Tom Sizemore, 'Saving Private Ryan' star, in critical condition after … – USA TODAY

Saving Private Ryan” star Tom Sizemore has suffered a brain aneurysm.
The actor, 61, suffered the aneurysm around 2 a.m. Saturday at his home in Los Angeles. Sizemore was admitted to a hospital, his manager Charles Lago confirmed to USA TODAY.
“Tom is hospitalized in intensive care due to a brain aneurism (sic),” Lago said in a statement. “He is currently in critical condition and it’s a wait and see situation.”
Sizemore’s manager added: “His family is aware and waiting for updates.”
The actor is best known for his role as Mike Horvath in the 1998 Steven Spielberg film “Saving Private Ryan,” starring Tom Hanks. He also appeared in 2001’s “Black Hawk Down” and “Pearl Harbor,” as well as the “Twin Peaks” revival series in 2017.
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Sizemore has 33 upcoming credits in film and television, according to IMDb.
Sizemore has a history of addiction and run-ins with the law, including a 2003 conviction of assault and battery on his ex-girlfriend Heidi Fleiss, arrest on suspicion of felony domestic violence in 2016, a lawsuit filed by a stuntman who says Sizemore ran over him while driving a vehicle on the set of “Shooter” in 2016, and a 2020 civil lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed he groped her on a movie set when she was 11. The actor denied the claim, and the suit was later dismissed.
In 2013, Sizemore authored a memoir, “By Some Miracle I Made It Out of There,” about his history with addiction. 
Sizemore told The Associated Press in 2013 after the book’s release that he believed his dependency was related to the trappings of success, something he thought he could mask with alcohol.
“People could tell if you were drunk, so then I was like, ‘Hey, look, let me find a drug where I feel comfortable in my own skin,’ ” he said in the interview. “But I did. I found a drug and it was called cocaine. I did it for a while. Then I found an even better drug and it was called heroin.”
Finally, he said, crystal meth became the drug that consumed his life and powered his fall from success.
Contributing: The Associated Press


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