in several films such as “Natural Born Killers,” “Pearl Harbor” and “Black Hawk Down.”
Sizemore received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture for his amazing performance in the war drama “Saving Private Ryan.” The 1998 film received more than three Oscar nominations. While transitioning to “Cobra Kai,” Sizemore also stars in Showtime’s “Twin Peaks.”
Tom Sizemore struggles with addiction
Sizemore has a long history of drug addiction and has battled numerous legal issues throughout his career. The actor first spoke about his struggle with addiction in a 2010 interview The CNNs Larry King. During the interview, Sizemore talked about being addicted to heroin, cocaine, and meth for many years of his life.
In another conversation with Dr. Phil, the actor revealed that his battle with abuse went back to when he was 15 years old. During a 2017 interview Daily Mail, Sizemore said his addictions took him to rock bottom. At one point, the actor said he squatted for “two years” in a building that had “no electricity or running water.”
He said: “My life has gotten a lot better, it’s a real chronicle, but I have a long history of substance abuse and I was in a really bad place. I wasn’t homeless, but I needed to sell my $7 million house quickly. So I was stuck, I could have bought something else, like a condo or something, but I wanted a house again.”