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Best Actor Emmy winner for the series, "Picket Fences," Skerritt is well known from his film work, including M*A*S*H, Turning Point (Best Supporting Actor Award, National Board of Review), Alien, A River Runs Through It, Steel Magnolias, Top Gun, and Contact, among others. At UCLA, he studied film writing and theatre and mentored with Robert Altman, Hal Ashby and Ridley Scott. In 1994 he received a Life Achievement Honor from UCLA; in 2007, a Life Achievement from Wayne State University followed with a Laureate Award from The Rainier Club in Seattle. In 2011, he received the Saturn Best Guest Actor Award - TV. In 2004, along with other Hollywood transplants, he founded The Film School in Seattle, with a focus on feature storytelling. The success of the school, started the Red Badge Project, Storytelling for PTS Vets in VA Centers throughout the state of Washington. Recently, Skerritt founded Heyou Media, a New Media content company. He made his Broadway debut in 2013 in A Time to Kill.

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Mario Van Peebles Joins 2024 San Francisco Black Film Festival With Screenings

The San Francisco Black Film Festival has announced the participation of acclaimed filmmaker and actor Mario Van Peebles in its 2024 edition.
Celebrate the Anniversary of the Sci-Fi/Horror Film ALIEN at the El Capitan Theatre

In space no one can hear you scream. Experience “Alien” on the big screen on Alien Day! Tickets for this special theatrical engagement at the El Capitan Theatre April 26-28th are on sale now. Prior to the film, there will be a filmed special look at Alien: Romulus featuring a discussion with Alien Director Ridley Scott and Alien: Romulus Director Fede Álvarez. Find tickets here!
Review: An Eye-Opening STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by Young Jean Lee Premieres at Tamparep

Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men is a 2014 Dramatic Comedy that premiered off-Broadway at the Public Theatre in New York City on November 7, 2014. Directed by the playwright Lee, and featuring Austin Pendleton as “Ed”, Pete Simpson, James Stanely, and Gary Wilmes. Following its run off Broadway, the play was then produced by Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, opening in February 2017 and running until March 26, 2017. Young Jean Lee’s play made its transfer to Broadway with Previews beginning at the Hayes Theatre June 29,2018, with its official opening night on July 23. Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, and featuring a cast of Armie Hammer as Drew, Josh Charles as Jake, Paul Schneider as Matt, Kate Bornstein and Ty Defoe as “Stagehands-in-Charge,” and Stephen Payne as Ed. Both Tom Skerritt and Denis Arndt had ties to the production but left before opening and during previews.
2022 Key West Film Festival Announces Golden Key Awards for Chris Cooper and Elegance Bratton

The Key West Film Festival announced the recipients of its annual Golden Key Awards to be presented to screen legend Chris Cooper and Elegance Bratton, director of the upcoming release The Inspection. Past recipients of the award include Burt Reynolds, Marisa Tomei, Kimberly Peirce, Tom Skerritt, Lois Smith, Paul Verhoeven and Alan Cumming.
VOODOO MACBETH, THE FORGOTTEN PLACE, ON OUR OWN ISLAND, and More Win Big at the 27th Annual Sedona International Film Festival

Check out the full list of winners, including Lifetime Achievement Awards to Oscar-winning costume designer Bob Mackie for his body of work; director and actor Luis Valdez; and iconic actor Tom Skerritt. 
Bob Mackie Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Sedona International Film Festival

In Mackie’s honor, the Barbra Streisand classic Funny Lady, the sequel to Funny Girl,will be screened.  Funny Lady, which was nominated for five Oscars including Best Costume Design, will screen at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16 at SPAC.
Celebrate Halloween with Five Movies From the Written Works of Stephen King

Prepare for terrifying suspense and bone-chilling thrills with this new 5-Movie Collection arriving on Blu-ray September 15, 2020.
Key West Film Festival Announces Official Lineup, Featuring MARRIAGE STORY, JUST MERCY, & More!

The 8th Annual Key West Film Festival announces its official 2019 lineup including major fall films from Noah Baumbach and Destin Daniel Cretton. More than 115 films and V/R pieces will be shown during the 5-day festival, which runs November 20-24. Nearly half of the feature films at the festival will be Florida festival premieres.
KWFF 2019 Announces Golden Key Award Recipients

KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL announced today that Kimberly Peirce and Tom Skerritt will receive the prestigious Golden Key Awards at this year's festival, running November 20-24, 2019.
Theatre And Dance At Wayne State University Honors Jeffrey Seller With 2019 Apple Award At HAMILTON

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, a program within the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University, is thrilled to honor Michigan native and Tony Award-winning producer of 'Hamilton,' Jeffrey Seller, with the 2019 Apple Award on Wednesday, March 27 at the Fisher Theatre. A private, pre-show reception with Mr. Seller will be held at the Fisher Theatre before guests attend 'Hamilton' that evening at 8 p.m.
Bid Now to Attend The Creative Coalition's Spotlight Awards Benefit

Gain access to one of the best happenings during the Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2019. You and a guest will win VIP access to The Creative Coalition's Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala celebrating individual achievements in independent filmmaking.
Photo Coverage: A Look Back on the Marquees of 2018

Today, we're giving you a look back on the marquees of 2018, with this retrospective album from our archives.
Drexel Announces 2019 Lineup For AMERICA'S GREATEST FILMS

The historic Drexel Theatre today announced the lineup for its 2019 America's Greatest Films series, made possible through a generous gift from PNC Bank. Launched in 2017 as a thank you to the community, the series offers free screenings of some of the nation's most beloved classic films on the first Tuesday of each month with a pre-screening introduction and post-screening Q&A.
STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Takes Final Broadway Bow Today

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Straight White Men will conclude its limited run today, September 9. The play began previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opened on Broadway on July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, stars Kate Bornstein, Josh Charles, Ty Defoe, Armie Hammer, Stephen Payne and Paul Schneider.
VIDEO: Armie Hammer Talks Moonwalking, Learning Lines, And Being Out Of His Comfort Zone In STRAIGHT WHITE MEN On LATE NIGHT

Armie Hammer talks about his terrifying Broadway debut in Straight White Men, why he moonwalks in the show and the very unique way he learns his lines
VIDEO: Armie Hammer Talks STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, & More on THE LATE SHOW

Armie Hammer visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk making his Broadway debut, Call Me By Your Name, & more. Check out the clip below!
Brief 6/26: Watch the Full JIMMY AWARDS, and More!

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Watch the full ceremony of the 2018 Jimmy Awards, and more!
Denis Arndt Replaces Tom Skerritt in Company of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN

Tony Award nominee DENIS ARNDT (Heisenberg) has joined the company of the Broadway production of Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, STRAIGHT WHITE MENdirected by Anna D. Shapiro. Mr. Arndt will perform the role of Ed, replacing Tom Skerritt, who has departed the production for personal reasons.
Armie Hammer Talks STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, Toxic Masculinity, and Making His Broadway Debut

Armie Hammer is best known for playing roles in films such as The Social Network and Call Me By Your Name. Now he's making his Broadway debut in Young Jean Lee's play Straight White Men at Second Stage.
TV: Armie Hammer, Josh Charles & More Explain What STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Is All About!

Second Stage Theater presents Straight White Men, beginning previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opening on Monday, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will star Armie Hammer, Tom Skerritt, Josh Charles, Kate Bornstein and Ty Defo.

Tom Skerritt FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Tom Skerritt been in?

Tom Skerritt has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Tom Skerritt been in?

Tom Skerritt has not appeared in the West End.

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