Tom Gilroy

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

Tom Gilroy is an American writer, director, producer, and 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.  Missing or empty |title= (help);
  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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