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Tom Noonan

An American actor and film writer-director. Noonan was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Rosaleen and Tom Noonan, who worked as a dentist and jazz musician respectively. He has an older brother, John F. Noonan, a playwright, and two sisters, Barbara and Nancy. In 1986, Noonan played Francis Dolarhyde, a serial killer who kills entire families, in Michael Mann's Manhunter, the first movie to feature Hannibal Lecter. Another supporting role, and another collaboration with director Michael Mann was in 1995, as Kelso in Heat. He also played Frankenstein in The Monster Squad. During the 1990s, he wrote various plays, including two that he made into movies, What Happened Was... (1994) and The Wife (1995). In the 2000s, Noonan appeared in various other movies, including a widely praised role as Sammy Barnathan in Synecdoche, New York, Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut. Most recently, he originally voiced one of the Wild Things in director Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are, but was replaced by Chris Cooper. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tom Noonan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Apr 12, 1951 In Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the movie Willie and Phil 1980-08-15
Latest Project:
Movie Wonderstruck 2017-10-13
Known For
Filmography
Movie Wonderstruck Older Walter Kincaid 2017-10-13
Movie The Shape of Something Squashed Douglas Whymper 2014-05-15
Movie The House of the Devil Mr. Ulman 2009-04-25
Movie Snow Angels Mr. Chervenick 2008-03-07
Movie Synecdoche, New York Sammy Barnathan 2008-10-24
Movie The Alphabet Killer Ray Gullikson 2008-11-07
Movie Monster Squad Forever! Himself 2007-07-01
Movie Seraphim Falls Minister Abraham 2006-09-13
Movie Hair High Principal (voice) 2004-04-17
Movie Eight Legged Freaks Joshua Taft 2002-07-17
Movie The Pledge Gary Jackson 2001-01-19
Movie Knockaround Guys Sheriff Decker 2001-09-07
Movie Bullet in the Brain Anders 2001-10-24
Movie A Constant Forge 2000-01-01
Movie The Astronaut's Wife Jackson McLaren 1999-08-26
Movie Phoenix Chicago 1998-09-04
Movie Heat Kelso 1995-12-15
Movie Last Action Hero Ripper / Tommy Noonan 1993-06-18
Movie Mystery Train Man in Diner 1989-09-06
Movie The Monster Squad Frankenstein 1987-08-14
Movie F/X Varrick 1986-02-07
Movie Manhunter Francis Dollarhyde 1986-08-14
Movie The Man with One Red Shoe Reese 1985-07-18
Movie Eddie Macon's Run Darryl Potts 1983-03-23
Movie Wolfen Ferguson 1981-07-24
Movie Willie and Phil Man In Park 1980-08-15
Movie Rage! Bo 1980-09-25
Movie Heaven's Gate Jake 1980-11-19