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Tom Skerritt

Born: 1933

Biography

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.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, USA

Resources

Movies

A River Runs Through It

Rev. Maclean in A River Runs Through It

M*A*S*H

Duke Forrest in M*A*S*H

Contact

David Drumlin in Contact

Top Gun

Viper in Top Gun

Desperation

John Edward Marinville in Desperation

Poltergeist III

Bruce Gardner in Poltergeist III

Maid to Order

Charles Montgomery in Maid to Order

Steel Magnolias

Drum Eatenton in Steel Magnolias

Fuzz

Det. Bert Kling in Fuzz

Singles

Mayor Weber in Singles

Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue

Ham McDonald in Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue

Knight Moves

Frank Sedman in Knight Moves

The Dead Zone

Sheriff Bannerman in The Dead Zone

Savage Harvest

Casey in Savage Harvest

Maneaters Are Loose!

John Gosford in Maneaters Are Loose!

Whiteout

Dr. John Fury in Whiteout

Path to War

General William Westmoreland in Path to War

The Rookie

Eugene Ackerman in The Rookie

Thieves Like Us

Dee Mobley in Thieves Like Us

For Sale By Owner

Clive Farrier in For Sale By Owner

War Hunt

Sgt. Stan Showalter in War Hunt

Poison Ivy

Darryl Cooper in Poison Ivy

Tears of the Sun

Captain Bill Rhodes in Tears of the Sun

Texas Rangers

Richard Dukes in Texas Rangers

Opposing Force

Logan in Opposing Force

SpaceCamp

Zack in SpaceCamp

Wisdom

Lloyd Wisdom in Wisdom

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Gabe Utterson in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Velveteen Rabbit

Horse (voice) in The Velveteen Rabbit

Mammoth

Simon Abernathy in Mammoth

Wild Rovers

John Buckman in Wild Rovers

Those Calloways

Whit Turner in Those Calloways

The Turning Point

Wayne in The Turning Point

Plot of Fear

Chief Inspector in Plot of Fear

Big Bad Mama

Fred in Big Bad Mama

The Devil's Rain

Tom Preston in The Devil's Rain

Bonneville

Emmett L. Johnson in Bonneville

The Other Sister

Radley Tate in The Other Sister

Divided by Hate

Steve Riordan in Divided by Hate

Fallen

Zeke in Fallen

Ice Castles

Marcus Winston in Ice Castles

Changing Hearts

Johnny Pinkley in Changing Hearts

The Parent Trap II

Bill Grand in The Parent Trap II

The Beast Within: Making Alien

Self in The Beast Within: Making Alien

High Noon

Will Kane in High Noon

Ted

Tom Skerritt in Ted

The Heist

Ebbet Berens in The Heist

Redemption Road

Santa in Redemption Road

Soda Springs

Walt Jackson in Soda Springs

Vinegar Hill

Fritz Grier in Vinegar Hill

Swing

George Verdi in Swing

Fighting Back

John D'Angelo in Fighting Back

Homeland Security

Admiral McKee in Homeland Security

The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer

Fred Maddux in The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer

Two for Texas

Sam Houston in Two for Texas

A Dangerous Summer

Howard Anderson in A Dangerous Summer

Calendar Girl Murders

Lieutenant Dan Stoner in Calendar Girl Murders

An American Daughter

Walter in An American Daughter

Child in the Night

Detective Bass in Child in the Night

The China Lake Murders

Sheriff Sam Brodie in The China Lake Murders

Poker Alice

Jeremy Collins in Poker Alice

At Middleton

Dr. Roland Emerson in At Middleton

Greenmail

Tom Bradshaw in Greenmail

Over California in High Definition

Narrator (voice) in Over California in High Definition

Nightmare at Bittercreek

Ding in Nightmare at Bittercreek

Over Hawaii

Narrator (voice) in Over Hawaii

Big Man on Campus

Dr. Webster in Big Man on Campus

Moving Target

Joseph Kellogg in Moving Target

Redwood Highway

Pete Peterson in Redwood Highway

Run, Run, Joe!

Margherito in Run, Run, Joe!

Red King, White Knight

Stoner in Red King, White Knight

Wings: Sky Force Heroes

Colonel (voice) in Wings: Sky Force Heroes

La madama

Jack in La madama

Up in Smoke

Strawberry in Up in Smoke

The Big Town

Phil Carpenter in The Big Town

Silence of the North

Walter Reamer in Silence of the North

The Last Day

Bill Powers in The Last Day

Beer for My Horses

Sheriff Wilson Landry in Beer for My Horses

Your Love Never Fails

Jack Connors in Your Love Never Fails

Harold and Maude

Motorcycle Officer in Harold and Maude

Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H'

Self in Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H'

What the Deaf Man Heard

Norm Jenkins in What the Deaf Man Heard

Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Joseph P. "Joe" Kennedy in Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Field of Lost Shoes

Ulysses S. Grant in Field of Lost Shoes

Miles to Go…

Stuart Browning in Miles to Go…

A Hologram for the King

Ron Clay in A Hologram for the King

The Rocky Mountain Fly Highway

Narrator (voice) in The Rocky Mountain Fly Highway

A Touch of Scandal

Father Dwelle in A Touch of Scandal

Journey Back to Christmas

Tobias Cook in Journey Back to Christmas

Category 7: The End of the World

Colonel Mike Davis in Category 7: The End of the World

Lucky

Fred in Lucky

In Sickness and in Health

Jerritt Mattison in In Sickness and in Health

Honor Bound

Sam Cahill in Honor Bound

Day of Days

Walter in Day of Days

Over America

in Over America

The Phantom 52

The Phantom in The Phantom 52

Memory: The Origins of Alien

Self in Memory: The Origins of Alien

Smoke Signals

Police Chief in Smoke Signals

Into the Wild Blue

Host in Into the Wild Blue

East of the Mountains

Ben Givens in East of the Mountains

The Birdmen

Orville Fitzgerald in The Birdmen

Catch the Bullet

Dex in Catch the Bullet

One Man's Way

Leonard Peale, Grown in One Man's Way

The Moonshine War

Neighbor (uncredited) in The Moonshine War

The Further Adventures of Gallegher

Corky Mardis in The Further Adventures of Gallegher

She'll Take Romance

Judge Warren Danvers in She'll Take Romance

Getting Up and Going Home

Jack Montgomery in Getting Up and Going Home

Soaring Over America

in Soaring Over America

A Bell for Adano

Sgt. Trapani in A Bell for Adano

Seattle’s Forgotten World’s Fair: The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

Narrator (voice) in Seattle’s Forgotten World’s Fair: The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

Broke

in Broke

A Look Through His Lens

Self in A Look Through His Lens

Killer Wave

Victor Bannister in Killer Wave

Alien

Dallas in Alien

TV Shows

Huff

in Huff

Hawaii Five-O

Lew Morgan in Hawaii Five-O

Gunsmoke

Edmund Dano in Gunsmoke

E! True Hollywood Story

in E! True Hollywood Story

Chicago Hope

in Chicago Hope

The Fugitive

Neely Hollister in The Fugitive

Felony Squad

in Felony Squad

Run for Your Life

Lou Patterson in Run for Your Life

The Time Tunnel

Matthew Gebhardt in The Time Tunnel

Homeland Security

Admiral Theodore McKee in Homeland Security

The Twilight Zone

in The Twilight Zone

The F.B.I.

Robert Hastings in The F.B.I.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Oliver Taft in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Mannix

Morgan Carpenter in Mannix

Baretta

in Baretta

Combat!

Hicks in Combat!

Will & Grace

Dr. Jay Markus in Will & Grace

Cannon

Bud in Cannon

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Self - Guest in Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Norm Jenkins in Hallmark Hall of Fame

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

in Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Lancer

in Lancer

The Virginian

Eric Kroeger in The Virginian

The Hitchhiker

Detective Frank Sheen in The Hitchhiker

The Grid

in The Grid

S.W.A.T.

in S.W.A.T.

Cimarron Strip

in Cimarron Strip

The Manhunter

in The Manhunter

The Trojan Horse

President Stanfield in The Trojan Horse

Get Christie Love!

in Get Christie Love!

Fallen

in Fallen

Ryan's Four

in Ryan's Four

The Outsider

in The Outsider

Killer Wave

Victor Bannister in Killer Wave

Brothers and Sisters

William Walker in Brothers and Sisters

Aftershock: Earthquake in New York

Thomas Ahearn in Aftershock: Earthquake in New York

White Collar

Alan Mitchell in White Collar

Picket Fences

Jimmy Brock in Picket Fences

Danger Bay

Don Bared in Danger Bay

Origins of the Mafia

Bernardino Campo in Origins of the Mafia

Leverage

Jimmy Ford in Leverage

The Closer

Det. Joey 'O' Olin in The Closer

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

Frank Farmer in The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

Backstory

Self in Backstory

History vs. Hollywood

Self in History vs. Hollywood

The Colbert Report

Viper (archive footage) in The Colbert Report

The Fugitive

Pete Edwards in The Fugitive

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Robert W. Palmer in Kolchak: The Night Stalker

The West Wing

Senator Chris Carrick in The West Wing

Nichols

Charley Doyle in Nichols

The F.B.I.

John Clarence Rim in The F.B.I.

The F.B.I.

Thorn Hazard in The F.B.I.

The F.B.I.

Bill Leonard in The F.B.I.

Combat!

Burke in Combat!

Combat!

Sgt. Decker in Combat!

The Virginian

Rev. Paul Martinson in The Virginian

The Virginian

Billy Landers in The Virginian

Gunsmoke

Ben Stone in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Orv Timpson in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Fred Garth in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Tuck Frye in Gunsmoke

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

Self in Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

The American West

Self in The American West

Bonanza

Jerry in Bonanza

Bonanza

Corporal Bill Tanner in Bonanza

The Hunt For The Unicorn Killer

Fred Maddux in The Hunt For The Unicorn Killer

12 O'Clock High

Lt. Steve Parmalee in 12 O'Clock High

12 O'Clock High

Lt. Paddy Gialella in 12 O'Clock High

Tony Awards

Self - Presenter in Tony Awards

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Corky Mardis in Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

The Virginian

Moran in The Virginian

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Self in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Wagon Train

Hamish Browne in Wagon Train

Category 7: The End of the World

Colonel Mike Davis in Category 7: The End of the World