Tom Verica

D.O.B: May 13, 1964 |  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Tom has an illustrious career that spans thirty years in the entertainment industry. A gifted actor and director, he is a true multi-hyphenate.

Biography

Tom has an illustrious career that spans thirty years in the entertainment industry. A gifted actor and director, he is a true multi-hyphenate. Currently, he serves as the Executive Producer/Head Director of Scandal on ABC and steps in front of the camera to act opposite Viola Davis as her husband, Sam Keating, in another ABC-Shonda Rhimes hit, How To Get Away With Murder. Prior to Vericas full schedule as one of Shondalands busiest players, Tom starred as Jack Pryor on NBCs acclaimed television drama, American Dreams, in which the Wall Street Journal declared the versatile actors performance a marvel. Toms diverse feature film acting credits include Zodiac helmed by David Fincher, Flags Of Our Fathers directed by Clint Eastwood, Murder By Numbers, Red Dragon, Fathers Day, and Die Hard II. Among his extensive television appearances as an actor, Tom has starred on The Naked Truth opposite Tea Leoni, LA Law, Central Park West, The Nine and HBOs Emmy-winning, mini-series From The Earth To The Moon in which he portrayed astronaut Dick Gordon. Other highlights include stints on notable television shows such as House, The Closer, Greys Anatomy, Law & Order SVU, Medium, Frasier, Will & Grace, Providence, The 4400, and the famous conversion episode of Seinfeld. In theatre, Tom has performed on and Off-Broadway in numerous stage plays including the award-winning Broadway production of Craig Lucas Prelude To A Kiss at the Helen Hayes Theatre. As a well-regarded director, Tom has helmed numerous episodes of television including Scandal, Greys Anatomy, The Mentalist, Harrys Law, Private Practice, Boston Legal, Ugly Betty and American Dreams. He is a DGA member that currently serves on the Television Creative Rights Committee. He is married to writer, Kira Arne, and they have two children.