Biography

Thomas Francis Wilson (born April 15, 1959) is an American actor, writer, musician, painter, voice-over artist and stand-up comedian. He is best known for playing Biff Tannen (and his grandson Griff Tannen and great-grandfather Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen) in the Back to the Future trilogy and Coach Ben Fredricks on NBC's Freaks and Geeks.

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Thomas Francis Wilson (born April 15, 1959) is an American actor, writer, musician, painter, voice-over artist and stand-up comedian. He is best known for playing Biff Tannen (and his grandson Griff Tannen and great-grandfather Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen) in the Back to the Future trilogy and Coach Ben Fredricks on NBC's Freaks and Geeks.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 72

Birthday 1959-04-15

Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Also Known As

  • Tom Wilson
  • Thomas Wilson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Mosaic(6 episodes)
2016 The Ranch(1 episode) as Coach Fitzgerald
2015 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water as Angry Customer #1 (voice)
2013 Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure as Mr. Bradley / Ginormous
2013 The Heat as Captain Woods
2013 Epic as Finn (voice)
2013 Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous(12 episodes) as Andrew 'Drew' Stone
2012 DreamWorks Dragons(14 episodes) as Bucket (voice)
2011 Tom Wilson: Bigger Than You as Himself
2011 Franklin & Bash(1 episode)
2011 Franklin & Bash(1 episode) as Spiritual Adviser
2011 Rio as Trapped Bird / Screaming Hang Glider (voice)
2010 The Child Wanderers as Kevin
2009 House Broken as Fire Chief Henry Decker
2009 The Informant! as Mark Cheviron
2008 Batman: The Brave and the Bold(1 episode)
2006 Help Me Help You(1 episode)
2006 Zoom as Dylan's Teacher
2006 Psych(1 episode) as Butch Zielinski
2005 Ghost Whisperer(4 episodes) as Tim Flaherty
2005 Ghost Whisperer(2 episodes)
2005 Bones(1 episode)
2005 Zoey 101(1 episode)
2004 House(1 episode)
2004 Boston Legal(1 episode)
2004 Rodney(1 episode)
2003 Cold Case(1 episode)
2003 Two and a Half Men(1 episode)
2003 Rock Me Baby(1 episode)
2003 The Pitts(1 episode) as Guard
2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return as Carnaby
2002 Still Standing(1 episode)
2002 Do Over(4 episodes)
2002 George Lopez(1 episode)
2001 Reba(1 episode)
2001 The Zeta Project(1 episode)
2000 Ed(5 episodes)
2000 Titus(1 episode)
1999 Freaks and Geeks(6 episodes) as Coach Ben Fredricks
1999 Family Guy(1 episode)
1998 Girl as The Ticket Seller
1998 The Hughleys(1 episode)
1998 Men in White as Ed Klingbottom
1997 The New Batman Adventures(1 episode)
1997 101 Dalmatians: The Series(4 episodes)
1997 Fired Up(3 episodes)
1997 That Darn Cat as Melvin
1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch(1 episode) as Simon
1996 Wing Commander Academy(13 episodes) as Todd 'Maniac' Marshall (voice)
1996 Superman: The Animated Series(1 episode) as Joey (voice)
1995 Born to Be Wild as Det. Lou Greenberg (as Tom Wilson)
1994 Gargoyles(14 episodes)
1994 Camp Nowhere as Eliot Hendricks
1994 Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger as Maj. Todd 'Maniac' Marshall
1994 Duckman(1 episode)
1994 Caroline at Midnight as Officer Keaton
1993 Rocko's Modern Life(1 episode)
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman(1 episode)
1992 Batman: The Animated Series(2 episodes) as Tony Zucco
1991 Back To The Future... The Ride as Biff Tannen
1991 High Strung as Al Dalby
1990 Turner & Hooch as Det. Scott Turner
1990 The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy as Himself
1990 Back to the Future Part III as Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen/Biff Tannen
1989 Back to the Future Part II as Biff Tannen / Griff
1988 Action Jackson as Officer Kornblau
1986 April Fool's Day as Arch Cummings
1986 Let's Get Harry as Bob
1985 Back to the Future as Biff Tannen
1985 L.A. Streetfighters as Spike's Gang Member
1982 Knight Rider(1 episode) as Chip
1982 Late Night with David Letterman(1 episode)
1979 The Facts of Life(1 episode)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson(3 episodes)

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