Tom Skerritt
Tom Skerritt

Gender

Male

Known Credits

26

Tom Skerritt

Date of Birth: Aug 25, 1933

Birthplace:  Detroit, Michigan, USA

 

 

Biography

Lean, ruggedly handsome leading man and supporting actor whose outdoor looks have improved with age, Tom Skerritt attended Wayne State University and UCLA, and was first noticed in a UCLA production of The Rainmaker before making his movie debut in War Hunt (1962). However, he spent most of the next decade in television, regularly appearing in Combat! (1962), The Virginian (1962), Gunsmoke (1955) and 12 OClock High (1964). Skerritts next big break was appearing alongside Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould in Robert Altmans biting satire MASH (1970). Several other film roles quickly followed, before he landed the plum role of Capt.

Known For

Filmography

Lucky

Lucky

as Fred

2017

Madam Secretary

Madam Secretary

as  Patrick McCord

2014

Redwood Highway

Redwood Highway

as Pete

2013

Over Hawaii

Over Hawaii

as Narrator

2011

For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner

as Clive Farrier

2009

Contact

Contact

as David Drumlin

2009

Desperation

Desperation

as John Edward Marinville

2006

Homeland Security

Homeland Security

as Admiral McKee

2004

Alien

Alien

as Dallas

2003

Tears of the Sun

Tears of the Sun

as Captain Bill Rhodes

2003

Singles

Singles

as Mayor Weber

1992

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

as Darryl Cooper

1992

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

as Drum Eatenton

1989

Poltergeist III

Poltergeist III

as Bruce Gardner

1988

Maid to Order

Maid to Order

as Charles Montgomery

1987

SpaceCamp

SpaceCamp

as Cmdr. Zach Bergstrom

1986

Top Gun

Top Gun

as Viper

1986

The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

as Sheriff George Bannerman

1983

Fighting Back

Fighting Back

as John D'Angelo

1982

La madama

La madama

as Jack

1974

Will & Grace

Will & Grace

as  Dr. Jay Markus

1969

The Good Wife

The Good Wife

as  James Paisley

1969