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Tom Berenger

Tom was listed as a "Promising New Actor of 1977" in vol. 29 of John Willis' Screen World.
 
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's family lived in Chicago when the first controlled atomic reaction was produced, along with Harrison Ford Michael Mann and Chase Hoyt.
 
Tom made his movie debut as one of Diane Keaton's pickups in Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977).
 
Tom appeared in a TV commercial for Quaker State in 1999.
 
Tom appeared in the Reader's Digest ad for Varilux Comfort Transition Lenses in 1997.
 
In 1987, Tom was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his appearance in Platoon (1986).
 
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 2000, Tom received the Golden Boot Award for his work in film.
 
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 1998, Tom won the Lone Star Film & Television Award for Best TV Actor for his appearance in Rough Riders (1997).
 
In 1994, Tom was nominated for the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor for his appearance in Sliver (1993).
 
In 2004, Tom won the Bronze Wrangler Award for Outstanding Factual or Fictional Drama for the mini-series Peacemakers (2003)
 
Tom wrote, produced, and starred in the short lived television series Peacemakers.
 
Besides appearing in the miniseries, Tom also worked as the Producer on Rough Riders (1997).
 
Tom starred in and was the Executive Producer for the film An Occasional Hell (1996).
 
Tom starred in and worked as the Producer for the television film The Avenging Angel (1995).
 
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.
 
In 1991, Tom appeared in a Japanese commercial for Lark cigarettes.
 
Tom used to be a flight steward for Eastern Airlines shortly after graduating from the University of Missouri.
 
Tom used to be co-owner of a small private club in Wilmington, North Carolina called General Longstreet's Headquarters.
 
Tom currently lives in South Carolina.
 
Tom is 5' 11".
 
Tom also speaks fluent Italian.
 
Tom donated his help and money to build a YMCA in Beaufort, South Carolina, nearby to where he lives.
 
Tom speaks fluent Spanish.
 

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