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Tom Skerritt
Tom Skerritt
Birth name: Thomas Alderton Skerritt
Gender: Male
Medium(s): Film; Television
Roles: Actor
Date of birth: August 25th, 1933
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
1st Sci-Fi: My Favorite Martian: Miss Jekyll and Hyde

Tom Skerritt is an American film and television actor born in Detroit, Michigan on August 25th, 1933. His early work includes a bevy of guest appearances on various westerns and action programs throughout the 1960s and 70s. In the sci-fi genre, Skerritt's most significant role was in the part of Dallas, captain of an ill-fated towing vessel in the 1979 Ridley Scott horror film Alien.

Body of work Edit

Film Edit

Film Year Role
Alien 1979 Captain Dallas
The Dead Zone 1983 George Bannerman
SpaceCamp 1986 Zachery Bergstrom
Contact 1997 David Drumlin
Mammoth 2006 Simon Abernathy
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 2008 Gabe Utterson

Television Edit

Series Episode Role
My Favorite Martian Miss Jekyll and Hyde Doctor Edgar Edgarton
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea The Enemies Richardson
Time Tunnel The Death Trap Matthew Gebhardt
The Twilight Zone What are Friends For? Alex Mattingly
The Dead Zone Denouement Herb Smith

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • His first film was the 1962 movie War Hunt.
  • Played characters in both the film and television adaptations of Stephen King's The Dead Zone.

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