Tom Verica

Mostly Credited As: Tom Verica
Birth Name: Thomas A. Verica
Date Of Birth: May 13, 1964 (Age 51)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6' (1.82 m)

Tom Verica

Born in a western suburb of Philadelphia PA, Tom Verica was exposed to the entertainment business early in his life. Hearing stories from his mother, who was a dancer on Dick Clark's American Bandstand, inspired Tom and his sister to try out and become dancers on a local teen dance show, Dancin' On Air. While his sister quickly grew tired of the show, Tom got bit by the entertainment bug.
After a brief stint in college Tom took the plunge and at age 21 moved to New York and dove headfirst into a long standing career ranging from stage, television and movies.
While in New York Tom came under the tutelage of legendary acting teacher William Esper. While stage acting he dabbled in directing and producing, forging a path in all aspects of the entertainment business.
His first big break came while he was performing in Craig Lucas' Prelude To A Kiss.
It was while performing on Broadway, producers from the TV hit LA Law took notice of Verica and offered him the role as Billy Castroverti. He would play the role for two half seasons.
From there he made numerous guest appearances on shows such as Picket Fences, Frasier, Seinfeld ,Providence, Will and Grace and NYPD Blue.
His break into a series came as playing a conservative father in the series American Dreams from 2002-2005.
With movie appearances too numerous to list, Verica keeps steadily working beyond his stint at American Dreams. He has most recently appeared in television with guest appearances on shows Law and Order:Special Victims Unit, Skin Deep, House, MD and is currently in filming Robert Graysmith's Zodiac, which is due for release in spring 2006.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
American Dreams (2002)As: John "Jack" Pryor
The Naked Truth (1995)As: Jack Sullivan (S03)
Central Park West (1995)As: Mark Merrill
Episode Cast Credits 

How To Get Away With Murder (2014) 
  Anna Mae 02x15: (Mar/17/2016) As Sam Keating 
  It's All My Fault 01x15: (Feb/26/2015) As Sam Keating 
  Hello Raskolnikov 01x10: (Jan/29/2015) As Sam Keating 
  Kill Me, Kill Me, Kill Me 01x09: (Nov/20/2014) As Sam Keating 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  One Direction, Tom Verica, Jessie J featuring 2 Chainz 12x224: (Nov/20/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Closer (2005) 
  Jump the Gun 06x07: (Aug/23/2010) As Steve Hayward 

Medium (2005) 
  The Future's So Bright 06x09: (Nov/20/2009) As Detective Aaron Carver 

Lie to Me (2009) 
  Love Always 01x04: (Feb/18/2009) As Paul Aronson 

Grey's Anatomy (2005) 
  Rise Up 05x07: (Nov/06/2008) As Michael Norris (Patient: Heart Surgery) 

The Nine (2006) 
  You're Being Watched 01x09: (Aug/08/2007) As Ed Nielson 
  Turning Point 01x08: (Aug/01/2007) As Ed Nielson 
  Outsiders 01x07: (Nov/22/2006) As Ed Nielson 
  Take Me Instead 01x06: (Nov/08/2006) As Ed Nielson 

Boston Legal (2004) 
  Trick or Treat 03x07: (Oct/31/2006) As A.U.S.A Carl Newell 

House (2004) 
  Skin Deep 02x13: (Feb/20/2006) As Martin 

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) 
  Blast 07x13: (Jan/10/2006) As Jake Hunter 
  Blast 07x13: (Jan/10/2006) As Father of Kidnapped Girl 

The 4400 (2004) 
  Mommy's Bosses (2) 02x13: (Aug/28/2005) As Dr. Max Hudson 
  The Fifth Page (1) 02x12: (Aug/21/2005) As Dr. Max Hudson 
  Lockdown 02x11: (Aug/14/2005) As Dr. Max Hudson 

The Bad Girl's Guide (2005) 
  The Guide To In and Out 01x06: (Jul/05/2005) As Keith 

Celebrity Poker Showdown (2003) 
  Tournament 5 Game 4 05x04: (Feb/15/2005) As Himself 

Touched by an Angel (1994) 
  The Bells of St. Peters 08x19: (May/04/2002) As Brian 

Baby Bob (2002) 
  The Tell-Tale Art 01x03: (Apr/01/2002) As Jake 

Will & Grace (1998) 
  Dyeing Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard 04x15: (Jan/31/2002) As Danny 
  Object Of My Rejection 01x22: (May/13/1999) As Danny 

Crossing Jordan (2001) 
  Blood Relatives 01x12: (Jan/14/2002) As Mitch Weyland 

Citizen Baines (2001) 
  The Appraisal 01x05: (Oct/27/2001) As Andy Carlson 
  Days Of Confusion 01x03: (Oct/13/2001) As Andy Carlson 
  The Whole Thump-Thump-Thump 01x02: (Oct/06/2001) As Andy Carlson 
  Out in the Rain 01x07: (Unaired) As Andy Carlson 

Frasier (1993) 
  A Day in May 08x23: (May/22/2001) As Jim 

Providence (1999) 
  Sail Away 02x07: (Nov/19/1999) As Kyle Moran 
  The Phantom Menace 02x06: (Nov/12/1999) As Kyle Moran 
  He's Come Undone 02x05: (Nov/05/1999) As Kyle Moran 
  You Can't Hurry Love 02x04: (Oct/29/1999) As Kyle Moran 

Almost Perfect (1995) 
  This is What Happens When You Don't Watch PBS 02x10: (Dec/31/1997) As Steven Ecstasy 

Matlock (1986) 
  The Scam (2) 09x18: (May/07/1995) As Craig Browning 
  The Scam (1) 09x17: (May/07/1995) As Craig Browning 

NYPD Blue (1993) 
  Travels With Andy 02x13: (Feb/14/1995) As Dr. Paul Druzinski 

Seinfeld (1989) 
  The Conversion 05x11: (Dec/16/1993) As Doctor 

Moon Over Miami (1993) 
  Black River Bride 01x06: (Oct/20/1993) As Jake Kinsella 

Picket Fences (1992) 
  The Snake Lady 01x10: (Dec/04/1992) As Brian Ronick 

Home Improvement (1991) 
  Luck Be A Taylor Tonight 01x22: (Apr/07/1992) As Charlie 

L.A. Law (1986) 
  The Nut Before Christmas 06x08: (Dec/19/1991) As Bill Castroverde 
  Lose the Boss 06x07: (Dec/12/1991) As Bill Castroverde 
  Badfellas 06x06: (Nov/21/1991) As Bill Castroverde 
  Spleen It to Me, Lucy 06x04: (Nov/07/1991) As Bill Castroverde 

Quantum Leap (1989) 
  Camikazi Kid - June 6, 1961 01x08: (May/10/1989) As Impala, [Co-Guest Stars]
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Scandal (2012)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

Scandal (2012) (Credited in 18 episodes from this show) 
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Wild Card 05x12 Feb/25/2016 As: Director
It's Hard out Here for a General 05x10 Feb/11/2016 As: Director
Baby, It's Cold Outside 05x09 Nov/19/2015 As: Director
Heavy is the Head 05x01 Sep/24/2015 As: Director
You Can't Take Command 04x22 May/14/2015 As: Director
Private Practice (2007) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
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And Then There Was One 05x19 Apr/24/2012 As: Director
Breaking the Rules 05x02 Oct/06/2011 As: Director
A Better Place to Be 04x04 Oct/14/2010 As: Director
Triangles 03x17 Mar/11/2010 As: Director
Sins of the Father 03x08 Nov/19/2009 As: Director
Body Of Proof (2011) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Going Viral (2) 02x19 Apr/03/2012 As: Director
The Mentalist (2008) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
Red Is The New Black 04x13 Feb/02/2012 As: Director
Pink Tops 04x08 Nov/17/2011 As: Director
Red Gold 03x15 Feb/17/2011 As: Director
Grey's Anatomy (2005) (Credited in 9 episodes from this show) 
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What Is It About Men 08x04 Oct/06/2011 As: Director
I Will Survive 07x21 May/12/2011 As: Director
Shock to the System 07x02 Sep/30/2010 As: Director
How Insensitive 06x21 May/06/2010 As: Director
Tainted Obligation 06x04 Oct/08/2009 As: Director
No Ordinary Family (2010) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
No Ordinary Accident 01x08 Nov/23/2010 As: Director
The Deep End (2010) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
White Lies, Black Ties 01x06 Feb/25/2010 As: Director
Eastwick (2009) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Red Ants and Black Widows 01x07 Nov/04/2009 As: Director
Army Wives (2007) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
As Time Goes By... 03x15 Sep/20/2009 As: Director
Ugly Betty (2006) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
The Fall Issue 03x24 May/21/2009 As: Director
Things Fall Apart 03x16 Feb/26/2009 As: Director
Men in Trees (2006) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Read Between the Minds 02x12 Mar/19/2008 As: Director
Boston Legal (2004) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
Mad About You 04x11 Jan/15/2008 As: Director
Angel of Death 03x11 Jan/09/2007 As: Director
What About Brian (2006) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
What About Strange Bedfellows... 02x16 Mar/05/2007 As: Director
American Dreams (2002) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
So Long, Farewell 03x05 Oct/24/2004 As: Director
Can't Hold On 02x16 Mar/14/2004 As: Director

As a teenager, Tom Verica was a regular dancer on a local Philadelphia dance show called Dancin' On Air.

Tom Verica's mother was one of the original dancers on Dick Clark's American Bandstand. Tom went on to play a father whose teenage daughter is a regular on American Bandstand in the show American Dreams.

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