Tom Waits

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 75
Thomas Alan Waits is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. His music is characterized by lyrics focusing on the underside of society, delivered in his distinctively deep, gravelly voice. During the 1970s, he worked primarily in jazz, but since the 1980s his music has reflected greater influence from blues, vaudeville, and experimental genres.

Thomas Alan Waits is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. His music is characterized by lyrics focusing on the underside of society, delivered in his distinctively deep, gravelly voice. During the 1970s, he worked primarily in jazz, but since the 1980s his music has reflected greater influence from blues, vaudeville, and experimental genres.

Birth Name

Thomas Alan Waits

Born

Wednesday, 07 December 1949

Actor Filmography

Licorice Pizza Rex Blau 2021
Ultra City Smiths The Narrator 2021
The Dead Don't Die Hermit Bob 2019
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Prospector (segment "All Gold Canyon") 2018
The Old Man & the Gun Waller 2018
Roy Orbison: Black and White Night 30 Self 2017
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Self 2016
Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story Self 2016
Citizen Cesar 2016
Keith Richards: Under the Influence Himself / Self 2015
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Licorice Pizza Rex Blau 2021
Ultra City Smiths The Narrator 2021
The Dead Don't Die Hermit Bob 2019
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Prospector (segment "All Gold Canyon") 2018
The Old Man & the Gun Waller 2018
Roy Orbison: Black and White Night 30 Self 2017
Author: The JT LeRoy Story Self 2016
Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story Self 2016
Citizen Cesar 2016
Keith Richards: Under the Influence Himself / Self 2015
Dolezal Backstage Self 2015
Austropop-Legenden Self 2012
Seven Psychopaths Zachariah / Zachariah Rigby 2012
A Brief History of John Baldessari Narrator 2012
The Monster of Nix Virgil / Virgil (Voice) 2011
Twixt Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2011
The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2011
Tom Waits: Under the Influence Self 2010
The Book of Eli Engineer 2010
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Mr Nick / Devil 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Musical guest 2009
One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur Self 2008
Absolute Wilson Self 2006
Wristcutters: A Love Story Kneller 2006
The Tiger and the Snow Himself / Self / Sè stesso 2005
Domino Wanderer / The Wanderer 2005
Coffee and Cigarettes Tom (segment "Somewhere in California") / Tom 2004
Bukowski: Born into This Himself / Self 2003
In Dreams: The Roy Orbison Story Self 1999
Mystery Men Doc Heller 1999
Guy Maddin: Waiting for Twilight The Narrator 1997
The Daily Show Self 1996
VH1 Storytellers Self 1996
Coffee and Cigarettes III Tom 1995
Room 101 Self 1994
Short Cuts Earl Piggot 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Musical Guest, Himself - Guest / Musical Guest 1993
Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country Himself / Self 1993
Dracula R.M. Renfield 1992
At Play in the Fields of the Lord Wolf 1991
Fishing with John Self 1991
The Fisher King Disabled Vet / Disabled Veteran 1991
Until the End of the World Singer in Bar 1991
Queens Logic Monte 1991
Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute to Cole Porter Self (segment "It's All Right With Me") / Himself 1990
The Two Jakes Plainclothes Policeman 1990
The Simpsons Lloyd 1989
Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale Silva 1989
Mystery Train Radio DJ (segment "Lost in Space") / Radio DJ (voice) 1989
Cold Feet Kenny 1989
Big Time Himself / Self 1988
Candy Mountain Al Silk 1988
Greasy Lake Narrator 1988
Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night Himself / Self 1988
Ironweed Rudy 1987
Down by Law Zack 1986
The Cotton Club Irving Stark 1984
Streetwise Self 1984
The Stone Boy 1984
Rumble Fish Benny 1983
The Outsiders Buck Merrill 1983
Late Night with David Letterman Himself 1982
Poetry In Motion Himself / Self 1982
Wolfen 1981
One from the Heart Trumpet Player 1981
The Tom and Dick Smothers Brothers Special I Self 1980
Paradise Alley Mumbles 1978
America 2-Night Self - Guest 1978
Tom Waits: A Day in Vienna himself / Self 1978
Fernwood Tonight Self 1977
The Paul Ryan Show Self 1977
Saturday Night Live Self - Musical Guest 1975
Austin City Limits Himself 1975
Dinah! Self 1974
Jeopardy! Himself (archive sound) 1964
Keyhole Garden Hunley 1035
1994 Golden Globe Won
1983 Oscar Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score Nominated
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