Tom Skerritt

Actor · Director · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 82
Thomas Roy Skerritt is an American actor who has appeared in more than forty films and more than two hundred television episodes since 1962. He is known for his film roles in M*A*S*H, Alien, The Dead Zone, Top Gun, A River Runs Through It, Up in Smoke, and the television series Picket Fences. Skerritt has earned several nominations and awards,... read more

Thomas Roy Skerritt is an American actor who has appeared in more than forty films and more than two hundred television episodes since 1962. He is known for his film roles in M*A*S*H, Alien, The Dead Zone, Top Gun, A River Runs Through It, Up in Smoke, and the television series Picket Fences. Skerritt has earned several nominations and awards, including a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1993 for Picket Fences.

Birth Name

Thomas Roy Skerritt

Born

Friday, 25 August 1933

Actor Filmography

Going Home Vance Baker 2022
East of the Mountains Ben Givens 2021
Catch the Bullet Dex 2021
Memory: The Origins of Alien Himself / Self 2019
Eli Roth's History of Horror Dallas 2018
Lucky Fred 2017
Day of Days Walter 2017
Journey Back to Christmas Tobias Cook 2016
The American West Actor / Texas Rangers / Self 2016
A Hologram for the King Ron / Ron Clay 2016
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Going Home Vance Baker 2022
East of the Mountains Ben Givens 2021
Catch the Bullet Dex 2021
Memory: The Origins of Alien Himself / Self 2019
Eli Roth's History of Horror Dallas 2018
Lucky Fred 2017
Day of Days Walter 2017
Journey Back to Christmas Tobias Cook 2016
The American West Actor / Texas Rangers / Self 2016
A Hologram for the King Ron / Ron Clay 2016
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Dallas 2015
Field of Lost Shoes Ulysses S. Grant / General Ulysses S. Grant 2014
Return of the River Grant Humes 2014
Madam Secretary Patrick McCord 2014
The Rocky Mountain Fly Highway Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2014
Wings: Sky Force Heroes Colonel / Colonel (Voice) 2014
At Middleton Dr. Roland Emerson 2013
Redwood Highway Pete / Pete Peterson 2013
The Broadway.com Show Self 2013
Wings Colonel 2012
Ted Tom Skerritt 2012
Soda Springs Walt Jackson 2012
Redemption Road Santa 2011
A Valentine's Date Jack Connors 2011
The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club Self - Narrator 2009
For Sale by Owner Clive Farrier 2009
White Collar Alan Mitchell 2009
The Good Wife James Paisley 2009
Whiteout Dr. John Fury 2009
The Rotten Tomatoes Show Self 2009
The Velveteen Rabbit Horse 2009
Leverage Jimmy Ford 2008
Beer for My Horses Sheriff Wilson Landry 2008
The Trojan Horse President Stanfield 2008
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Gabe Utterson 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dallas 2007
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Self 2007
Killer Wave Victor Bannister 2007
Brothers & Sisters William Walker 2006
Bonneville Emmett L. Johnson / Emmett 2006
Fallen Zeke 2007
The 60th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2006
Desperation John Edward Marinville 2006
Mammoth Simon Abernathy 2006
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2005
Category 7: The End of the World Colonel Mike Davis 2005
20 to 1 Dallas 2005
The Closer Det. Joey 'O' Olin 2005
Vinegar Hill Fritz Grier 2005
Huff Ben Huffstodt 2004
The Grid CIA Deputy Director Acton Sandman 2004
TV Land Moguls Self 2004
Homeland Security Admiral McKee / Admiral Ted McKee 2004
The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' Self 2003
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Dallas 2003
Swing George Verdi 2003
Tears of the Sun Captain Bill Rhodes 2003
The Dead Zone Herb Smith 2002
VH-1 Behind the Movie Self 2002
Greenmail Tom Bradshaw 2002
Path to War General William Westmoreland 2002
Changing Hearts Johnny Pinkley 2002
The 'Alien' Saga Self 2002
Alien Evolution Capt. Dallas / Self 2001
Texas Rangers Richard Dukes 2001
History vs. Hollywood Self 2001
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Joseph P. 'Joe' Kennedy 2000
High Noon Will Kane 2000
Trial by Media Walter 2000
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York Thomas Ahearn 1999
Saturday Night Live 25 Self 1999
The West Wing Senator Chris Carrick 1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Judge Oliver Taft 1999
The Alien Legacy Self 1999
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer Fred Maddux 1999
Into the Wild Blue Host 1999
The Other Sister Radley Tate / Radley 1999
Will & Grace Dr. Jay Markus 1998
Two for Texas Sam Houston 1998
Smoke Signals Police Chief 1998
What the Deaf Man Heard Norm Jenkins 1997
Contact David Drumlin 1997
Divided by Hate Steve Riordan 1997
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Over America Narrator 1995
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1994
Chicago Hope Jim Kellner 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
A River Runs Through It Rev. Maclean 1992
Picket Fences Sheriff Jimmy Brock, Sheriff Jimmy Brock / Jimmy Brock 1992
Singles Mayor Weber 1992
Getting Up and Going Home Jack Montgomery 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
Poison Ivy Darryl Cooper 1992
Knight Moves Capt. Frank Sedman / Frank Sedman 1992
The Making of 'Alien 3' Self 1992
Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue Ham McDonald 1991
She'll Take Romance Warren 1990
The Horror Hall of Fame Himself / Self 1990
Child in the Night Bass 1990
The China Lake Murders Sheriff Sam Brodie 1990
The Rookie Eugene Ackerman 1990
Big Man on Campus Dr. Webster 1989
Red King, White Knight Stoner 1989
Steel Magnolias Drum Eatenton 1989
The Heist Ebbet Berens 1989
Poltergeist III Bruce Gardner 1988
Nightmare at Bittercreek Ding 1988
Moving Target Joseph Kellogg 1988
Honor Bound Sam Cahill 1988
The Big Town Phil Carpenter 1987
Maid to Order Charles Montgomery 1987
Poker Alice Jeremy Collins 1987
Biography Self 1987
Wisdom Lloyd Wisdom 1986
Miles to Go... Stuart Browning 1986
The Parent Trap II Bill Grand 1986
Opposing Force Logan 1986
SpaceCamp Zack / Cmdr. Zach Bergstrom 1986
Top Gun Viper / Cdr. Mike 'Viper' Metcalf 1986
The Twilight Zone Alex Mattingly (segment "What Are Friends For?") 1985
A Touch of Scandal Father Dwelle 1984
Danger Bay Don Bared 1984
Calendar Girl Murders Lieutenant Dan Stoner 1984
The Hitchhiker Detective Frank Sheen 1983
The Dead Zone Sheriff Bannerman / Sheriff George Bannerman 1983
Ryan's Four Dr. Thomas Ryan 1983
Cheers Evan Drake 1982
Fighting Back John D'Angelo 1982
A Dangerous Summer Howard Anderson 1982
Silence of the North Walter Reamer 1981
Savage Harvest Casey 1981
Alien Dallas / Arthur Koblenz Dallas 1979
Ice Castles Marcus Winston 1978
Up in Smoke Strawberry 1978
Maneaters Are Loose! John Gosford 1978
The Turning Point Wayne 1977
Plot of Fear Chief Inspector 1976
Origins of the Mafia Bernardino Campo 1976
Sara Newt Johnson 1976
La madama Jack 1976
The Devil's Rain Tom Preston 1975
S.W.A.T. Maynard Hill 1975
The Last Day Bill Powers 1975
Baretta Al Brimmer 1975
Big Bad Mama Fred Diller / Fred 1974
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Robert W. Palmer 1974
Run, Run, Joe! Margherito 1974
The Manhunter Barry Richards 1974
Thieves Like Us Dee Mobley 1974
Get Christie Love! 1974
Barnaby Jones Darrin Addison 1973
ABC Afterschool Specials Jim 1972
Fuzz Det. Bert Kling 1972
Harold and Maude Motorcycle Officer 1971
The Birdmen Orville Fitzgerald 1971
Nichols Charley Doyle 1971
Cannon Bud, Sheriff Pat Andrews, Toby Hauser 1971
Wild Rovers John Buckman 1971
Men at Law Paul Marek 1970
The Moonshine War The Neighbor 1970
MASH Duke Forrest 1970
Bracken's World Gil Dobie 1969
Medical Center Artie Atwood 1969
Lancer Bill Blake 1968
Hawaii Five-O Lew Morgan 1968
The Name of the Game Pete 1968
The Outsider Arnie Cambor 1968
Mannix Morgan Carpenter 1967
Cimarron Strip Enoch Shelton 1967
The Felony Squad Tony Breer 1966
The Time Tunnel Matthew Gebhardt 1966
The F.B.I. Bill Leonard, John Clarence Rim, Robert Hastings, Thorn Hazard 1965
Run for Your Life Lou Patterson 1965
Those Calloways Whit Turner 1965
12 O'Clock High Lt. Steve Parmalee, Lt. Paddy Gialella, Lieutenant Ryan, Tech. Sgt. Nick Neely, Sgt. Ben Rodale 1964
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Richardson 1964
One Man's Way Leonard Peale, Grown 1964
My Favorite Martian Edgar 1963
The Fugitive Neely Hollister, Pete Edwards 1963
Combat! Burke, GI sitting in chair, Glinski, Hicks, Sgt. Decker, Soldier 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Dr. Frank Farmer 1962
The Virginian Billy Landers, Bobby Allen, Eric Kroeger, Moran, Rafe, Rev. Paul Martinson 1962
War Hunt Sgt. Stan Showalter 1962
My Three Sons Young Steve 1960
Laramie Price 1959
Bonanza Corporal Bill Tanner, Jerry 1959
The Real McCoys Mailman 1957
Wagon Train Hamish Browne 1957
Gunsmoke Ben Stone, Edmund Dano, Fred Garth, Orv Timpson, Tuck Frye 1955
The Magical World of Disney Whit Turner, Corky Mardis 1954
Death Valley Days Dennis Driscoll, Emmett Dalton, Patrick Hogan, Roy Bean, Sam Clemens / Mark Twain 1952

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1995 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1994 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
1994 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Won
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