Tom Bower

Tom Bower

Highest Rated: 100% The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1983)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Jan 3, 1938

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA

Actor Tom Bower got his start performing in the theater, and would go on to work in more than 80 theatrical productions in his career. Bower is also a founding member of the Loretta Theater in Santa Monica. In 1973, he made his television debut in the made-for-TV movie "Incident at Vichy." He worked steadily through the '70s, appearing in show like "The Bionic Woman," "Kojak," "The Rockford Files," and "The Waltons," on which he played Dr. Curtis Willard and Rex Barker. In 1981, Bower was invited to become a resource actor at the Sundance Institute for film and television by Sundance's founder, Robert Redford. Three years later, Bower starred in the independent drama "Wildrose." His portrayal of Rick Ogaard earned him much praise in the independent film community as well as a nomination for an Indie Spirit Award. He has remained an active member of the Sundance Institute and has served as a member of its nominating committee. Bower has built a respected reputation and has performed in a number of notable features, like "Beverly Hills Cop II," "Die Hard 2," "Clear and Present Danger," "Nixon," "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans," "Crazy Heart," and "The Killer Inside Me." In a career that's already spanned more than 35 years, Bower has appeared in more than 130 projects. His career longevity and prowess have earned him a spot on the Screen Actors Guild board of directors.

Highest rated movies

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez
True Believer
The Laramie Project
Crazy Heart
Senior Love Triangle
River's Edge
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
Fully Realized Humans

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
83% No Score Yet Fully Realized Humans Richard (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet 99% Two Ways Home Walter (Character) - 2019
88% No Score Yet Senior Love Triangle William Selig (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Big Save Unknown (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Making a Deal with the Devil Unknown (Character) - 2019
82% 73% Light of My Life Tom (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet As You Like It Jaques (Character) - 2018
82% 54% Lamb Foster (Character) $3.1K 2015
79% 79% Runoff Scratch (Character) $29.2K 2014
65% 45% 13 Sins Father (Character) $9.1K 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dark Around the Stars Silky (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 62% Low Fidelity Ralph (Character) - 2013
16% 43% I Melt With You Captain Bob (Character) $6.0K 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Good Thing Ben (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 35% Black Limousine Mr. Esteridge (Character) - 2010
55% 40% The Killer Inside Me Sheriff Bob Maples (Character) $215.0K 2010
90% 76% Crazy Heart Bill Wilson (Character) $39.5M 2009
86% 57% Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Pat McDonaugh (Character) $1.7M 2009
No Score Yet 68% Misconceptions Judge Transome (Character) $6.1K 2008
33% 36% Gospel Hill Jack Herrod (Character) - 2008
40% 48% Familiar Strangers Frank Worthington (Character) $30.3K 2008
76% 55% Appaloosa Abner Raines (Character) $20.2M 2008
5% 51% Thr3e Uncle Eugene (Character) $978.9K 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Valley of the Heart's Delight Sheriff Ackle (Character) - 2006
31% 25% Undoing Don (Character) $45.0K 2006
No Score Yet 70% Feel Buck (Character) - 2006
51% 39% Flannel Pajamas Bill (Character) $123.3K 2006
52% 58% The Hills Have Eyes Gas Station Attendant (Character) $41.8M 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet In the Land of Milk and Money Lenny Cochran (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Moguls Floyd (Character) $15.1K 2005
69% 66% Brothers of the Head Eddie Pasqua (Character) $45.0K 2005
0% No Score Yet Below the Belt Merkin (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 79% The Tulse Luper Suitcases Part 1: The Moab Story Unknown (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 60% The Pennsylvania Miners' Story John Unger (Character) - 2002
92% 80% The Laramie Project Father Roger Schmit (Character) - 2002
33% 38% The Badge Bull Hardwick (Character) - 2002
31% 50% High Crimes Mullins (Character) $41.5M 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bill's Gun Shop Tom (Character) - 2001
49% 64% Hearts in Atlantis Len Files (Character) $24.2M 2001
25% 67% The Million Dollar Hotel Hector (Character) $52.5K 2000
26% 45% A Slipping-Down Life Mr. Decker (Character) $95.4K 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shaughnesy Marshall (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Monday After the Miracle Uncle Ed (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Poodle Springs Lt. Arnie Burns (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 62% The Killing Jar Det. Jake Pestone (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 54% Buffalo Soldiers Gen. Pike (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 43% The Last Time I Committed Suicide Captain (uncredited) (Character) $12.8K 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Malevolence Jim Bradley (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Follow Me Home Larry (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 60% The Avenging Angel Bill Hickman (Character) - 1995
75% 74% Nixon Frank Nixon (Character) $13.7M 1995
57% 53% Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog John Gale (Character) $10.4M 1995
24% 36% White Man's Burden Stanley (Character) $3.6M 1995
No Score Yet 62% Against the Wall Ed (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet 66% Teenage Bonnie and Klepto Clyde Peter Baker (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet 0% Relentless 3 Captain Phelan (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet 69% Murder in the Heartland Marion Bartlett (Character) - 1993
73% 90% American Me Dornan (uncredited) (Character) $11.3M 1992
59% 41% Raising Cain Sgt. Cully (Character) $20.5M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Revenge on the Highway Officer Russell Yates (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 35% Talent for the Game Rev. Bodeen (Character) $112.5K 1991
69% 70% Die Hard 2 Marvin (Character) $115.3M 1990
95% 63% True Believer Cecil Skell (Character) $8.7M 1989
43% 45% Distant Thunder Louis (Character) $146.0K 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Promised a Miracle Michael Elliot (Character) - 1988
88% 76% River's Edge Bennett (Character) $1.2M 1987
No Score Yet 50% The Lightship Coop (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet 0% Massive Retaliation Kirk Fredericks (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wildrose Rick Ogaard (Character) - 1984
100% 68% The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Boone Choate (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Winds of Kitty Hawk William Tate (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The 3,000 Mile Chase Richette (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Commitment Unknown (Character) - 1976

TV

Credit
72% 86% Ray Donovan Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 86% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
84% 76% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
81% 90% The Office Heinrich (Guest Star) 2013
94% 93% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Pop-Pop (Guest Star) 2005 2012
51% 81% Private Practice Dennis Hoffman (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet 84% Rizzoli and Isles Redmond Jones (Guest Star) 2010
91% 88% Monk Bennie Wentworth (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet 84% Cold Case Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet 85% NCIS Sheriff Miller Thompson (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet 0% The Guardian Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
30% No Score Yet The Beast Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
75% 95% The West Wing General Barrie (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet 90% Roswell Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
74% 86% The X-Files Sheriff Harden (Guest Star) 1999
83% 83% NYPD Blue Victor Ugo (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet 100% Dallas Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
97% 100% Hill Street Blues De Petrus (Guest Star) 1986
71% 91% Miami Vice Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Waltons Unknown (Guest Star) 1975-1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dain Curse Sgt. O'Gar (Character) 1978
No Score Yet 100% The Rockford Files Jeff Cooperman (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blue Knight Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bionic Woman Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Unknown (Guest Star) 1974