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Tom Skerritt

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.

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Aug 25, 1933 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Series Get Christie Love! 2022
Known For
Poster of Ted
Poster of Tears of the Sun
Poster of Into the Wild Blue
Poster of Top Gun
Series Get Christie Love! Unknown 2022
Movie Space Camp Zack 2022
Movie East of the Mountains Unknown 2021-04-08
Movie Memory: The Origins of Alien Himself 2019-01-24
Movie The Phantom 52 The Phantom 2019-01-25
Movie Day of Days Walter 2017-08-15
Movie Lucky Fred 2017-09-29
Movie A Hologram for the King Ron Clay 2016-04-22
Movie Journey Back to Christmas Tobias Cook 2016-11-27
Movie Field of Lost Shoes Ulysses S. Grant 2015-03-30
Movie Wings: Sky Force Heroes Colonel (Voice) 2014-07-08
Movie The Rocky Mountain Fly Highway Narrator (voice) 2014-09-03
Movie Redwood Highway Pete 2013-04-05
Movie At Middleton Dr. Roland Emerson 2013-10-09
Movie Ted Tom Skerritt 2012-06-29
Movie Soda Springs Walt Jackson 2012-03-27
Movie Over Hawaii Narrator 2011-01-01
Movie Your Love Never Fails Jack Connors 2011-04-05
Movie Redemption Road Santa 2011-08-26
Movie The Velveteen Rabbit Horse 2009-01-01
Movie Whiteout Dr. John Fury 2009-09-09
Series White Collar Alan Mitchell 2009-10-23
Movie For Sale By Owner Clive Farrier 2009-10-27
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Gabe Utterson 2008-05-17
Series The Trojan Horse President Stanfield 2008-03-30
Series Leverage Jimmy Ford 2008-12-07
Movie Beer for My Horses Sheriff Wilson Landry 2008-08-08
Series Killer Wave Victor Bannister 2007-01-10
Movie Desperation John Edward Marinville 2006-05-23
Series Fallen Unknown 2006-07-23
Movie Mammoth Simon Abernathy 2006-04-22
Movie Bonneville Emmett 2006-09-11
Movie Fallen Zeke 2006-07-23
Series Brothers and Sisters William Walker 2006-09-24
Series The Closer Det. Joey 'O' Olin 2005-06-13
Movie Vinegar Hill Fritz Grier 2005-03-06
Series The Colbert Report Viper (archive footage from Top Gun) 2005-10-17
Movie Category 7: The End of the World Colonel Mike Davis 2005-11-06
Movie Homeland Security Admiral McKee 2004-04-11
Series Homeland Security Admiral Theodore McKee 2004-04-11
Series The Grid Unknown 2004-07-19
Series Huff Unknown 2004-11-07
Movie Swing George Verdi 2003-10-09
Movie Tears of the Sun Captain Bill Rhodes 2003-03-07
Movie Path to War General William Westmoreland 2003-10-28
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Self 2003-12-02
Movie Changing Hearts Johnny Pinkley 2002-04-22
Movie Greenmail Tom Bradshaw 2002-07-16
Movie Texas Rangers Richard Dukes 2001-11-30
Series History vs. Hollywood Self 2001-01-22
Movie An American Daughter Walter 2000-06-05
Movie Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H' Himself 2000-01-08
Series Backstory Self 2000-08-12
Movie High Noon Will Kane 2000-08-20
Movie Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Joseph P. 'Joe' Kennedy 2000-11-04
Movie Into the Wild Blue Host 1999-05-08
Movie The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer Fred Maddux 1999-05-09
Movie The Other Sister Radley Tate 1999-02-26
Series Aftershock: Earthquake in New York Thomas Ahearn 1999-11-14
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Smoke Signals Police Chief 1998-01-16
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Two for Texas Sam Houston 1998-01-18
Movie Contact David Drumlin 1997-07-11
Movie Divided by Hate Steve Riordan 1997-01-01
Movie What the Deaf Man Heard Norm Jenkins 1997-11-23
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Over America Unknown 1995-01-01
Movie Over California in High Definition Narrator 1994-02-08
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Poison Ivy Darryl Cooper 1992-05-08
Movie Knight Moves Frank Sedman 1992-01-14
Movie In Sickness and in Health Jerritt Mattison 1992-03-08
Movie Singles Mayor Weber 1992-09-18
Movie A River Runs Through It Rev. Maclean 1992-10-09
Series Picket Fences Jimmy Brock 1992-09-18
Movie Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue Ham McDonald 1991-10-31
Movie The Rookie Eugene Ackerman 1990-01-18
Movie The China Lake Murders Sheriff Sam Brodie 1990-01-31
Movie The Horror Hall of Fame Himself 1990-09-30
Movie Child in the Night Bass 1990-05-01
Movie Steel Magnolias Drum Eatenton 1989-11-15
Movie The Heist Ebbet Berens 1989-09-16
Movie Red King, White Knight Stoner 1989-11-25
Movie Big Man on Campus Dr. Webster 1989-12-12
Movie Moving Target Joseph Kellogg 1988-02-08
Movie Honor Bound 1988-01-01
Movie Nightmare at Bittercreek Ding 1988-05-24
Movie Poltergeist III Bruce Gardner 1988-06-10
Movie Poker Alice Jeremy Collins 1987-05-21
Movie Maid to Order Charles Montgomery 1987-07-10
Movie The Big Town Phil Carpenter 1987-09-25
Movie SpaceCamp Cmdr. Zach Bergstrom 1986-06-06
Movie The Parent Trap II Bill Grand 1986-07-26
Movie Top Gun Cdr. Mike 'Viper' Metcalf 1986-05-16
Movie Wisdom Lloyd Wisdom 1986-12-31
Movie Miles to Go… Stuart Browning 1986-10-14
Movie Opposing Force Logan 1986-08-01
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Series Danger Bay Don Bared 1985-10-07
Movie Calendar Girl Murders Lieutenant Dan Stoner 1984-04-08
Movie A Touch of Scandal Father Dwelle 1984-11-27
Series Ryan's Four Unknown 1983-04-05
Movie The Dead Zone Sheriff George Bannerman 1983-10-21
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Movie Fighting Back John D'Angelo 1982-05-21
Movie A Dangerous Summer Howard Anderson 1982-10-22
Movie Savage Harvest Casey 1981-04-11
Movie Silence of the North Walter Reamer 1981-10-23
Movie Alien Arthur Koblenz Dallas 1979-05-25
Movie Up in Smoke Strawberry 1978-01-01
Movie Ice Castles Marcus Winston 1978-12-31
Movie Maneaters Are Loose! John Gosford 1978-05-03
Movie The Turning Point Wayne 1977-11-14
Movie Plot of Fear Chief Inspector 1976-01-01
Series Origins of the Mafia Bernardino Campo 1976-11-19
Movie La madama Jack 1976-01-16
Series Baretta Unknown 1975-01-17
Movie The Last Day Bill Powers 1975-02-15
Movie The Devil's Rain Tom Preston 1975-07-01
Series S.W.A.T. Unknown 1975-02-24
Movie Thieves Like Us Dee Mobley 1974-02-11
Movie Run, Run, Joe! Margherito 1974-04-11
Series The Manhunter Unknown 1974-09-11
Movie Big Bad Mama Fred 1974-09-19
Series Kolchak: The Night Stalker Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie Fuzz Det. Bert Kling 1972-07-14
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie Wild Rovers John Buckman 1971-06-23
Movie Harold and Maude Motorcycle Officer 1971-12-20
Movie M*A*S*H Duke Forrest 1970-02-18
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series The Outsider Unknown 1968-09-18
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Cimarron Strip Unknown 1967-09-07
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series The Time Tunnel Matthew Gebhardt 1966-09-09
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Movie Those Calloways Whit Turner 1965-01-28
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The Fugitive Neely Hollister 1963-09-17
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Movie War Hunt Sgt. Stan Showalter 1962-05-01
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Frank Farmer 1962-09-20
Series Combat! Unknown 1962-10-02
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24