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Thomas Louis "Tom" Villard (November 19, 1953 – November 14, 1994) was an American actor. He is known for his leading role in the 1980s series We Got It Made, as well as roles in feature films One Crazy Summer, Heartbreak Ridge,My Girl, and Popcorn.

Villard was born in Waipahu, Hawaii and grew up in Spencerport, New York, the son of Diane Ruth (MacNaughton), a teacher of the emotionally handicapped, and Ronald Louis Villard, a photochemical engineer.He attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, before moving to New York City to attend the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in the early 1970s. In 1980 Villard moved to Los Angeles and soon started landing roles on television and in movies. He also continued performing on stage until the end of his career.

On November 14, 1994, Villard died of AIDS related pneumonia. He was survived by his parents, Ron and Diane Villard, twin brothers Timothy and Terry, sister Susan, and his partner Scott Chambliss.

Thomas Louis "Tom" Villard (November 19, 1953 – November 14, 1994) was an American actor. He is known for his leading role in the 1980s series We Got It Made, as well as roles in feature films One Crazy Summer, Heartbreak Ridge,My Girl, and Popcorn.

Villard was born in Waipahu, Hawaii and grew up in Spencerport, New York, the son of Diane Ruth (MacNaughton), a teacher of the emotionally handicapped, and Ronald Louis Villard, a photochemical engineer.He attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, before moving to New York City to attend the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in the early 1970s. In 1980 Villard moved to Los Angeles and soon started landing roles on television and in movies. He also continued performing on stage until the end of his career.

On November 14, 1994, Villard died of AIDS related pneumonia. He was survived by his parents, Ron and Diane Villard, twin brothers Timothy and Terry, sister Susan, and his partner Scott Chambliss.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 21

Birthday 1953-11-19

Day of Death 1994-11-14

Place of Birth Waipahu, Hawaii, United States

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1 episode) as Prylar Bek
1991 Shakes the Clown as Dirthead in car
1991 Whore as Hippie
1991 Popcorn as Toby
1989 Baywatch (1 episode)
1989 Swimsuit as Willard
1987 The Trouble with Dick as Dick Kendred
1986 Heartbreak Ridge as Profile
1986 Weekend Warriors as Seblinsky
1986 One Crazy Summer as Clay Stork
1985 The Golden Girls (2 episodes)
1985 MacGruder and Loud (1 episode)
1984 Hunter (1 episode)
1984 Surf II as Jacko O'Finlay
1983 High School U.S.A. as Crazy Leo Bandini
1983 We Got It Made (49 episodes)
1983 The A-Team (1 episode) as Barry Green
1982 Parasite as Zeke
1981 Sidney Shorr: A Girl's Best Friend as Eric
1981 Force: Five as Disciple
1977 CHiPs (1 episode)

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