Thomas F. Wilson

About Thomas F. Wilson

Who is it?: Actor, Stand-up Comedian, Voice Actor, Writer, Musician, Painter
Birth Day: April 15, 1959
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., United States
Birth Sign: Taurus
Other names: Tom Wilson
Occupation: Actor, voice actor, comedian, writer, musician, painter
Years active: 1983–present
Spouse(s): Caroline Thomas (m. 1985)
Children: 4

Thomas F. Wilson Net Worth

Thomas F. Wilson was bornon April 15, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., United States, is Actor, Stand-up Comedian, Voice Actor, Writer, Musician, Painter. Thomas Francis Wilson is a highly talented artist of various pursuits. From acting, to singing, writing to painting, serving as a voice-over artist to staging stand-up comedy and podcast shows, he has proved his mettle, time and again, in every imaginable form of artistic discipline. In his two decades long career, he has to his credit more than 50 films, television shows and comedy specials. Furthermore, he has appeared on various talk shows and shared the screen space with popular personalities such as Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford. Other than his appearances on television and films, he has served as the writer for several famous literary magazines and established and reputed organizations such as Universal Studios, Disney, Fox, Film Roman Studios and so on. Not many know that he is a passionate painter and a photographer as well. While his paintings have adorned the walls of the homes of famous actors, his photographs have been enlisted in the permanent collection of the California Museum of Photography.
Thomas F. Wilson is a member of Film & Theater Personalities

💰 Net worth: $4 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1980

In the early 1980s, Wilson moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career. He shared an apartment with fellow aspiring comedians Andrew Dice Clay and Yakov Smirnoff, and later joked that he "taught them both about America."

1985

His breakthrough role was the bully Biff Tannen in the 1985 film Back to the Future. He returned in the sequels Back to the Future Part II and Part III to reprise not only his role as Biff, but also to play Biff's grandson Griff Tannen and great-grandfather Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. In every Back to the Future film, he ends up in a pile of manure (in reality, a heap of decayed sphagnum and other plant matters) after trying to kill or hurt Michael J. Fox's character Marty McFly. He reprised his role as Biff and voiced various Tannen relatives in the animated series. Wilson did not reprise his role as Biff in the initial versions of Telltale's Back to the Future: The Game released in 2011, being replaced by Kid Beyond. When the game was ported to the PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in 2015 in commemoration of the original film's 30th anniversary, Wilson returned to provide Biff's voice in these newer versions.

1988

Wilson played the role of a Detroit police officer in the 1988 film Action Jackson.

1992

In 1992, he voiced gangster Tony Zucco in Batman: The Animated Series and police detective Matt Bluestone in the animated series Gargoyles. He later went to co-star with Mark Hamill in Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger, a video game. It was the third chapter in the Wing Commander series, but the first to feature live action and was extremely popular at the time. The character played by Wilson was Major Todd "Maniac" Marshall, a fellow starfighter pilot of Hamill's character. Wilson also starred in the sequels Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom (1995) and Wing Commander: Prophecy (1997) and contributed his voice to the animated series Wing Commander Academy (1996) in the same role. He also guest starred in an episode of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman in 1997.

1996

Wilson also played Simon, Hilda's dream date made out of dough, in Sabrina the Teenage Witch in 1996.

1999

Wilson played McKinley High School's Coach Ben Fredricks in the 1999–2000 NBC comedy-drama Freaks and Geeks. Coach Fredricks dated Bill Haverchuck's mother. Wilson was briefly reunited with his Back to the Future co-star Christopher Lloyd in the 1994 film Camp Nowhere.

2000

Wilson practices Catholicism, and released a Contemporary Christian album in 2000 called In the Name of the Father.

2003

In 2003, Wilson appeared on the screen in a mockumentary movie called Trial and Error: The Making of Sequestered. Wilson has often lent his voice to animated productions such as Batman: The Animated Series (1993), The New Batman Adventures (1998), Max Steel (2000), Disney's Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003), and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). As well as the animated roles, he has continued to voice characters in computer and video games. He had supporting roles in the film Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector and the TV drama Ghost Whisperer.

2004

In 2004, Wilson played the role of Noah Curry in the Pasadena Playhouse production of the musical 110 in the Shade, also starring Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley. In 2005, Wilson released his comedy album, Tom Wilson Is Funny!.

2006

Wilson is a Painter. Many of his paintings focus on classic children's toys. In 2006, he was selected to join the California Featured Artist Series at Disneyland.

2007

In 2007, Wilson appeared in the episode "Whatever It Takes" of the drama series House M.D. as Lou, the Father of Dr. House's patient.

2008

In 2008, Wilson appeared in the episode "The Baby in the Bough" of another Fox drama, Bones. He played Chip Barnett, owner of a tire recycling plant.

2009

In March 2009, he appeared as himself, busking, in Vidiotic, a comedy pilot on the British channel BBC Three.

2011

He has hosted a podcast, Big Pop Fun, on the Nerdist Network starting in November 2011. The podcast features Tom sharing stories of his career, as well as informal chats with show Business friends including Samm Levine, Blake Clark, Steve Oedekerk, "Weird Al" Yankovic, and more.