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An ex-child rodeo star, C. Thomas Howell was earmarked as one of the most promising young actors in the mid 1980s after an eye-catching performance in the teen coming-of-age epic The Outsiders (1983). Other roles followed, including the violent Cold War invasion drama Red Dawn (1984), and a co-starring part alongside Jamie Lee Curtis in Grandview,... See full bio »
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 2015 My B.F.F. (filming)
Ben Wilkins
 2014 Lazarus Rising (post-production)
Silent Cal
 2014 Rivers 9 (post-production)
Sheriff Quentin
 2014 Sick People (post-production)
Dr. Sam Zimmerman
 2014 Trigger Man (Short) (post-production)
The Writer
 2014 Magic Hour (completed)
Tom Worthy
 2014 Siren Song (completed)
Ryan
 2014 Borrowed Moments
Jack
 2014 Dirty Dealing 3D
Carter
 2014 Category 5 (TV Movie)
Charlie DuPuis
 2014 Bigfoot Wars
Zeke (rumored)
 2013 Christmas Belle (TV Movie)
Rex Everhart
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Alex Polanski
- Justice Served (2013) ... Alex Polanski
 2013 Storm Rider
Mitch
 2013 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Agent Frank Eagan
- One One Six (2013) ... Agent Frank Eagan
 2013 Horror Haiku (TV Series)
John Asher
- I Know What You Know (2013) ... John Asher
 2013 Lost on Purpose
Delbert Furgeson
 2013 Don't Pass Me By
Jack
 2013 An Amish Murder (TV Movie)
Nathan Detrick
 2012/II Escape
Paul Jordan
 2012 MoniKa
Double
 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Martin Cordova
- Ha'awe Make Loa (2012) ... Martin Cordova
 2012 Castle (TV Series)
John Campbell
- Swan Song (2012) ... John Campbell
 2012 Revolution (TV Series)
Bounty Hunter
- Chained Heat (2012) ... Bounty Hunter
 2012 Alphas (TV Series)
Eli Aquino
 2012 Tell My Wife (Short)
 2012 Longmire (TV Series)
Ray Stewart
- A Damn Shame (2012) ... Ray Stewart
 2012 Commander and Chief
Shrub
 2012 Home Invasion (TV Movie)
Ray
 2012 Wedding Day
Russ
 2011/I Restitution
John Youngstown
 2011 The Glades (TV Series)
Peyton Robinson
- Second Skin (2011) ... Peyton Robinson
 2011 Torchwood (TV Series)
The Gentleman
- Miracle Day: Escape to LA (2011) ... The Gentleman
 2011 Chaos (TV Series)
Carson Simms
- Proof of Life (2011) ... Carson Simms
 2011 Cross (Video)
Jake
 2011 Rape Kit (Short)
Man
 2011 Camel Spiders
Sheriff Beaumont
 2010 Flatline
Teacher
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Agent Camden Driggs
- One, Maybe Two, Ways Out (2010) ... Agent Camden Driggs
 2010 The Terror Experiment
Chief Grosso
 2010 Cupid's Arrow
Professor Grimes
 2009 American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (Video)
Alumnus Guy #2 - Special Appearance
 2009 The Jailhouse
Seth Delray
 2009/II The Grind
Luke
 2009 Camouflage
Stanley
 2009/II Fuel
Shane
 2009 Secret at Arrow Lake
Daniel
 2008 The Day the Earth Stopped (Video)
Josh Myron
 2008 A Gunfighter's Pledge (TV Movie)
Horn
 2008 Big Game
Sully
 2008 House of Fallen
Thomas
 2008 Toxic
Joe
 2008 Xenophobia (TV Movie)
Stone
 2007 Smith (TV Series)
- Seven (2007)
 2007 The Haunting of Marsten Manor
Captain Williams
 2007 Cold Ones
KC
 2006 The Far Side of Jericho
Little Jemmy Thornton
 2006 The Da Vinci Treasure
Michael Archer
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Vincent Jansen
- The Human Shield (2005) ... Vincent Jansen
 2005 The Poseidon Adventure (TV Movie)
Doctor Ballard
 2005 Ordinary Miracles (TV Movie)
Jim Powell
 2004-2005 Summerland (TV Series)
Kyle Bale / Kyle
- Safe House (2005) ... Kyle Bale
- Fireworks (2004) ... Kyle
 2005 Crimson Force (TV Movie)
Captain Baskin
 2005 Glass Trap
Curtis
 2005 The Lost Angel
Kuratha
 2004 A Killer Within
Addison Terrill
 2004 Zolar (TV Movie)
Hedion
 2004 Nursie
Zack
 2004 The District (TV Series)
Chris Gunner
- On Guard (2004) ... Chris Gunner
 2003 Net Games
Adam Vance
 2002 Killer Bees! (TV Movie)
Sheriff Lyndon Harris
 2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Jason Dudikoff, Father Dude
- In the Line of Booty (2002) ... Jason Dudikoff, Father Dude
 2002 Night of the Wolf (TV Movie)
Sheriff Wade Messer
 2001 Separate Ways
Tom Milton
 2001 Askari
Joss Mc Kinley
 2001 Lawless: Dead Evidence (TV Movie)
Dean Riley
 2001 XCU: Extreme Close Up
Geoffrey Liddy
 2001 WillFull
Nat Wolff
 2001 Burning Down the House
Concierge
 2001 The Affair
Luke
 2000 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Series)
Tony Tremaine / Phil Barlow
- The Escape Artist (2000) ... Tony Tremaine / Phil Barlow
 2000 Red Team
J.B. Gaines
 2000 Hot Boyz (Video)
Officer Roberts
 2000 The Million Dollar Kid
Valentino
 1999 Enemy Action
John Reed
 1999 Hitman's Run
Tom Holly
 1999 Avalanche
Jack
 1999 The Glass Jar
Lanois
 1999 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
Henry Hubble
- The Phrenologist (1999) ... Henry Hubble
 1998 Fatal Affair
Malcolm 'Mack' Maddox
 1998 Charades
Evan
 1998 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series)
John
- Affairs to Remember (1998) ... John
 1998 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Phil Sherman
- Val Got Game (1998) ... Phil Sherman
 1998 Matter of Trust
Michael D'Angelo
 1998 Sleeping Dogs
Sanchez Boon
 1998 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Capt. Miles Davidow
- The Joining (1998) ... Capt. Miles Davidow
 1998 Sealed with a Kiss (TV Movie)
Detective Mick Cullen
 1997 Dilemma
Thomas 'Quin' Quinlan
 1997 The Big Fall (Video)
Blaise Rybeck
 1997 Dead Fire (TV Movie)
Tucker
 1997 Last Lives
Aaron
 1997 Laws of Deception
Evan Marino
 1997 Dads (TV Short)
Tom
 1996 Pure Danger (Video)
Johnie Dean
 1996 The Sweeper (Video)
Mark Goddard
 1995 Suspect Device (TV Movie)
Dan Jericho
 1995 Mad Dogs and Englishmen
Mike (as C Thomas Howell)
 1995 Dangerous Indiscretion
Jim Lomax
 1995 Payback
Oscar Bonsetter
 1995 Hourglass (Video)
Michael Jardine
 1994 Teresa's Tattoo
Carl
 1994 Natural Selection (TV Movie)
Ben Braden / Alex Connelly
 1993 Jailbait (Video)
Sergeant Lee Teffler
 1993 Treacherous
Micky Stewert
 1993 Acting on Impulse (TV Movie)
Paul Stevens
 1992 Nickel & Dime
Jack Stone
 1992 Tattle Tale (TV Movie)
Bernard Sprat
 1992 To Protect and Serve
Egan
 1992 That Night
Rick
 1992 Breaking the Rules
Gene Michaels
 1991 Black or White (Video short) (uncredited)
 1990 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
Gerald
- White Slaves (1990) ... Gerald
 1990 Kid
Kid
 1990 Curiosity Kills (TV Movie)
Cat Thomas
 1990 Side Out
Monroe Clark
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
Jenner Brading
- The Eyes of the Panther (1989) ... Jenner Brading
 1987 Into the Homeland (TV Movie)
Tripp Winston
 1987 A Tiger's Tale
Bubber Drumm
 1985-1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Post Office Worker / Waiter
- Yours, Very Deadly (1986) ... Post Office Worker (uncredited)
- The Lady in the Iron Mask (1985) ... Waiter (uncredited)
 1984 Red Dawn
Robert
 1984 Grandview, U.S.A.
Tim Pearson
 1984 Tank
Billy
 1983 Two Marriages (TV Series)
Scott Morgan
- Relativity (1983) ... Scott Morgan
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Tyler (as Tom Howell)
 1977 It Happened One Christmas (TV Movie) (uncredited)
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Other Works:

In 1997, co-starred with Adam Ferrara, Steven Eckholdt, Jane Sibbett, Rue McClanahan and child actors Mercedes Kastner, Chelsea Parnell and Scotty Leavenworth in an unsold television pilot called "Dads". It was about three divorced dads, a woman fashion executive, a grunge-rock singer and an architect in the throws of raising ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

C Thomas Howell | Tom Howell

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(2013, on The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting) That was probably a mistake, to be honest. It was mishandled. There was a time when Rutger was involved as well, so I sort of committed with the understanding that that was what was taking place, but then that didn't happen. It was a bit of a mess. The whole thing was just a real mess, and there was nothing I could do at that point. It probably ... See more »

Trivia:

After winning the magic-performance Celeb-reality show Celebracadabra (2008) in 2008, he has reprised his show's character, "Cherry", and performing at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, Ca. See more »

Nickname:

Tommy See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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