What happened to Tom Sizemore, the actor who played Private Ryan and died at age 61?

After being removed from life support, Tom Sizemore passed away at the age of 61. Sizemore’s death was confirmed by his manager Charles Lago in a statement to Variety on Friday. Thomas Edward Sizemore gently died in his sleep at St. Joseph’s Hospital Burbank, according to the statement made by Lago. The twins of Sizemore, Jagger and Jayden, as well as his brother, were by his bedside. Here is everything to know about Tom Sizemore’s death.

According to reports, Tom Sizemore passed out at home in Los Angeles and was sent to the hospital almost away. According to the doctors, Sizemore developed a brain aneurysm as a result of a stroke. After that, the Saving Private Ryan actor remained critically ill and was being given medical care while in a coma. Tom Sizemore’s family was advised by the physicians on February 27 that there was no longer any hope for him and that it would be best to take him off of life support.

In the 1990s, Tom Sizemore gained notoriety for his performance in Saving Private Ryan. He has also contributed to a number of other films, including Passenger 57, True Romance, and Natural Born Killers. During his career, the actor has been dogged by legal issues. Reports state that Tom Sizemore assaulted his partner and was found guilty of domestic abuse in 2003 and 2017. He has also been candid about his battle with drug addiction.