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Tom Berenger

Born in Chicago, Oscar nominee, Golden Globe and Emmy winner Tom Berenger was raised in a working class home as the son of a printer for the Chicago Sun-Times. Tom attended the University of Missouri to study journalism. It was there he first auditioned for a role in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" at the college theater on a whim and a bet with ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Platoon Sgt. Barnes
Training Day
Training Day Stan Gursky
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 2016 American Dresser (post-production)
John Moore
 2015 Impact Earth
Herbert Sloan
 2014 Reach Me
 2014/II Doc Holliday's Revenge
Judge Wells
 2013 Quad
 2012/I Brake
Ben Reynolds
 2011 Bucksville
The Patron of Justice
 2010 Faster
 2008/II Stiletto
Virgil Vadalos
 2002 Watchtower
Art Stoner
 2002 Eye See You
 2001 True Blue
Rembrandt Macy
 2000 Takedown
McCoy Rollins
 1999 One Man's Hero
John Riley
 1999 Diplomatic Siege
Gen. Buck Swain
 1998 A Murder of Crows
Clifford Dubose
 1998 Shadow of Doubt
Jack Campioni
 1990 The Field
Peter - The American
 1988 Last Rites
Father Michael Pace
 1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody
Rex O'Herlihan
 1984 Fear City
Matt Rossi
 1982 Beyond the Door
Matthew Jackson
 1979 Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
Butch Cassidy / Robert Leroy Parker
 1978 In Praise of Older Women
Andras Vayda
 1978 Rush It
Richard Moore
 1977 The Sentinel
Man at end
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Other Works:

(19770 Played Jack Hunter in Tennessee Williams' "The Rose Tattoo" at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven with Rita Moreno and Glenn Close. See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on playing bad guys] I enjoy playing them. I find something human in them, with the exception of Looking for Mr. Goodbar. It was such a slimy character with no redeeming qualities. To me it was like playing Charles Manson. I had nightmares after I finished shooting it. I felt dirty. Bad guys are interesting, even if you don't like them. See more »


Tom's great interest in Civil War history has led him to collect on and research the Civil War era in his personal life as well. See more »

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