J. Tom Archuleta is an assistant director and actor, known for Predator (1987), The Hunt for Red October (1990) and The Scorpion King (2002). See full bio »

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Known For

Predator Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1987)
The Hunt for Red October Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1990)
The Scorpion King Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2002)
Conspiracy Theory Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1997)

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 2016 We Love You (first assistant director)
 2015 Texas Rising (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Blood for Blood (2015) ... (first assistant director: second unit)
- Fate and Fury (2015) ... (first assistant director: second unit)
- From the Ashes (2015) ... (first assistant director: second unit)
 2015 Sleepless Nights (Short) (first assistant director: element unit)
 2013 The Start Up (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2013/II Breakout (first assistant director)
 2012 The Paperboy (first assistant director) / (first assistant director: additional photography)
 2011 We Have Your Husband (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2010 Tenement (first assistant director)
 2009-2010 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (first assistant director - 12 episodes)
- Half Measures (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Fly (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- I See You (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Sunset (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Green Light (2010) ... (first assistant director)
 2009 Down for Life (first assistant director)
 2008 Seven Pounds (first assistant director: second unit)
 2007 Illegal Tender (first assistant director)
 2006 Haskett's Chance (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2005 Sleeper Cell (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Youmud Din (2005) ... (first assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
- Intramural (2005) ... (first assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
- Family (2005) ... (first assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
- Scholar (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- Money (2005) ... (first assistant director)
 2004 Arrested Development (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Good Grief! (2004) ... (first assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
- The One Where They Build a House (2004) ... (first assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
 2004 After the Sunset (first assistant director: additional photography)
 2004 Goodnight, Joseph Parker (first assistant director)
 2003 The Shield (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Breakpoint (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- Coyotes (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- Scar Tissue (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- Homewrecker (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- Carte Blanche (2003) ... (first assistant director)
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Fighting Irish (2002) ... (first assistant director)
- New Frontier (2002) ... (first assistant director)
 2002 I Spy (first assistant director: second unit, Vancouver)
 2002 The Scorpion King (first assistant director: second unit)
 2002 Collateral Damage (assistant director: second unit)
 2002 American Family (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 2000 The X-Files (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Je Souhaite (2000) ... (first assistant director)
 2000 Fortress 2 (first assistant director)
 1999 The Magnificent Seven (Video short) (first assistant director: second unit)
 1999 Party of Five (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Shortest Distance (1999) ... (first assistant director)
- Bye, Bye, Love (1999) ... (first assistant director)
 1999 Time of Your Life (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 1999 That Championship Season (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1998 ER (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Stuck on You (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- They Treat Horses, Don't They? (1998) ... (first assistant director)
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4 (first assistant director: second unit)
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (first assistant director: second unit)
 1997 The Peacemaker (first assistant director: second unit)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (first assistant director: second unit - as Tom Archuleta)
 1996 Last Man Standing (first assistant director: second unit)
 1996 Crazy Horse (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1995 Assassins (first assistant director: second unit - as Tom Archuleta)
 1993-1995 Melrose Place (TV Series) (first assistant director - 16 episodes)
- Kiss, Kiss Bang, Bang (1995) ... (first assistant director)
- Melrose Impossible (1995) ... (first assistant director)
- And the Winner Is... (1995) ... (first assistant director)
- Boxing Sydney (1995) ... (first assistant director)
- They Shoot Mothers, Don't They? (1995) ... (first assistant director)
 1994 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Crunch Time (1994) ... (first assistant director)
 1993 Geronimo: An American Legend (second assistant director)
 1993 The Program (first assistant director: second unit - as Tom Archuleta)
 1993 Weekend at Bernie's II (first assistant director: second unit)
 1993 RoboCop 3 (first assistant director: second unit - as J. Thomas Archuletta)
 1992 Cruise Control (Short) (first assistant director)
 1992 Nails (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1991 The Rocketeer (first assistant director: second unit)
 1991 Thelma & Louise (first assistant director: second unit)
 1990 Predator 2 (second assistant director)
 1990 Jezebel's Kiss (first assistant director)
 1990 Cold Dog Soup (second assistant director)
 1990 RoboCop 2 (first assistant director: second unit - as J. Thomas Archuleta)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (first assistant director: second unit)
 1988 Mr. Fixit (Short) (first assistant director)
 1988 Torch Song Trilogy (second assistant director - as Joaquin T. Archuleta)
 1988 Everybody's All-American (second assistant director)
 1988 The Blob (second assistant director)
 1988 Shattered Innocence (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1987 Predator (second assistant director)
 1986 When the Bough Breaks (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1986 Wildcats (second second assistant director)
 1985 Hollywood Beat (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Out in the Cold (1985) ... (second assistant director)
 1985 The Legend of Billie Jean (second second assistant director)
 1985 Airwolf (TV Series) (second assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Dambreakers (1985) ... (second assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
- Out of the Sky (1985) ... (second assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
- Natural Born (1985) ... (second assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
- Prisoner of Yesterday (1985) ... (second assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
- Santini's Millions (1985) ... (second assistant director - as Tom Archuleta)
 1985 Vision Quest (dga trainee - as Tom Archuleta)
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Alternate Names:

J. Thomas Archuleta | Joaquin T. Archuleta | Tom Archuleta | J. Thomas Archuletta

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