Tom Skerritt

Highest Rated:
97% Alien (1979)
Lowest Rated:
0% Beer for My Horses (2008)
Birthday:
Aug 25
Birthplace:
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Bio:
Tom Skerritt is probably the best-known actor whose name is never remembered. A rugged "outdoors" type, Skerritt briefly attended Wayne State University and UCLA before making his film bow in War Hunt (1962). His subsequent film and TV roles were sizeable, but so adept was Skerritt at immersing…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
A Hologram for the King
  • Actor
-- 2015
56% At Middleton
  • Dr. Ronald Emerson
$52.9k 2014
80% Redwood Highway
  • Pete
$0.1M 2014
Field of Lost Shoes
  • Actor
-- 2014
Wings
  • Colonel (English Version)
-- 2013
Soda Springs
  • Actor
-- 2012
Your Love Never Fails
  • Actor
-- 2011
57% Redemption Road
  • Santa
$25.8k 2011
5% Multiple Sarcasms
  • Actor
-- 2010
The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club
  • Actor
-- 2009
For Sale by Owner
  • Actor
-- 2009
86% The Velveteen Rabbit
  • The Horse
-- 2009
7% Whiteout
  • Dr. John Fury
$10.2M 2009
0% Beer for My Horses
  • Sheriff Landry
$0.6M 2008
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Gabe Utterson
-- 2008
The Trojan Horse
  • President Stanfield
-- 2008
Fallen
  • Actor
-- 2006
Stephen King's Desperation
  • Actor
-- 2006
Killer Wave
  • Actor
-- 2006
40% Bonneville
  • Emmett L. Johnson
$0.3M 2006
Mammoth
  • Simon
-- 2006
Vinegar Hill
  • Actor
-- 2005
Category 7: The End of the World
  • Col. Mike Davis
-- 2005
42% Swing
  • Actor
-- 2004
Homeland Security
  • Admiral McKee
-- 2004
Grid
  • Actor
-- 2004
Alien: The Director's Cut
  • Actor
-- 2003
33% Tears of the Sun
  • Capt. Bill Rhodes
$43.4M 2003
94% The Alien Saga
  • Actor
$2.0M 2003
Changing Hearts
  • Johnny Pinkley
-- 2002
Path to War
  • William Westmoreland
-- 2002
Colored Eggs
  • Actor
-- 2002
Greenmail
  • Actor
-- 2001
2% Texas Rangers
  • Richard Dukes
$0.5M 2001
60% High Noon
  • Will Kane
-- 2000
Trial by Media (An American Daughter)
  • Walter
-- 2000
29% The Other Sister
  • Radley
-- 1999
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer
  • Actor
-- 1999
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York
  • Actor
-- 1999
86% Smoke Signals
  • Police Chief
-- 1998
Two for Texas
  • Actor
-- 1998
Divided By Hate
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1997
What the Deaf Man Heard
  • Actor
-- 1997
63% Contact
  • David Drumlin
-- 1997
Zigzag
  • Actor
-- 1997
Shadow Casting: The Making of "A River Runs Through It"
  • Actor
-- 1994
20% Knight Moves
  • Frank Sedman
-- 1993
37% Poison Ivy
  • Darryl Cooper
-- 1992
Getting Up and Going Home
  • Actor
-- 1992
In Sickness and in Health
  • Jarrett Mattison
-- 1992
Wild Orchid 2: Two Shades of Blue
  • Ham
-- 1992
83% A River Runs Through It
  • Reverend MacLean
-- 1992
80% Singles
  • Mayor Weber
-- 1992
Hearts on Fire
  • Actor
-- 1991
The China Lake Murders
  • Actor
-- 1990
33% The Rookie
  • Eugene Ackerman
-- 1990
Child in the Night (Testimone oculare)
  • Bass
-- 1990
67% Steel Magnolias
  • Drum Eatenton
-- 1989
Red King, White Knight
  • Stoner
-- 1989
Big Man on Campus
  • Dr. Webster
-- 1989
The Heist
  • Actor
-- 1989
Moving Target
  • Joseph Kelog
-- 1988
Nightmare at Bitter Creek
  • Actor
-- 1988
13% Poltergeist III
  • Bruce Gardner
-- 1988
36% Maid to Order
  • Charles Montgomery
-- 1987
Nightmare at Bittercreek
  • Actor
-- 1987
67% The Big Town
  • Phil Carpenter
-- 1987
Poker Alice
  • Jeremy Collins
-- 1987
40% SpaceCamp (Space Camp)
  • Zach
-- 1986
55% Top Gun
  • Cmdr. Mike Metcalf
$3.0M 1986
Wisdom
  • Lloyd Wisdom
-- 1986
Opposing Force
  • Maj. Logan
-- 1986
Parent Trap II
  • Bill Grand
-- 1986
Calendar Girl Murders
  • Dan Stoner
-- 1984
Miles to Go
  • Stuart
-- 1984
90% The Dead Zone
  • Sheriff Bannerman
-- 1983
Dangerous Summer
  • Howard Anderson
-- 1982
Fighting Back (Death Vengeance)
  • John D'Angelo
-- 1982
Silence of the North
  • Walter Reamer
-- 1981
97% Alien
  • Dallas
-- 1979
Maneaters Are Loose!
  • Actor
-- 1978
38% Up in Smoke
  • Strawberry
-- 1978
44% Ice Castles
  • Marcus Winston
-- 1978
56% The Turning Point
  • Wayne
-- 1977
Origins of the Mafia
  • Actor
-- 1976
20% The Devil's Rain
  • Tom Preston
-- 1975
The Last Day
  • Bill Powers
-- 1975
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
  • Actor
-- 1974
88% Thieves Like Us
  • Dee Mobley
-- 1974
71% Big Bad Mama
  • Fred Diller
-- 1974
Fuzz
  • Detective Bert Kling
-- 1972
The Birdmen
  • Actor
-- 1971
60% Wild Rovers
  • John Buckman
-- 1971
90% M*A*S*H
  • Duke
-- 1970
Knife in the Darkness
  • Actor
-- 1967
Those Calloways
  • Whit Turner
-- 1965
One Man's Way
  • Leonard Peale Grown
-- 1963
War Hunt
  • Cpl. Showalter
-- 1962


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
100% The Good Wife
2009-2014
  • James Paisley
2014
White Collar
2009-2014
  • Actor
2012
82% The Closer
2005-2012
  • Det. Joe Olin
2010
Leverage
2008-2012
2010
Brothers & Sisters
2006-2011
  • William Walker
2006 - 2009
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2014
  • Judge Taft
2004
Will & Grace
1998-2006
  • Jay
2002

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Quotes from Tom Skerritt's Characters

    1. Ouiser Boudreaux: I am just about at the end of my rope with you.
    2. Drum Eatenton: Well, then why don't you tie a noose and slip it 'round your head?
    From Steel Magnolias. Submitted by Alyssa B (2 months ago)
    1. Dallas: [from editited footage] Kill... me! Ripely.
    From Alien. Submitted by Ashlee A (2 years ago)
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