Did You Know?
I was a wayward kid, a rambunctious and angry teenager, but I found acting as a fifteen-year-old. I saw some movies with Montgomery Clift
and James Dean
, and I read biographies about them - then Marlon Brando
- and I got it in my head that I wanted to be an actor. The first scene I did in an acting class was from "In the Boom Boom Room", by David Rabe
. I played "Big Al". It was a very violent and...
According to a 2001 interview with The Calgary Sun, he credits Robert De Niro
with turning his life around during the filming of Witness to the Mob
(1998). De Niro showed up on his doorstep with Tom's mother and told him they were there to drive him to jail or rehab. He chose rehab.