Thomas Mills Wood
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|Thomas Mills Wood|
April 19, 1963|
Long Beach, California, United States
|Years active||1988- present|
Thomas Mills Wood (born April 19, 1963) is an American film and television actor. He is usually credited as Tom Wood. He is known for his portrayal of police characters, especially Deputy Marshal Noah Newman in the 1993 film The Fugitive and its spinoff, the 1998 film U.S. Marshals.
Wood was born in Long Beach, California, the son of Donna Wood, a finance professional, and Thomas Mills Wood, Sr., a variety performer and accountant. The recipient of a Disney Foundation Fellowship, Wood graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in drama and music.
Beginning in 1988, Wood appeared in numerous television shows and over ten films including Ulee's Gold, Apollo 13, Under Siege, and Avalon. He worked for a variety of film directors including Andrew Davis, Ron Howard, Barry Levinson, Nora Ephron, and Victor Nuñez.
On Broadway, Wood starred with Jason Robards and Christopher Plummer in Harold Pinter's four-character No Man's Land and performed in off-Broadway productions starring opposite such actors as Laura Dern, Oliver Platt, and Kyle MacLachlan.
In 2005, Wood founded an interdependent entertainment company dedicated to empowerment, inventiveness and respect of world cultures through entertainment. The company creates, develops, packages and promotes film, TV, music and stage projects independently and in partnership with others.
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- Caro, Mark (8 March 1998) "The Tall Guy" Chicago Tribune