Tom Noonan

Biography

Tom Noonan (born April 12, 1951) is an American actor and film writer-director. Noonan was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Rosaleen and Tom Noonan, who worked as a dentist and jazz musician respectively. He has an older brother, John F. Noonan, a playwright, and two sisters, Barbara and Nancy. In 1986, Noonan played Francis Dolarhyde, a serial killer who kills entire families, in Michael Mann's Manhunter, the first movie to feature Hannibal Lecter. Another supporting role, and another collaboration with director Michael Mann was in 1995, as Kelso in Heat. He also played Frankenstein in The Monster Squad. During the 1990s, he wrote various plays, including two that he made into movies, What Happened Was... (1994) and The Wife (1995). In the 2000s, Noonan appeared in various other movies, including a widely praised role as Sammy Barnathan in Synecdoche, New York, Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut. Most recently, he originally voiced one of the Wild Things in director Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are, but was replaced by Chris Cooper.

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Tom Noonan (born April 12, 1951) is an American actor and film writer-director. Noonan was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Rosaleen and Tom Noonan, who worked as a dentist and jazz musician respectively. He has an older brother, John F. Noonan, a playwright, and two sisters, Barbara and Nancy. In 1986, Noonan played Francis Dolarhyde, a serial killer who kills entire families, in Michael Mann's Manhunter, the first movie to feature Hannibal Lecter. Another supporting role, and another collaboration with director Michael Mann was in 1995, as Kelso in Heat. He also played Frankenstein in The Monster Squad. During the 1990s, he wrote various plays, including two that he made into movies, What Happened Was... (1994) and The Wife (1995). In the 2000s, Noonan appeared in various other movies, including a widely praised role as Sammy Barnathan in Synecdoche, New York, Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut. Most recently, he originally voiced one of the Wild Things in director Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are, but was replaced by Chris Cooper.

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Gender -

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1951-04-12

Place of Birth Greenwich - Connecticut - USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://tomnoonan.com/

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Horace and Pete(3 episodes) as Tom
2015 Anomalisa as Everyone else (voice)
2015 12 Monkeys(40 episodes) as Pallid Man
2014 Late Phases as Father Roger
2013 The Blacklist(1 episode) as The Stewmaker
2011 Hell on Wheels(27 episodes) as Reverend Cole
2009 The House of the Devil as Mr. Ulman
2008 Synecdoche, New York as Sammy Barnathan
2008 Snow Angels as Mr. Chervenick
2007 Damages(2 episodes)
2006 Kidnapped(1 episode)
2006 Seraphim Falls as Minister Abraham
2005 They're Made Out of Meat as Duncan
2005 The Roost as The Horror Host
2005 Jonny Zero(1 episode)
2004 The Jury(1 episode)
2004 Hair High as Principal (voice)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 Knockaround Guys as Sheriff Decker
2001 Inside 'Manhunter' as Himself
2001 The Pledge as Gary Jackson
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(1 episode)
2000 The Photographer as Butler
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 The Astronaut's Wife as Jackson McLaren
1999 Wang Dang as Mickey Hounsell
1998 Phoenix as Chicago
1996 Early Edition(1 episode)
1996 The Wife as Jack
1995 Heat as Kelso
1994 What Happened Was... as Michael
1993 The X-Files(1 episode)
1993 Last Action Hero as Ripper / Tommy Noonan
1990 RoboCop 2 as Cain
1989 Mystery Train as Man in Arcade Diner
1988 Collision Course as Scully
1987 The Monster Squad as Frankenstein
1986 Manhunter as Francis Dollarhyde
1986 F/X as Varrick
1985 The Man with One Red Shoe as Reese
1983 Tales from the Darkside(1 episode)
1983 Easy Money as Paddy
1981 Wolfen as Ferguson
1980 Heaven's Gate as Jake
1980 Gloria as 2nd Man - Gangster

Writing

2001 An Unpredictable Thing … Writer
1996 The Wife … Writer
1996 The Wife … Screenplay
1994 What Happened Was... … Screenplay
1994 What Happened Was... … Writer
1991 Red Wind … Writer

Directing

1996 The Wife … Director
1994 What Happened Was... … Director
1988 Monsters(2 episodes) … Director

Sound

1996 The Wife … Music
1994 What Happened Was... … Music

Editing

1996 The Wife … Editor

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