Thomas G. Waites

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Thomas G. Waites was born on January 8, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Thing (1982), And Justice for All (1979) and Money Train (1995). See full bio »

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The Thing Windows
And Justice for All Jeff McCullaugh
Money Train Barricade Captain
Shakedown Officer Kelly


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 2021 6:45
 2019 The Savant
Chief Bocchino
 2019 FBI (TV Series)
Detective Dryden
- Most Wanted (2019) ... Detective Dryden
 2019 The Punisher (TV Series)
Arthur Walsh
- Scar Tissue (2019) ... Arthur Walsh
 2018 Orchid Grove (TV Mini Series)
Bobby Shaw
 2018 Homeland (TV Series)
- Useful Idiot (2018) ... Clayton
 2015 The Warriors: Last Subway Ride Home (Video short)
 2015 The Drew Carson Show (Podcast Series)
 2015 Thompson Street (Short)
 2012 Broadway's Finest
 2012 Pandora's Box (Short)
Tom O'Reilley
 2011 The Life Zone
Roger Fields
 2011 The Great Fight
Chief Bocchino
 2011 The Grand Theft
Randy Lemar
 2010 An Affirmative Act
Samuel 'Dixie' Backus
 2000-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bill Spence / David Drucker / Burton Fenster / ...
- All New (2009) ... Bill Spence
- Misbegotten (2008) ... David Drucker
- Sport of Kings (2005) ... Burton Fenster
- Standoff (2000) ... Capt. Lewis Webber
 2008 The Look (Short)
Irv Moulton
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game)
Priest (voice, as Thomas Waites)
 2008 New Amsterdam (TV Series)
James Lucas
- Soldier's Heart (2008) ... James Lucas
 2005 The Warriors (Video Game)
Fox (voice, as Tom Waites)
 2005 The Exonerated (TV Movie)
Deputy (as Thomas G. Waits)
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Michael Gruzielanek
- The Boxer (2004) ... Michael Gruzielanek
 2001-2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Lance Brody / Mo Turman
- A Murderer Among Us (2003) ... Lance Brody
- Jones (2001) ... Mo Turman
 2001-2003 Oz (TV Series)
Henry Stanton / #99S131 Harry Stanton / Harry Stanton
- Exeunt Omnes (2003) ... Henry Stanton
- 4giveness (2003) ... Henry Stanton
- Dead Man Talking (2003) ... Henry Stanton
- Impotence (2002) ... #99S131 Harry Stanton
- Laws of Gravity (2002) ... #99S131 Harry Stanton
 2001 Nailed
Carpet Guy (as Thomas Waites)
 1999 Rites of Passage
John Willio (as Thomas Waites)
 1999 Live Virgin
Grip (as Thomas Waites)
 1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Second Cop
- Becoming: Part 2 (1998) ... Second Cop
 1998 Four Corners (TV Series)
White Person
- The Fear That Follows (1998) ... White Person
 1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series)
George Speaker
- Big Brother's Secret (1998) ... George Speaker
 1996-1998 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
William Weaver, Sr. / Craig Herman
- Weaver of Hate (1998) ... William Weaver, Sr.
- We Was Robbed (1996) ... Craig Herman
 1997 An American Affair
 1997 A Thousand Men and a Baby (TV Movie)
Supply sergeant
 1997 Most Wanted
 1997 Sliders (TV Series)
Randy, Airplane Mechanic
- Slither (1997) ... Randy, Airplane Mechanic
 1997 Crisis Center (TV Series)
Video Store Manager
- Someone to Watch Over Me (1997) ... Video Store Manager
 1996 Timelock
Warden Andrews
 1995 Money Train
Barricade Captain
 1993 Midnight Confession (Short)
the Werewolf
 1991 McBain
Gill (as T. G. Waites)
 1990 State of Grace
Frankie's Man
 1990 True Blue (TV Series)
- Caves (1990) ... Ray
 1990 Kojak: Flowers for Matty (TV Movie)
 1989 Another World (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6328 (1989) ... Duke
 1988 Shakedown
Officer Kelly (as Tom Waites)
 1986-1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Shep Morrow / Jim Kaufman
- The Child Broker (1988) ... Shep Morrow
- Nightscape (1986) ... Jim Kaufman
 1987 The Verne Miller Story
Al Capone
 1987 Light of Day
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
- Abrams for the Defense (1986) ... Prosecutor
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
D.E.A. Agent Thompson
- Bushido (1985) ... D.E.A. Agent Thompson
 1983 The Face of Rage (TV Movie)
 1983 O'Malley (TV Movie)
 1982 The Thing
Windows (as Thomas Waites)
 1979 And Justice for All
Jeff McCullaugh (as Thomas Waites)
 1979 The Warriors
Fox (uncredited)
 1978 On the Yard
 1976 The Other Side of Victory (TV Movie)
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Otis Price (1987)
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Accomplished stage actor. He's acted on the New York stage since the late 70s. Starred in Al Pacino-led production of "American Buffalo" as Bobby, in 1979.

Alternate Names:

T. G. Waites | Thomas Waites | Tom Waites | Thomas G. Waits


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Acting is meeting a crisis and then dealing with it. That's the stuff drama is made of. See more »


Owns and operates his own successful acting studio in New York City, when he is not performing in movies and on television. See more »

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