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Thomas Haden Church Biography

Birth Name:
Thomas Richard McMillen
Birth Place:
Yolo, California, United States
Profession
Actor, director, screenwriter

Fast Facts

  • Worked as a DJ at a Brownsville, TX, radio station
  • Big break was landing the part of dopey mechanic Lowell Mather on the airport comedy Wings in 1990
  • Played outlaw Billy Clanton in the 1993 cowboy flick Tombstone
  • Experienced a career revival and received an Oscar nomination for the acclaimed 2004 dramedy Sideways
  • Is a cattle rancher; first herded cattle at age 13
  • Runs four cattle ranches in Texas and a commercial beef operation

Awards

  • 2007Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: winner
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2005Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2005Critics' Choice Awards-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2005Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: winner
  • 2005Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Male: winner
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2004Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2004Los Angeles Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2004San Francisco Film Critics Circle-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2004National Board of Review-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2004National Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2004Boston Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2004Chicago Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor: winner

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