Arana, Tomas 1959–

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Arana, Tomas 1959–


Born April 3, 1959, in Auburn, CA; married; children: two sons. Education: Attended City College of San Francisco; trained at American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA.

Addresses: Agent—Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Manager—Melanie Greene Management and Productions, 425 North Robertson Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90048; Davien Littlefield Management, 939 Eighth Ave., Suite 609, New York, NY 10019.

Career: Actor. Falso Movimento (theatre company), Naples, Italy, producer and actor until 1987. Also worked at Lucio Amelio Art Gallery, Naples, 1978–82.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Husband, Giallo napoletano (also known as Atrocious Tales of Love and Revenge, Neapolitan Mystery, and Neapolitan Thriller), 1978.

(Uncredited) Fascist, Fatto di sangue fra due uomini per causa di una vedova-si sospettano moventi politici (also known as Blood Feud and Revenge), 1978.

(Uncredited) U.S. soldier, La pelle (also known as The Skin and La peau), 1981.

Gabor, Io e mia sorella (also known as Me and My Sister and My Sister and I), Columbia, 1987.

Portiere, Intimo (also known as Midnight Seduction), U.S. Media, 1987.

Lazarus and voice in the crowd, The Last Temptation of Christ, Universal, 1988.

Evan/Evald, La Chiesa (also known as Cathedral of Demons, The Church, Demon Cathedral, Demons 3, and In the Land of Demons), 1988.

Gavros, Domino, Taurus Entertainment, 1988.

Heller, Body & Soul, 1988.

Andrea, Rosso di sera, 1988.

Juan Vasquez, Umi e, See You (also known as See You), 1988.

(Uncredited) Learned brother, Francesco (also known as St. Francis of Assisi and Franziskus), 1989.

Igor Loginov, The Hunt for Red October, Paramount, 1990.

Damon, Le setta (also known as Demons 4, The Devil's Daughter, and The Sect), Republic, 1990.

Panama zucchero (also known as Panama Sugar), 1990.

Sapore di morte (also known as Deadly Chase and Taste of Death), 1990.

Michael, Body Puzzle (also known as Misteria), Light Age Filmworks, 1991.

Greg Portman, The Bodyguard, Warner Bros., 1992.

The warden, Out of Control (also known as Over the Line), Cannon, 1992.

(Uncredited) Confessing man, Shadows and Fog, 1992.

Frank Stillwell, Tombstone, Buena Vista, 1993.

Marco, Bugie rosse (also known as The Final Scoop), 1993.

Father Miro, Are They Still Shooting?, 1993.

Harold, First Kid, Buena Vista, 1996.

Harrison, Passaggio per il paradiso (also known as Gentle into the Night, Passage to Paradise, and Passage pour le paradis), MC4 Productions, 1996.

L'equivoco della luna, 1996.

Detective Michael Breuning, L.A. Confidential, Warner Bros., 1997.

Ultimo taglio (also known as Last Cut), 1997.

Subotnik, Branchie (also known as Branchie: il respiro della fantasia), 1999.

Mike Donovan, 2 on U (short film), OMNI Films, 2000.

Quintus, Gladiator, DreamWorks, 2000.

The general, La volpe a tre zampe (also known as The Three-Legged Fox), Buff, 2001.

Tomas, Chimera, Mikado, 2001.

Vice Admiral Frank J. "Jack" Fletcher, Pearl Harbor (also known as Pearl Harbour), Buena Vista, 2001.

Nigel, Private Property (also known as Island of the Damned), 2002, E.P. Production, 2005.

Mason Cole, Derailed (also known as Terror Train), Pyramid, 2002.

Dr. Herb Kowalski, Outpatient, 2002, Indiflex Distribution, 2005.

Matt Brandon, The Accidental Detective, Istituto Luce, 2003.

Raymond Toom, Legami sporchi, Surf Film, 2004.

Martin Marshall, The Bourne Supremacy (also known as Die Bourne Verschwoerung), Universal, 2004.

Lonely Place, 2004.

Angelo Buono, Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Il commissario Corso, 1987.

Seduced by Madness (also known as Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story), CBS, 1996.

Pirelli, Bella Mafia, CBS, 1997.

Stefano, "La fine di un pirata," Sotto il cielo dell'Africa (also known as Thinking about Africa, Pensando all'Africa, and Unter der Sonne Afrikas), 1999.

Major Moeller, Tre stelle, 1999.

Massimo, Pompei, ieri, oggi, domani, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Vincent Omen, Il maestro del terrore (also known as The Prince of Terror and Alta tensions—Il maestro del terrore), RAI (Italy), 1997.

Jordan Barrett, Heartwood, The Family Channel, 1998.

Wade, Wildflowers, Romance Classics, 2000.

Aronson, This Girl's Life, Cinemax, 2003.

Jeff, Frankenfish, Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Walter Stevens, "Over the Line," Miami Vice, 1989.

Andrew Hawthorne, "Killer," The Lazarus Man, TNT, 1996.

Professor Tobler, "Midnight of the Carrier," The Burning Zone, 1997.

Rick,"Red Light," The Hunger, Showtime, 1997.

Andrew Pickett, "Con-undrum," Players, NBC, 1998.

Jack Mandell, "Tribe," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1998.

State's Attorney Rifkin, "Feat of Commitment," ER, NBC, 2001.

Rudy Langer, "Art," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2001.

Honigger, "Bad Moon Rising," Thieves, ABC, 2001.

Chuck, "Midnight Sun," Without a Trace (also known as Jaeljetult kadunud), CBS, 2002.

Mr. Davis, "Evidence of Things Unseen," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2003.

Garret, "Secrets & Lies," Skin, Fox, 2003.

Herb Ziegler/Herman Joyce, "Smoke and Mirrors," Spooks (also known as MI-5), Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

Father Casnelli, "Til Death Do Us Part," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2004.

Herman Joyce, "Project Friendly Fire," Spooks (also known as MI-5), Arts and Entertainment, 2004.

Wanted, TNT, c. 2004.

Dave Conlon, "Day 4: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.," 24, Fox, 2005.

Dave Conlon, "Day 4: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.," 24, Fox, 2005.

Joseph Diamond, "Shooting Stars," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2005.

Television Appearances; Other:

A clown, The Taming of the Shrew (special), 1976.

Perfidi incanti, 1985.

L'ultima partita, 1992.

La signora della citta, 1996.

Detective Ben Dryer, In Justice (pilot), ABC, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Caligula, An Evening with Tennessee Williams, The Play's the Thing, and A View from the Bridge, all American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA; also appeared in off-Broadway productions.



Stranger, "Bad Girl," Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99, 1999.

(In archive footage) Strength and Honor: Creating the World of "Gladiator," DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2005.



Tomas Arana Official Site,, May 23, 2006.

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