Tom Skerritt

Tom Skerritt


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 25-08-1933
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Tom Skerrit
    Thomas Roy "Tom" Skerritt

  • Popularity: 10.53
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Thomas Roy Skerritt (born August 25, 1933) is an American actor who has appeared in more than forty films and more than two hundred television episodes since 1962. He is known for his film roles in M*A*S*H, Alien, The Dead Zone, Top Gun, A River Runs Through It, Up in Smoke, and the television series Picket Fences. Skerritt has earned several nominations and awards, including a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1993 for Picket Fences. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tom Skerritt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
1988 Poltergeist III as Bruce Gardner
1981 Savage Harvest as Casey
1978 Maneaters Are Loose! as John Gosford
1986 Opposing Force as Logan
1997 Divided by Hate as Steve Riordan
2000 High Noon as Will Kane
2012 Soda Springs as Walt Jackson
1982 Fighting Back as John D'Angelo
1982 A Dangerous Summer as Howard Anderson
1984 Calendar Girl Murders as Lieutenant Dan Stoner
1990 The China Lake Murders as Sheriff Sam Brodie
1994 Over California in High Definition as Narrator
2011 Over Hawaii as Narrator
1989 Red King, White Knight as Stoner
2021 East of the Mountains as Ben Givens
1979 Alien as Arthur Koblenz Dallas
2006 Desperation as John Edward Marinville
1974 Big Bad Mama as Fred
2006 Fallen as Zeke
1986 The Parent Trap II as Bill Grand
2005 Vinegar Hill as Fritz Grier
2004 Homeland Security as Admiral McKee
1999 The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer as Fred Maddux
2000 An American Daughter as Walter
1990 Child in the Night as Bass
1987 Poker Alice as Jeremy Collins
2002 Greenmail as Tom Bradshaw
1988 Nightmare at Bittercreek as Ding
1988 Moving Target as Joseph Kellogg
2014 The Rocky Mountain Fly Highway as Narrator (voice)
1984 A Touch of Scandal as Father Dwelle
2017 Day of Days as Walter
1995 Over America
2019 The Phantom 52 as The Phantom
1999 Into the Wild Blue as Host
1992 A River Runs Through It as Rev. Maclean
1970 M*A*S*H as Duke Forrest
1972 Fuzz as Det. Bert Kling
1991 Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue as Ham McDonald
1992 Knight Moves as Frank Sedman
1983 The Dead Zone as Sheriff George Bannerman
2009 Whiteout as Dr. John Fury
1992 Poison Ivy as Darryl Cooper
2008 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as Gabe Utterson
1986 Wisdom as Lloyd Wisdom
2009 The Velveteen Rabbit as Horse
2006 Mammoth as Simon Abernathy
1977 The Turning Point as Wayne
1999 The Other Sister as Radley Tate
1989 The Heist as Ebbet Berens
2003 Swing as George Verdi
2013 Redwood Highway as Pete
1974 Run, Run, Joe! as Margherito
1981 Silence of the North as Walter Reamer
2011 Your Love Never Fails as Jack Connors
2016 Journey Back to Christmas as Tobias Cook
1992 In Sickness and in Health as Jerritt Mattison
2021 Catch the Bullet as Dex
2009 For Sale By Owner as Clive Farrier
1978 Ice Castles as Marcus Winston
2002 Changing Hearts as Johnny Pinkley
1998 Two for Texas as Sam Houston
1976 La madama as Jack
2000 Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis as Joseph P. 'Joe' Kennedy
1997 Contact as David Drumlin
1986 Top Gun as Cdr. Mike 'Viper' Metcalf
1990 The Rookie as Eugene Ackerman
1971 Wild Rovers as John Buckman
2003 The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' as Self
2011 Redemption Road as Santa
1989 Big Man on Campus as Dr. Webster
2014 Wings: Sky Force Heroes as Colonel (Voice)
1986 Miles to Go… as Stuart Browning
2016 A Hologram for the King as Ron Clay
2019 Memory: The Origins of Alien as Himself
1987 Maid to Order as Charles Montgomery
2001 Texas Rangers as Richard Dukes
1975 The Devil's Rain as Tom Preston
2013 At Middleton as Dr. Roland Emerson
1987 The Big Town as Phil Carpenter
2017 Lucky as Fred
1989 Steel Magnolias as Drum Eatenton
1974 Thieves Like Us as Dee Mobley
1962 War Hunt as Sgt. Stan Showalter
2003 Tears of the Sun as Captain Bill Rhodes
1986 SpaceCamp as Cmdr. Zach Bergstrom
2006 Bonneville as Emmett
1975 The Last Day as Bill Powers
2008 Beer for My Horses as Sheriff Wilson Landry
2000 Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H' as Himself
1997 What the Deaf Man Heard as Norm Jenkins
2015 Field of Lost Shoes as Ulysses S. Grant
1992 Singles as Mayor Weber
2005 Category 7: The End of the World as Colonel Mike Davis
1973 The Birdmen as Orville Fitzgerald
1976 Plot of Fear as Chief Inspector
1978 Up in Smoke as Strawberry
1971 Harold and Maude as Motorcycle Officer
2003 Path to War as General William Westmoreland
1965 Those Calloways as Whit Turner
1988 Honor Bound
2012 Ted as Tom Skerritt
1998 Smoke Signals as Police Chief
1970 The Moonshine War as Neighbor (uncredited)
1990 The Horror Hall of Fame as Himself
1964 One Man's Way as Leonard Peale, Grown
1997 Divided by Hate
2021 East of the Mountains
Photo Name Department
2004 Huff (2 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (5 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1994 Chicago Hope (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode) as Neely Hollister
1966 Felony Squad (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1966 The Time Tunnel (1 episode) as Matthew Gebhardt
2004 Homeland Security (1 episode) as Admiral Theodore McKee
1985 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1965 The F.B.I. (4 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Judge Oliver Taft
1967 Mannix (1 episode) as Morgan Carpenter
1975 Baretta (1 episode)
1962 Combat! (3 episode)
1998 Will & Grace (1 episode)
1971 Cannon (3 episode) as Bud
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1 episode)
1968 Lancer (1 episode)
1962 The Virginian (3 episode)
1983 The Hitchhiker (1 episode)
2004 The Grid (6 episode)
1975 S.W.A.T. (1 episode)
1967 Cimarron Strip (1 episode)
1974 The Manhunter (1 episode)
2008 The Trojan Horse (2 episode) as President Stanfield
1974 Get Christie Love! (1 episode)
2006 Fallen (1 episode)
1983 Ryan's Four (5 episode)
1968 The Outsider (1 episode)
2007 Killer Wave (2 episode) as Victor Bannister
2006 Brothers and Sisters (7 episode) as William Walker
1999 Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (2 episode) as Thomas Ahearn
2009 White Collar (1 episode) as Alan Mitchell
1992 Picket Fences (88 episode) as Jimmy Brock
1985 Danger Bay (1 episode) as Don Bared
1976 Origins of the Mafia (5 episode) as Bernardino Campo
2008 Leverage (2 episode) as Jimmy Ford
2005 The Closer (1 episode) as Det. Joey 'O' Olin
1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1 episode) as Frank Farmer
2000 Backstory (1 episode) as Self
2001 History vs. Hollywood (1 episode) as Self
2005 The Colbert Report (1 episode) as Viper (archive footage)
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode) as Pete Edwards
1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1 episode) as Robert W. Palmer
1999 The West Wing (1 episode) as Senator Chris Carrick
1972 ABC Afterschool Special (1 episode) Directing as (Director)

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