‘Saving Private Ryan’ and ‘Black Hawk Down’ star has been in critical condition. Sizemore’s family were informed by doctors earlier this week ‘there is no further hope’
Tom Sizemore, the actor known for portraying Mike Horvath in “Saving Private Ryan,” has died, Fox News Digital can confirm. He was 61.
Sizemore was hospitalized on Feb. 18 after suffering a brain aneurysm that occurred as a result of a stroke, his representative previously confirmed to Fox News Digital. He was placed in critical condition and was receiving intensive care at the hospital.
“His family is aware of the situation and are hoping for the best,” his representative Charles Lago said at the time. “It is too early to know about [a] recovery situation as he is in critical condition and under observation.”
On Feb. 27, things took a turn for the worse, with Lago confirming, “Doctors informed his family that there is no further hope and have recommended end-of-life decision.”
“The family is now deciding end-of-life matters.”
Lago added, “We are asking for privacy for his family during this difficult time, and they wish to thank everyone for the hundreds of messages of support and prayers that have been received.”
“This has been a difficult time for them.”
Per Mayo Clinic, a brain aneurysm is described as the “bulge or ballooning in a blood vessel in the brain” that “can leak or rupture, causing bleeding into the brain (hemorrhagic stroke)