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May 16, 2003 | From Reuters
Actor Tom Sizemore, already facing trial over allegations of domestic violence and intimidating witnesses, was charged Wednesday with 16 more criminal counts stemming from his relationship with onetime "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss. Sizemore, who starred in the CBS drama "Robbery Homicide Division," faces a variety of misdemeanor charges such as domestic violence, vandalism and making criminal threats.
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February 27, 2014 | By Gary Goldstein
The uninvitingly titled "Chlorine" is a flat, undercooked suburban comedy. Or is it a drama? Or maybe a kind of satire? Regardless, it's short on style, substance or any clear raison d'être. Set in a vaguely upscale New England berg called Copper Canyon (but filmed in New Jersey), the story attempts to lay bare the desperate times and desperate measures - relatively speaking, that is - of a circle of locals caught in the orbit of a shady construction deal. The film's nominal protagonist, beleaguered banker Roger Lent (Vincent D'Onofrio, in a strangely sleepy performance)
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December 3, 2005 | Robert W. Welkos
Actor Tom Sizemore, who is on probation for a 2004 drug offense, has tested positive for methamphetamines, a prosecutor told an L.A. judge Friday. The results of the test could be a violation of Sizemore's probation, which could land him in prison for 16 months. But his defense attorney told Superior Court Judge T.K. Herman that the test results were caused by prescription medication the actor is taking for depression.
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September 17, 2012 | By David Ng
Tom Sizemore is returning to the stage in a new play titled "A Family Thing," by Gary Lennon, which will begin performances in February at L.A.'s Stage 52, in a production by the Echo Theater Company. "A Family Thing" is scheduled to run Feb. 16 to March 24. The comedy-drama revolves around three brothers in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City. Lennon has been a writer for the TV shows "Justified" and "The Shield," both on FX.  Sizemore's most notable screen credits include supporting roles in "Heat," "Bringing Out the Dead," "Natural Born Killers" and "Saving Private Ryan.
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September 17, 2012 | By David Ng
Tom Sizemore is returning to the stage in a new play titled "A Family Thing," by Gary Lennon, which will begin performances in February at L.A.'s Stage 52, in a production by the Echo Theater Company. "A Family Thing" is scheduled to run Feb. 16 to March 24. The comedy-drama revolves around three brothers in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City. Lennon has been a writer for the TV shows "Justified" and "The Shield," both on FX.  Sizemore's most notable screen credits include supporting roles in "Heat," "Bringing Out the Dead," "Natural Born Killers" and "Saving Private Ryan.
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June 29, 2005 | Robert W. Welkos
Tom Sizemore was ordered Tuesday to undergo drug testing "at least once every three days" until the judge in his case reconvenes a hearing on whether the actor violated his parole stemming from a drug conviction last fall. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Paula Adele Mabrey told Sizemore to return to court July 12. Outside court, Sizemore told reporters he welcomed the drug testing order.
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June 6, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Actor Tom Sizemore, who pleaded no contest to a drug possession charge last year, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly violating probation stemming from his alleged use of crystal methamphetamine outside a Bakersfield hotel. Sizemore, 45, was taken into custody at the Airport Courthouse on La Cienega Boulevard about 11 a.m., said Jane Robison, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Sizemore was arrested in the Bakersfield case May 8.
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May 29, 2009 | Associated Press
L.A. police said they arrested actor Tom Sizemore Thursday morning on a warrant issued on a 2007 drug case in Bakersfield. He was booked and released. Court records in Bakersfield show that Sizemore's probation was revoked by a judge in April. Several of Sizemore's one-time managers and an attorney said they no longer represent the actor, whose credits include "Saving Private Ryan," "Black Hawk Down" and "Pearl Harbor."
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October 22, 2005 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
A judge has given the Los Angeles city attorney's office 30 days to show why actor Tom Sizemore's conviction two years ago for battering his former girlfriend, the onetime Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss, should not be tossed out, his lawyers said Friday. Sizemore has argued that a photograph of Fleiss with facial bruises that helped convict him of battery may have been fabricated.
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March 23, 2005 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
Gone are the days when Tom Sizemore worked for A-list directors like Oliver Stone, Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott and Michael Mann. Gone too is the Cape Cod-style Benedict Canyon home -- once Gary Cooper's place, now sold by Sizemore to pay back taxes and lawyers' fees. Until a few weeks ago, the man once regarded as one of Hollywood's hottest up-and-coming actors was living in a garage at a sober living center in Whittier called My Father's House International.
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June 1, 2012 | By Robert Abele
Set in an East Texas work prison in 1976, the turgid indie "Cellmates" pairs an incarcerated Klan bigwig (Tom Sizemore) with a happy-go-lucky Mexican fieldworker (Hector Jimenez). The bigot endures the lectures of a potato-farming-obsessed warden (Stacy Keach, full throttle) and falls for a pretty Latina maid (Olga Segura). Really, you can't blame Sizemore for turning the simplest physical movement or line of dialogue into a hoedown of over-gesturing. Co-writer/director Jesse Baget's incessantly talky mix of faux-Coens-style redneck grandiloquence and un-Coens-like visual flatness leaves the fidgety star trapped in garish close-up for most of the film.
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May 29, 2009 | Associated Press
L.A. police said they arrested actor Tom Sizemore Thursday morning on a warrant issued on a 2007 drug case in Bakersfield. He was booked and released. Court records in Bakersfield show that Sizemore's probation was revoked by a judge in April. Several of Sizemore's one-time managers and an attorney said they no longer represent the actor, whose credits include "Saving Private Ryan," "Black Hawk Down" and "Pearl Harbor."
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August 17, 2007 | Lael Loewenstein, Special to The Times
Gangland violence shreds a community and shatters a family in "Splinter," the feature debut of Michael D. Olmos. Despite some imaginative elements and a knockout performance by Tom Sizemore, "Splinter" feels very much like a first effort. With its recycled themes and muddled storyline generating a cascade of unanswered questions, the film is more about style than substance. One of its stylistic triumphs, however, is an opening title sequence that in itself almost makes the film worth watching.
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June 27, 2007 | Francisco Vara-Orta, Times Staff Writer
A day after sentencing actor Tom Sizemore to 16 months in prison for violating probation on a drug conviction, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge gave him 213 days' credit for time spent in county jail and for a previous stint at a live-in drug rehabilitation center. Judge Cynthia Rayvis also recommended that the 45-year-old actor be sent to the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego County to serve the remainder of his sentence in the facility's drug treatment program.
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June 26, 2007 | Francisco Vara-Orta, Times Staff Writer
Actor Tom Sizemore, who pleaded no contest to a drug possession charge last year, was sentenced Monday to 16 months in prison for violating his probation stemming from a separate drug case. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Rayvis ordered the sentence after authorities said they found methamphetamine in the actor's car May 8 in Bakersfield, a violation of his probation.
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June 6, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Actor Tom Sizemore, who pleaded no contest to a drug possession charge last year, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly violating probation stemming from his alleged use of crystal methamphetamine outside a Bakersfield hotel. Sizemore, 45, was taken into custody at the Airport Courthouse on La Cienega Boulevard about 11 a.m., said Jane Robison, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Sizemore was arrested in the Bakersfield case May 8.
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December 10, 2002 | Richard Winton, Times Staff Writer
Actor Tom Sizemore, who plays a police lieutenant in the CBS series "Robbery Homicide Division," was arrested by Los Angeles police after a woman alleged that he hit and threatened her, officials said Monday. Sizemore, 41, was taken into custody Saturday at his home in the 2700 block of Hudson Place in West Los Angeles after the woman, with whom police said he had a "dating relationship," alleged that he "hit her in the face and threw her to the ground" that morning, said LAPD Lt. Horace Frank.
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May 15, 2007 | From City News Service
Actor Tom Sizemore settled a lawsuit brought against him by his ex-girlfriend, former "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss, according to court papers obtained Monday. Attorneys for the parties told West Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Joseph S. Biderman on Friday that resolution had been reached in the case. Sizemore's attorney, Jeffrey P. Magwood, declined to comment on the settlements, and the terms were not contained within the court file.
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January 7, 2007 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
IN this era of celebrity meltdowns, Tom Sizemore could arguably be the poster boy for actors spinning out of control. The burly character actor, who once worked with such A-list directors as Steven Spielberg on "Saving Private Ryan" and Michael Mann on CBS' 2002-03 cop drama "Robbery Homicide Division," fell into a life of drugs, wild sexcapades and run-ins with the law.
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