Tom Noonan

Tom Noonan

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    • April 12th, 1951
An American actor and film writer-director. Noonan was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Rosaleen and Tom Noonan, who worked as a dentist and jazz musician respectively. He has an older brother, John F. Noonan, a playwright, and two sisters, Barbara and Nancy. In 1986, Noonan played Francis Dolarhyde, a serial killer who kills entire families, in Michael Mann's Manhunter, the first movie to feature Hannibal Lecter. Another supporting role, and another collaboration with director Michael Mann was in 1995, as Kelso in Heat. He also played Frankenstein in The Monster Squad. During the 1990s, he wrote various plays, including two that he made into movies, What Happened Was... (1994) and The Wife (1995). In the 2000s, Noonan appeared in various other movies, including a widely praised role as Sammy Barnathan in Synecdoche, New York, Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut. Most recently, he originally voiced one of the Wild Things in director Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are, but was replaced by Chris Cooper. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tom Noonan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (31 Credits)

2017Wonderstruck as Older Walter Kincaid
2015Anomalisa as Everyone Else (voice)
2014Night of the Wolf as Father Roger
2009The House of the Devil as Mr. Ulman
2008Synecdoche, New York as Sammy Barnathan
2008The Alphabet Killer as Ray Gullikson
2007Snow Angels as Mr. Chervenick
2006Seraphim Falls as Minister Abraham
2005The Roost as The Horror Host
2004Hair High as Principal (voice)
2002Eight Legged Freaks as Joshua Taft (uncredited)
2001The Pledge as Gary Jackson
2001Knockaround Guys as Sheriff Decker
1999The Astronaut's Wife as Jackson McLaren
1998Phoenix as Chicago
1995Heat as Kelso
1994What Happened Was... as Michael
1993Last Action Hero as Ripper / Tommy Noonan
1990RoboCop 2 as Cain
1989Collision Course as Scully
1989Mystery Train as Man in Diner
1987The Monster Squad as Frankenstein
1986Manhunter as Francis Dollarhyde
1986F/X as Varrick
1985The Man with One Red Shoe as Reese
1984Best Defense as Frank Holtzman
1983Eddie Macon's Run as Darryl Potts
1983Easy Money as Paddy
1981Wolfen as Ferguson
1980Gloria as 2nd Man - Gangster
1980Heaven's Gate as Jake

Director (1 Credits)


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