Kure 5-56 (Japan)
12 Print Biographies |
7 Portrayals |
32 Interviews |
132 Articles |
21 Pictorials |
160 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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(1992, on A Few Good Men
(1992) and working with Rob Reiner
) I finished Far and Away
(1992) and started immediately on it. So, the first time I met Rob Reiner - I'd been told, "You know, Tom, he's a pretty aggressive guy." He's a big guy. Big hands. Very bright, articulate. When he talks his points, he gets very loud because he gets very excited. He's just so fucking smart. He's very intense, but...
While he was working with Paul Newman
in the The Color of Money
(1986), he engaged in much conversation with the politically active actor. The resulting consciousness raising changed him from an actor who ignored the jingoistic tone of Top Gun
(1986) to a performer who chose a film with a strong anti-war tone, Born on the Fourth of July
(1989) to counter his contribution to the former film.
Often plays romantic leading men with an edge