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Tom McCarthy

Was on the wrestling team in high school and developed his film Win Win with one of his former teammates based on their experiences. During his time at Boston College, was a member of the school's improv comedy group, My Mother's Flea Bag. Was a member of Yale Cabaret while studying at Yale School of Drama along with his classmate Paul Giamatti who would later star in his film Win Win. Made his Broadway debut as Garry Lejeune in the 2001 revival of Noises Off. Received the 2008 Arts Council Alumni Award for Distinguished Achievement from Boston College.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
96% Spotlight
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2015
16% Pixels
  • Michael the Robot
2015
9% The Cobbler
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2015
63% Million Dollar Arm
  • Screenwriter
2014
94% Win Win
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
2011
79% Fair Game
  • Jeff
2010
68% Jack Goes Boating
  • Dr. Bob
2010
46% Mammoth (Mammut)
  • Robert "Bob" Sanders
2009
39% 2012
  • Gordon Silberman
2009
98% Up
  • Screenwriter
2009
65% Duplicity
  • Jeff Bauer
2009
64% Baby Mama
  • Kate's Date
2008
89% The Visitor
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2008
90% Michael Clayton
  • Walter
2007
70% Year of the Dog
  • Pier
2007
73% Flags of Our Fathers
  • James Bradley
2006
36% The Situation
  • Major Hanks
2006
11% All The King's Men
  • Editor
2006
73% The Great New Wonderful
  • David Burbage
2006
No Score Yet Beautiful Ohio
  • Adult William Messerman
2006
72% Syriana
  • Fred Franks
2005
93% Good Night, And Good Luck
  • Palmer Williams
2005
61% The Last Shot
  • Agent Pike
2004
95% The Station Agent
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2003
57% The Guru
  • Lars
2002
No Score Yet Living in Missouri
  • Executive Producer
2001
84% Meet the Parents
  • Bob Banks
2000
No Score Yet 30 Days
  • Brad Drazin
2000
No Score Yet Saint Maybe
  • Ian
1998
No Score Yet Mary & Tim
  • Tim Melville
1996
No Score Yet Crossing the Bridge
  • Chris Adams
1992
No Score Yet Beverly Hills Brats
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet Winter of Our Dreams
  • Actor
1982

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013
  • Guest
No Score Yet Ally McBeal
1997-2002
  • Peter Hanks
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Nick Ganzner
96% The Wire
2002-2008
  • Scott Templeton
No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are?
2010
  • Director
No Score Yet Sunday Morning
2011
  • Appearing

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