Don't let Tom's Hollywood looks fool you. He has cautiously thumbed his nose at the town during most of his career, making no excuses for the kinds of films he does, past or present. And after over 20 years in the business he is still a respectable draw…more
In 2012, Tom won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie playing Jim Vance on Hatfields & McCoys.
Tom speaks fluent Spanish.
Tom donated his help and money to build a YMCA in Beaufort, South Carolina, nearby to where he lives.
Tom also speaks fluent Italian.
Tom is 5' 11".
Tom currently lives in South Carolina.
Tom used to be co-owner of a small private club in Wilmington, North Carolina called General Longstreet's Headquarters.
Tom used to be a flight steward for Eastern Airlines shortly after graduating from the University of Missouri.
In 1991, Tom appeared in a Japanese commercial for Lark cigarettes.
It's not widely known, that the Vatican requested a private viewing of Tom's film One Man's Hero. They were so impressed with the film, they reportedly financed the cost of the Los Angeles premiere when studio MGM held back.
You can write to Tom at the following address:
c/o International Creative Management
8942 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Tom starred in and worked as the Producer for the television film The Avenging Angel (1995).
Tom starred in and was the Executive Producer for the film An Occasional Hell (1996).
Besides appearing in the miniseries, Tom also worked as the Producer on Rough Riders (1997).
Tom wrote, produced, and starred in the short lived television series Peacemakers.
In 2004, Tom won the Bronze Wrangler Award for Outstanding Factual or Fictional Drama for the mini-series Peacemakers (2003).
In 1994, Tom was nominated for the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor
for his appearance in Sliver (1993).
In 1998, Tom won the Lone Star Film & Television Award for Best TV Actor for his appearance in Rough Riders (1997).
In 1987, Tom won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
for his appearance in Platoon (1986).
In 2000, Tom received the Golden Boot Award for his work in film.
In 1993, Tom was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his appearance in the Cheers (1982) episode One For The Road.
In 1987, Tom was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his appearance in Platoon (1986).
Tom appeared in the Reader's Digest ad for Varilux Comfort Transition Lenses in 1997.
Tom appeared in a TV commercial for Quaker State in 1999.
Tom made his movie debut as one of Diane Keaton's pickups in Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977).
Tom's family lived in Chicago when the first controlled atomic reaction was produced, along with Harrison Ford Michael Mann and Chase Hoyt.
Tom earned the highest rating (3 stars) from The Bare Facts -- a printed guide to on-screen nudity -- for eligible scenes in In Praise of Older Women and At Play in the Fields of the Lord.
Tom was listed as a "Promising New Actor of 1977" in vol. 29 of John Willis' Screen World.
Tom Berenger: Around mid-life everyone goes maniac a little bit.
(on being mobbed for autographs) Tom Berenger: It won't look like your handwriting because you're just being shoved and you're writing so fast. It can never look like your handwriting. You're either being pushed from behind or pushed from the side, even by the security guy, "Move along, keep moving."