Tom Bower

5 Jan 1938


Tom Bower (born January 1938) is an American actor who has appeared in a wide variety of television and film roles from 1973 to present. He played physician-husband Curt on The Waltons. He has held a number of prominent supporting roles including Dan Miller in the 2000 film Pollock and the gas station attendant in the 2006 film The Hills Have Eyes. He also plays the barkeep in the Battlestar Galactica episode, "Taking a Break from All Your Worries". He has also had many notable roles in films such as River's Edge, Beverly Hills Cop II, Die Hard 2, Clear and Present Danger, Nixon, and The Negotiator. His 2008-09 roles include Appaloosa, with Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen, Gospel Hill, with Danny Glover and Angela Bassett, as well as playing Pat McDonough, the father of Nicolas Cage's character, in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Sheriff Bob Maples in The Killer Inside Me, with Casey Affleck, and Crazy Heart with Jeff Bridges. Bower is also an award-winning stage actor.


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Filmography (35 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Light of My Life
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tom)
(movie, 2015)
···Digging for Fire
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···13 Sins
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Father)
(movie, 2013)
···Out of the Furnace
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Dan Dugan)
(movie, 2010)
···The Killer Inside Me
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Bob Maples)
(movie, 2009)
···Crazy Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bill Wilson)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Pat McDonagh)
(movie, 2008)
Genre: Drama, Western, Crime
Role: Actor (as Abner Raines)
(movie, 2008)
···Gospel Hill
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack Herrod)
(movie, 2008)
···Familiar Strangers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Frank Worthington)
(movie, 2006)
7.5The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gas Station Attendant)
(movie, 2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Don)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Lenny Cochran)
(movie, 2002)
···The Badge
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bull Hardwick)
(movie, 2002)
···High Crimes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as FBI Agent Mullins)
(movie, 2001)
···Hearts in Atlantis
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Len Files)
(movie, 2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dan Miller)
(movie, 2000)
···The Million Dollar Hotel
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Hector)
(movie, 1999)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jim Bradley)
(movie, 1998)
···The Negotiator
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Omar (uncredited))
(movie, 1998)
···Poodle Springs
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Lt. Arnie Burns)
(movie, 1997)
···Buffalo Soldiers
Genre: Drama, Western, History
Role: Actor (as Gen. Pike)
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Marshall)
(movie, 1995)
···White Man's Burden
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Stanley)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as John Gale)
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Peter Baker)
(movie, 1992)
···Raising Cain
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sgt, Cully)
(movie, 1992)
···Love Can Be Murder
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Mike Riordan)
(movie, 1992)
···Revenge on the Highway
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Officer Russell Yates)
(movie, 1991)
···Love, Lies and Murder
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Leverette)
(movie, 1990)
···Die Hard 2
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marvin)
(movie, 1988)
···Promised a Miracle
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Michael Elliot)
(movie, 1984)
···Massive Retaliation
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Kirk Fredericks)
(movie, 1984)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rick Ogaard)
(movie, 1973)
···Incident at Vichy
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Police Gurad)