Tom Noonan



Place of birth:

Greenwich - Connecticut - USA:


Tom Noonan (born April 12, 1951) is 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.

Film Credits

Wonderstruck (2017)
as Older Walter Kincaid
Anomalisa (2015)
as Everyone Else (voice)
Late Phases (2014)
as Father Roger
How and Why (2014)
as Man in Black Parka
The House of the Devil (2009)
as Mr. Ulman
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
as Sammy Barnathan
Snow Angels (2008)
as Mr. Chervenick
Seraphim Falls (2006)
as Minister Abraham
They're Made Out of Meat (2005)
as Duncan
The Roost (2005)
as The Horror Host
Hair High (2004)
as Principal (voice)
Bullet in the Brain (2001)
as Anders
Knockaround Guys (2001)
as Sheriff Decker
Inside 'Manhunter' (2001)
as Himself
The Pledge (2001)
as Gary Jackson
The Photographer (2000)
as Butler
A Constant Forge (2000)
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
as Jackson McLaren
Wang Dang (1999)
as Mickey Hounsell
Phoenix (1998)
as Chicago
The Wife (1996)
as Jack
Heat (1995)
as Kelso
What Happened Was... (1994)
as Michael
Last Action Hero (1993)
as Ripper / Tommy Noonan
RoboCop 2 (1990)
as Cain
Mystery Train (1989)
as Man in Arcade Diner
Collision Course (1988)
as Scully
The Monster Squad (1987)
as Frankenstein
Manhunter (1986)
as Francis Dollarhyde
F/X (1986)
as Varrick
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
as Reese
Easy Money (1983)
as Paddy
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
as Darryl Potts
Wolfen (1981)
as Ferguson
Heaven's Gate (1980)
as Jake
Gloria (1980)
as 2nd Man - Gangster
Uncovering Wolfen ()
as Himself

Production Credits

An Unpredictable Thing (2001)
The Wife (1996)
The Wife (1996)
The Wife (1996)
The Wife (1996)
The Wife (1996)
What Happened Was... (1994)
What Happened Was... (1994)
What Happened Was... (1994)
What Happened Was... (1994)
Red Wind (1991)