Tom Gilroy

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Tom Gilroy
Born Ridgefield, Connecticut
Occupation Film actor, writer, director, producer

Tom Gilroy is a writer/director/producer/actor from Ridgefield, Connecticut.

He has appeared in over 30 films, including Girls Town (1996) & Land and Freedom in 1996, Ratchet in 1998, Wedding Photo in 2004 and Harry + Max in 2005.[1][2][3][4]

He has written, directed and produced two award winning films—the short Touch Base (IFC/BRAVO) and the critically acclaimed feature Spring Forward (IFC/MGM) starring Liev Schreiber, Ned Beatty, and Campbell Scott, which won a Toronto International Film Festival Discovery Award.[5][6]

In 1990 he took part in a series of short films known as Direct Effect, alongside Michael Stipe, to raise awareness of drug-related issues.[7]


  1. ^ The Hollywood Reporter. March 9, 2005. 
  2. ^ Markham-Smith, Ian (October 20, 2004). "Al Cums Out To Be Dad of 9". The Mirror. p. 10. 
  3. ^ Domanguez, Robert (February 6, 1998). "Writer Can Hack It In Gory 'Ratchet'". Daily News (New York). p. 60. 
  4. ^ Turan, Kenneth (June 7, 1996). "Point-blank look at revolution; 'Land and Freedom' is a moving tribute to ideology and idealism". Austin American-Statesman. pp. E3. 
  5. ^ Lui, John (March 17, 2010). "Less is more at film fest; New fest director Kirpal Singh is more selective and emphasises 'classical' values in choice of films". The Straits Times (Singapore). 
  6. ^ "Launches Sundance Channel in Canada on March 1". Market News Publishing. February 2, 2010. 
  7. ^ Duncan, Amy (March 13, 1990). "New Brand of Public Service Spots Cover A World of Issues". Christian Science Monitor. p. 11. 

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