10 Things You Didn’t Know About Birthday Boy Tom Skerritt (82)
1. His birth name is Thomas Roy Skerritt.
2. He's 6' tall.
3. His acting mentor was the late Robert Altman.
4. He's Been Married 3 times:
|Julie Tokashiki||(1998 - present)|
|Susan Ellen Aran||(1976 - 1994) (divorced) (1 child)|
|Charlotte Shanks||(1957 - 1972) (divorced) (3 children)|
5. Skerritt was first noticed in a UCLA production of "The Rainmaker" before making his movie debut in War Hunt (1962).
8. In the late 70's, he landed the plum role of Capt. Dallas of the ill-fated commercial towing vehicle Nostromo in the creepy sci-fi epic Alien (1979).
9. He won an Emmy in 1994 for his performance as Sheriff Brock in the superb series Picket Fences (1992).
10. Is 82 freakin' years old and still looks GREAT!
What is your favorite Tom Skerritt movie?