Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Profession: actor, television actor, film actor
Nationality: United States
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
About Tom Atkins (actor)
Tom Atkins (born November 13, 1935) is an American character actor.
He is primarily known for his work in the horror and thriller film genres, having worked with writers and directors such as Shane Black, William Peter Blatty, John Carpenter, Fred Dekker, Richard Donner, Stephen King, and George A.
He is also a familiar face to mainstream viewers, often playing police officers and tough authority figures.
Atkins has appeared in numerous films including The Fog (1980), The Ninth Configuration (1980), Escape from New York (1981), Creepshow (1982), Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), Night of the Creeps (1986), Lethal Weapon (1987), Maniac Cop (1988), Two Evil Eyes (1990), Bob Roberts (1992), Striking Distance (1993), and Drive Angry (2011).