Tom Berenger

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Thomas Michael Moore
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/31/1949, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Tom Berenger Fast Facts:
  • Originally intended to study journalism in college, but switched majors after auditioning for a student production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf on a bet and scoring the lead role.
  • First major movie role was in 1977's Looking for Mr. Goodbar, where he portrayed a psychopathic murderer named Gary Cooper White.
  • Dislikes the Hollywood scene and decided to move to Beaufort, SC, after shooting 1983's The Big Chill there.
  • Played Don, a plumber who wins Kirstie Alley's heart in the final episodes of Cheers.
  • In March 2011, was honored with a Career Achievement Award at the Gasparilla International Film Festival in Tampa.
  • Tom Berenger Relationships:
  • Lisa Williams - Ex-wife
  • Patricia Alvaran - Wife
  • Scout Riley Berenger - Daughter
  • Patrick Berenger - Son
  • Allison Berenger - Daughter
  • Barbara Wilson - Ex-wife
  • Chelsea Berenger - Daughter
  • Shiloh Berenger - Daughter
  • Chloe Berenger - Daughter
  • Tom Berenger Awards:
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Winner
  • 1986 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Colombia, MO (BA in Speech and Dramatic Arts, 1971)

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