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Thomas Babson

Thomas Babson was born on July 15, 1945 in the USA as Thomas William Babson. He is an actor, known for The Glass Shield (1994), The Greatest American Hero (1981) and Hill Street Blues (1981). See full bio »


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Known For

The Glass Shield
The Glass Shield U.S. Marshall
Hill Street Blues
Cheers Tom / Barney / Customer #1 / Tom Babson / Tom Ballard / Tom Sherry


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 1994 The Glass Shield
U.S. Marshall
 1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
- Educating Janine (1992) ... Father (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1991 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Agent O'Malley
- Tony and Angela Get Divorced (1991) ... Agent O'Malley
 1991 Deadly Desire (TV Movie)
 1982-1988 Cheers (TV Series)
Tom / Tom Babson / Tom Ballard / ...
- Airport V (1988) ... Tom (as Thomas W. Babson)
- To All the Girls I've Loved Before (1988) ... Tom (as Thomas W. Babson)
- Chambers vs. Malone (1987) ... Tom Babson (as Thomas W. Babson)
- Money Dearest (1986) ... Tom Ballard (as Thomas W. Babson)
- Dark Imaginings (1986) ... Tom (uncredited)
 1986 MacGyver (TV Series)
- The Eraser (1986) ... Referee
 1982-1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
- Dr. Wyler, I Presume (1984) ... Reporter
- Legionnaires: Part 2 (1982) ... Reporter
- Bypass (1982) ... Reporter
 1983 Beasts
 1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
- The ACM Kid (1983) ... Dean
- The First Time (1983) ... Dean
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
McGhan's Henchman
- High Stakes (1983) ... McGhan's Henchman
 1983 The Renegades (TV Series)
- Film at Eleven (1983) ... Walters
 1982 Dallas (TV Series)
- The Ewing Touch (1982) ... (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1981 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Helpful Witness
- The Vigil (1981) ... Helpful Witness
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
- Here's Looking at You, Kid (1981) ... Colvin (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1981 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
- I Never Promised You a Rose, Marvin (1981) ... Webster (as Tom Babson)
 1981 Miracle on Ice (TV Movie)
Steve Thompson
 1980 Casino (TV Movie)
Tour Officer (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1979 240-Robert (TV Series)
- The Apology (1979) ... Terry
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Fire (1979) ... Fireman (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Student / 1st Policeman
- Moot Court (1978) ... Student (as Thomas W. Babson)
- A Day in the Life of... (1978) ... 1st Policeman
 1978 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
1st Character
- Walk a Deadly Wing (1978) ... 1st Character (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1977 Mulligan's Stew (TV Series)
- Ah, Wilderness (1977) ... Paramedic (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1977 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
- I Do, I Do (1977) ... Smitty (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1977 CHiPs (TV Series)
- Taking Its Toll (1977) ... Biker (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1977 Switch (TV Series)
Larry Thorpe
- Net Loss (1977) ... Larry Thorpe (as Thomas W. Babson)
 1977 Snowbeast (TV Movie)
Buster (as Thomas W. Babson)

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Other Works:

Non-fiction Book: "The Actor's Choice" (1996) See more »

Alternate Names:

Thomas W. Babson | Tom Babson

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When Babson starred in the film Snowbeast (1977), he played a character named Buster who is attacked by a bigfoot creature on the ski slopes. Babson actually was a ski patrolman at the time and did his own stunt when he fell down the slope. See more »

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