James Tolkan

James Tolkan

  • Born on
    • June 20th, 1931
James Stewart Tolkan is an American retired actor. He is best known and remembered for his role in the films Back to the Future (1985) and Back to the Future Part II (1989). Some of his other memorable film roles were in Love and Death (1975), Top Gun (1986), Masters of the Universe (1987) and Dick Tracy (1990).

Starring James Tolkan on Plex


Acting (37 Credits)

2015Bone Tomahawk as Pianist
2013Phil Spector as Judge Fidler
2006Heavens Fall as Thomas Knight, Sr.
1996Underworld as Dan 'Iceberg' Eagan
1995Sketch Artist II: Hands That See as Tonelli
1993Cobra as Dallas Cassel
1993Boiling Point as Levitt
1992Sketch Artist as Tonelli
1991Driving Me Crazy as Vince
1991Problem Child 2 as Mr. Thron
1990Opportunity Knocks as Sal
1990Back to the Future Part III as Marshal Strickland
1990Dick Tracy as Numbers
1989The Case of the Hillside Stranglers as Lt. Ed Henderson
1989Second Sight as Coolidge
1989Back to the Future Part II as Strickland
1989Family Business as Judge
1988Split Decisions as Benny Pistone
1987Masters of the Universe as Detective Lubic
1987Made in Heaven as Mr. Bjornstead
1986Armed and Dangerous as Lou Brackman
1986Top Gun as Stinger
1985Turk 182 as Hanley
1985Back to the Future as Mr. Strickland
1984Iceman as Maynard
1984The River as Howard Simpson
1983WarGames as Wigan
1982Author! Author! as Lt. Glass
1982Hanky Panky as Conferee
1981Prince of the City as George Polito
1981Wolfen as Baldy
1979The Amityville Horror as Coroner
1975Love and Death as Napoleon
1973The Werewolf of Washington as Dark Glasses
1973Serpico as Steiger
1973The Friends of Eddie Coyle as The Man's contact man
1971They Might Be Giants as Mr. Brown

Director (1 Credits)


Himself (2 Credits)

2021Val as Self
2015Back in Time as Self


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